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The new Standard Online Course by Caravela

 10 de September, 2019 |    |  No comments

The new Standard Online Course by Caravela
Olá, amigos! We always do what we promise, so today we will present you our brand new Standard Online Course. From now, there’s no excuses to learn Portuguese. What is the Standard Online Course It is a course in an online platform where you can log in, sit and learn. Every day you get a new lesson. Each lesson takes about 60 minutes. It consists of 60 lessons, that is about 60 hours of study. It includes 6 lessons of…

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Online lessons: yes or no? – The Advantages and Disadvantages

 12 de August, 2019 |    |  No comments

Online lessons: yes or no? – The Advantages and Disadvantages
If you don’t have a Portuguese school in your town, probably you already think about the possibility to have online lessons. Today we will talk about the differences between school and online lessons, plus and minus, and types of courses. School vs. internet First of all, let’s see the differences between both considering several aspects: - Materials: at school teacher can use difference “physical” materials in order to engage the students in the activities, but in the second case these…

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How important is the Portuguese language

 25 de July, 2019 |    |  No comments

How important is the Portuguese language
Bom dia! Today we are going to talk about some facts that show the importance of the Portuguese language in the world today and try to predict its importance in the future. How many people speak Portuguese today Nowadays, about 250 million people speak Portuguese and 215 to 220 million have it as a native language. It means that the Portuguese language is spoken by around 3,2% of the people in the world. Due to this, it is the sixth…

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Facts about Portuguese Language – Part 2

 17 de June, 2019 |    |  No comments

Facts about Portuguese Language – Part 2
Bom dia! For those who are learning or want to learn Portuguese language, here is the second part of “Facts about Portuguese Language”. If you missed the first one, just click here. “To be” vs. “To be” In Portuguese language (and not only) there are two different verbs that mean “to be”: verb “ser” and verb “estar”. Actually, the difference between them is relatively simple to explain: “ser” we use for permanent things and “estar” for temporary things. However, when…

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Learn Portuguese in Porto and meet the city – Porto Walking Tour

 14 de May, 2019 |    |  No comments

Learn Portuguese in Porto and meet the city – Porto Walking Tour
Olá! Today we will present our Porto Walking Tour service (Walk&Learn), the best option to learn Portuguese in Porto out of classroom and meet Porto at the same time. Who is Walk&Learn for? The Porto Walking Tour is for travelers, especially for people who are in Porto for the first time and never learnt Portuguese language before. Exploring a new city can be more interesting when we can spend time with locals and interact with them. When it happens, the…

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Facts about Portuguese Language – Part 1

 11 de April, 2019 |    |  No comments

Facts about Portuguese Language – Part 1
Olá, dears students and followers. If you are learning Portuguese or you’re intending to start learning, this article will be perfect for it. Check these (strange) facts about Portuguese language. Surely it will be interesting and useful. I am “the” Pedro In the very first class, students have the opportunity to meet one uncommon thing in Portuguese language. When we say in Portuguese “I’m Pedro” or “I’m Rita”, we have to use an article. It can be masculine (“o”) or…

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