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10 Lessons (33m)
    • 1. Intro to Portuguese1

    • 2. Greetings Lesson 1

    • 3. Common Words

    • 4. Masc N Fem

    • 5. Days of the week

    • 6. Months of the year

    • 7. Alphabet

    • 8. Numbers

    • 9. Simple phrases

    • 10. Part 2

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Thank you for your interest in learning the Brazillian Portugeuse. My name is Kevin Heckman and I got to spend six months in Sao Paulo with my spouse and I actually picked up the language pretty well. I will be discussing simple phrases and the alphabet. I also go into some details on how to speak different things from counting to twenty and so on. Feel free to check my course out.

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1. Intro to Portuguese1: Hello, Everybody mining this Kevin and I would like to welcome you to the introduction to Portuguese, the Brazilian Portuguese. And I am very excited to be able to share this course with you because I have a background with my wife and everything that's actually from Brazil and just the Brazilian. Portuguese is one of the most romantic languages in the world and just being able to listen to it and hear it, it makes my heart flutter a lot. By the end of this course, you will be able to have a better understanding of the Brazilian Portuguese language. Be able to speak simple sentences and Portuguese. You'll be able to build on and have confidence and speaking Portuguese. And you'll know how Brazil started speaking Portuguese. A little history about me and how I started learning Portuguese is, well, my special originally from Brazil, some Pollo, to be exact. I spent the last two years in Brazil learning the language and the culture. I have many friends that still to this day help me and my link learning of the Portuguese language, which is very important. Just remember that, um, don't give up. This course can be hard, but there's no reason to give up, just like everything. Practice makes perfect, and if you keep practicing, you will have a better chance of doing it and being successful at learning the language. Now what is Portuguese? Brazilian Portuguese is a set of dialect of the Portuguese language. Used mostly in Brazil. It is spoken by virtually all of the 200 million inhabitants of Brazil and spoken widely across the world today, consisting of about two million Brazilians who have emigrated to other countries. Just like my life, when Portugal first colonized Brazil, a process that begin with discover in the year 1500 to pee. Or, more precisely, that Toobin, number one of the languages and the to be brought a family spoke by Indians who lived on the Brazilian seacoast was used along with Portuguese is the general language of the colony Now. This was primarily because Jesuit priests studied and taught the two pi language in 17 57 2 pi was banned from royal decree, although the language has already been overwhelmed by Portuguese spoken by the large number of immigrants from the mother country. When the Jesuits were expelled in 17 59 Portuguese became the language of the country. However, Portuguese inherited words associated with flora and fauna from indigenous languages. Among these words were a boxy pineapple Morioka, many local flower cause you cashew and to Amad illo in Parana divorces, fish as well as proper and geographic names. Now, like I said, don't let that scare you. This is just an introduction. And I just want to give you a little history of the background of the Portuguese language and how Brazil inherited that language. So, um, this is actually the president most boring part of the lesson. But we're going to go ahead and start getting in, so when you come back, we'll go ahead and start getting into the 2. Greetings Lesson 1: Hello, everybody. And welcome back. We're going to be doing lesson one Greetings, which is? Soy destroys. So we the soy sauce. Greetings. Lesson one Ola boy. Ola boy! Ola boy. Hello. Hi. Boom JIA boom JIA Boom JIA Good morning. Now, in this one, sometimes the d sounds like a G for boom JIA. So just pay attention to that and maybe take notes on that. And there's gonna be times the d actually sounds like itself. So just take notes as you're going forward and everything will be perfect. Boa tarde J boleh charge. But let RJ Good afternoon. Boa Noite. J Bulla Noite J boa Noite J Good evening. Good night. And just like the D house. And it sounds like a G. When the te's together most of the time it's gonna have a ch like Boa Noite j our deals. Ah, deals, ideals. Goodbye, Fala, English, Fala, English Follow English. Do you speak English? I would hope so. You know, make a you know, may A, um you know, may Okay, sometimes the e wants point self with the Estrich is going to sound like a a you know, make