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13 Nov 2018

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    Jair Bolsonaro’s victory speech

    [O discurso de vitória de Jair Bolsonaro] Olá a todos. Hello to all. After a period of tumultuous elections, Brazil has finally chosen its 38th president, the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro. After defeating his opponent Fernando Haddad on the polls on Sunday, Bolsonaro read a speech that set the tone for his next fours years…

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  • Posted on 31 Oct 2018

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    Words ending in oso/osa in Portuguese

    Boa tarde, leitores! Good afternoon, readers! Today is dia das eleições (election day) in Brazil, so millions of Brazilians are heading to polls with hope for the next four years in our country. Although many are fearing that the future might be tenebroso. But we will be talking more about that in future posts, once…

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  • Posted on 28 Oct 2018

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    A foreigner’s experience in Brazil – An interview

    Olá a todos! Hello to all! Como vocês têm passado? How have you been doing? As Portuguese learners, it is likely that some of you have considered the possibility of coming to Brazil someday. Some of you might even be already. If so, what is it like? Based on this curiosity, I have conducted a series…

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  • Posted on 19 Oct 2018

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    Expressions with food – Part III

    Bom dia, meus caros! Good morning, my dears! As we have come to learn this month, Brazilian Portuguese has countless expressions, proverbs and saying related to food. So many that we now heading into our third post and still haven’t been able to cover them all! Maybe our passion for eating is so great that…

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  • Posted on 30 Sep 2018

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    The stabbing of the presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro

    Boa tarde, caros leitores. Good afternoon, dear readers. The upcoming presidential election in outubro (October) seem to have pushed tensions to the limit of chaos in Brazil. Although gruesome, attempting to eliminate your political opponents through the use of violence is by no means unprecedented. The United States, for instance, grapples with the baffling number…

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  • Posted on 27 Sep 2018

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