Topic: Video

Kombucha: O Que É, E Como (Não) Se Faz!

Kombucha: O Que É, E Como (Não) Se Faz!

It’s tea time! But not like anything you’ve ever had before. Have you heard of kombucha? Find out what it is, how it’s made… and how to make a mess! Our special guest is our designated “kombuchista,” (who also happens to be Rui Sr., Rui’s Jr.’s pai).

Aprender Português? Vejo-me Grego! (Video)

Aprender Português? Vejo-me Grego! (Video)

In this video, Joel (o Canadiano) interviews Pedro, a personal trainer in Lisboa. When he saw which videos and website his Greek girlfriend was using to learn Portuguese, he immediately recognized Rui and Joel as members of the gym! Instead of just taking a photo together, we decided it would be a bigger surprise for… Continue Reading

Dicas Do Rui: Como Viajar Com Uma Mochila (Video)

Dicas Do Rui: Como Viajar Com Uma Mochila (Video)

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… Continue Reading

A Lenda do Galo de Barcelos (Animated!)

A Lenda do Galo de Barcelos (Animated!)

Wayne, the talented animator and good friend of Practice Portuguese, is back at it again with this reimagining of one of our podcast episodes, based on a famous Portuguese tale. You can find more of Wayne’s work on his YouTube channel. Please be sure to leave a comment to help us thank him for his countless hours of work. Obrigado Wayne! Continue Reading

Mystery of the Disappearing Sounds (in European Portuguese!)

Mystery of the Disappearing Sounds (in European Portuguese!)

Have you ever been confused by the way Portuguese natives pronounce their sentences? Even if you know the individual words, when used together they can sound completely unfamiliar. This is often because some written vowels mysteriously vanish when spoken. Watch this short video now, because in the next few days we’ll launch a new lesson… Continue Reading

Diálogo 10 – Encomendar uma Pizza ANIMATED!

Diálogo 10 – Encomendar uma Pizza ANIMATED!

We are very excited to announce that Wayne Wilson, a good friend of Practice Portuguese is back at it again with another animated version of one of our favourite episodes. Our other Pizza Na Hora episode with Márcio o Brasileiro is one of our most-watched videos, so we know you’ll love this one too! You can… Continue Reading

Tips & Tools For Learning European Portuguese

Tips & Tools For Learning European Portuguese

In this video, we cover some of our favourite apps, practical learning tips, and discuss some of the mindset challenges our members run into when trying to learn the language. We also answer a question we hear over and over again: “How can I confirm the words I’m learning are used in Portugal and not… Continue Reading

Open & Closed Vowels in European Portuguese

Open & Closed Vowels in European Portuguese

Many learners find European Portuguese natives much more difficult to understand than Brazilians – mainly because when spoken, it sounds much more closed. In some cases, there are even vowel sounds that are barely audible! (Make sure you already saw the Mystery of the Disappearing Sounds as an entertaining 2-minute introduction!) In this 2nd of our 3 video lessons in this… Continue Reading

5000 Portuguese Words You Already Know

5000 Portuguese Words You Already Know

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you can look a Portuguese word you’ve never seen before, but still understand what it means? Or if you have already had a Portuguese conversation, you may have even successfully guessed a word you had never previously studied, just by changing the ending of an English word. When words are similar in… Continue Reading

A Lenda da Rainha Santa Isabel ANIMATED!

A Lenda da Rainha Santa Isabel ANIMATED!

Wayne Wilson is back at it again with another beautifully animated version of one of our episodes! This is one of our favourites, especially because it features Rui’s parents lending their voice talent as the king and queen! You can find more of Wayne’s work on his YouTube channel. Please be sure to leave a comment to help us thank him… Continue Reading

O Joel Vai Ao Supermercado (Animated!)

O Joel Vai Ao Supermercado (Animated!)

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! Continue Reading

Video: Uma Família Portuguesa, Com Certeza!

Video: Uma Família Portuguesa, Com Certeza!

Na nossa casa, animação não falta! Neste vídeo, a avó Odete cria o caos ao tentar explicar o que é o Natal e o fim do ano. Consegues adivinhar as suas resoluções para 2016? Like this special video-only episode? Tell us in the YouTube comments! (Atenção: Nível de dificuldade = MÁXIMO) • Because of the… Continue Reading

O Joel Inscreve-se Num Ginásio (Animated!)

O Joel Inscreve-se Num Ginásio (Animated!)

Previously released as audio-only, this classic episode has been brought to life as a fully animated feature, by Wayne Wilson! Original audio version, released March 29 2014. A BIG thanks to Wayne for his countless hours of work in reimagining this Practice Portuguese episode. Please be sure to leave a comment on the YouTube video to share your appreciation with… Continue Reading

New Video Released! Artigo 3 – Pastéis de Belém ou de Nata? (2015 Video Version)

New Video Released! Artigo 3 – Pastéis de Belém ou de Nata? (2015 Video Version)

Previously released as audio only, this classic episode has been brought to life with beautiful visuals by animator (and friend of Practice Portuguese), Wayne Wilson! 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 Just like all of our other… Continue Reading

Pizza na Hora, Márcio o Brasileiro (Animated!!)

Pizza na Hora, Márcio o Brasileiro (Animated!!)

Previously released as audio-only, one of our all-time favourite episodes has been brought to life as a fully animated feature, by Wayne Wilson! Watch European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese face off head-to-head in this very special animated episode. Original audio version, released Nov 5 2013. A BIG thanks to Wayne for his countless hours of work in… Continue Reading

O Regresso da Avó

O Regresso da Avó

One year ago, we attempted to record a commercial with Rui’s avó informing our visitors of our premium podcast features. But why was that footage was never released? Watch this special behind-the-scenes video we created to find out for yourself! Continue Reading