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Finished Portuguese Tree and experiences

Here's my mandatory I finished the Portuguese tree post. I finished the Portuguese tree! I think I may have rushed a bit and not really focused on the lessons very well all in pursuit of the golden owl however, now I plan on going through everything again in more detail, as well as the reverse tree. I've also had several wonderful Portuguese speaking experiences.

My grandfather is Portuguese and I was recently able to speak to him quite confidently. I've tried to learn European Portuguese instead of the Brazilian but I still find learning it on Duolingo informative. I would recommend doing that even if your goal is to learn European. Being able to identify the differences between the 2 including grammar, spelling, vocab and pronunciation really helps you digest and chew on the language as a whole and the whole experience has been very fun and rewarding. I also had the wonderful experiencing of speaking to someone for the first time on a plane. He was from Brazil and spoke no English so I spent 3 hours speaking to him in Portuguese. While broken and not fluent we still managed to understand each other quite a bit.

So I've had conversations with both Brazilian and Portuguese people and Duolingo works. I didn't just use Duolingo but it is an incredibly helpful and informative tool and in particular I have really enjoyed reading through the community.

Thanks Duolingo

January 14, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/angus390025

parabéns

January 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/des_daniela

I'm a portuguese native speaker (from Portugal, so european portuguese). If you'd like someone to talk with to practise conversation, let me know!

January 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TrystanLam

That would be lovely. Thanks so much.

January 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/abbyandoreo

Congratulations!

January 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dostoievsky5

congratulations! Movies and novels may help a lot with listening and pronunciation from now on!

January 15, 2019

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    Olá, tudo bem? sou falante nativo do português(Brasil). Caso queira conversa para praticar aí vai meu whatsapp +55 91 989005519

    January 15, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TrystanLam

    Muito Obrigado! Sim. Eu Quero!

    January 15, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexYoung2468

    That is amazing! What other methods did you use to learn the language?

    January 16, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TrystanLam

    I found memrise very useful because of the natural sounding audio. And the useful expressions one uses as well as a couple films. Both Brazilian and portuguese. I also tried my best to find myself in situations where i could speak portuguese. I'm fortunate in South Africa where there is a large portuguese influence.

    January 16, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/iamgabirocha

    Parabéns!!!

    January 16, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Leo.around

    Parabéns! continue sempre avançando!

    January 17, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/andersonrh23

    Very helpful community. keep learning

    January 17, 2019
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