Portuguese For Dummies

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Wiley, Apr 20, 2006 - Foreign Language Study - 347 pages
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Quick! What’s the most widely spoken language in South America? That’s right, Portuguese! And what’s the fastest, easiest, most enjoyable way to learn Portuguese? Portuguese for Dummies, of course! This fun, friendly guide helps you start speaking Brazilian Portuguese immediately! Whether you're a student, a traveler, or you work in business or government, you'll love its practical lessons, cultural facts, and handy references — including a Portuguese-English mini-dictionary, lists of vital verbs, and more! You’ll discover how to:
  • Have everyday conversations in Portuguese
  • Make sense of Portuguese grammar
  • Use idioms and popular expressions
  • Improve your pronunciation
  • Get a handle on verb conjugations
  • Get around in Portuguese-speaking countries

Portuguese for Dummies comes complete with a CD loaded with real-life “Talkin’ the Talk” dialogues that help you understand and pronounce this lovely, lyrical language. With this easy, low-pressure approach you’ll be jabbering away in Portuguese in no time.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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This book proves a great intro to the Portuguese language with cultural tips throughout that make it a quick and fun read. I found it a helpful supplement to my other language study tools Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Karen Keller is a journalist who lived and worked in São Paulo, Brazil, for three years. Before moving to Brazil, the California native taught Spanish at a New York City–based foreign language education Web site. Keller is also a published travel guide writer. She currently lives in New Jersey, where she is a local newspaper reporter.

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