Category Archives: Reviews

The gold standard of online Portuguese education

In the last 6 months, we’ve seen major new content and website relaunches from three of  my favorite Portuguese websites. I think these three resources now constitute the gold standard of online Portuguese education. Throw in a copy of the … Continue reading

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Semántica’s new Intensivo course is the next best thing to being in Rio

This is James. He lives in Brazil and makes awesome videos for portuguese learners like me. You should be jealous of James, because he gets to live in Rio and follow brazilians around the city with a camera for a … Continue reading

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StreetSmart Brazil has a new website

…and it’s beautiful! You should go take a look.   If I had to recommend just one resource for someone who wants to get serious about learning Portuguese, it’s these folks. I started taking Skype lessons with Luciana, the founder, … Continue reading

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Guide to Spanish for Portuguese speakers

Here’s something a bit unusual. Elsewhere on Hacking Portuguese I’ve pointed readers to resources for Spanish speakers wanting to learn Portuguese, but for those strange folks going in the opposite direction (like me), I recently stumbled across Guia do espanhol … Continue reading

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BRIC Language Program

As you may have noticed, I’ve been incommunicado for the past few months. The reason is that I started a graduate program in environmental science and that’s been taking up a huge chunk of my time. But it’s also given … Continue reading

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