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Portuguese-Spanish False Friends

February 10, 2016

Portuguese and Spanish are closely-related. The languages share a similar structure and many words have similar meanings. These similarities make watching out for false friends between the languages especially important. …

Portuguese Vocabulary Quiz

October 15, 2015

Test your Portuguese vocabulary with this new matching exercise containing an additional twenty-six words. Match each Portuguese word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. Watch out …

Portuguese Personal Pronouns

May 12, 2015

This lesson provides an overview of Portuguese personal pronouns, as well as some notes on their usage. As in English, Portuguese pronouns replace nouns and thus help avoid repetition. Portuguese …

Differences between Spanish and Portuguese

April 29, 2015

  Spanish and Portuguese are very closely related. Being fluent in or familiar with one of these languages can make learning the other considerably easier. However, Spanish and Portuguese have …

Portuguese Vocabulary Quiz

February 23, 2015

Next up is a vocabulary quiz for our Portuguese language learners. Match the Portuguese words on the left with their English equivalents on the right. As always, be wary of …

Portuguese-English False Friends

February 13, 2015

We’re going to finish out our look at false friends between English and the various Romance languages with some commonly-confused Brazilian Portuguese and English words. False friends are words in …