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"Você o livro e eu leio o jornal."

Translation:You read the book and I read the newspaper.

December 25, 2013

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It was difficut to understand.


Lol I must have played this level a million times but I finally passed :)


Olá a todos, sou brasileiro e ficaria feliz em ter contatos com estrangeiros que tem fluência em inglês para conversarmos e nos ajudarmos com o aprendizado.


Hi I tried to translate you coment.. Did you say hola a todos soy brasileno y feliz en tener contacto con estrangeros que tienen fluencia en el Ingles para conversar y ayudarnos con el aprendisaje


Dont get desperate is hard at the begginig but with the time it gets easy


Kinda hard when the audio is not that great. I would love to see it changed. :(


Oh man, is there anyone would like to practice with me, over skype maybe? emmalups1 thanks


I would like to practice with anyone im a beginner thoug


Why is not valid read a book / reads a newspaper?


Because "o" = "the", not "a".


A is female and O is male. Example: The woman = A mulher ,The man = O homem.


Do brazilians really speak like this? I haven't had much trouble with understanding the other ones but I just can't get this one. There's no stops in between words


From my experience, yes...in the street...between friends. Colgate University (NY) has a list of videos for students studying Portuguese...here's one. A Porta dos Fundos is a comedy troop - similar in tone to the political/cultural references to The Daily Show/SNL.
Many now have subtitles in English. This one has Portuguese subtitles. "How Brazilians pronounce foreign words". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tEPNz8E5jc


This one was tough to catch


So am I bad at listening, or is it the robot voice that messed me up?


eu sou brasileiro, eu entendi perfeitamente a frase (I'm brazilian and I understand pefectly):

Você lê o livro, eu leio o jornal.

A voz é robótica, mas ela diz perfeitamente a frase. (The voice is robotic, but she says the phrase perfectly).

A letra "e" repetida no início da segunda frase, acho que faltou uma pausa. (The letter "e" repeated at the beginning of the second sentence, I think it missed a break.).


How do I know when to use le and when to use leio

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I read - eu leio. Tu lês - you read. The form 'tu' can largely be ignored though. Você/ele/ela lê - you/he/she reads. Nós lemos - we read. Whenever 'nós' is used the vowel will end with 'mos'. Vocês/eles/elas lêem - you(plural)/they(m)/they(f) read.


Is there a point when it gets easier to understand the robot?

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It's like learning to ride a bicycle. Suddenly everything just clicks and comes together. Use the slow button repeatedly. Time and repetition are your tutors here. So your one day streak is not enough.

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