Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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This page will provide you with resources for learning Portuguese, give you links to newspapers and magazines in Portuguese language as well as introduce some general information about Portuguese speaking countries.

Learning Portuguese
Portuguese Tutorial Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar from Free Language Tutorials
This tutorial is for Brazilian Portuguese, so if you can speak Portuguese from Portugal, you may notice many differences, but don't worry! We can all understand each other.

 

Easy Portuguese

The website includes the alphabet, phrases in Portuguese and Brazilian with audio files

Learning Portuguese

The website is maintained by a student of Portuguese in the UK. Those who are also students may find learning on this website easier than a more textbook" kind of study. Written in a conversational tone, the 30-plus lessons in grammar are easy to understand and are generally aimed at European and African Portuguese

Reverso Reverso offers you the best tool for learning English, the Portuguese English dictionary containing commonly used words and expressions, along with thousands of Portuguese entries and their English translation, added in the dictionary by our users.
Portuguese dictionary Portuguese dictionary offers word to word translation, as well as other resources for translating and learning Portuguese
 
General
The International Portuguese Language Institute The International Portuguese Language Institute is an institute supporting the spread and popularity of the Portuguese language in the world. The Institute's headquarters is located in Praia, Cape Verde
Community of Portuguese Language Countries The Community of Portuguese Language Countries is the intergovernmental organization for friendship among lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) nations, where Portuguese is an official language.
Culture of Portugal Culture of Portugal from Countries and their Cultures
Portugal from Encyclopedia Britannica Quickly and easily explore key people, places, and topics associated with Portugal via the world-renowned Encyclopædia Britannica.
Embassy of Portugal in Canada Embassy of Portugal in Canada ( in Portuguese)
Brazil from Encyclopedia Britannica Quickly and easily explore key people, places, and topics associated with Brazil via the world-renowned Encyclopædia Britannica
Brazil from National Geographic Includes Brazil guide, facts and maps.
Embassy of Brazil in Canada with facts about country and list of cultural events
Newspapers
Correio da Manhã Correio da Manhã is a major daily Portuguese newspaper (tabloid) published in Lisbon, Portugal. It is regarded as the most read general newspaper in the country
Diário de Notícias Diário de Notícias is a Portuguese daily newspaper, founded in Lisbon, on December 29, 1864 by Tomás Quintino Antunes and Eduardo Coelho. It gradually became one of the best known Portuguese newspapers.
The Portugal News The Portugal News is a national weekly newspaper in English for Portugal. Established in 1977, The Portugal News is the longest established English-language newspaper still in publication in Portugal. It is politically neutral and carries current comment on the latest political developments each week
Brasil em Folhas

The Journal Sheets Brazil is a publication that was founded on February 26, 2008. With daily publication, its themes focus on the everyday life of Brazilian cities and their inhabitants. Its key features irreverence, good humor and exclusive stories.

The Correio Braziliense The Correio Braziliense (Brazilian Mail) is a newspaper in Brazil, founded April 21, 1960 by Assis Chateaubriand.The name came from the historical or Post Braziliense Warehouse Literature, published in London from 1808 by Hipólito José da Costa.
Jornal do Brasil Jornal do Brasil, widely known as JB, is a daily newspaper published by Editora JB in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was founded in 1891 and is the third oldest existent Brazilian paper
The Rio Times The Rio Times is an English language publication dedicated to the English speaking foreign community in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil.