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BrazilianPodClass is a free podcast for those who want to learn Brazilian Portuguese. It is released once a week, for all levels with focus on conversation, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and popular expressions.

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Description
BrazilianPodClass is a free podcast for those who want to learn Brazilian Portuguese. It is released once a week, for all levels with focus on conversation, vocabulary, grammar and popular expressions.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2012-03-28 14:18
last episode published
2008-07-08 00:21
publication frequency
3.45 days
Contributors
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Number of Episodes
101
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
8.07.2008

100 - A Song – Se Eu Quiser Falar com Deus

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to parts of a building and the Pretérito Perfeito and the Pretérito Perfeito Composto do Indicativo compared. Today’s song - Se eu quiser falar com Deus - is by Gilberto Gil, one of the mos...
Marina Gomes author
4.07.2008

99 - Maria Rita’s Concert

In this episode, we are going to learn some expressions with the word “like” and some more regular verbs of the first conjugation. Tadeu and Renata want to go to Maria Rita’s concert at Tom Brasil in São Paulo. Let’s listen to their conversation.
Marina Gomes author
1.07.2008

98 - What Do Foreigners Think of Brazil?

In this episode, we are going to learn the Personal Infinitive of the verbs in Portuguese.
Marina Gomes author
28.06.2008

97 - I’ve Bought an Apartment

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to the bathroom and intensifiers. Julio and Clarisse talk about an apartment Julio has bought in Ipanema.
Marina Gomes author
24.06.2008

96 - A Song – Como é Grande o Meu Amor por Você

In this episode, we are going to learn the different meanings of the word “mesmo” and have some practice with the personal pronoun “lhe”. The singer Roberto Carlos is an idol of several generations, with a musical repertoire that pleases all ages. I...
Marina Gomes author
21.06.2008

95 - At the Zoo

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to animals in the zoo and practice short answers with the verbs VER, PODER and FAZER. Diogo is telling Heloísa what he did at the long weekend.
Marina Gomes author
17.06.2008

94 - The Arrival of the Royal Family in Brazil

In this episode, we are going to learn some more collective nouns and the Past Participle of abundant verbs. Today I’m going to read a text about the arrival of the Portuguese royal family in Brazil in 1808. A great part of what Brazil is nowadays in ...
Marina Gomes author
13.06.2008

93 - At the Post Office

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to the Post Office and some expressions with the preposition “por”. With the advent of the Internet, we tend to use the post office less and less, but today Viviane needs to send a package ...
Marina Gomes author
10.06.2008

92 - Interviewing Zenaide Morette

In this episode, we are going to learn how to translate expressions with the word “best” and “if clauses” in Portuguese. The interview today is with Zenaide Morette, my sister’s secretary, who lives in Belo Horizonte and commutes to Retiro das Pedras ...
Marina Gomes author
6.06.2008

91 - Allergies

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary about different kinds of allergies, and expressions with the word “time”. Raul and Sueli are coworkers. The other day, in the office, Raul started sneezing because of allergies he always has in spr...
Marina Gomes author
3.06.2008

90 - A Story – The Beggar and the King

In this episode, we are going to practice the plural of the words ending in –ão, and the Future Subjunctive of the verbs in Portuguese. I get some stories and pps presentations over the Internet very often. I’ve received the story I’m reading today fr...
Marina Gomes author
30.05.2008

89 - Love Is What Matters

In this episode, we are going to learn some words in Portuguese ending in –oso/osa, and some verbs followed by the preposition “em”. João and Sílvia are good friends. Silvia started dating a man much older than she is, and John is a little concerned a...
Marina Gomes author
27.05.2008

88 - A Song - Dindi

In this episode, we are going to learn the usage of “tão” and “tanto”, and the pronunciation of the letter “x” in Portuguese. Today I’m going to sing “Dindi”, a song composed by Tom Jobim and Aloysio de Oliveira.
Marina Gomes author
23.05.2008

87 - I’m Running Late

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to painting, and some adjectives coming from verbs. Letícia and Carlos have been neighbors for a few years. They seldom talk because of their busy lives. Today they found a way to catch up ...
Marina Gomes author
20.05.2008

86 - A Story - Snow White

In this episode, I’m going to read the story of Snow White by the Brothers Grimm, and we are going to learn the verbs in the Imperfect Subjunctive.
Marina Gomes author
16.05.2008

85 - A Picnic in the Park

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to a picnic and several uses of the verb CHEGAR. Roberto and Virginia are planning a picnic in the park. Listen to their conversation.
Marina Gomes author
13.05.2008