a My name is Com o voice se esta co mobile se esta cuomo We'll say esta come close a esta How are you? You saw a boom, you soy boom Sometimes when you have the in you together it's gonna have ah, like a WR you sound for you So boom, I am good. Boom, che Cancer Boehm. Okay, Condenser boom. Taken Answer. Nice to meet you. ABRI Gatto. Ah, break. Got the ah, bree got, though Aubrey Gondo. Thank you. Poor fav or poor five or poor for four, please. At the logo that day logo our day logo. See you later. And sometimes when it's teenies like that together, it's gonna sound like t and E, so it could be kind of confusing, But like I said, take notes. And as you start learning and listening to mawr lessons and maybe listening to music videos , it might make more sense to you. Anyways, Thea 10 logo is See you later. So this is going to be the end of the greetings courses. This lesson. So, um, we come back, we'll go ahead and dive into some more about the Portuguese language. I look forward to seeing you soon. Bye. 3. Common Words: Welcome back, everybody. And now I'm going to be sharing with you some common words that we use in Portuguese. These air some of the main ones that you will be using if you ever get a chance to speak it or actually travel to Brazil. So, uh, like I said, it's not all the common words, but these were the most wins you will be using. If you need anything down there seem seem seem yes. No, no, No means no you you you means I. Well, Saiz, those days those days means you uh ah ah, it is. Oh, oh, oh. Is the Ailey Ailey Ailey now? Just so you know, some of the words were going to sound different even though it has e l e it's gonna sound like in and the end. It can be kind of confusing. Please don't get frustrated because it's very simple. Once you get the words and all that down, you're going to be speaking Portuguese like it's nothing. Ella, Ella, Ella. She money. No money, no Muneo boy. Moughniyah, Maney, nya maney, Nia Girl. As you can tell, most of the masculine words we're gonna have. Oh, and most of feminine words. We're gonna have our athe end. That's actually gonna be the next lesson we talk about. So just gonna pay attention to that too. Don't be too much now in this lesson. Because, like I said, we're just going over the main coming words and phrases that are used in Portuguese police . Felisha Police Sha police disk Opa disco. Opa the scuba. Sorry de Nada Day. Not a Dana Soco. So cool. So cool. Help Par day party Par day stop here. Year here is go Nor J nor J nor Che north. Full Sul shool south less j less j less J East also Dan Shea. Oh, sir Den J also Dench a All right, everyone, we admitted to the end of the most common words that you will be using. Like I said, it's not 100% all of them. But these are some of the main ones that you will want toe, remember and use in the next lesson like it stated earlier. We're gonna be speaking about the masculine and feminine words, So you're gonna want to pay really close attention to that because you don't want to be speaking to a guy and accidentally used a word that makes him sound like a female or a she and vice versa with the woman you want to be speaking to. A woman and use a masculine were most of the time, though they are very respectful, and they understand that you may not be speaking the language fluently, so they may not get upset with you, but there's always people out there that are always gonna be offensive. So I will see you guys in the next lesson. 4. Masc N Fem: Welcome back, everybody. And I hope you're ready for the most difficult lesson that I have. This is going to be the masculine and feminine words and Portuguese. This is just going to be a brief overviews. You have an idea of when you see different words that have a or O on the end. There's also some exceptions and rules, which I'll speak about it here in this short lesson. So let's go ahead and get started. Please make sure you do take notes because, like I said, this is very, very important. Out of all all the lessons other than being able to listen to it and speak it, this is very important. So it's going to get started now. The masculine usually now is ending in o r masculine words, but words ending in a oh can either be masculine or feminine masculine word to take the masculine articles. Like I said, there's exceptions for every rule, just like no matter what. So just be familiar with that. And let's go ahead and go some of the masculine words. Oh, Medical New Mexico, Mexico. The doctor, um Gar ful. Mm. Garfield. Mm Garff Oh, a fork. Those products. Bulls. Prado's both Prado's The plates. Cobo. Mm. Copel. Mm. Kobo a cup or a glass? Oh, amigo. Oh, I'm me Go Oh, amigo, the male friend Some masculine words that have a o on the end Oh, Carasso Oh Carasso Ooh Carasso The heart o j o mm seo j o the floor