Have you ever spoken to someone in Portuguese, only to have them immediately switch to English on you? The path of least resistance may be to just allow the conversation to stay in English, but in this video, Joel has had enough! He decides to keep the conversation in Portuguese, with the help of a […]
A woman goes to a clothing boutique and asks for some help finding the perfect dress.
Ricardo and Ana go to the supermarket together to buy groceries. Will dividing up the tasks make the shopping trip go faster?
César is doing some home renovations and stops by the builders’ merchant to purchase supplies.
Paulo and Rute are taking stock of the food and supplies they have in their kitchen. Time to make a shopping list! As you follow along, notice how the word “há” from the verb “haver” is used in different contexts.
Susana is at the supermarket buying groceries to make food with Maria. On her way to the checkout, she calls Maria to make sure she got everything they need for their snack!
Maria has an unusual craving for sweets, so she decides to create her own candy!
A man goes to a store to buy some clothes. Will the saleswoman find everything he wants in the right size?
João and Marco are longtime friends who often meet up for coffee to catch up on each other’s lives. Find out what happens after João takes Marco’s advice on saving money at the supermarket.
The Praça do Comércio is one of the biggest squares in Europe and shouldn’t be missed when you visit Lisbon! Learn some interesting facts about its impressive past.
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?
Two elegant friends bump into each other and can’t stop complimenting each other’s fabulous clothes!
While making her way through her lengthy shopping list (containing useful food vocabulary, of course), Sra. Rosa shares her elderly wisdom with a young employee who is eager to help.
Special Guest: Eliana Silva
With the help of a competent sales assistant, a man looks for the right suit to renew his wardrobe.
After exploring all the options, a customer finds the perfect suit and shoes.
A fed-up sales assistant gets even crankier when a customer comes in looking for a deal.
A customer’s quest for the perfect dress ends dramatically after the sales assistant gives her some bad news.
Hugo wants to surprise his wife with the perfect gift from the jewellery store.
Marco and Ana take their kids to the “supermercado”, giving us an opportunity to learn some new vocabulary surrounding food.
First, Rui reads the entire article all the way through, then Rui and Joel split the text into sections to discuss vocabulary, Portuguese culture, and useful expressions you’ll hear on a daily basis while in Portugal. Rui also corrects some of Joel’s “estrangeiro” pronunciation mistakes that you might be making too!
We are excited to share with you another fantastic animated video by Wayne Wilson, of one of our classic episodes.
A BIG thanks to Wayne for his countless hours of work in reimagining this Practice Portuguese episode. Find more of his work at https://www.youtube.com/user/Toyuki1
Please be sure to leave a comment to share your appreciation with Wayne!
Joel has a new project — buying a motorcycle to drive in Lisbon! Will it be easier than taking a taxi? Does Joel know how to do business in Portuguese? Vrum vrum!
And the adventure continues… Follow Joel as he visits a supermarket in Lisbon and find out what he’s going to cook. Can he “fazer compras” in Portuguese?