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Brazilian Portuguese For Dummies

Jacobson-Sive, Karen


3. Auflage November 2022
432 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-89465-0
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Brazilian Portuguese For Dummies can help you achieve your goals of learning another language. Traveling to Brazil? Taking a class in school? Want to meet people and pick up a new hobby? Just curious about the sixth most spoken language in the world? We've got you covered, with easy-to-follow lessons on the basics, plus phrases and topics you need to know, like greetings, travel phrases, business phrases, numbers and measurements, and social media. Add speaking Portuguese to the long list of cool things you can do--with the help of Brazilian Portuguese For Dummies.
* Start from the beginning and learn the very basics of Brazilian Portuguese
* Practice authentic phrases for travel, business, and communicating online
* Perfect your pronunciation with bonus audio tracks, and discover fun facts about Brazilian culture
* Get recommendations for movies, travel tips, and more

Whether you're studying Portuguese for business, school, or pleasure, Dummies is the best guide for getting started with this beautiful language.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Brazilian Portuguese 7

Chapter 1: You Already Know Some Portuguese! 9

Chapter 2: The Nitty-Gritty: Basic Portuguese Grammar 25

Chapter 3: Oi! Hello! Greetings and Introductions 39

Chapter 4: Getting Your Numbers, Times, and Measurements Straight 61

Chapter 5: Speaking Portuguese at Home 77

Part 2: Brazilian Portuguese in Action 101

Chapter 6: Getting to Know You: Small Talk 103

Chapter 7: Dining Out and Going to the Market 121

Chapter 8: Shopping 141

Chapter 9: Going Out on the Town 157

Chapter 10: Using Technology To Keep In Touch 173

Chapter 11: Chatting About Business 195

Chapter 12: Recreation and the Outdoors 209

Part 3: Brazilian Portuguese on the Go 225

Chapter 13: Planning a Trip 227

Chapter 14: Money, Money, Money 253

Chapter 15: Getting Around: Planes, Buses, Taxis, and More 265

Chapter 16: Going to Sporting Events 293

Chapter 17: O Carnaval! 309

Chapter 18: Socorro! Help! Handling Emergencies 325

Part 4: The Part of Tens 341

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Pick Up Brazilian Portuguese Quickly 343

Chapter 20: Ten Common Brazilian Portuguese Slang Words 349

Chapter 21: Ten (Plus One) Brazilian Portuguese Terms That Make You Sound Fluent 353

Part 5: Appendixes 357

Appendix A: Verb Tables 359

Appendix B: Portuguese-English Mini-Dictionary 369

Appendix C: Answer Key 389

Index 393
Karen Jacobson-Sive is fluent in Brazilian Portuguese. She worked as a journalist in Brazil for many years before re-locating to New York where she taught language classes. She is the author of the previous editions of Portuguese For Dummies.