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Chapada dos Veadeiros

Chapada dos Veadeiros (Font: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-the-Amazonas) by Save the Amazonas Português – English A Chapada dos Veadeiros Parque Nacional do Brasil está localizada na Chapada dos Veadeiros, um planalto antigo, com uma idade estimada de 1,8 bilhões de anos.Com base no estado … Continue reading

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Masp exibe obras de Lucian Freud – São Paulo | 27.06.2013

“Não eram belos os personagens de Lucian Freud. Ou talvez a beleza, para ele, esteja mais atrelada à verdade.” (http://www1.folha.uol.com.br) Mostra começa quinta-feira, dia 27.06.2013 LEIA MAIS: Folha de S.Paulo – Ilustrada – Masp exibe obras de Lucian Freud, que retratou de … Continue reading

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Folha de S.Paulo – Internacional – En – Culture – Up Close With Sebastiao Salgado, Brazils Legendary Photographer-Activist – 17/03/2013

Folha de S.Paulo – Internacional – En – Culture – Up Close With Sebastiao Salgado, Brazils Legendary Photographer-Activist – 17/03/2013. Read more: http://www.unicef.org/salgado/ bio Sebastião Salgado wikipedia masters of photography  Sebastião Salgado has donated these photographs for a poster series in … Continue reading

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Is it sassy or cheeky? – expressão “folgado”

What can you say about the brown duck? Is it sassy or cheeky?   In Portuguese we would say that the duck is “folgado“! Actually, I’d say that he is “muito (very) folgado“! Poor white duck!! And, what about the man with … Continue reading

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Brazilian BBQ by the most famous brazilian butcher (with subtitles in English)

Churrasco de Filé Mignon (Tenderloin) The most famous brazilian Butcher – Marcos Bassi teaches everything about prepar and grill Tenderloin Steak. (Tenderloin = Filé Mignon) Brazilian Churrasco (Brazilian Barbecued Beef) Read more: <a href=”http://www.food.com/recipe/brazilian-churrasco-brazilian-barbecued-beef-210897?oc=linkback”>http://www.food.com/recipe/brazilian-churrasco-brazilian-barbecued-beef-210897?oc=linkback</a&gt; Brazilian Churrasco (Brazilian Barbecued Beef) Related … Continue reading

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Folha de S.Paulo – Internacional – En – Brazil – Rule Changes Ease Work Visa Application in Brazil – 17/05/2013

Folha de S.Paulo – Internacional – En – Brazil – Rule Changes Ease Work Visa Application in Brazil – 17/05/2013.

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Tax-free Import to Brazil – The Brazil Business

Tax-free Import to BrazilA list of products that are tax free to import to Brazil was launched in 2013. The products covered by it usually arent available in the country. This article presents why this list was created and how … Continue reading

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BraZil com S – teaser – A word I think is very pretty is …

The first documentary about the Portuguese language spoken outside of Brazil. A production of the cultural organization Brasil em Mente, with the sponsorship of the General Consulate of Brazil in NY. —– O primeiro documentário sobre a língua portuguese falada … Continue reading

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What are the most common cultural mistakes foreigners make in Brazil?

I found this interesting discussion in one of my LinkedIn groups (Brazil – All Things Business) and I would like to share Patricia Branco Doi’s comment  about the most common cultural mistakes foreigners make in Brazil with you. By Patricia Branco Doi – I was … Continue reading

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Starting a Business in Brazil? Look at this post!

If you are starting up a business in Brazil, the links below can be interesting to you: Seven Interesting Facts about Brazilian Employment Law – the new guide to employment law in Brazil that has been added to XpertHR International. … Continue reading

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How to eat a Hot Dog like a Brazilian – Cachorro Quente (Hot Dog) Carioca!!

By eumoronorio.wordpress.com: I know what you’re thinking. Really? Hotdogs? How different can that be? Learn with a Florida Girl: How to eat a Hot Dog like a Brazilian.

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Anhumas Abyss in Bonito, 260 km from Campo Grande. It is impressively calming!

 Abismo Anhumas – Bonito MS, 260 km from Campo Grande. It is impressively calming! Related articles Abismo Anhumas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil-Photograph by Michel Roggo (dranilj1.wordpress.com) I’ll see you someday …. by Bertrando Campos (500px.com) Eco Bonito – The most … Continue reading

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Braziliaans Festival in Amsterdam – Brazilian Festival in Amsterdam – Festival Brasileiro em Amsterdam

ARTISTS Gal Costa Carnaval e Forró de Pernambuco ( André Rio, Paulinho Leite, Praça Viva Brasil) Pok Frevo Orchestra World Band (Samba Club) Claudia Leitte PROGRAM TICKETS LOCATION BIM Huis Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ RAI Theater Roots Open Air DATE … Continue reading

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Comemoração Holandesa em São Paulo!! Oranjebal 2013!!! – 30 de abril de 2013

  Comemoração Holandesa em São Paulo!! Oranjebal 2013!!! The 1st edition of the Oranjebal – or the Orange ball, the event of the year for the Dutch community in São Paulo – will be held on April 30th. For more … Continue reading

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Chapada dos Guimarães – Trilhas, Cachoeiras, Paisagem

Chapada dos Guimarães, Cuiabá – Brasil Related articles Chapada (flightofthecondors.wordpress.com) via Chapada dos Guimarães – Trilhas, Cachoeiras, Paisagem Dica da Dri.

