Practice Portuguese is for the European Portuguese learner who wants to take the next step towards improving their listening and speaking skills. Don't worry if you can't understand everything at first. Just keep listening and your comprehension will improve with each episode. ~ A melhor forma de aprender uma língua é ser exposto a diálogos da vida real com pessoas nativas dessa língua. Practice Portuguese é para estudantes de português europeu que procuram dar o próximo passo em conversação e compreensão oral.
We didn’t know what to talk about, so Practice Portuguese team member, Molly, gave us a list of questions to answer! Topics include: pet peeves, where else in the world we’d live, binge-watching habits, favourite cuisine, biggest fears and much more! We also reveal some behind-the-scenes news of what the Practice Portuguese team has been up to these past few months.
The Verb “Dar” And Its Many Meanings
Did you know the verb “dar” has at least 60 different meanings in Portuguese? 😱 The simplest translation is “to give”, but it also has many idiomatic meanings, which depend on the context. Today, Joel and Rui take a deep dive into “dar”, with some help from one of our Shorty episodes: Dar Uma Mãozinha. Joel also shows off his own study routine for vocabulary building, using Practice Portuguese’s latest “Smart Review” enhancements.
Prémios e Roubos
Are Rui and Joel still alive?! After many busy months, we’re back to talk about everything that we’ve been up to, and what’s next for Practice Portuguese in 2022.
Special thanks to borderland.pt (@borderland.photo) for the fantastic job on our neon logo!
Despedidas e Parcerias
2021 has already been off to a busy start! Rui & Joel update you on everything that’s going on, 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 way!
• Appearances from Clara and Avó Odete
Já Somos YouTubers!
Have you been to the dentist lately? In this first-ever video podcast, we feature one of our latest Shorties and discuss useful vocabulary all about… teeth! While recording, we’re interrupted by some personal text messages that we reveal and deconstruct for your learning pleasure!
Os Tons do Português
We all have moments where we need some colourful language to express ourselves. (No, we’re not talking about swear words, that’s for another episode). Today we go through the whole colour spectrum while featuring the Shorty, “Um Lindo Bebé“. Do you know how to say your favourite colour in Portuguese?
LOVE this podcast!
This is such a great podcast! Short episodes yet you learn so much. I love that you have a native Portuguese speaker as well as Joel who is not a native. My family is Portuguese so I speak a decent amount of the language and yet I’m always surprised that I’m learning something new in every episode! 10/10 recommend
Funny and interesting
Awesome podcast with funny and interesting content to learn Portuguese.
Longer episodes please
Would be great to have long, at least 45 min, episodes of conversation between the two in slow Portuguese w little to no English.