Brazilian Portuguese

At one point or another, a trip to Brazil has probably crossed your mind: Whether it’s the lure of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, or an eco-tour of the wild Amazon basin, your experience will surely be enhanced by knowing conversational Portuguese. Brazil is a gigantic country, with more than a little something for everyone. It’s known for great hospitality and amazing beaches, and many tourists return for second and third trips because there is just so much to see and do.

Learn Through Conversations

Building the basics.

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  1. Greetings, Gratitude, and Goodbyes
  2. Do You Speak English?
  3. Names and Introductions
  4. Getting Around
  5. Shopping and Payment
  6. Drinks and Dining
  7. Numbers and Currency
  8. Getting Help
  9. What Does That Mean?
  10. Languages and Communication

Expanding the essentials.

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  1. People and Animals
  2. At Home
  3. Small Talk
  4. Dating
  5. Eating and Cooking
  6. Weather and Landscape
  7. Shopping
  8. Banking and Post Office
  9. Leisure Activities
  10. Sightseeing

Broadening boundaries.

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  1. Culture, Literature, and Art
  2. History
  3. At the Hospital
  4. Express Thoughts and Feelings
  5. Higher Education
  6. Name Origins
  7. Dietary Restrictions
  8. Physical Descriptions
  9. Getting Ready for the Party
  10. Sports and Fitness

Continuing with confidence.

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  1. Going Through Customs
  2. At the Hotel
  3. Renting a Home
  4. Utilities and Appliances
  5. Choosing a School
  6. Emergency Situations
  7. Household Chores
  8. At the Beauty Salon
  9. Making Plans
  10. At the Movies