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02:27

Viva o Português!

Hooray for Portuguese!

May 5, 2020

Adapted and translated from an article written by Lena Strang which was published in the latest issue of Tomorrow Magazine.

Lena Strang, originally from Finland, now lives in sunny Algarve. As a journalist for a community magazine, she has interviewed local people about their lives and researched intriguing histories behind abandoned buildings. These stories form part of two books available both in English and Portuguese: “Touching Lives/ Vidas que nos Tocam and Crossing Cultures / Culturas que se Cruzam.

You can connect with Lena and learn more about her work here.

31:07

Artigo 23 – António Guterres, A Unir Nações

António Guterres, Uniting Nations

November 14, 2016

A few days ago, Joel overheard some enthusiastic Portuguese natives talking about how António Guterres had been chosen as the new secretary-general of the United Nations. So in this episode, we take the opportunity to explore António’s life and the experiences that led up to this proud moment in Portugal’s history!

15:05

Atualidade 2

Current Affairs 2

March 13, 2016

At first we had the articles and the dialogues. Then came the legends, and now the “Actualidades” (Current Events):

  • A boy who can’t read
  • A minister who buys sneakers from a bum
  • A news story that “puxa a brasa à nossa sardinha

Pulls what?? Não sabes? Pois, mas podes aprender! Test your Portuguese, and your patience!

Tags:NewsAlgarve
People:JoelRui
Level:B1Medium
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10:57

Atualidade 1

Current Affairs 1

January 15, 2016

It’s the first episode of current events! In this new format we will share the most discussed news stories of the week. They will be more dynamic episodes, in which Rui and Joel participate simultaneously. Are you ready?

Tags:NewsMoney
People:JoelRui
Level:B1Medium
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