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Learn Portuguese online with our free Portuguese lessons

Whether you just want to learn a few Portuguese words and phrases, or you want to go further, we’ve got the answers to all your Portuguese language questions! We're talking great tools, great tips, audio lessons, and the inside word on how to speak Portuguese confidently and understand the Portuguese language quickly and effectively...

Right here you‘ll find tons of Portuguese language resources that will really help you learn Portuguese. From understanding how Portuguese grammar works, to a whole range of really helpful Portuguese vocabulary, these fantastic Portuguese lessons will make sure that you can get your point across when you're traveling in Brazil or other Portuguese speaking country.

How to Perfect Your Portuguese Pronunciation with Rocket Record

You can sound like you ARE a native Portuguese speaker when you use Rocket Record, the pronunciation tool from Rocket Portuguese! (Note that for true voice recognition you will need to use the Chrome browser.)

Try it here with the transcript​ from one of our Interactive Audio Lessons:

Rocket Record allows you to listen to the way native speakers say hundreds of Portuguese words and phrases. Then you can record yourself and accurately compare your speech with that of the native speaker.

It really is a fantastic way to learn Portuguese by increasing the amount of Portuguese vocabulary you know, and at the same time massively improving your Portuguese pronunciation and accent. Rocket Record is great for your confidence!

Virtually every Portuguese word and phrase in these lessons uses our Rocket Record voice comparison technology to get your pronunciation sounding as close as possible to a native Portuguese speaker.

How to Understand Spoken Portuguese with Testing

Most of our Portuguese lessons take advantage of the Testing section, which contains our exclusive testing tools. Testing has three testing components, Hear It Say It!, Write It!, and Know It! all scientifically designed to enhance your recall and understanding of spoken Portuguese.

1. Hear it Say it!

Training your ear for Portuguese can be one of the things that Portuguese learners find the hardest to master. That’s why we came up with Hear It Say It!

Here’s how Hear lt Say It! works. A randomly selected audio track from within each lesson is played. After listening to the track you’re prompted to record yourself saying the word, compare the way you say it to the Portuguese speaker, and rate how well you understand what the speaker was saying. A very powerful tool to tune your ear to spoken Portuguese!

Have a go with Hear It Say It! Here

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Improve your understanding of spoken Portuguese. With Hear it Say it! you can tune your ear to Portuguese, increase your vocabulary and improve your pronunciation at the same time! Ready?

  • Click the Get Started button below
  • LISTEN to the audio (and touch up your pronunciation with Rocket Record if you like; Chrome/Firefox/Edge desktop browsers only)
  • Click REVEAL to see the word/phrase and see the translation
  • Just click your RATING to continue

See how many words you've rated at each level below. Just click on the number below each rating to review your words and phrases.

2. Write it!

It's one thing being able to pronounce Portuguese words correctly, it's quite another figuring out how those sounds turn into written words.

Write It! is the self-testing tool that lets you find out how well developed your Portuguese ear really is. Just listen to the native speaker saying a word or phrase, then try to write it correctly in the space provided. There's a special character keyboard available if you need it, so you can get it exactly right.

When you're done click reveal, and you get to see how well you did, and get a rating for that word or phrase.

Test your writing skills with Write It! here:

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Write it! helps you to improve your written Portuguese and your understanding of sentence structures. Just listen to the audio and type in what you hear!

  • Click the Get Started button below
  • LISTEN to the audio
  • WRITE down, in Portuguese, what you hear
  • Click REVEAL to see the word/phrase and see the translation
  • Your answer will be automatically RATED, just click the rating to continue

Tip!

Click the keyboard icon for a Portuguese keyboard

3. Know it!

Now, all the training in the world won’t help you if someone is talking to you in Portuguese and your mind freezes when it’s your turn to speak! That’s why we developed Know It! The self-testing tool that really puts you on the spot!

Know It! pulls randomly selected English words and phrases out of each lesson and prompts you to record yourself saying the Portuguese translation, compare yourself to the Portuguese speaker, and then rate how well you did! You really need to know your stuff for this one but the benefits are huge in maximizing how quickly you can come up with the right thing to say when someone is speaking Portuguese to you!

For a real challenge try out Know It!:

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Know it! tests you on your ability to translate English to Portuguese! Ready?

  • Click the Get Started button below
  • READ the word/phrase
  • RECORD yourself saying it in Portuguese (Chrome/Firefox/Edge desktop browsers only)
  • Click REVEAL to see the word/phrase in Portuguese and listen to the Portuguese audio

More on improving your Portuguese pronunciation

Check out these lessons for the basics of Portuguese and how to further improve your Portuguese pronunciation.

Learn Portuguese Words

Now you know how to use Rocket Record and Testing you can start learning Portuguese with some basic Portuguese lessons.

These Portuguese word lessons from Rocket Portuguese will help you to learn tons of basic Portuguese words and improve your Portuguese pronunciation. We’ve also included some useful vocabulary lists to help you learn Portuguese for real-world situations!

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Learn Portuguese Phrases

Once you’ve built up your vocabulary by learning some basic Portuguese words, it’s time to move on to learning key Portuguese phrases with some more of our Portuguese lessons

Are you planning on traveling to a Portuguese speaking country on vacation or business? Or perhaps you need to speak Portuguese closer to home... Whatever the reason you can learn simple Portuguese phrases for with these Portuguese lessons from Rocket Portuguese.

Learn Portuguese Grammar

Our Portuguese grammar lessons make learning Portuguese grammar rules a breeze. Whether you’re a Portuguese language beginner or honing your advanced skills we can help you master the basics and the finer points in no time.

It‘s true that most folks learning to speak a foreign language don‘t look forward to the grammar rules, but the better you understand how the language works, the more you can read and write about!

What comes next?

When you're ready to take your Portuguese learning to the next level Rocket Portuguese has just the right course for you:

You can hear the first Interactive Audio Lesson from Rocket Portuguese Premium here:

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Who am I?

Olá, my name’s Tereza, and I’m the host of Rocket Portuguese. I come from the beautiful country of Brazil, which means Brazilian Portuguese is my native language. That also means that I know just how hard it can be to learn a new language, because I’ve been there learning English. Together with my English speaking colleague, Paulo, I want to help you to speak and understand Portuguese while cutting your learning time in half.

I’ve travelled the world over and have found that languages are a great way to meet people and discover new things. I really want to make your Portuguese learning experience rewarding and fun!

My goal, just like Rocket Languages’, is to help you reach your goal.

Tereza

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