Rita realizes that she has quite a bit in common with Marcelo’s siblings! Listen for lots of possessive pronouns and possessive determiners throughout their conversation.
The most important verb to learn when talking about likes and dislikes in Portuguese is gostar Play slow audio Play normal audio to like. Let’s start with a simple example:
It’s important to remember that the preposition de Play slow audio Play normal audio of, from, by goes along with the verb gostar. Adding de may seem strange at first to English speakers because we don’t use a preposition in this context. If it helps you remember to add de, you could also think of it as “I’m fond of“.
So to form this sentence, I just conjugated the verb gostar…
Vera and Duarte start getting hungry while discussing what they like to eat.
Telma and Filipe practice their Portuguese skills at the dinner table.
Another day at home begins and Martim is already hungry and bored. Lara has to get creative if she wants to sleep in.
Nuno and his cousin have the same favourite hobby. Find out what it is and how it is inspiring Nuno’s goals for the future.
Maria joins João and Pedro to talk about all the ambitions a girl can have in the 21st century.
At an age when they have to start planning their futures, João and Pedro try to figure out their ideal occupations.
Animal lovers Pedro and João talk about the pets they have, and others they wish they had.
John crosses paths with Dona Ana around lunchtime. They have a respectful conversation about food and cooking.
Pedro, João and Maria go to a restaurant and try to choose between lots of tasty and varied options.
It’s time to eat! Pedro discovers the culinary preferences of his friend João.