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Learn Portuguese + for iPhone

Learn Portuguese + for iPhone

Learn Portuguese + App for iPhone by Vidalingua Are you looking for way to practice Portuguese when you are not in class? Smartphone Apps can be a great to way to complement what you learn at school. Vidalingua is one of the leading developers of language apps with...

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Acarajé secrets . Post do aluno Greg Grassi

Acarajé secrets . Post do aluno Greg Grassi

The secrets of acarajé After practical experience Greg felt inspired and decided to share what he learned. By Greg Grassi Sometimes, my constant talk about food pays off. I was supposed to meet Luciana, one of my Portuguese teachers, for an individual class when she...

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Free Samba Class

Free Samba Class

Samba, a rhythm in transition Ir order to study the history of Brazil without any books, just listen to samba Written by Marcelle Bottini Fala Brasil School offers samba class | dance and its history. This is a part of the lesson material. History The samba was born...

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Regaetton Class, from Venezuela to Fala Brasil School

Regaetton Class, from Venezuela to Fala Brasil School

Regaetton class, from Venezuela to Fala Brasil School In partnership with Abraço Cultural, Fala Brasil School received a latin dance class Written by Isabella Herdy On Saturday, the 28th, we received a class of Regaetton in partnership with Abraço Cultural. Abraço is...

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A fish eye view of Brazil

A fish eye view of Brazil

A fish eye view of Brazil The best way a student ever describe his experience in Brazil. Stories like that makes all the work make sense!!!! Well it was 9-00 AM in the morning, the flight from Miami just landed in Tom Jobim international airport, Rio de Janeiro. Tired...

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Get to know the typical Brazilian “June Party”

Get to know the typical Brazilian “June Party”

Get to know the typical Brasilian “June Party” In June and July, Brazil celebrates the June Party, in portuguese “Festa Junina”. It is not as popular as carnival, but it is as celebrated and expected by Brazilians. Through all the streets you can see the...

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Brazilian way of planning

Brazilian way of planning

Brazilian way of planning Jamile asked me for help translating the action planning presentation to recruit volunteers who would work during the Olympics. She said that the whole team must speak English, but even so, the HR team was not following the planning required...

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Life is not that serious

Life is not that serious

Life is not that serious When this Greek guy named Tassos came to take lessons with me, he already spoke a little Portuguese, but he wanted to be a carioca. Our classes were on Saturday morning. I always amazed by how he put into practice all the things he learned,...

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The family and the bank

The family and the bank

The family and the bank “The bank manager asked about my family!!! What?!? Why?!?” I heard this at a conference for entrepreneurs from all over the world held in Lithuania. The speaker was Simon, an American who is currently one of the world’s...

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Cross-cultural education Workshop at Fala Brasil

Cross-cultural education Workshop at Fala Brasil

Cross Cultural Education Workshop   “Interculturalism refers to support for cross-cultural dialogue and challenging self-segregation tendencies within cultures.” After 7 years at Fala Brasil School, and hundreds of stories from several students, we realized...

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How to write a good chronicle

How to write a good chronicle

How to write a good chronicle Last Wednesday, the writer Daniel Cariello met with students and alumni of Fala Brasil School who are writing chronicles for the book “The Look of the Other.” The book is a new project of Fala Brasil and aims to gather...

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Cross-cultural Ponctuality

Cross-cultural Ponctuality

Punctuality It was a Monday morning when British expat John, or João as he likes to be called, came to class extremely angry with Brazil, which was a surprise to me. He worked for the Olympic Committee, which was building the Olympic City to host the Rio 2016 Olympic...

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Cultural adaptation – steps and challenges

Cultural adaptation – steps and challenges

Cultural adaptation – steps and challenges Adapting to a new country and a new culture is no easy task. Unless you parents are ambassadors – and you grew up accustomed to moving – living in a different place, which includes working, socializing, etc,...

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Os Cariocas

Os Cariocas

A semana foi de muitas risadas, muita cultura brasileira e muita conversa e tudo em português com os alunos do Coppead. Depois de aprenderem sobre o Rio, comida brasileira, sobre pedir informações, perguntar por direções e ter básicas conversas foi a hora de praticar....

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