Brazilian Portuguese is the variety of the Portuguese language spoken in Brasil. It is written and spoken by almost all 190 million inhabitants.

Some have said the difference between Portuguese and Portuguese-Brasil is like comparing American English with British English but the differences are much greater from spelling to the use of verb tenses and terminology. In many situations the language is applied incorrectly. The choice of words can be completely different and sometimes ‘laughable’. Especially true when looking at technical texts where even the choice of ‘imported’ words are different.


Why Learn Portuguese-Brasil?

  • ¬†With Brasil hosting the World Cup Football in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016 it makes perfect sense to start learning the language and fully participate in two of the greatest shows on earth
  • Brasil is rich in natural resources – meaning constant work for a long time to come. It is one of the BRIC economies, one of the fastest growing in the world
  • Numerous scientists consider Brasil to be the country with the most important biological diversity in the world


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