84 - I’m Taking a Trip

In this episode, we are going to practice the verb FAZER in the Present, Past and Future tenses and some expressions in English with their equivalent in Portuguese. Jair is turning 35 years old and is already feeling very old. He talks to his cousin E...
Marina Gomes author
10.05.2008

83 - A Day Off

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to the office and the use of the Present Subjunctive after certain conjunctions. Marcelo is very tired today, and his friend Jane convinces him to take a day off.
Marina Gomes author
7.05.2008

82 - Mother’s Day

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to gifts we can give our mother on Mother’s Day, and the verb to take, which has several meanings in Portuguese. Fred and Larissa are talking about Mother’s Day.
Marina Gomes author
2.05.2008

81 - A Song - Conversa de Botequim

Noel Rosa was one of the greatest names in Brazilian popular music, combining samba’s Afro-Brazilian roots with a more urban, witty language. Today I am going to sing the song “Conversa de Botequim” (Talk at the Bar), which was composed by Noel Rosa a...
Marina Gomes author
29.04.2008

80 - Extreme Sports

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to extreme sports and the verbs VIR (to come) and VER (to see) in the Present, Past, and Future Tenses. João is sitting by himself in a bar when he sees his friend Rosana. He invites her to...
Marina Gomes author
26.04.2008

79 - Spring

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to flowers, and the Past Continuous Tense of the verbs in Portuguese. Robert and Teresa are very happy because spring is here.
Marina Gomes author
22.04.2008

78 - A Song - Gostava Tanto de Você

In this episode, we are going to learn some expressions in English with the verb to be that are translated into Portuguese with the verb to have, and the verb FUGIR (to escape, to flee) in the Present, Past and Future Tenses. I am going to sing "Gosta...
Marina Gomes author
18.04.2008

77 - Oprah’s Book Club

In this episode, we are going to learn a little more about how to use superlatives and pronominal verbs in Portuguese. Joel and Marta talk about Oprah’s show and why they like to watch it.
Marina Gomes author
15.04.2008

76 - Interviewing Frederico Gomes

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to a wedding and the use of the Present Subjunctive to express wishes and hopes. Today’s interview is with Frederico Luciano Galler de Magalhães Gomes, also known as Kiko, who is a nephew o...
Marina Gomes author
11.04.2008

75 - At the Library

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to a library, and the use of the word “muito” in Portuguese. Today Reinaldo decided to go the the library to borrow a book by Jorge Amado. The book is called "Dona Flor and her Two Husbands...
Marina Gomes author
8.04.2008

74 - Maybe I’ll Stay Home

In this episode, we are going to learn some colloquial verbs and the use of the Present Subjunctive to express doubt. Peter and Janet are learning Portuguese and like to talk in Portuguese in order to practice. They are now talking about a trip Pete...
Marina Gomes author
4.04.2008

73 - Do You Prefer Brazil or Canada?

Today we are going to learn how to express some states of mind and feelings, have some more practice with irregular superiority comparatives and superlatives, and the usages of “há” (verb HAVER) and “a” (preposition). Lúcia and Jorge live in Canada. T...
Marina Gomes author
1.04.2008

72 - Pero Vaz de Caminha’s Letter

In this episode, we are going to learn the augmentative form of some words in Portuguese with the suffixes –ão and -ona. Pero Vaz de Caminha, Portuguese explorer who accompanied Pedro Álvares Cabral in the discovery of Brazil, wrote what is considered...
Marina Gomes author
29.03.2008

71 - A Song - O Pato

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to farm animals and the informal Imperative of the verbs in Portuguese. Today's song, "O Pato" (The Duck) is by João Gilberto, who is considered the creator of bossa nova. A new beat was bor...
Marina Gomes author
26.03.2008

70 - What Do We Have for Dinner?

