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:
These two 60-minute CDs 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.
How to use this book
Unit 1 Entre Amigos 1
Unit 2 O Brasil
Unit 3 Estou em férias!
I’m on holiday!
Unit 4 Aluga-se
To rent/to hire
Unit 5 Dias santos e feriados
Religious and public holidays
Unit 6 Saúde e nutrição
Health and nutrition
Unit 7 Educação e cultura
Education and culture
Unit 8 Esportes e religião
Sports and religion
Unit 9 Mercado de trabalho
Unit 10 Imigração e desenvolvimento econômico
Immigration and economic development
Unit 11 Política, comunicação e mídia
Politics, communication and media
Unit 12 A ecologia e os índios brasileiros
Ecology and the Brazilian Indians
Suggestions for further reading
Key to exercises