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.
Sr. Alberto goes to his medical checkup and vows to be a better patient, once again.
Pedro wants to hit the gym to get a bit more pumped up, but João has reservations…
A hearty meal knocks Pedro out for the evening, as his supportive mother looks on.
Patrícia has a major headache after completing another big project at work.
In the peak of summer, fitness expert Rui Sénior takes a few minutes to show us how he stays in better shape than everyone else, even while on vacation… No excuses!
Update: January 12, 2018 – As a gift to us and all Practice Portuguese fans, our friend Wayne Wilson has turned this episode into a fully-animated cartoon. The video is free for everyone to watch, plus our supporting Members get access to a special version with subtitles for improving comprehension.
Getting sick can cause pain and suffering, but it’s often not as bad as the hours spent in the waiting room of a hospital!