Month: August 2021

Brazilian Portuguese Adjectives And Adverbs Featured Image
Brazilian Portuguese Adjectives And Adverbs If you have made it through the lessons on verb conjugation and tenses, that is huge. You are now at a point in your Portuguese journey where you can learn any verb and start manipulating it to suit your needs. Now we will focus on learning how to use adjectives […]
Tenses Beyond The Present Indicative In Brazilian Portuguese Featured Image
Tenses Beyond The Present Indicative In Brazilian Portuguese Everything that I have discussed so far when it comes to verb conjugation has dealt with either the infinitive form of a verb or its form in the present indicative tense. In this article we are going to move beyond these conjugations to discuss other tenses. I […]
Brazilian Portuguese Irregular Verbs Featured Image
Brazilian Portuguese Irregular Verbs In the last article, we looked very closely at the two verbs, “ser,” and, “estar,” and I made the point that these two verbs are classified as “irregular.” But, I still have not really defined what that means, and I intend to do so now. An irregular verb is one whose […]
Brazilian Portuguese Verbs; Ser & Estar Featured Image
Brazilian Portuguese Verbs: Ser & Estar If you have read my article on Brazilian Portuguese verbs then by this point, you should have an idea of how verbs work in the language. The verb meanings themselves are not really any different than English verbs, in that they all have word to word translations. It’s just […]
Brazilian Portuguese Verbs Conjugation Featured Image
Brazilian Portuguese Verb Conjugation In the previous article we discussed Portuguese verbs in their infinitive form. In this post we are going to step into the realm of verb conjugation and define what we must do if we are to discuss a verb that is actually attributed to a noun, or pronoun. I remember when […]
Brazilian Portuguese Verb Conjugation Featured Image
Brazilian Portuguese Verbs If you are reading this then I have no doubt that you’ve made it through some tough concepts so far and I hope that you are feeling enthusiastic about this topic. The subject of Portuguese verbs is packed to the brim with information, so let’s jump on in. In this article we […]
Brazilian Portuguese Word Contractions And Prepositions Featured Image
Word-Contractions And Prepositions In Brazilian Portuguese The best place to start when discussing word-contractions in Portuguese is to re-define them first in English. A contraction word is what happens when we join two words together. For example, “is not,” becomes, “isn’t,” “can not,” becomes, “can’t,” and so on. Portuguese also does this with many words, […]
Making Sense Of Pronouns In Brazilian Portuguese Featured Image
Making Sense Of Pronouns In Brazilian Portuguese Pronouns are among the most used words in English, and as you can probably guess, in Portuguese as well. Luckily for us, Portuguese makes use of pronouns in essentially the exact same ways that English does. In order to properly discuss pronouns, we need to step back and […]
Portuguese Nouns Featured Image
Identifying Portuguese Nouns: People, Places, And Things In English, we define a noun as a person, place, object, or thing in general. This is the English definition, and you will be pleased to know that it is the same definition in Portuguese. The topic of nouns in Portuguese could be quite lengthy if I were […]