CIBER - Brazilian Portuguese

Module 1: Simple Greetings and Introductions

Part 1 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn about the history of the Portuguese Language. We’ll also start with some simple greetings and introductions.

Module 2: Places and Culture of Southeast Brazil

Part 2 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn about Southeast Brazil. We will talk about the states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais, their major cities, cultural characteristics, and some exciting destinations for visitors.

Module 3: Describing People and Places

Part 3 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn about the background of Portuguese. In this session we will focus on describing people, places, conditions and how to answer “How are you?”

 

Module 4: Places and Culture of Northeastern Brazil

Part 4 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn about the Northeast of Brazil, which is comprised of 9 states: Alagoas, Bahia, Pernambuco, Maranhão, Paraiba, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceara, Piaui, and Sergipe.

Module 5: Questions, Dates, & Numbers

Part 5 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this module you will learn how to ask some common questions in Portuguese. We’ll will also learn the days of the week, the months of the year, the seasons, and some numbers.

Module 6: Places and Culture of Northern Brazil

Part 6 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn about the Northern Brazil. The North is the country’s largest geographic region, consisting of the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins, but also its least inhabited. Most of the population is centered in urban areas. The Amazon rainforest is its defining ecological feature.

Module 7: Likes/Dislikes and Ordering Food

Part 7 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn how to talk about likes and dislikes, order food and reserve a hotel room.

Module 8: Places & Culture in Central-West Brazil

Part 8 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn about some of the places and cultural characteristics of Central-West Brazil. The Central-West Region of Brazil includes the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Brasilia, the capital of Brazil.

Module 9: Traveling and Shopping

Part 9 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn some useful phrases and vocabulary to help you while shopping and traveling around Brazil.

Module 10: Places & Culture of Southeastern Brazil

Part 10 of our series on Brazilian Portuguese language and culture. In this video you will learn about the places and cultural aspects of South Brazil. South Brazil includes the states of Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul. Its attractions range from the historic Jesuit ruins of Missões in Rio Grande do Sul, to the excellent beaches of Santa Catarina and the majestic Iguaçu Waterfalls in Paraná.