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The Resource Portuguese For Dummies, (electronic resource)

Portuguese For Dummies, (electronic resource)

Label
Portuguese For Dummies
Title
Portuguese For Dummies
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The fast and easy way to learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese Quick! What's the most widely spoken language in South America? That's right, Portuguese! And what's the fastest, easiest, most enjoyable way to learn Portuguese? Portuguese for Dummies, of course! This fun, friendly guide helps you start speaking Brazilian Portuguese immediately! Whether you're a student, a traveler, or you work in business or government, you'll love its practical lessons, cultural facts, and handy references-including a Portuguese-English mini-dictionary, lists of vital verbs, and more!Hav
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
469.82421
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Portuguese For Dummies, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CEDA3DD9-B129-4C47-8A13-7E5AC219070C
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Asking People What They Like to Do
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Portuguese For Dummies®, 2nd Edition; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started; Chapter 1: You Already Know Some Portuguese!; Exploring the Roots of Portuguese; Reciting Your ABCs; Conquering Consonants; Exercising Your Jowls with Vowels; Differentiating Regional Accents; Recognizing the Sound of Portugal's Portuguese; Chapter 2: The Nitty-Gritty: Basic Portuguese Grammar; Agreeing with Nouns and Adjectives
  • Looking at ArticlesIntroducing Pronouns; Examining Verbs and Building Simple Sentences; Delving into Verb Conjugations; Making Contractions: It's a Cinch!; To Me, to You: Indirect Objects; Chapter 3: Oi! Hello! Greetings and Introductions; Saying Hello; Making Introductions; Using First Names, Last Names, and Nicknames -- Brazilian-Style; Dividing the World between Formal and Informal; Describing Permanent Qualities: Ser; Describing Temporary Qualities: Estar; Speaking about Speaking: Falar; Saying Goodbye; Chapter 4: Getting Your Numbers, Times, and Measurements Straight
  • Counting to 100 and BeyondOrdering Sequences: First, Second, Third . . .; Telling Time; Talking about Days of the Week; Specifying Times and Dates; Getting Familiar with the Metric System; Chapter 5: Speaking Portuguese at Home; Talking about a Home; Getting Some Sleep; Waking Up; Chatting about Food; Cleaning House; Making a Phone Call; Being a Gracious Guest; Part II: Portuguese in Action; Chapter 6: Getting to Know You: Small Talk; Where Are You From?; Figuring Out Family Connections; Using Possessives: "My . . ."; Knowing Who, What, and Where; Talking in the Past Tense
  • Pulling It Together with Connector WordsThree "Save Me!" Phrases; Sharing Your Contact Information; Chapter 7: Dining Out and Going to the Market; Trying Brazilian Foods; Buying Drinks; Basking in Brazilian Barbeque; Mastering Eating and Drinking Verbs; Shopping at the Market; Chapter 8: Shopping; Scoping Out the Shopping Scene; Saying What You're Looking For; Trying and Trying On: The Verb Experimentar; Taking It: The Verb Levar; Making Comparisons and Expressing Opinions; Exploring Brazilian Treasures; Negotiating Price in Outdoor Markets; Chapter 9: Going Out on the Town
  • Talking about Going OutTaking in Brazil's Musical Culture; Exploring Art; Going to the Movies; Falling in Love -- in Portuguese; Chapter 10: Chatting About Business and the Economy; O que você faz? What Do You Do?; E-mailing; Mailing Things the Old-Fashioned Way; Placing a Business Call; Making Appointments and Conducting Meetings; Talking about Currency and Stock Prices; Chapter 11: Recreation and the Outdoors; Finding Out What's Really on a Brazilian Beach; Exploring the Amazon Rainforest; Talking about Biodiversity; Getting Hip to Soccer -- Brazil's National Pastime
Control code
ocn827207423
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (387 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118461266
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CEDA3DD9-B129-4C47-8A13-7E5AC219070C
System control number
(OCoLC)827207423
Label
Portuguese For Dummies, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CEDA3DD9-B129-4C47-8A13-7E5AC219070C
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Asking People What They Like to Do
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Portuguese For Dummies®, 2nd Edition; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started; Chapter 1: You Already Know Some Portuguese!; Exploring the Roots of Portuguese; Reciting Your ABCs; Conquering Consonants; Exercising Your Jowls with Vowels; Differentiating Regional Accents; Recognizing the Sound of Portugal's Portuguese; Chapter 2: The Nitty-Gritty: Basic Portuguese Grammar; Agreeing with Nouns and Adjectives
  • Looking at ArticlesIntroducing Pronouns; Examining Verbs and Building Simple Sentences; Delving into Verb Conjugations; Making Contractions: It's a Cinch!; To Me, to You: Indirect Objects; Chapter 3: Oi! Hello! Greetings and Introductions; Saying Hello; Making Introductions; Using First Names, Last Names, and Nicknames -- Brazilian-Style; Dividing the World between Formal and Informal; Describing Permanent Qualities: Ser; Describing Temporary Qualities: Estar; Speaking about Speaking: Falar; Saying Goodbye; Chapter 4: Getting Your Numbers, Times, and Measurements Straight
  • Counting to 100 and BeyondOrdering Sequences: First, Second, Third . . .; Telling Time; Talking about Days of the Week; Specifying Times and Dates; Getting Familiar with the Metric System; Chapter 5: Speaking Portuguese at Home; Talking about a Home; Getting Some Sleep; Waking Up; Chatting about Food; Cleaning House; Making a Phone Call; Being a Gracious Guest; Part II: Portuguese in Action; Chapter 6: Getting to Know You: Small Talk; Where Are You From?; Figuring Out Family Connections; Using Possessives: "My . . ."; Knowing Who, What, and Where; Talking in the Past Tense
  • Pulling It Together with Connector WordsThree "Save Me!" Phrases; Sharing Your Contact Information; Chapter 7: Dining Out and Going to the Market; Trying Brazilian Foods; Buying Drinks; Basking in Brazilian Barbeque; Mastering Eating and Drinking Verbs; Shopping at the Market; Chapter 8: Shopping; Scoping Out the Shopping Scene; Saying What You're Looking For; Trying and Trying On: The Verb Experimentar; Taking It: The Verb Levar; Making Comparisons and Expressing Opinions; Exploring Brazilian Treasures; Negotiating Price in Outdoor Markets; Chapter 9: Going Out on the Town
  • Talking about Going OutTaking in Brazil's Musical Culture; Exploring Art; Going to the Movies; Falling in Love -- in Portuguese; Chapter 10: Chatting About Business and the Economy; O que você faz? What Do You Do?; E-mailing; Mailing Things the Old-Fashioned Way; Placing a Business Call; Making Appointments and Conducting Meetings; Talking about Currency and Stock Prices; Chapter 11: Recreation and the Outdoors; Finding Out What's Really on a Brazilian Beach; Exploring the Amazon Rainforest; Talking about Biodiversity; Getting Hip to Soccer -- Brazil's National Pastime
Control code
ocn827207423
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (387 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118461266
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CEDA3DD9-B129-4C47-8A13-7E5AC219070C
System control number
(OCoLC)827207423

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