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to food, and the verb PÔR (to put) in the Present, Past and Future Tenses. Solange and Evandro have just come home from work and are very hungry. Let’s listen to their conversation about din...
Marina Gomes author
21.03.2008

69 - A Song – Como uma Onda

In this episode, we are going to learn how to use the word “jeito” in several situations in Portuguese and the use of the verb HAVER to express time. Today's song, "Como uma onda" (Like a Wave), is by Lulu Santos, a very famous Brazilian singer, songwr...
Marina Gomes author
18.03.2008

68 - My Family

In this episode, we are going to learn how to say several professions in Portuguese and the usage of the verbs SER, ESTAR and FICAR, all meaning "to be" in English. Brazil had the influence of several peoples throughout its 508 years of history. Let’s ...
Marina Gomes author
14.03.2008

67 - The Discovery of Brazil

In this episode, we are going to learn some collective nouns and the verbs in the passive. Brazil was discovered by a Portuguese named Pedro Álvares Cabral on April 22, 1500. I am going to read a text so that you can learn some other details about the ...
Marina Gomes author
11.03.2008

66 - My Town

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to a town and the verb LER (to read) in the Present, Past and Future Tenses. Susana lives in a small town in the inland of São Paulo called Serra Negra. Ronaldo, a friend from Rio, wants to ...
Marina Gomes author
7.03.2008

65 - Easter

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to Easter and the Present Perfect Continuous in Portuguese. Marcia has decided to write to Fátima to wish a Happy Easter. Note that, in Portuguese, you start a letter with the name of the pl...
Marina Gomes author
4.03.2008

64 - At the Beach

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to the beach, some more expressions with the verb DAR and some interjections. Geraldo and Wilma decide to go to the beach on Sunday. Wilma calls him and wakes him up. They agree to meet at t...
Marina Gomes author
29.02.2008

63 - A Song - Estrada do Sol

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to body parts and the verbs CAIR (to fall) and SAIR (to leave, to go out) in the Present, Past and Future Tenses. Tom Jobim had several lyrics writers as partners - Vinícius de Moraes, Carlo...
Marina Gomes author
26.02.2008

62 - A Talk Show

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to television and the contractions of prepositions and demonstrative pronouns. In today’s dialogue, Haroldo and Kátia talk about what they do in their spare time.
Marina Gomes author
23.02.2008

61 - Interviewing Eliane Bueno

In this episode, we are going to learn the most common gentilic suffixes and some false cognates. Today’s interview is with Eliane Bueno, a long time friend of mine.
Marina Gomes author
19.02.2008

60 - Shall We Go to the Movies?

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to different movie categories and insects, and the prepositional pronouns with the preposition "with". Gilda and Pedro love to go to the movies. In fact, they go to the movies almost every w...
Marina Gomes author
16.02.2008

59 - Valentine’s Day

In this episode, we are going to study the vocabulary related to Valentine's Day, and some expressions with the verb DAR in the Present, Past and Future Tenses. Melissa talks to Ronaldo about Sweetheart's Day.
Marina Gomes author
12.02.2008

58 - A Song - Lobo Bobo

The song "Lobo Bobo", meaning "Foolish Wolf", is based on the story of the Little Red Riding Hood. The lyrics are symbolic of a man with bad intentions meeting a girl and later falling for her.
Marina Gomes author
10.02.2008

57 - Striking Up a Conversation

In this episode, we are going to learn to say "to go somewhere by… or on…", and the verb DIZER in the Present, Past and Future tenses. Jorge was walking along the Copacabana beach sidewalk when he saw a very beautiful girl called Andrea. He couldn’t re...
Marina Gomes author
5.02.2008

56 - A Story - Cinderella (Part II)

In this episode, I'm going to read the second part of the story of Cinderella by the Brothers Grimm. We are going to learn some irregular Past Participles in Portuguese and the vocabulary related to a living room.
Marina Gomes author
2.02.2008

55 - What would you do?

We all like to dream of winning the lotto, but what would you do with a lot of money? Today we are going to have a look at different answers to this question by using the irregular and regular forms of the Conditional in Portuguese, besides having a re...
Marina Gomes author
29.01.2008

54 - The Samba School Parade

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to samba schools, the feminine of words ending in -ão, and how to give short answers in Portuguese. Eliana and Ricardo talk about where they are going to spend Carnival this year.
Marina Gomes author
26.01.2008

53 - Cinderella (Part I)

In this episode, I'm going to read the fist part of the story of Cinderella by the Brothers Grimm. We are going to learn the verbs in the Past Perfect and the feminine and masculine forms of some nouns.
Marina Gomes author
22.01.2008

52 - At the Currency Exchange

In this episode, we are going to learn some useful sentences in order to exchange money, and the regular Conditional of the verbs in Portuguese. Experts usually advise avoiding exchanging money at a hotel or airport, unless you have no other choice, be...
Marina Gomes author
19.01.2008

51 - Going to the Supermarket

In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to items found in a supermarket, the prepositional pronouns, and how to say "It depends on…" in several situations in Portuguese. In today's dialogue, Ana wants to prepare dinner, but there ...
Marina Gomes author