Brazilian Portuguese: Beginner 1 is aimed at English-speakers who have not had any previous exposure to learning Portuguese. It offers full descriptive explanations, examples, exercises and audio recordings that provide the student with a sound understanding of grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Written text and audio recording are provided in English and Portuguese to aid the student's learning. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to engage in basic conversations such as greetings, to read and write short texts in the present tense, and to understand simple grammar such as verb conjugation. Developed by Braz-En Language Experts, Brazilian Portuguese: Beginner 1 is the first book in a new series of Portuguese language tuition books published by Tilde Publishing and Distribution. Audio files and other support material is available from Braz-En Language Experts via www.braz-en.com.
About the book
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Glossary of terms, Chapter 2 - Pronunciation notes and tags for this book, Chapter 3 - Introduction to Portuguese, Chapter 4 - Brazilian vowel sounds, Chapter 5 - Starting to Talk, Chapter 6 - Regular verb pattern in present tense (1st conjugation), Chapter 7 - Appendix, Chapter 8 - ANSWERS TO THE EXERCISES.
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About the authors
Dr Rita Ferraro graduated from Universidale Federal Fluminese (UFF) in Brazil a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Portuguese and Spanish Language, Literature and linguistics. Following this, she completed a PhD in Portuguese and Spanish Contrastive Linguistics at Universidale de Cadez (UCA) in Spain. Rita has now developed and delivered language tuition programs for various universities, corporate clients, government agencies, and in her own private language school over the past ten years. Based in Sydney, Australia, Rita is interested in optimizing the standards of Portuguese language teaching material and academic programs.