links below connect to sites that should be useful to those interested
in the Portuguese language. To reference the cultural links page, click
send a message if you find any broken links or if you stumble upon
a noteworthy site.
Introductions to the Portuguese Language (phrases and online courses)
Intute (websites for study and research)
Find Portuguese lessons and courses on Intute's study search site.
European and Brazilian Portuguese for Travelers
Includes dozens of phrases with sound files (scroll down to flags,
click the green and blue flag for Brazilian, the green and red for European).
Marko Huuhilo's site introduces the basics of Brazilian Portuguese.
A great site for beginners!
A site dedicated to Brazilian Portuguese, with a brief overview
on grammar and a good selection of phrases, proverbs and activities.
tudo um pouco
Lessons in European Portuguese from Glasgow University.
de redação (convenções da língua
Site that details conventions of the written language used in editing
da Língua Portuguesa
"Cyber-doubts", a site for advanced learners and Portuguese
speakers that works through language-related questions.
Links to language learning sites, dictionaries, news journals,
texts, and more.
na Internet - os melhores sites
Links to several Portuguese language-learning sites.
Online Dictionaries & Translation
A translating dictionary (word-for-word correspondence, no definitions).
A machine translation service providing rough text translations.
A Portuguese language dictionary that includes etymology, pronunciation
Provides selected works from Brazilian authours throughout the
centuries (in Portuguese).
Historical & Linguistic Information
Língua Portuguesa / The Portuguese Language
A historical overview presented by Adelardo de Medeiros (in
Portuguese, English, French).
Report on Portuguese
Some data on the distribution the Portuguese language.