Portuguese is the mother tongue of about 230 million people, mainly in Portugal and the Portuguese islands in the Atlantic; Brazil; and Portugal’s former overseas provinces in Africa and Asia. Pimsleur’s Brazilian Portuguese teaches the São Paulo metropolitan accent.
The Pimsleur Method is scientifically proven to be your fastest route to near-native fluency. Speak and understand Brazilian Portuguese in just 30 minutes a day. Portuguese (Brazilian) Level 1 Lessons 16-20 builds on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Each lesson contains practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension and on learning to speak Brazilian Portuguese.
These units contain reading lessons designed to teach you to sound out words with correct pronunciation and accent. A reading booklet PDF to be used with the audio lessons is included.
This third edition (© 2014) is a new edition of Portuguese (Brazilian) Level 1.