(NEW: Video and audio-only versions available) Have you been to the dentist lately? In this first-ever video podcast, we feature one of our latest Shorties and discuss useful vocabulary all about… teeth! While recording, we’re interrupted by some personal text messages that we reveal and deconstruct for your learning pleasure!
Do you struggle with insomnia? Some believe that avoiding certain foods can make a huge difference in your sleep patterns.
Carlos finally makes a dental appointment after a long hiatus. Given his questionable habits, the dentist has a lot of work to do!
Dona Assunção has an appointment with her doctor. Some of her complaints are easier to manage than others!
A woman has not been feeling well lately, so she decides to go to the hospital to see her doctor.
A woman continues the healthy routines she established during quarantine and finds more ways to enjoy time with her boyfriend as restrictions slowly begin to lift.
Filipa has not been feeling well lately, so she decides to go to the doctor to find out what’s going on. Unfortunately, her doctor doesn’t know that you can’t treat a virus with an antibiotic.
Olive oil is produced extensively in Portugal and has been an integral part of the history and culture. You’ll be surprised by the number of diverse uses for this precious oil. Here’s a longer Shorty for you (a Longy?) at about 8 minutes!
No gym? No problem! Learn some new exercise-related vocabulary and get some tips for working out at home.
Handwashing is more fun when you do it in Portuguese!
Learn more about Portugal’s response to the outbreak of Covid-19 and how communities are adapting to protect and support each other.
António gets a call from an insurance company trying to sell one of their services.
Manuel goes to the pharmacy to get some medications for his fever and cough.
After an appointment with her doctor, Filipa goes to the pharmacy to fill her prescriptions.
Dona Amélia, an old-fashioned woman who only believes in natural remedies, pays a visit to the pharmacy. Will the pharmacist be able to help her, despite her hearing difficulties?
The brain is a fascinating organ responsible for the decisions we make and the memories we keep. Have you ever wondered why some people can remember things better than others?
This patient decided to follow his wife’s advice by making an appointment with his doctor. Let’s see how his check-up goes!
Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for health and longevity. Check out these tips to help you improve your sleeping habits!
Rural tourism is a great idea for those who want a different type of getaway and a more relaxing break from daily life. Discover the benefits that rural tourism has to offer for both your wallet and your well-being.
Just in time for summer! A new diet has been gaining popularity due to the fast weight loss it promotes, despite the radical changes it requires in eating habits.
To prepare for an upcoming birthday party that they’ll be hosting, a modern grandma and her jokester husband stock up on groceries at the local supermarket. While taking advantage of every promotion they can, will they actually remember to pick up everything they went there for in the first place?
Always obsessed with her health, Dona Ana discovers the results of her thorough medical examination.
Dona Ana visits her doctor, Doutor Afonso, to check on her health.