Luís and his family took a trip to Sintra to embrace history and Portuguese culture. Let’s see how their weekend went!
Alfredo is waiting for his friend Rute at the train station. Follow along as they find their seats and discuss their future travel plans!
Isabel calls Ricardo so they can meet next weekend, but he has other plans. Instead, they end up talking about their holidays and sharing travel recommendations.
Rui sends a letter to his friend Maria. Follow along as he asks about her life and tries to convince her to join him on his next holiday in Évora.
Lisbon is a large city with plenty to explore! Save yourself some time and money by taking a closer look at some of the various options for public transportation.
Portugal is a very special country that brings so much unique value to the world. See why “quality over quantity” is an important notion in appreciating all that this country has to offer.
Do you believe in ghosts or spirits from the past? We recommend you visit the Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon: a college during the day, but a mysterious place at night. We promise you one thing: you won’t be alone!
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.
Come visit the magnificent Palácio da Comenda in Arrábida, designed by a Portuguese architect with breathtaking views for the brave who visit it! Legend has it that the estate is haunted… Is it true?
As a gift to us and all Practice Portuguese fans, our friend Wayne Wilson has turned this episode into a fully-animated cartoon. With this newly-animated version of one of our early podcast episodes, we flash back to a time when Joel’s Portuguese skills were in their infancy! (Can you hear a difference?) In this episode, […]
Overwhelmed with work, Patrícia curbs Hugo’s expectations when it comes to planning family holidays.
A tourist struggles to find his way to his hotel… but not as much as he struggles with understanding Portuguese expressions.
Sara shares her upcoming business trip plans with her husband Fernando, who can’t hide his envy.
A hopelessly late traveler finds no sympathy from a bus station’s ticket seller, as he tries to find a way to his destination.
A taxi driver tries to help a confused passenger return to a place he remembers visiting previously.
Dona Ana is flustered after an eventful bus ride, and shares the events with Sr. Alberto.
A Portuguese couple sets out to explore the beauty of their own country, with the help of a travel agency.
With the holiday season approaching, Rui and Joel announce a special early gift for members of Practice Portuguese! Listen and find out exactly what is on “the Way”… Updated December 1, 2018: It’s launched!
Welcome to our documentary of Rui and Joel’s (and friends) journey walking the Caminho de Santiago!
Today we revisit Diálogo 29 to discuss some of the vocabulary and expressions surrounding the Portuguese housing market. There’s also an extra listening challenge waiting for you in the second half, so stick around!
What better way to celebrate the season than with a bit of snow and -11°C temperatures? Check out the holiday hijinx we got up to while almost freezing to death in Toronto, Canada this month… and learn a bit of seasonal vocabulary at the same time!
No, we’re not getting into luggage sales… But since Rui spent many hours researching the best travel gear, leading up to his trip to Argentina, we decided to take advantage of his new-found knowledge to create this video, exploring new vocabulary surrounding travel, clothing, and more! Note: We have no affiliation with and receive no compensation […]
Today’s destination is Morocco, as we cover tons of new vocabulary to prepare you for wherever your future travels take you! Follow our journey through the airport, airplane, and all through the ancient city of Marrakesh. (Featuring a very special guest, Ana Coimbra, Rui’s mãe!)
Are you just starting to learn Portuguese? This episode is perfect for you! It is A1/A2 level with simple vocabulary and grammar, but read by a native speaker, so it’s ideal for all levels to practice their pronunciation and listening comprehension! In addition, whenever we comment on the text, we take the opportunity to teach […]