Edna Allen

Brazilian Portuguese Beginner Course Content

Brazilian Portuguese Beginner Course Content

You are willing to enter the new adventure of learning Portuguese . I am going to give you an idea of what you could add to your list of what to study.

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Mum-to-mum lessons | Aulas de mãe para mãe

Este vai ser um post para comunicar uma ideia que me ocorreu há algum tempo e que recentemente consegui colocar em prática e está dando super certo. Como mãe, sei como nossa vida fica corrida e muitas coisas que gostaríamos de fazer se tornam quase impossíveis, principalmente quando nossos filhos ainda são muito pequenos e […]

World Book Day: Portuguese Learning Books

Hello everyone! I hope you are keeping yourselves warm on this cold day. Today is World Book Day and I would like to recommend two books I use to guide my students on Portuguese Learning journey. Both are published by Disal. Check them out below: If you want to know more. Let me know. Tchau […]

EFL: Phrasal Verbs Practice

EFL: Phrasal Verbs Practice

Hello everyone! Learning English as Foreign Language is not that hard, but it always gets tricky when we face a dreaded phrasal verb. I have new material to facilitate a few phrasal verbs practice. You may use it as a warm up activity or as a starter for your conversation practice. You will be able […]

Going to the doctor in Portuguese

You are going to Brazil. Yay! Vacations! But what if something unexpected happens and you need to see a doctor? I have been working on a situational Portuguese course and I am going to provide you with a sample exercise to help you have an idea of how to talk to the doctor and the […]

Business Portuguese: Abbreviations

Business Portuguese: Abbreviations

I have been updating resources and visuals for my 2018 Business Portuguese Course and today I worked on gathering a few of the most used and important abbreviations used in Brazil. In case you keep business relations with Brazil, it could be crucial to know them. Here you can find a taster of what they […]

Business Portuguese: Reading Suggestion

Today, I want to give a suggestion about a really good article to read if you are learning Portuguese for business purposes and already have an intermediate to advanced level. I was preparing my lessons today when I came across this article about positions of trust, what they are and how to get them at […]

How to do Passive Voice in Portuguese

Do you know how to use the passive voice in Brazilian Portuguese? Take a look! Easy, right?  

A Student Review

A Student Review

I have recently worked with an amazing student from United States. She had moved to Brazil and asked for my help to improve her Portuguese and use less of the Portuguese-Spanish mix, what we call “Portuñol”. Now, she is turning another chapter on her book (also because she is a writer) and, agreed to write […]

How does it work to have lessons with me?

How does it work to have lessons with me?

Let’s learn Portuguese or English? How does it work? Here you will have detailed information on how to have language lessons with me. Online Lessons Get in contact with me: Tell me about your interest in learning Portuguese or improving your English, as well as your availability for a possible 30-minute free trial on Skype. […]