Shop by Language :
Shop by Product Type :
Shop by Country :
Languages > Portuguese > Learn > Children's > Bilingual Books - PORTUGUESE in 10 minutes a day ® with CD-ROM
Bilingual Books - PORTUGUESE in 10 minutes a day ® with CD-ROM

Bilingual Books - PORTUGUESE in 10 minutes a day ® with CD-ROM
Buy now for $22.95 (regularly $24.95) Add to Cart
We ship worldwide.   Bulk and academic discounts available -- contact us for pricing.
Ships in 5 - 7 business days.

PORTUGUESE in 10 minutes a day® with CD-ROM and PORTUGUESE a language map® focus on the Portuguese spoken in Brazil. There are some differences in vocabulary and pronunciation between Continental Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese, however, each is understood by the other. A fair comparison would be British English to American English. Forms of verbs, nouns and adjectives are generally the same. The differences are most apparent in the choice of vocabulary and syntax, particularly in the spoken language.

Specific examples:

Continental Portuguese tends to have a softer sound, and often the word endings are swallowed. Brazilian Portuguese does not swallow the word endings, and the vowel sounds are clearly pronounced. The nasal sounds tend to be more heavily nasalized in Brazilian Portuguese.

In Brazil the letter “r” is pronounced as an “h” at the beginning of a word so the name of the world-famous city of Rio is actually pronounced “hee-oo.” In addition, an “s” at the end of a word will vary in pronunciation depending upon which area of Brazil someone is from, as well as whether someone is from Brazil or Portugal.

Product ID: 105288     ISBN-13: 9781931873093
Categories: Classroom/Schools, Classroom/Teaching Materials, Learn, Learn > Children's
Supporting languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Platforms/media types: Windows XP, Printed Matter, Windows 2000, Mac OS X, Windows Vista
Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Paypal        
©1992-2021 World Language Resources, Inc.    All Rights Reserved.
2390 Crenshaw Blvd., #813, Torrance, CA 90501 USA     Tel: 424-328-0063     Fax: 888-213-4042

About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Privacy Policy   |   Site Security   |   Help   |   Affiliate Program            Browse:  Languages   |   Product Types   |   Countries