• Short Stories in Portuguese

  • My Daily Routine, Volume 1 [Portuguese Edition]
  • By: Irineu De Oliveira
  • Narrated by: Romulo Cassio
  • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 11-23-15
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Publisher: De Oliveira Languages
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.7 (7 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This book is a new way to master the everyday vocabulary and verbs in context in the Portuguese language through short stories. If you have difficulties expressing yourself in Portuguese for lack of vocabulary as well as with conjugating your verbs, this book is for you! It is an innovative method of learning and practicing vocabulary and verbs commonly used in Portuguese. It is a practical and effective way to learn Portuguese.
This book will allow you to master the vocabulary, verbs, and expressions used in your day-to-day activities. In listening to this book, you will learn more than 185 of the most commonly used verbs in Portuguese in different conjugations. You will learn the main adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and phrases that only native speakers of Portuguese use. There are more than 1,000 questions in Portuguese and more than 3,000 unique words in Portuguese in different tenses, which will allow you to express yourself effortlessly in Portuguese. You will learn the most important irregular verbs in Portuguese.
Listen to this book, and you'll master the Portuguese language in a short period of time.
©2013 Irineu De Oliveira Jnr (P)2015 Irineu De Oliveira Jnr
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3 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 04-05-18

not short stories

this should not be called short stories. it is a useful tool for practicing listening skills in portugues by listening to the same routines in different tenses, but its nothing like a story. its drilling common vocubalarly by repeating common routines.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Diana D. on 02-21-18

Excellent for vocabulary and grammar practice

Would you listen to Short Stories in Portuguese again? Why?

This is the kind of book you should listen to many times over and discover that you understand a little bit more each time. It is perfect for learning basic vocabulary and grammar.

As the title says, the story is about daily morning routine. Honestly, it's not a fun story, but it takes you through a lot of useful vocabulary, from what it takes to get ready for work, driving in traffic, interacting with coworkers, having dinner at home, family time, and finally going back to bed. The first chapter tells this story in the present tense. Next, each chapter tells the same story in other verb tenses (past perfect, imperfect past, future, etc). This is a fantastic resource for someone who is fairly new to the language.

I also bought the paperback and kindle version, and found it helpful to read along and look up words.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Ms. Laura J. Bates on 02-14-17

There is no English

What disappointed you about Short Stories in Portuguese?

There is no English, only Portuguese, I can pick up a couple of words but they speak quite fast and I haven't got a clue what they are saying most of the time and it has not helped me learn Portuguese at all.

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By VeicsUv9 on 05-02-16


Great for learning and studying Brazilian Portuguese.

This recording (and the book/Kindle) is very useful. I use the Pimsleur approach to learning languages (ie I focus on listening and speaking more than reading and writing), and this is a great complement. It covers the typical vocabulary required for every day - home, work, eating, etc.

A couple of small issues: I wish the chapters were shorter (to allow easier repetition of sections), and I wish there was more time after each phrase, so I could say it myself.

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