Language Links: Portuguese

Department: Spanish and Portuguese

News and Media

Selection of links to Portuguese websites for television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and other media.

Television

Radio

Newspaper & Magazines

Search Engines

Travel and Study Abroad

Selection of links to Portuguese airlines and train stations, main cities and study abroad programs.

Transportation

Tourism

Official Tourist Sites:

Study Abroad

Shopping

Links to websites selling Portuguese products (music, book, etc...)

Books and Music

Language Associations

Links to Portuguese language associations.

Local Connections

Links to Portuguese stores, restaurants, museums, etc, located in the Denver-Boulder metropolitan area.

Food

Restaurants

Culture

Apps

Brasil 24 7

Brasil 247

iPad only (free)

The first Brazilian newspaper developed specifically for the iPad.

Globo PM

GloboFM

iPhone, iPad (free)

The Globo FM application gives you access to radio programming in real-time to listen to the best national and Brazilian musical programming, coverage on health, technology, culture and the environment.

Hot Radio Brasil

Hot Rádio Brasil

iPhone, iPad (free)

Listen to the Internet radio stations of Brazil for free.

ihymn Portugal

ihymn Portugal

iPhone, iPad ($0.99)

ihymn Portugal is a application which helps you to remember or learn the Portuguese National Anthem A Portuguesa and includes the history of the anthem in English, the sheet music in Portuguese and the lyrics in Portuguese with English translation.

Jornal NH

Jornal NH

iPad only (free)

Interactive news articles and videos on politics, the economy, the environment and technology from Sinos, Paranhana, Caí, Serra Gaúcha, Litoral Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, the rest of Brasil and the world with the capability to read the stories off line as well.

Lista de compras

MeuCarrinho - Lista de compras

Android (free)

Create grocery lists in Portuguese, search for products, touch the picture of a product to add it to your list, price products and know exactly how much you spend before reaching the cashier.

National Anthem

National Anthem Portugal

Android ($1.12)

National Anthem of Portugal including lyrics, melody and country information.

Radio Recorder

Portugal Radio Recorder

iPhone, iPad (free)

Portugal Radio Recorder Free is an easy to use application that lets you play and record more than 100 Portuguese radio stations so you can enjoy radio recordings of up to 30 minutes even if you are not connected to the Internet.

Teaching Resources

Language Instruction
Pimsleur

Pimsleur Approach

pimsleurapproach.com

Offers a number of self-teaching and practice resources for students and new learners.

Centro Virtual Camoes

Centro Virtual Camoes

instituto-camoes.pt

This website provides a great variety of language activities for novice and more advanced learners. There are reading-comprehension activities, grammar and vocabulary tutorials and exercises with feedback.

Portuguese in Brazil

Portuguese in Brazil

Five College Consortium

This website provides many language learning activities, based on audio files and video clips. There are five sections: basic communication, culture and social life, necessities, shopping and transportations.

Culture & Society
BBC News (Portuguese)

BBC News (Portuguese

BBC World

This is the Portuguese version of BBC news. The text and audio resources are authentic and can used to design specific language learning activities.

A Viagem de Vasco da Gama

A Viagem de Vasco da Gama

nonio.eses.pt

With seven independent modules, this website covers Vasco da Gama's trip from Portugal to India and back. It targets a young audience, but could be adapted to the needs of college level students.

Porta Curtas

Porta Curtas

portacurtas.org.br

A Brazillian government sponsored website of short films and clips, many of which have won awards and international attention.The diversity of topics and short film length make them good for student assignments.

Literature
Contos completos de Machado De Assis

Contos completos de Machado De Assis

uol.com.br

A complete collection of short stories by the Brazilian literary giant, Machado de Assis. (The site does not provide any supporting material such as background information or reading analysis.)

João Cabral de Melo Neto

João Cabral de Melo Neto

tvcultura.com.br

This website covers the life and work of poet João Cabral de Melo Neto. It includes video and audio clips of the poet himself as well literary experts. It can be used in survey courses or for independent study.

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