- Conjugations in all persons and tenses, both active and passive
- A bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional Portuguese verbs
- Helpful expressions and idioms for travelers
- Verb drills and short practice sets with clear explanations
- Review of reflexive verb usage, object pronouns, passive voice, the progressive tense, and irregular past participle
Here is an ideal supplement to classroom textbooks for students learning Portuguese. The most frequently-used Portuguese verbs are presented alphabetically in table form, one verb per page. Each verb is completely conjugated in all tenses with English translations. A new index in this edition lists an additional 1,000 verbs with English translations, cross-referenced to verbs that are similarly conjugated in the main text. Language students will find additional material covering idiomatic verb usage, grammatical construction, and more.
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Based on the successful approach of the series, a clear and engaging introduction to Portuguese, specifically designed for beginners
Consisting of 60 compact units, each lesson in Practice Makes Perfect: Beginning Portuguese with Two Audio CDs can be completed in just 20 minutes. Rather than focusing on grammar, each accessible lesson includes essential vocabulary, an easy-to-follow dialogue, an engaging exercise for you to practice what you've learned, a section on common phrases, and an interesting cultural comment. This approach allows you to master the basics of Portuguese communication without being intimidated by grammar.
Each dialogue is given in Portuguese and voiced by native speakers. Every new word or phrase for the dialogues is given in the vocabulary section, and each dialogue appears on an audio recording, giving you the opportunity to hear correct pronunciation and develop your own speaking skills.
- Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout
- Over 145 minutes of practical and engaging dialogues on 2 audio CDs
- Special notes on Brazilian Portuguese throughout, making this a great title in advance of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Berlitz Phrasebook and Dictionary Portuguese Compact, clear, and packed with key words and phrases to helpconversation, this pocket-sized Portuguese phrasebook and dictionary from Berlitz's trusted languageexperts (with free app) isa trusty travel companion, and all you need to make yourself understood - andto understand others - when you're out and about in Portugal. - With itsemphasis on conversational usage, and up-to-date language on social media, leisure, business - and more - this is the only phrase book you'll need when exploring Portugal - Includes 3000-wordbilingual dictionary - Visually appealingcolour-coding system means you can find what you want, when you want, and fast - The simplified Berlitz pronunciationsystem will ensure you're clearly understood - Stunning colour photographyenhances the expert content, and makes this series the most visually attractivephrase book on the market About Berlitz: Berlitz draws on years of travel and language expertise tobring you a wide range of travel and language products, including travelguides, maps, phrase books, language-learning courses, dictionaries and kids'language products.
This pocket-size 2-way Brazilian Portuguese-English dictionary includes over 10,000 essential entries.Each entry includes key grammatical information and pronunciation, and spelling has been updated in full accordance with the Reforma Ortografica da Lingua Portuguesa in 2009. Perfect for businesspeople, travelers and students.
Colloquial Portuguese: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Portuguese as it is written and spoken today.
Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Portuguese in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
Colloquial Portuguese is exceptional; each unit presents a wealth of grammatical points that are reinforced with a wide range of exercises for regular practice. A full answer key, a grammar summary, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues can be found at the back as well as useful vocabulary lists throughout.
Key features include:
- A clear, user-friendly format designed to help learners progressively build up their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills
- Jargon-free, succinct and clearly structured explanations of grammar
- An extensive range of focused and dynamic supportive exercises
- Realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of narrative situations
- Helpful cultural points explaining the customs and features of life in Portugal
- An overview of the sounds of Portuguese
Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Portuguese is an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Portuguese.
Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
Do you know Brazilian Portuguese already and want to go a stage further? If you're planning a visit to Brazil, need to brush up your Brazilian Portuguese for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills.
Key features of Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 2 include:
- revision material to help consolidate and build up your basics
- a wide range of contemporary authentic documents
- lots of spoken and written exercises in each unit
- highlighted key structures and phrases, a grammar reference and detailed answer keys
- a broad range of everyday situations, focusing on Brazil
- supplementary exercises and Brazilian Portuguese language web-links at www.routledge.com/languages.
Audio material is available to purchase on CD or in MP3 format to accompany Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 2. Recorded by native speakers, this material includes scripted dialogues, texts and extracts from authentic interviews as well as interactive exercises, and will help you perfect your pronunciation and listening skills.
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Brazilian Portuguese will equip you with the skills you need to use Brazilian Portuguese in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way. What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Complete Brazilian Portuguese you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy. Is this course for me?
If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course. What do I get?
-18 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section
-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick
-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner
-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Brazil
-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavor of real spoken Brazilian Portuguese
-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress *Complete Brazilian Portuguese maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. This pack includes a book and one CD of audio material. What else can I use to learn Brazilian Portuguese?
If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Brazilian Portuguese Absolute Beginner course: 9781444198539 Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
This is the first Portuguese grammar designed specifically for adults with limited learning time, who have as their objective simple, everyday communication. The author covers the most important points of Portuguese grammar in the clearest possible way, concentrating upon the expressions that you would be most likely to use. All grammatical rules are illustrated with phrases and sentences that you can incorporate directly into your working vocabulary, and hints are generously sprinkled throughout, showing you how to replace difficult constructions with simpler ones.
Constantly drawing comparisons with English construction, it presents in logical order all the major aspects of Portuguese grammar: word order, forming questions, nouns and articles, adjectives and adverbs, possessives, demonstrative adjectives and pronouns, how to form negatives, personal pronouns, conjunctions and prepositions, how to conjugate verbs in the major tenses, prepositions and infinitives, and so on.
This grammar does not assume prior knowledge of either Portuguese grammar or of grammatical terms: one section is devoted to the definition of all grammatical terms used in the book.
This is not a simplified study, but rather a selected grammar for adult use that points out many time-saving short cuts. It can be used alone either as a beginner or as a refresher course in Portuguese grammar or it can be an ideal supplement to a phrase book or record course for home study or class use. Contains four appendices covering regular conjugations, orthographic-changing verbs, and irregular verbs. Glossary of grammatical terms. Index.
- How to make introductions, professionally and casually
- Ordering food in restaurants (with phrases for special diets and allergies)
- Asking for and giving directions
- Explaining medical emergencies to doctors
- Crafting status updates and tweets online
- Slang phrases for casual chatting
Complete with Brazilian Portuguese-English and English-Brazilian Portuguese dictionaries for quick reference, The Everything Brazilian Portuguese Phrase Book gives you the right words and phrases--whatever the situation