José convinces his friend Marta to try snails for the first time. Will she go through with it?
Luís and Maria decide to go out for dinner in a fancy restaurant without making a reservation. Learn some useful phrases for ordering food in a restaurant and discover some popular Portuguese dishes.
Miguel and Sara have a hard decision to make: Where should they eat Francesinha? A coin toss sends them on their way, but the couple is in for an unexpected surprise.
Menus might be missing at this restaurant’s table, but a courteous waiter is eager to keep a new customer satisfied.
Pedro, João and Maria go to a restaurant and try to choose between lots of tasty and varied options.
Miguel talks about his experiences at work with João and shares his professional ambitions.
Talk about a callback… This video is a brand new animated version of our very first podcast episode, from way back in 2013!
By comparing the audio of this episode to our newer ones, you’ll hopefully notice not only a massive evolution in not only our production quality and comfort on the mic, but also in Joel’s Portuguese. He had been learning Portuguese for about a year when this was recorded.
It’s very humbling (especially for Joel) to go this far back into the archives, but Wayne’s fantastic animating talent has made it a lot of fun. Enjoy!
Hoping for a calm, vegetarian dining experience at a local Portuguese restaurant, Sr. John gets thrown off guard by unprofessional service and a problem with his order! Find out how he deals with these challenges, and learn lots of vocabulary and expressions to use the next time you’re dining out.
This episode is a collaboration featuring Tatiana Ribeiro, a Portuguese teacher (and fan of the project) from Brazil, currently living Italy! She recorded with us and also wrote the dialogue, which takes place in a café in Portugal. Since we all know jokes are funnier after they’re explained in exhaustive detail, Rui and Joel discuss […]
Update: August 3, 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. ~~~ The articles in this […]