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Pra Rua me Levar

Translation of Pra Rua me Levar, sung by Ana Carolina and Seu Jorge, from the album Ana & Jorge: Ao Vivo (featuring with acoustic versions of hit songs from both singers), released on CD and DVD in 2005.

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Oito Anos

Oito Anos is a very sweet song, consisting of a series of questions asked by the singer’s eight-year-old son.

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Depois de ter você

Translation of ‘Depois de ter você’, sung by Maria Bethânia and Adriana Calcanhoto. Very easy song to learn and sing along!

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Panic Attack

Have you ever had the feeling of panic attack when speaking Brazilian Portuguese? Here are my tips on what you can do to get rid of this feeling!

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Portuguese and Me

François, a Canadian who is passionate about Bossa Nova, describes the challenge of learning Brazilian Portuguese.

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Dança da Solidão

Marisa Monte sings the lovely “Dança da Solidão”. The song was composed by Paulinho da Viola who also appears in the video singing and playing the guitar.

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Brazilian Portuguese for CVs and Cover Letters

With the recent Brazilian economic development and the growing interest in business investments in Brazil it's important for people who are looking into getting a job there to get familiarised with vocabulary regarding CVs, cover letters and job interviews.

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The use of the cedilha

The “cedilha” is a hook placed under the letter “c” to indicate that it is pronounced like an [s]. Learn about its origin and when to use it.

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Terça Insana – Irmã Selma

Terça Insana (Insane Tuesday) is a comedy show with several comedians playing different characters. Watch one of the show’s sketches by actorr Octávio Mendes, playing the character of Sister Selma.

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O Bêbado e a Equilibrista

A beautiful and highly political song linked to a movement demanding the amnesty of political prisoners and exiled artists during the military dictatorship. Performed beautifully by Elis Regina.

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