Portuguese Grammar

Rocket Portuguese Language & Culture Lessons - New Update!

Hi Everyone! If you're wondering why some of the Language & Culture lessons have changed recently, it's because we've updated and expanded the content for several topics, including direct and indirect object pronouns; prepositions; and irregular verbs. W...

0 replies - Last post by Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor - September 25, 2019

Grannar Guide for Portuguese Rocket Portuguese

Hi Kiwinz,  Our apologies for missing your question!  Unfortunately we don't have a grammar book for Portuguese. All the grammar elements would be in the Language & Culture lessons.  At the moment we don't have plans to create another level of Portugue...

1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - April 9, 2017


hi guys, could someone tell me which tenses are the most important to know by hard, when you start studying Portugese?  thanks in advance !

0 replies - Last post by cnp - November 16, 2016

Pronunciation question!

Hi Brittany, The "ã" is a nasal vowel and sounds like "Huh?" in English. The "o" sounds like the vowel "o" in the English word "do" Cheers, :) Tereza.

1 reply - Last post by Tereza-P - January 19, 2015

do que camparisons

Hi Michael, You can use "do que" or just "que". They are comparative conjunctions and they are necessary when we compare two things with superiority or inferiority. E.g. "John é mais alto que Daniel" or " John é mais alto do que Daniel" In English...

1 reply - Last post by Tereza-P - January 5, 2015


Hi Ali, "Sou" and "eu sou" it is the same meaning as I am, but "estaou" is not a Portuguese word, the correct way to write is " eu estou" or "estou" it means I am as well. Hope this helps :) Tereza.

2 replies - Last post by Tereza-P - September 8, 2014

Articles with proper names

Hi Brittany, Both are correct, but usually people tend to say with an article and write without. Hope this helps, Cheers :)

3 replies - Last post by Tereza-P - August 5, 2014

Articles and prepositions

I've noticed in the lessons that Portuguese articles and prepositions all reflect the gender what it is referring to. I am halfway through the program, and still super confused about this. Can you please list the most common articles and prepositions, a...

5 replies - Last post by Tereza-P - June 5, 2014

translation of message

Hello, I would like to reply to message and wrote in Potruguese the following lines: ============================================ Hi Maria, I am grandson of Vojtech Hron, he was brother of Ladislav Hron. I would like to know more about my uncle Ladisla...

1 reply - Last post by Tereza-P - May 14, 2014

correct pronounciation Como está

Hi David, Nice question :) You should pronouncing the o after and must have the eh sound before. Phonetically in English : Komo ehsta. Hope this helps!

5 replies - Last post by Rocket-Languages - May 8, 2014

Little words

In the phrase "qual é a sua profissão?", what is the meaning and importance of the "a" after "é"?

1 reply - Last post by Tereza-P - November 13, 2013

The "o" before "que"

In lesson 1.3 the question "Com o que?" And "O que você quer?" Confuse me. What is the purpose of the "o" in both theses sentences?

1 reply - Last post by Tereza-P - October 23, 2013

how i learn portuguese ?

I recently started reading newspapers from Brazil online. I try to read and translate an article (one paragraph at a time) and then copy and paste the paragraph into google translate to see how I did. Here is a link to a website where you can find the w...

9 replies - Last post by Tereza-P - February 23, 2013

how i learn portuguese ?

Hi Dini, I'm so glad you like it :) Yes, you are right. The conversation is very important, but read and listen are very important too. Unfortunately, I dont know about the embassy, but maybe you'll get lucky. Até breve ! Tereza.

5 replies - Last post by Tereza-P - December 19, 2012


Hi sami It's said "Como você se sente agora? Você se sente bem ou mal?" Thank you.

1 reply - Last post by Tereza-P - July 13, 2012

Saying hello in Portuguese

Are there different ways of saying hello in Portuguese? Is it too informal to say “Oi” when greeting someone I haven’t met before?

6 replies - Last post by Sami-Zaki - July 6, 2012

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