Portuguese Language Resources

Great Portuguese textbooks & courses for all levels

This is a wonderful collection of interesting stories in Brazilian Portuguese, with vocabulary lists and comprehension questions.

Pois não is a Brazilian Portuguese Course for Spanish Speakers, with Basic Reference Grammar.

Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language.

With nearly 400 pages, Portuguese For Dummies is for those readers looking for a comprehensive guide to help them immerse themselves in the Portuguese language.

During the course, you will join Michel Thomas and two students in a live lesson, learning from both their successes and their mistakes to keep you motivated and involved throughout the course.

As an auditory learner, I’m a huge fan of the Pimsleur method, I’ve used it to learn Portuguese, and now to learn German.

Websites and Apps For Learning Portuguese

italki – $10 credits after your first lesson booking if you sign up here
Portuguese lessons 1 on 1 with a tutor of your choice, time and price range. There are Portuguese tutors from various Portuguese speaking countries if you want to learn a specific accent, too.

Learn Portuguese With Lingualid – Kickstart your Portuguese learning journey with our easy to follow lessons.

Memrise – a powerful app that’s been around for a while. Memory-based learning at its best (I mean, it was created by a memory master guy!) They recently added videos and better audio, too!

PortuguesePod 101 – This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app.

YouTube Channels To Learn Portuguese With

PortuguesePod101 – This is a great start to learn Portuguese, the channel contains a massive collection of videos about different topics

Speaking Brazilian Language School – Portuguese-only videos meant to help you improve your ability to speak and think in Portuguese, all while giving grammar explanations, personally I found this channel when I started studying grammar ( yes I didn’t study grammar at first hahaha)

Easy Portuguese – The Easy Languages series offers real, spoken Portuguese, with live interviews done with random people on the street. The videos touch upon a huge variety of dialogues and come with dual-language subtitles (in English and Portuguese). Great for intermediate-advanced learners.

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