Oh, Obvio Oh ah Vo Oh, ah View the airplane Oh, pale oh peo oh, pale the bread Now if you thought that was difficult let's get some examples of the feminine words now usually words ending in a are feminine and they take the feminism articles. But there are some exceptions for example, words ending in Emma and Gramma that are masculine. So just like with male exceptions, there's also going to be feminine acceptance as well. So let's go over a couple of the feminine words Uh, Meza uh meza uh mais ah the table UMA comma Puma comma MMA come a bed uh, Amiga Ah, Amiga uh Amiga, the female friend Ah, engineer Ah, engine era, uh, engine era. A female engineer. All right, everyone, this is the end of the lesson on masculine and feminine words. Like I said, there's exceptions everything, and this is very, very important. So this is just kind of give you an overview of what should look for when you see and hear the words that you're gonna have India like Oh, that means male or masculine R o. That means that's a feminine word. So in the next lesson, we're actually in a sock about the days of weeks, so I look forward to seeing you then. 5. Days of the week: Welcome back, everybody. And welcome to G esta Semana, which is days of the week. Gs Duh, Samana. Let's go ahead and get started on this going to be present in the shorter lessons that you're gonna have in this one because it's only seven days of the week. 1st 1 is Segunda fed Segunda Farah. Monday Teressa Fada Teressa Fada Tuesday Quota. Failla, Kuwata, Fada Wednesday. Kinta Fada, Kinta, Fada Thursday. Sister Failure, Sister Failla Friday and My Favorite Day of the Week Saburro, Subroto, Sabado Saturday and the Worst day of the Week I know Mondays around the corner. Domingo, Domingo, Domingo. Sunday I hope you guys enjoyed the short listen on the days of the week. The next last warning over is months. And then we were actually getting closer to putting together some words and making simple sentences for you to read so and speak. I look forward to seeing you in the next lesson. 6. Months of the year: Welcome back, everybody to the months of the year Makes us do on you mazes do on you, Mrs Two on you Months of the year Ciminero Genero June The in a row January feathered Aargh ! Civil Aero 70 February Marceau Maar So Maar So March Video Obvio Ah, really April my own my Oh my Oh May June Ho June No! June No June Show Lo Joan Low Joe Blow July Ah! Gusteau A Gusteau A Gusteau August, Sir Attenborough So turn, bro September Oh, September Oh too, bro. Well, to who? Toubro October my favorite month Because it's my birthday November, November, November, November, in December, December Oh, does M bro. As you can tell most of the words in Portuguese for the months or the same, there are a few that are different, but most of them are going to be really close to each other. And so, if you can remember that it should be pretty simple for you to be able to remember the months and go over it a few times, and it'll start making more sense to you the more you go over it. So in the next lesson, what we're gonna do is we're actually going to go over, uh, numbers, I think one through 20. And like I said, we're getting closer. We're just kind of building up everything, getting it and understand the different words. So once we get up to making the simple sentences, you'll have an idea of how ways things go. And this is just an introduction. So I know later on I will be making more courses on, actually Mawr into like, verbs. Now, Vagit is all that. But right now, I just want to give you a brief over you or the Portuguese language, so I will see you shortly. 7. Alphabet: Welcome back, everybody To the introduction of Portuguese today we're gonna be doing the oh, Alfa Beto the alphabet who had to get started? Uh, Bay se Day A if the hey hey a hope. Uh uh ah really? In May in the oh, okay. Okay. It is a It's the to they dude Leo Dube Leo says sis a grey goo. A grey goo is a Now, this is just the Alfa bid. So this kind of gives you an idea of how the words are supposed to sound by themselves. Just remember those. Sometimes when you put words together, they make different words like the t e and the J most the time Sounds like a age like Jay was Hota. So I would suggest going over this a couple times, taking notes and just listening to it over and over again. At least two or three times. You should start to get an understanding of the Brazilian alphabet or the Portuguese Brazilian alphabet. So I hope you come back for the next lesson. We're actually getting a little bit closer, Teoh. Being able to do the simple sentences and being able for you. Do start speaking Portuguese. I will see you soon 8. Numbers: Welcome back, everybody to new Minerals Day Oma Venture No Medals Day room of in Che numbers one through 20 School hadn't get started. Who's excited? I know I am. Mm one Toys DOJ's to place trays. Three. Quite true, Quite true. Four. Cinco seeing go five See ISS See us six said Jay. Said Jay seven boy, though boy toe eight. No, they no, they nine. It is Dez 10. Broonzy owns a 11. Does a does a 12 trays, a trays? A 13 two tours a Qatar's A 14 Keane's a Keane's A 15 Dia's assays. He has assays. 