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Vacation Cheat Sheet: 17 Brazilian Portuguese Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 17 Brazilian Portuguese Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip to Brazil by focusing on these Brazilian Portuguese phrases ahead of your flight abroad.
How To Say Hello In Brazil

How To Say Hello In Brazil

With these greetings, you can begin (and end) any conversation in Brazil.
How To Flirt With A Brazilian

How To Flirt With A Brazilian

So you know some words — but can you charm a foreigner? In this series, we’ll examine the unspoken language of love and how it varies around the world.
How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages

How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages

‘Self-care’ has become a major buzzword in the U.S. amid a burgeoning movement to destigmatize mental illness. Do other cultures discuss mental health as openly?
Learn One Romance Language, Learn Them All?

Learn One Romance Language, Learn Them All?

Each of the major Romance tongues requires its own period of dedicated study, but knowing one can certainly help you navigate the rest. Here’s a closer look at how much bonus knowledge you get by learning one of them.
Here Are 47 Ways To Tell Someone Off In Another Language

Here Are 47 Ways To Tell Someone Off In Another Language

Why settle for ‘buzz off’ when you can tell someone to ‘become dust’ in Turkish?
Which Are The Most Spoken Languages In Brazil?

Which Are The Most Spoken Languages In Brazil?

Virtually everyone in Brazil speaks Portuguese. But what about Catalan, German, Japanese and Tikuna?
How Many People Speak Portuguese, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Portuguese, And Where Is It Spoken?

Did you know that Portuguese is the most spoken language in South America? Read on for more facts and background about Portuguese.
Learn One Of These 7 Languages To Boost Your Career Prospects

Learn One Of These 7 Languages To Boost Your Career Prospects

Only speaking one language might be holding you back in numerous aspects of your working life. Whether you’re hoping to climb further up the ladder in your current role or seeking fresh opportunities abroad, being bilingual will give you a major advantage over your monolingual colleagues (and rivals!).
What Languages Existed Before Colonization In America, And Which Languages Still Survive?

What Languages Existed Before Colonization In America, And Which Languages Still Survive?

Let’s retrace the steps of colonization in the Americas to learn how European languages spread, which American languages survived and whether these languages influenced European tongues.
5 Hybrid Languages That Transcend Borders

5 Hybrid Languages That Transcend Borders

What are interlanguages and why are they so fascinating? Interlanguages open up a whole new world of communication, cultural identity and trade.
14 Portuguese Expressions That Are Essential To Understanding Brazil

14 Portuguese Expressions That Are Essential To Understanding Brazil

Learn these 14 Portuguese expressions from Brazil and you’ll be a step closer to understanding Brazilian humor (and the Brazilian way of life).
10 Essential Portuguese Phrases To Know Before You Go To Brazil

10 Essential Portuguese Phrases To Know Before You Go To Brazil

If you only learn 10 phrases in Portuguese before you go to Brazil, these slang terms are the ones to remember. You won’t be able to do much more than greet friends and order beers, but you’ll sound VERY local.
Party Around The World — How To Celebrate Carnival In 6 Languages!

Party Around The World — How To Celebrate Carnival In 6 Languages!

What comes to mind when you think of the word “Carnival?” Colorful ferris wheels, rickety tilt-a-whirls and rigged midway games? Internationally, “Carnival” has a very different meaning. Here’s your guide to the western world’s favorite week of debauched fun.