Listening to online Brazilian radio stations is a great way to practice your Brazilian Portuguese.
Do you already listen to Brazilian radio stations as a way to practice your Portuguese? If so, please leave a comment, I’d love to hear which ones you listen to and recommend. Do you have a learning strategy while listening to them, or do you just play them in the background while doing other things?
Jovem Pan is one of the main Brazilian radio stations, based in São Paulo. On the main page, click on ‘”ouça ao vivo” (top right-hand corner)
(Brazilian Central News) – On the home page, click the play button at the top, where it says “ao vivo” (“live”) and then select the state (São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro or Brasília).
As the name says, this radio only plays MPB (Música Popular Brasileira – Brazilian Popular Music).
Aimed at more mature listeners.
News orientated station based in Porto Alegre.
Based in Porto Alegre, Atlântida FM plays contemporary Brazilian and International music, geared towards a young audience. On the main page click on the link ‘ouça a rádio ao vivo’.
A portal with links to hundreds of Brazilian radio stations. You can click on any of the 16 main categories to get a list of radio stations. There is also a search facility by word, city and state.
Another radio stations portal. Great if you’re looking for radio stations from a particular Brazilian State. On the homepage, you will find a big map of Brazil and you can click on any of the states to get a list of radio stations.
Do you practice your Portuguese listening to Brazilian radio stations? Do you have a favourite one? Any recommendations please let me know in the comments.
Another great way to practice your listening skills is by watching Brazilian films. Here’s a list of 30 Brazilian films available on Netflix.