Common Mistakes Students of Portuguese Make (And How to Fix Them)

On Thursday, 6 Feb 2020, I got together with fellow Brazilian Portuguese teacher, Nathaly, to talk about the most common mistakes our students make. Here you can watch the highlights of our chat. Let us know in the comments if you often make any of the mistakes we commented on here and if you have any funny stories of mistakes you have made in the past! Follow me and Nathaly on Instagram for more exclusive content:

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Now that you’ve watched the video, test yourself by trying to spot the mistake in each of the sentences below, and how you would correct them:

1. Eu gosto pizza.

2. Meu aniversário é 25 de dezembro.

3. Você marido é americano?

4. Eu não gosto de comida pica!

5. Vou ter pizza.

6. Eu não posso dançar muito bem.

7. Adoro comida brasileira, é muito esquisita!

8. A sua casa é mais grande do que a minha.

9. Eu adoro água de cocô !

10. Você sabe o Brasil?

11. Você quer um pau de queijo?

12. Trabalhei muito hoje! Estou muito casado!

 

Further reading:

DIFFERENT MEANINGS AND EXPRESSIONS WITH JÁ

HOW TO SOUND MORE BRAZILIAN – PART 3

5 WAYS TO USE THE WORD BELEZA

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