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Brazilian Concert in Amsterdam – 10.04.13 – Bimhuis Dutch: Zangeres/danseres Renata Rosa vertegenwoordigt de jongste generatie Braziliaanse musici die laat zien dat er zo veel meer is dan de samba en bossanova uit de grote steden. Afro-braziliaanse feestliederen en muzikale … Continue reading

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Favela Tour in Rio de Janeiro

http://www.favelatour.com.br FAVELA TOUR is an illuminating experience if you look for an insider point of view of Brazil. The tour introduces you to another Rio, within Rio city: the favela. There are close to 950 favelas in Rio. Mostly placed on … Continue reading

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Come as a guest – Fotos do Brazil – Lençóis Maranhenses

CLICK HERE: Come as a guest. ” My journey in the brazilian desert Lençois Maranhanses – Maranhão was intense each photography says my sentiment and respect with the unknown. The challenge started”. http://brazilmaravilha.com&#8220;

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Word Reference – Translation (Portuguese – English – Spanish)

Word Reference – Translation (Brazilian Portuguese – English – Spanish) This dictionary has examples of how words are used Sugestão de leitura: Why should you learn Brazilian Portuguese? (bilingualismsig.wordpress.com)

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BBC Brasil: Brazilian Indian learn English in NY (video)

BBC BRASIL: Escolhido ‘mensageiro’, índio brasileiro aprende inglês em Nova York Matéria produzida pela BBC Brasil: (http://www.bbc.co.uk/portuguese/noticias/2013/03/130318_indio_nova_york_bg.shtml) “Um ativista, líder indígena e cineasta está vivendo, por nove meses, um cotidiano muito distinto da sua realidade cotidiana – na cidade de … Continue reading

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Explore Brazil! – Rio Preguiças – by Brazil Maravilha

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When in Barreirinhas you can make your own tour along the Preguiças’s river.Wherever you stay, a good resort or in a hostel,  be sure you will not stay inn too much. Take your time and…

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Vídeo de propaganda do Guaraná Jesus. Um pouco sobre o Estado do Maranhão – Vídeo

Assista o vídeo para treinar um pouco mais os seus ouvidos.  O vídeo é uma propaganda do Guaraná Jesus, mas é mostra um pouco da cultura do Estado do Maranhão.  Achei interessante e gostaria de dividir com vocês! Related articles Travel … Continue reading

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What is “axé”? – O que é “axé”?

Lots of people ask me what is “axé“.   Well, axé is a  is a popular music genre originating in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. I chose this video because it shows how to dance this peculiar music.  I hope you enjoy it! =) Click here to read about … Continue reading

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Cheap Calls to Brazil and other Countries

Do you want to make cheap calls to Brazil (or other countries)? Landline: 0.017 eur/min (inc. vat) Mobile:  0.069 eur/min (incl. vat)

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Under a Picasso, another Picasso – Sob um Picasso, um outro Picasso

PORTUGUÊS: Há muitos anos é sabido que, escondido sob a superfície do “Mulher Passando Roupa”, de Picasso, existe um outro quadro pintado no sentido contrário.  No entanto, só recentemente conservadores e historiadores de arte, usando nova tecnologia, foram capazes de … Continue reading

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Halloween (dia das bruxas)?? No!! Day of Saci Pererê (dia do Saci Pererê)

(font: facebook) Português: O saci, também conhecido como saci-pererê, é uma personagem bastante conhecida do folclorebrasileiro. Tem sua origem presumida entre os indígenas da Região das Missões, no Sul do país, de onde teria se espalhado por todo o território brasileiro. (fonte: wikipedia) Ler mais English: Saci (pronounced: [saˈsi] or [sɐˈsi]) is … Continue reading

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Espressões – Expressions – Uitdrukkingen

na hora “H” – in the nick of time , at the last possible moment de fato – indeed ter razão – to be right deixar maluco/louco – to drive somebody crazy/mad, to make somebody extremely annoyed mal posso – I hardly, I almost not  e … Continue reading

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COZINHANDO – COOKING

     Vocabulário – Vocabulary

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COPA DO MUNDO 2014 – WORLD CUP 2014 – FUTEBOL – FOOTBAL – SOCCER – VOETBAL

Você gosta de futebol? Mantenha-se informado: site oficial da FIFA PORTUGUÊS INGLÊS site oficial do governo federal brasileiro sobre a copa do mundo da FIFA 2012 PORTUGUÊS INGLÊS

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Show Chiclete com Banana – Axé Brasil

Esta postagem é dedicada aos que gostam de axé! Quer saber mais sobre o que axé? Clique aqui Do you want to know more about Axé? Click here PS: Especialmente para vocês, Suzanne, Wendy e Martinho! 🙂

