Learn Portuguese - Brazilianpodclass (previous Episodes)



BrazilianPodClass is a free podcast for those who want to learn Brazilian Portuguese. It is released once a week, for all levels with focus on conversation, vocabulary, grammar and popular expressions.


  • 100 - A Song – Se Eu Quiser Falar com Deus


    In this episode, we are going to learn the vocabulary related to parts of a building and the Pretérito Perfeito and the Pretérito Perfeito Composto do Indicativo compared. Today’s song - Se eu quiser falar com Deus - is by Gilberto Gil, one of the most famous singers and composers in Brazil since the sixties. His lyrics criticizing the military dictatorship of the time sent him into exile in London for two years. He is now Brazil’s Minister of Culture.

  • 9 - In the Hotel


    Today we are going to study the numbers from 100 to 1000 and the verbs in the Present Continuous.

  • 8 - Leather Shoes


    Today we are learning the colors, different kinds of material and the verb QUERER in the present.

  • 7 - What Time Is It?


    Today we are going to learn how to say the time in Portuguese, the numbers from 20 to 100 and the verb PODER (can).

  • 6 - At the Restaurant


    Eating out in Brazil is very inexpensive, especially at the “Kilo” restaurants, where you pay by the weight. In this dialogue, Regina prefers to go to a la carte restaurant.

  • 5 - Let’s Go to the Street Market


    In today’s dialogue, Solange suggests going to a street market, and Carlos invites her to lunch out afterwards. We’ll also learn the numbers from 1 to 12.

  • 4 - Where Are You From?


    Today you’ll learn the names of some countries and how to ask “How do you say this word in Portuguese?”.

  • 3 - A Walk Along the Beach


    Paul Clark is walking along a beach in Rio, but he doesn’t know its name. He asks a nice lady who is passing by. In this episode you’ll also learn the Portuguese alphabet.

  • 2 - Introductions


    In this dialogue, you will have an example of how to introduce yourself, introduce someone else and say good-bye.

  • 1 - At a Seminar Reception Desk


    We’ll be listening to a dialogue that takes place in Rio de Janeiro, at a seminar reception desk, between the receptionist and Mr. James Youlten. In this dialogue, James Youlten from England tells the receptionist his name, how to spell it and where he comes from.