Synopses & Reviews
It's easy to teach yourself Brazilian Portuguese!
Complete Brazilian Portuguese with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Brazilian Portuguese, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Brazilian Portuguese with confidence.
Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.
The accompanying audio CDs include audio exercises--performed by native speakers--that reinforce communicative skills.
- Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors many years of experience
- Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress
- Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language
About the Author
Sue Tyson-Ward is currently a part-time lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese at Lancaster Adult College and Chair of ALL Spanish and Portuguese Committee. She has extensive experience of teaching, examining and writing.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Pronunciation guide / Your passport please / Are you married? / Where is your town? / Is there a chemist's around here? / What time do you start? / What do you do in your free time? / Can I help you? / What are you going to eat? / Are you going travelling? / Revision exercises on units 1-9 / Do you have a room free? / What about this one? / Why don't we go to the theatre? / Is that everything? / Are you free tomorrow afternoon? / How was the journey? / How much did it cost? / It was all so different / What's the matter? / Revision exercises on units 10-18 / Key to the exercises / Brazilian Portuguese-English vocabulary / English-Brazilian Portuguese vocabulary / Numbers / Glossary of grammatical terms / Taking it further / Grammar index