10 Portuguese Colloquial Contractions

Que que cê qué bebe? If you can’t understand this type of language, you must have a look on this article since Google Translate won’t be able to help you. When you finish reading you will be able… Read More

Exclamatory Phrases

Expressing Wonder, Admiration, Compassion, Surprise with “QUE + WORD + !” Portuguese is a very flexible language. One of the things that make it so flexible and easy to use are exclamatory phrases, since everything (from object’s qualities… Read More

Portuguese Tenses: Formal VS Informal

Portuguese is a language that has a great difference between its written and spoken form. Here you will find a formality comparison between verb tenses. The following tenses will be analysed: Imperativo Formal e Informal 2. Futuro Simples (Futuro… Read More

Grammar differences between European and Brazilian Portuguese

There are a lot of vocabulary and pronunciation differences between Brazilian and European Portuguese. But how about grammar? Here are the main differences: 1. Presente Contínuo (Present Continuous): Brazilian: Eu estou falando. = I am speaking with you. European:… Read More

Mudar X Trocar

Many people have asked me before: “what is the difference between the verb Mudar and the verb Trocar? ” It will depend on the context. Mudar and Trocar, in most cases, are interchangeable, meaning only ‘to change‘ or ‘to… Read More