Let’s practice forming plurals in European Portuguese with this conversation between Maria and Pedro. Maria is looking for a pen, but ends up chatting with Pedro and sharing some snacks with him.
Did you know that there are a lot of students learning European Portuguese in China? At least 50 universities teach Portuguese as a foreign language to over 5000 students! We are very proud and grateful that many of these students and their teachers use Practice Portuguese inside and outside the classroom to improve their European […]
In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice episode, Pedro teaches Joana how to meditate! Listen to this short dialogue and let us know what you’d like us to cover next on our channel!
Years after walking the Caminho de Santiago in our first “Passo a Passo” film, your favourite Portuguese / Canadian pilgrims are back at it again, this time to walk the beautiful Rota Vicentina! To spare you from the foot blisters, Rui and Joel do the hard work for you, trekking through challenging sand dunes all […]
In this beginner Portuguese comprehension episode, Tiago talks to his father, showing us how to use the verb ESTAR to describe an action that is currently happening (i.e. the present continuous tense). 🚀 Learn about the Present Continuous in European Portuguese with this free article: https://www.practiceportuguese.com/learning-notes/present-continuous-in-portuguese/
We recently had the pleasure of participating in the online liveshow, “Pandilha”, where we discussed how Practice Portuguese got started. You can watch the full interview (with English subtitles available). We’d love to have you learn European Portuguese with us, so remember to visit our website to learn more! Thanks to the wonderful hosts Mónica […]
In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice, you’ll listen to a dialogue between a Portuguese couple, who cannot agree on what time to get up in the morning. Martim is already hungry and bored, so Lara has to get creative if she wants to sleep in.
In this video, you’ll learn basic vocabulary related to clothing in Portuguese. Listen to the dialogue between Hugo and his son, Tiago, who are getting dressed up in style for a family outing. 🚀 Visit https://www.practiceportuguese.com for more educational resources!
In this beginner episode, Tiago learns about the basics of men, women, children and adults. You’ll see examples of how to conjugate and use the verb BEBER (to drink) in Portuguese, plus how to use the indefinite articles um and uma (the masculine and feminine versions of “a”).
In today’s Listening Practice episode, João finally gets through to a customer support agent at the gas company, after waiting all morning for their technician to show up.
In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice, a brother confronts his sister about an exciting job offer she has been keeping a secret. Why has she been trying to hide it from everyone? 🚀 Explore the difference between the verbs dizer, falar, and contar.
Earlier this year, we appeared on SIC Mulher’s “What’s Up TV” to discuss running online entrepreneurship. We also gave an overview of Practice Portuguese’s learning resources, and how they help Portuguese learners around the world. Just like everyone else, we had to wait for it to air before seeing the final result. To let you […]
In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice episode, you’ll listen to a dialogue between Maria and her friend. Maria has an unusual craving for sweets, so she decides to try and create her own candy.
Ahhh the famous Portuguese Francesinha, a staple of Portuguese cuisine! 🤤 The Francesinha is a traditional Portuguese dish that comes from Porto, a city in the north of Portugal. The recipe is simple: All you need is two slices of bread, a beef steak, several Portuguese sausages and cheese. The traditional Portuguese francesinha always comes […]
Can football (soccer) players eat Pastéis de Nata every day❓🤔 In this video we are going to practice European Portuguese together while we talk to a personal trainer (and good friend) Rafael Cabrita. He shares some of his fitness and nutrition secrets, despite Rui and Joel’s best efforts to derail him with their silliest questions. […]
In today’s European Portuguese Listening Practice episode, João talks to his friend Pedro about his passion for reading and writing. Does Pedro feel the same way?
In this video, you’ll learn how to order a coffee in Portugal, a task more complex than it seems! There are several types available and the lingo can vary from city to city. Don’t miss out on Portugal’s coffee culture, an essential part of daily life!
Happy World Day of the Portuguese Language! 📚 In 2009, the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries defined May 5 as the World Day of the Portuguese Language, and on 2019 the date was recognized by Unesco. The first celebration took place in 2020. Portuguese is the official language in 9 countries and in Macau 🇲🇴: […]
Portugal’s best realtor (who loves English and “open spacing”) shows you a luxury T8 apartment, which is surely to be exactly as you imagined from the ad. Have you worked with any realtors in Portugal yet?
Rui and Joel appeared on “What’s Up” with Carolina Patrocínio on March 16, 2021, to discuss how Practice Portuguese came to be, and where we’re headed! (Do we look as nervous as we felt?) Thanks to SIC Mulher for inviting us and for making us feel so “bem-vindos”!
Rui loses his mind and Joel loses his hearing as they count down to 10,000 followers on Instagram. Obrigado pelo vosso apoio! Don’t forget to join (and follow) us on Instagram for tons of exclusive European Portuguese content!
👋 Adeus looks similar to adiós, so you can pronounce them the same way, right? (Spoiler alert: NO) We’ll cover the simplest ways to say goodbye in Portuguese, including a more informal option. Stay tuned until the end for bonus tips on riding that “urgency wave” when you arrive in Portugal! 🌊
2021 has already been off to a busy start! Rui & Joel update you on everything that’s going on, (all in Portuguese): • Rui & Joel get COVID swabs jammed up their noses… for TV • Rui quits something and joins something else within the same week (Huh?) • Our mobile app is on the […]
Portuguese people LOVE to use diminutives, such as adding -inho to make words cuter. But BE CAREFUL because there are a couple exceptions that can get you into big trouble!