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Ferramentas para Estudar Português

Mais importante do que começar a estudar, é o "como" estudar em casa. Precisamos utilizar as ferramentas, os ‘websites’ que realmente nos ajudam a progredir. Durante as minhas aulas, eu sempre faço uso de recursos extras para que os alunos possam desenvolver o hábito de serem estudantes bem sucedidos. Checamos os tempos verbais através dos [...]

By | July 14th, 2020|Chunks of language|0 Comments

How to say to do well & to get along in Portuguese?

Brazilian expressions with the verb “dar” Que tal aprender mais uma expressão para melhorar seu vocabulário? What about learning one more expression to improve your vocabulary? Nesta aula você aprenderá como dizer e usar “to do well’” and “to get along” em português. Em ambas expressões usamos o verbo “dar”.  In this lesson you’ll learn how to [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|Portuguese Expressions|0 Comments

Portuguese Discourse Markers

Olá alunos, This is for you who take portuguese lessons on skype but, sometimes, still forget some of the main greetings or functional vocabulary used on skype chat or during a call with your teacher. Ha! I got you right? Te peguei, né? :) Tudo bem. Sem problemas, vou lhes dar essa chance. As I'm concerned [...]

Learning Portuguese as a Second Language: Tips from ESPN Host Dalen Cuff.

Learning Portuguese as a second language, like learning any language, can be challenging. However, if one dedicates their time and efforts, and is guided by a gifted instructor, the task is not impossible. Portuguese is part of the Romance Language family tree, and speakers of either Spanish, French or Italian may comprehend some of it [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Chunks of language|0 Comments

Maracanã Stadium

Maracanã is located toward the east of Rio de Janeiro, about 5 kilometres from downtown Rio. It lies about 12 kilometres north of the Copacabana and Ipanema beach areas. The stadium can be easily accessed by metro and train. Maracanã station is a stop on metro line 2, which can be boarded in downtown Rio or [...]

By | September 8th, 2015|Chunks of language|0 Comments

Places to visit: Rio Scenarium

Samba circles in Rio´s most bohemian neighborhood No other sound represents Rio like Samba. The rhythm comes from Rio´s Port Zone, where it was created by slaves during drumming sessions. Lapa is one of its most important centers, with quality samba entertainment options everyday of the week. A great place to visit in this area [...]

By | September 8th, 2015|Places to visit|0 Comments