16 de Aza, said Jay de Aza. Said Jay, 17 de Zoete, though there's a wait, though 18 here's a Nove a. He is in no Veii 19 Vinci, then Che 20. I hope this has been a good understanding of the numbers. One through 20 in the matter off day Oma Vinci. If you have any questions, feel free to let me know. Um and if you want to know more, like I said, I will do more courses once we get this one taken care of and get you an understanding that you can build on and able to speak better in fluent Portuguese. In the next lesson, we're actually gonna do the alphabet, so hurry back and let's go ahead and get the off a bit out of the way. 9. Simple phrases: Welcome back, everybody. And congratulations. You've made it through the biggest share of the course. And guess what? We have made it to the frogs. Its simplest for us. This simplest. And that is the simple phrases that we will be learning. I know everyone has been waiting for this, and I do apologize for the wait, but guess what? We've made it. Congratulations. Let's go ahead and use what we've learned so far and put it in perspective. That shouldn't have actually be two parts of this. So this will be part one and then we're going with part two. So let's go ahead and get started. Comb. Oh, by comb. Oh, by Cuomo by How are you? Cuomo esta indo Cuomo has start window. Cuomo ist uh, Endo. How's it going then? Mitel Them them Mitel them them My Taub m Good. Very good, Mom. Martoma my eyes. Oh, manuals. Mel, I don't know. Nice. Oh, main Use bad. Very bad. More or less. Call a also know May co a new so no May What is your name? Brothers there. And coherency low prez there and coincident low Brazilian. Coincide Lou. Nice to meet you. Equal men Eglow Manchek! Eagle Man! Che! Same here, Senor Siniora Single Rita Mr Mrs Miss, The Hyundai will say Ah day on day. Both say Ah, they wonderful say Ah! Where are you from? You so Jay So, Jay, you so jay, I am from Cuantos Anos Will say Tim Kwon toes, Annuals. We'll say 10 Cuantos unuseful. Say 10. How old are you? Do 10 hill on news. Who 10 years on use Lieutenant Manu's I am your age And then years old, Let's say follow Portuguese. Let's say fella, Portuguese, we'll stay. Follow Portuguese. Do you speak Portuguese? No follow. No follow. I do not speak in 10 J in 10 J. Do you understand? No. And 10 J No. In 10 J. No and 10 j. No, I don't understand. All right, everyone, that's actually it for part one of the simple sentences. I hope you've enjoyed it as much as I have teaching it. I will see you back for the second half and I hope you will be excited. Continue on. See you soon 10. Part 2 : Welcome back, everybody to part two, also known as parched A toys part J Toys. I hope you're ready for the second part of the lesson of a few more simple sentences to get you going in your introduction to Portuguese. I'm just so happy I'm able to be the one that actually gets to teach you this after spending all my time of Brazil. So with less of me blubbering let's go ahead and start the lesson pulled on May ajar full day me Azur, Can you help me? Claire O Collateral? Claire O, of course. No, uh, important J No, a important J it's not important is to consider Oh, is to Consolidado untiring U S toy Coombe phone may do Esther comb foam a us toe Come from may. I'm hungry. This story comb cuenta, esto comb quench a eso whom can change uncaught, esto and 10 g Otto esto and 10 gy Otto esto in Tingey Otto who know may you know me important? Well, no may import who know me important. I don't care. Total Behm Tootle dame too low Dame Tudo Bane Bullets Orci boa sort bullets, or J and my favorite one color uh, Boca, Culebra. Oka Carla. Uh, Boca. Now remember, you can say that to people that don't speak Portuguese. And guess what? They won't understand it. Don't just think you're being cute. Even though you're really not, just say call a Boca. You she Amo Who? G m o uchi ammo. I love you. All right, everybody. Did you want to thank you again for giving me the chance to share with you the simple sentence phrases? And I hope you've actually learned a lot. And I look forward to working with you again in the future on other courses. Make sure you leave me some good feedback and let me know of anything you think I could approve for you and on the next list. And I'm actually going to just give you some tips and tricks on how you can study to make sure you do are are able to be successful at speaking Portuguese. So I will see you then.