Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 2
Routledge – 2008 – 256 pages
Series: Colloquial Series
Do you know Brazilian Portuguese already and want to go a stage further? If you’re planning a visit to Brazil, need to brush up your Brazilian Portuguese for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills.
Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 2 is designed to help those involved in self-study; structured to give you the opportunity to listen to and read lots of modern, everyday Brazilian Portuguese, it has also been developed to work systematically on reinforcing and extending your grasp of Brazilian Portuguese grammar and vocabulary.
Key features of Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 2 include:
Audio material is available on CD or in MP3 format to accompany Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil 2. Recorded by native speakers, this material includes scripted dialogues, texts and extracts from authentic interviews as well as interactive exercises, and will help you perfect your pronunciation and listening skills.
Between friends, Brazil, I’m on holiday!, To rent/to hire, Religious and public holidays, Health and nutrition, Education and culture, Sports and religion, Work market, Immigration and economic development, Politics, communication and media, Ecology and the Brazilian Indians, Suggestions for further reading, Grammar reference, Key to exercises, Grammar index, Topic index.
Barbara McIntyre has variously been a librarian, tutor in Portuguese, Spanish, and French at St. Andrews and author. Esmenia Osborne is Brazilian. She has taught Portuguese for over 30 years and is currently working as a free-lance interpreter and translator.