Portuguese For Dummies

Portuguese For Dummies

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by Karen Keller
     
 

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Learn to:

  • Have everyday conversations in Portuguese
  • Make sense of Portuguese grammar
  • Properly use idioms and expressions
  • Speak Portuguese in almost any situation

Real-life conversations included on the bonus CD

Learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese — the fast and easy way

This hands-on, friendly guide

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Overview

Learn to:

  • Have everyday conversations in Portuguese
  • Make sense of Portuguese grammar
  • Properly use idioms and expressions
  • Speak Portuguese in almost any situation

Real-life conversations included on the bonus CD

Learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese — the fast and easy way

This hands-on, friendly guide helps you start speaking Brazilian Portuguese — today! Whether you're a student, traveler, business person, government employee, or just interested in this beautiful language, you'll find practical lessons, cultural facts, and handy references here — including real-world dialogues, a Portuguese-English mini dictionary, lists of verbs, and more!

  • Portuguese 101 — learn to recite the Portuguese alphabet, get a crash course on Portuguese grammar, and start using some basic Portuguese expressions
  • Get going — hone your small-talk skills with Portuguese words and phrases you can use when asking about the weather, finding out what people like to do, and making plans
  • Take it to the streets — take your Portuguese on the road and discover how to plan a trip, make arrangements for a place to stay, discuss transportation, ask for directions, order a meal, and handle emergencies while you're away
  • It's easy asum, dois, très — discover ten quick ways to pick up Portuguese quickly, ten common Portuguese slang expressions, and ten terms that can make you sound fluent

Audio CD Included

More than 30 real-life conversations between native Brazilians give you a chance to practice as you learn.

Please see the Appendix for complete details and system requirements.

Open the book and find:

  • How to pronounce the Portuguese alphabet
  • Portuguese grammar basics and essentials
  • Tips on forming sentences in Portuguese
  • The lowdown on Portuguese numbers, times, and measurements
  • Portuguese phrases and words used in everyday situations
  • Cultural conventions in Brazil
  • Ten phrases that make you sound fluent in Portuguese

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118399217
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/11/2013
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
505,122
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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