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(@betelnutz)
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23/06/2015 7:43 pm  

Does anyone have any recommendations of websites for learning Portuguese on line?

I have seen a few sites and like a couple of them however the ones that I did like taught the Brazilian
dialect and I would like to learn the European Dialect of Portuguese.

Thanks.


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(@scibirg)
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Posts: 50
13/02/2017 3:47 pm  

Earworms is great but very limited. Great for getting used to the sounds of portuguese and building your courage.

Just started memrise, very good so far!


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(@munster)
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Posts: 605
26/02/2017 11:46 am  

Earworms gave me a great foundation. The BBC is great. I used Babble and found the Brazilian PT so confusing.I will start a language exchange shortly there are a few in the North of PT.
None as far as I know in the South.


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(@scibirg)
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23/01/2019 6:27 pm  

Here is another online resource for learning Portuguese : http://www.ciberescola.com

It's free and run by a non-profit.


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(@ashley)
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23/01/2019 9:31 pm  

A topic that has come back to life. There is a lot more EU Portuguese available online than just a couple of years ago. The problem is, much is of poor quality. I'm undertaking a paid course with PortugueseLab. Go see Youtube and search portugueselab. There is a huge amount free also. In fact, here is the link. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... tugueselab .

Susane that runs it is based in Lisboa and speaks very clearly. I'm also undertaking lessons in Tomar twice a week.

One of the big problems is the pronunciation and understanding the grammar structure not to mention the dropping of vowels and the changing pronunciation where individual words are said one way individually and in another when used within normal speech. Hours and hours of study. It's a dedication for me, an old fart to learn a new language. Another link is here for listening to clear spoken words. https://www.internetpolyglot.com/lessons-pt-en

The link provide by the previous poster not so clear and to my mind could be greatly improved.

Hope the above helps others and please, when other readers come across good online content, let other people know. It's a slog indeed finding it and very disheartening when you think you found the perfect source to discover it's the Brazilian variant. Pointless learning that if you want to be understood easily here in happy land.


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(@peterfc)
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23/01/2019 10:17 pm  

Hi All

I was told to use Google Tradatur by a University Professor from Coimbra and it is Portuguese not Brazilian.

I have seen in the Financas in Gois the lady who does the tax for my business use Google Tradatur.

I know this has nothing to do with learning the language online but if you need to translate something then this is the one to try.

Peter


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