Tag Archives: Language Learning

Portuguese Comprehension

Have spent three days at a ViniPortugal conference, with many of the presentations in Portuguese.  This is actually the best thing for me – intensive listening for a fairly extended period of time, to real voices and real conversations.  Language … Continue reading

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Typical Day With the Portuguese Language

I have written before about trying to adjust to the Portuguese language, and my listening comprehension difficulties.  This morning I had a typical conversation – or effort thereat. Coming home from a weekend in Lisbon I found a notice in … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Life In Portugal – Language

In the prior entry I wrote about some of the motivations and logistical challenges of moving and settling into Portugal, as well as some of the culture-shock reactions.  Probably the single biggest challenge, but fun anyway, is the language (well, … Continue reading

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