Portuguese Phrases For Dummies
by Karen Keller
Are you thinking about traveling, studying, or working in Portugal or Brazil, but you don’t know any Portuguese? Want to improve your conversation skills with the Portuguese-speaking people in your life? Portuguese Phrases for Dummies is the perfect diving board for anyone looking to communicate and even become fluent in the language.
As the fifth-most widely spoken language in the world, Portuguese can be heard in South America, Africa, Asia, and of course, Portugal. If you want to know basic Portuguese but don’t want a boring textbook that unloads tons of conjugation rules or long lists of words to memorize, then this quick-and-easy phrasebook will get your feet wet without overwhelming you. This friendly book covers a wide array of subjects both helpful and interesting, including:
- Numbers, days of the week, measurements, and time
- Making friends and small talk
- Enjoying every type of meal
- Shopping in markets and at stores
- Culture, leisure, and activities
- Work and transportation
- Finding a place to live
- Dealing with emergencies
- Slang and colloquial terms
- Phrases and particles to make you sound like a local!
Knowing these fundamentals, you’ll be able to communicate with Portuguese-speaking people and continue learning about the language and culture. With hundred of useful phrases at your fingertips, Portuguese Phrases for Dummies will give you a basic comprehension of this beautiful language and have you speaking instantly!
- Wiley, June 2011
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