Questions in Portuguese

Welcome to the Rocket Portuguese lesson on Questions in Portuguese. As a student of a foreign language, you're sure to be asking a lot of perguntas. Luckily these are the kind of words you use often so they'll be easier to remember.

As you learn and as you travel, you'll encounter things that you aren't quite sure about and will need to feel comfortable asking questions to get answers! You'll probably also get asked a lot of questions by those around you. After this lesson you'll be able to recognize these question words and ask them in return!

Pronouncing questions in Portuguese

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Perguntas / Questões




O que?






Por que?




Quanto custa (uncountable)?

How much?

De onde?

From where?



Como se fala /Como se diz?

How do you say...?

Qual é o seu nome?

What is your name?

Como vai (você)?

How are you?

De onde você é?

Where are you from?

O que você faz?

What do you do?

How did you do? What did you learn? When will you be practicing?

See? Questions are so important! As you go about your day, ask yourself (and others!) some questions in Portuguese to keep these words fresh in your mind. Practice makes perfect!

Find out about asking Portuguese questions in this series of lessons. Make sure you listen to the audio and practice your Portuguese pronunciation. And do the Portuguese tests at the end of each lesson to reinforce your knowledge of Portuguese questions!


Tereza Pereira
Tereza Pereira
Rocket Portuguese

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