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Learning Portuguese for Business

If you are planning to work in Portugal or any of the other countries where Portuguese is spoken then it can only be to your advantage to learn as much of the language as possible. Crash courses are available both in the form of a physical tutor and class or as an online mentoring scheme. Not only will a basic knowledge of Portuguese improve your chances of obtaining work in the first instance but having an additional language on your CV will impress any employer. Depending on […]

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How to Learn Portuguese Quickly

If you are thinking about learning Portuguese then you probably have a reason behind it. Maybe you plan to travel to either Portugal or Brazil, perhaps you have friends or family members you are keen to converse with in their mother tongue, or maybe you just want to take on another challenge as a hobby. Whatever your reason is for wanting to learn the beautiful language of Portuguese there are many ways that can help you learn quickly. The first thing you need to do is decide […]

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Reasons to Learn Brazilian Portuguese

One of the amazing aspects of language is how it’s spoken differently in different countries. For example, compare English spoken in England compared to how English is spoken in the United States. This doesn’t include the fact that in England alone there are many different accents from Scouser to Cockney, Mancunian to Geordie…among others like the Scottish accent etc. The same thing applies when you talk about Portuguese spoken in Portugal compared to spoken in Brazil. Brazil is an up-and-coming country in respect to the fact more […]

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Learn Portuguese Fast

When it comes to learning any language, most of us want to learn it as quickly as possible. The reasons vary but it could be because you’re planning a trip to Portugal or Brazil, or perhaps you have a friend who speaks little English and you’d like to learn to speak Portuguese to converse more easily. Whatever the reasons, we all feel the need to learn things as quickly as possible. So, the question is, is it possible to learn to speak Portuguese quickly? The answer is […]

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Build Your Brazilian Portuguese Vocabulary

When it comes to learning a new language, especially for those of us who choose to learn outside of school and on our own, we usually want to learn as quickly as possible. People will go searching the web for answers on “how to learn language X as quickly as possible” etc. But, the reality is, any language takes time to learn. Also, it depends on how in-depth you want to get into any language or do you just want to learn a few phrases. Most folks […]

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Teaching the Latin Language in High School

Latin was the language of the Roman Empire. All of the Romance languages, including French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian, are directly descended from this native tongue. Our own English language is heavily influenced by roots from the Latin Language (as many as 80 percent of our language can be traced to Latin). Today, Ecclesiastical Latin is the official language of the Roman Catholic Church and the Vatican. With so much influence on our own language coming from Latin, it is surprising that students are not encouraged to […]

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Travel Tips to European Countries: Portugal

About the country Portugal was a world power in 15th and 16th century but was reduced to rubbles during an earthquake in 1755, Napoleon’s Invasion and Brazil’s Independence. Sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Spain and bordering Atlantic Ocean by both west and south coast it is popular for its long and varied coastline, sunny climate and the charming towns makes it a traveler’s paradise. Lisbon is the capital of Portugal. The best thing about Portugal is that despite being a part of modern Europe one can still […]

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Foreign Language Programs

Foreign language programs in training open the doors to learning English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese and so on. Many online sources are available, which can offer you connections to foreign language training. Some of the training guides offered will help you to learn Spanish or Latin American. You get hundreds of hours of instructions to help you master the language. Some programs incorporate over 90 lessons for training you […]

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Learn Portuguese Online

Portuguese is not one of the more common languages you see taught on courses at colleges or even in schools. Although it is widely spoken it is perhaps not quite as popular as Spanish or French. But there are a lot of learning tools out there for those wishing to learn this romantic language and one of the easiest options is to learn Portuguese online. Online courses can vary in length, depth and of course cost. Many online courses offer a free introduction and you are under […]

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Why Learn Portuguese?

Portuguese is a beautiful language that is spoken in ten different countries worldwide. It is the fastest growing language in Europe after English and was brought over to Brazil from Portugal. The Brazilian dialect differs from that of Portugal as it has been affected by several other languages and unlike the Portuguese from Portugal its grammatical structure is much less complex. Given that Portuguese is spoken across four continents it is therefore a great language to learn if you are keen to travel and learn more about […]

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