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The Portuguese holidays

 22 de May, 2020 |    |  No comments

The Portuguese holidays
Have you ever thought about that Holidays are full of culture? You know something about Portuguese holidays? We are not talking about Christmas, Easter or Halloween, but our specific holidays. If you want to know more about it, take a deep look! Freedom day (Dia da Liberdade) Let’s start with the most important and iconic holiday for us. On April 25th we finally ended the Portuguese dictatorship and achieved our freedom! If you are thinking that it was a long…

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What is this in Portuguese

 12 de February, 2020 |    |  No comments

What is this in Portuguese
Olá! Today we will learn the indefinite articles, the plural of the nouns and some new vocabulary and expressions related with the classroom. We will also learn to identify objects in Portuguese, the colors. Finally, you will also learn how to express the possession with the preposition DE (of). Indefinite articles: You already learnt the definite articles. Now the indefinite ones: Artigos indefinidos Singular Masculino Feminino UM UMA Plural Masculino Feminino UNS* UMAS* * = The meaning of the words…

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Learn to speak Portuguese in Leiria

 15 de January, 2020 |    |  No comments

Learn to speak Portuguese in Leiria
Olá! This month we opened a new school in Leiria! This is the perfect time to tell you a little bit more about our city and region and what you should do here while you are learning Portuguese with us. Leiria and surroundings Leiria is a place full of history and Portuguese culture. For example, you can't visit Leiria without seeing the sanctuary of Fátima, the biggest religious place here in Portugal. Its magnitude and relevance have long been consensually…

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The accents of Portugal

 2 de December, 2019 |    |  No comments

The accents of Portugal
Did you know that even in a country as small as Portugal, not everyone speaks the same way? There are a few different accents and even different words between the north, the south and the islands! This is what we're going to talk about today! Lisboa (Center)   Let's start with the Lisbon region, the capital of Portugal. As such, the speech of Lisbon is considered the Portuguese standard, because it is the one that has popularity inside and outside…

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E-Learning And B-Learning: Differences, Advantages And Disadvantages

 17 de October, 2019 |    |  No comments

E-Learning And B-Learning: Differences, Advantages And Disadvantages
Have you ever thought about studying Portuguese with native teachers without leaving your country? Which way would be the best for you to learn through the distance learning? We have some answers for you! E-Learning and B-Learning: How they work? You can learn by E-Learning (Electronic Learning) and B-Learning (Blended Learning). Both are types of online education but there are a few differences between them. E-Learning On the one hand we have the E-Learning. The E-learning is a distance learning…

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The new Standard Online Course by Caravela

 10 de September, 2019 |    |  2 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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