Each week, Sandra Carapinha, founder of Learn European Portuguese Online offers ADN readers a free, fun and engaging lesson online to help you achieve your Portuguese language goals.
Learn Portuguese for online for FREE! Portuguese is not an easy language to learn, but if you have a little bit of patience with the first lessons, then you will understand the logic and it will make your learning a lot easier as you progress.
Portuguese is a very rich language in sayings, most of which don’t make sense, especially when literally translated into English. Below check our choice of expressions with the literal translation and their meaning.
Let’s play? We know that to play is a verb with many meanings depending on the context.
In Portuguese, we have a different verb for each one of those contexts.
Let’s have a close look at some of those contexts:
“Poder” / “Conseguir” – Part 2.
Yesterday we’ve seen how to use “poder” and “conseguir”.
Today we’re going to learn how to conjugate these two verbs in the present tense.
Poder / Conseguir - Part 1.
There are two very similar verbs in Portuguese to translate “to can” or “to be able to”: “poder” and “conseguir”. But when should we use “poder” and when should we use “conseguir”?
Let’s have a close look at these two verbs:
How to say “I must”.
Today we’re going to learn how to say “I must” or “I have to” in Portuguese.
If you want to say “I must” or “I have to” you only have to use the verb “ter” (to have) in the present plus the preposition “de”.
Os Transportes (transports).
Today we’re going to learn some vocabulary related to transports in Portuguese with this funny crossword.