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Language schools in Porto

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal (after Lisbon) and has about 250.000 habitants. It is located along the Douro river estuary in Northern Portugal and is known for the good port wine. In addition, the city in one of the oldest European centres and is a World Heritage Site since 1996. The most …

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Common Portuguese phrases

  Common Portuguese phrases Portuguese is spoken by over 200 million people in the world. It is an official language in 8 countries – Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe. Portuguese can be called the more exotic cousin of the Spanish language. Check out our list of common Portuguese phrases everyone should know. They include …

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Differences between European and Brazilian Portuguese

Differences between European and Brazilian Portuguese   Although the Portuguese language is spoken both in Portugal and in Brazil there are many differences between these languages. Before Portuguese got to Brazil it met many cultures on the way and was influenced by them. Here are some of the differences.   Spelling European Portuguese is more …

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Learn Portuguese – Resources

Learn Portuguese   Here are CourseFinder’s recommended Portuguese learning resources. They include vocabulary, grammar, podcasts and speaking. Check them out, pick what suits you best and get learning. Boa sorte!   http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/portuguese/ http://livemocha.com/pages/languages/lear-portuguese/ http://www.easyportuguese.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/portuguesepod101 http://www.learn-portuguese-now.com/ https://www.busuu.com/learn-portuguese-online https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/learn-portuguese-by-mindsnacks/id450554171?mt=8 http://www.tudobemportuguese.com/   If you are still unsure whether you want to learn Portuguese check out the reasons …

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Why learn Portuguese?

Why learn Portuguese?   More than 230 million people speak Portuguese.   One of the most widely spoken languages (spoken on four continents – South America, Europe, Africa and Asia).   Portuguese is spoken by many immigrants who have settled in Europe in countries such as Andorra, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Switzerland and the …