Synopses & Reviews
Enjoy learning the Portuguese you need!
Finally an entertaining, non-intimidating way for you to build speaking proficiency! This Portuguese course covers 10 key situations--from greetings and buying food and drink to shopping, asking for directions, and visiting locals--and includes two dialogues per topic. The explanations and instructions are simple and bite-size, making this a very accessible program for your on-the-go lifestyle.
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About the Author
Sue Tyson-Ward has written a number of books on Portuguese language and culture and has acted as a consultant to BBC TV.
Table of Contents
CDs 1 and 2
1 Descriptions / introductions / describing / introducing yourself and others / describing the characters in the story
2 Making a hotel reservation / by telephone / face to face
3 Securing a table in a restaurant / by telephone / in person
4 Ordering drinks and food / ordering a drink / ordering a meal
5 Getting a taxi / by phone / in the street
6 Arranging to meet / making an appointment / changing an appointment
7 Working out where things and places are / seeking directions / giving directions
8 Shopping / for food / for presents
9 Getting somewhere / asking about travel / departures and arrivals / buying tickets
10 Future plans / private life / career
CD 3 Strategies and practice in understanding