Sports in Portuguese
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Let’s get warmed up and ready to talk about sports in Portuguese!
Everyone has their favorite sport and even countries tend to have favorite national sports. America is the home of baseball, or beisebol as the Portuguese would say. And, like most of the world, Brazilians are particularly fond of soccer, or futebol. You’ll find kids in the street playing futebol and lots of organized teams. There are an endless number of sports to talk about but in this lesson, we’ll go over the most common ones.
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Pronouncing sports in Portuguese
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basquetebol / basquete
corrida a pé
levantamento de peso
salto com vara
tiro com arco
Right, I’m getting worn out from all this talk about sports. Time for a water break.
I hope we’ve covered your favorite sport. Next time you are watching your favorite sport or actually doing it, think about it in Portuguese. And when you meet a Portuguese speaker, strike up a conversation about sports to put your practice to good use!
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