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JOKE, PIADA, GRAPJE – Coma mais frango

(font: facebook) – coma mais frango –  – eat more chicken –  – eet meer kip –    Palavra-chave (keyword): IMPERATIVO

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Concerts and fireworks make up New Year’s Eve in Rio; plan to be there

LUIZA SOUTO COLLABORATION FOR FOLHA, FROM RIO Rio locals and tourists intending to spend New Year’s Eve 2011/2012 in Rio de Janeiro can already start planning. Almost all the traditional end of the year events are already set and aim to … Continue reading

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BALADA EM SÃO PAULO – Night Live São Paulo

Conheças as novas boates que esquentam a noite de SP  Animada como poucas no mundo, a noite paulistana não para de ganhar novos “picos”, sejam clubes exclusivos para “after hours” (como o Clock’O) ou casas que cobram até R$ 300 … Continue reading

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Folha de S.Paulo – Ilustrada – Três brasileiros estão na lista dos cem mais influentes no mundo da arte – 18/10/2012

Folha de S.Paulo – Ilustrada – Três brasileiros estão na lista dos cem mais influentes no mundo da arte

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Do you like flashcards?

I have prepared some online flashcards with photos and audio using “Study Blue” website. In addition to the flashcards you’ll find quizzes (multiple choice, true/false and type the answer). Take a look at the 4 different decks: –  vocabulário – quarto … Continue reading

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Are you looking for a Brazilian Portuguese – English Grammar? (paperback)

Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar – A Practical Guide.  ISBN: 0415566444 Where to buy? Amazon.com and Bookdepository, for example. Success!! Boa sorte!

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COMEDY SERIES, NOVELAS, DOCUMENTARIES ETC IN PORTUGUESE (SUBTITLES IN ENGLISH) – TV GLOBO

What about to watch comedy series, telenovelas, miniseries, drama series, documentaries etc in Portuguese (with subtitles in English)? TV Globo Internacional. Enjoy it!

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JOKE – PIADA – GRAPJE: FOME

O CÃO PREGUIÇOSO – LAZY DOG: tô (estou) – I am fome – hungry mas – but a tigela – the bowl tá (está) – is tão longe – so far LEIA TAMBÉM: gramática

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PREPOSIÇÕES DE LUGAR – PREPOSITION

Vamos testar o uso das preposições de lugar? Faça o teste!

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Gramática – Grammar – Grammatica: PREPOSIÇÕES

Vamos testar o seu conhecimento sobre o uso das preposições? Boa sorte! Qualquer dúvida, entre em contato!

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cê, tá, tô, tamos, pra, pro? Do you know what these words mean?

“tá”, “tô”, “tamos”,”cê”, “pra”, “pro”? These are informal/spoken language and can make you very confused (mainly if you try to use a dictionary).   So take a look at  the examples bellow to understand what they mean: Cê tá com … Continue reading

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Pantanal – Brazil…jewels

something amazing… Away from the river ….

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shared house : architecture : yanomami tribe : brazil

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the yanomami live in large, circular, communal houses called yanos or shabonos. Some can house up to 400 people. the central area is used for activities such as rituals, feasts and games. each family has its…

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Spikes… Moda pra ficar?

Originally posted on Ela|Ele:
Oi gente, primeiro post aqui. E eu espero que vocês gostem! Todo mundo já deve ter visto a nova moda que são os “Spikes”. É como se fossem tachinhas nas roupas e lembram um ar…

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Beauty: Hair, makeup, fragrances and inspiring outfits

A post special for women! Do you want to know what is in fashion in Brazil? Do you want to know the tricks that Brazilian women use to be pretty? Take a look at the link below! You will like … Continue reading

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BEM QUE SE QUIS – Marisa Monte (with subtitles and lyrics)

BEM QUE SE QUIS – Marisa Monte  Gênero: MPB Bem que se quis Depois de tudo Ainda ser feliz Mas já não há Caminhos pra voltar E o que que a vida fez Da nossa vida? O que que a … Continue reading

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Joke – Piada – Grapje

Entenda o Seu Cachorro –  (Understand Your Dog)

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Calvin – Joke – Piada – Grapje

Calvin dormindo na sala de aula (Calvin sleeping in class) (translation: sorry, my eyes were in screen saver mode )

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Grammatica – Grammar – Gramática: Nederlands-Portugees / Dutch-Portuguese

Are you looking for a grammar book Portuguese-Dutch? I suggest Basisgrammatica Portugees Begrijpelijk voor ideren (Prisma) – ISBN: 9789049107086. This book has a few exercises besides the grammar explanation.  My students usually like it. Where to buy: Bol.com Another good grammar is … Continue reading

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Joke, Grapje, Piada: Hierarquia se vê nos olhos… (hierarchy is seen in the eyes)

Diretor executivo – CEO Gerente – manager Assistente – assistant Funcionário – employee, worker Estagiário -trainee Fonte: Facebook

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