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The android app dont give you the turtle or listen to write until you get somes levels... Saludos
As a native Portuguese speaker, I must say: the audio is WRONG. As in the majority of the sentences here, the normal speed is confuse, artificial and robotic, and the low speed is saying "Você E um homem" ("You AND a man"), but it must say "Você É um homem", with an open E, as in 'pest'.
If someone could record the correct sentence on forvo for us, to allow us to train listening, it would be great: http://pt.forvo.com/word-add-success/voc%C3%AA_%C3%A9_um_homem./
The Spanish course voice is horrible. And some of the other recordings are mediocre as well. The Esperanto recordings are still lacking in places, but where it does have them, it's genuine. It seems that most of the courses are made by recording single words and putting them together. On the Esperanto course, whole phrases are recorded, making it sound thorough and clean.
I'm brazilian. I hope helps you all.
SOU: AM É: IS SÃO: ARE
Remeber it! The verb "to be" is used for "ser ou estar" in Brazilian, it means: "I'm beautiful" is a phrase with sense "Ser". And "I'm beautiful for that party at tonight" for "estar".
Ser: Permannent. Or almost. Estar: Temporary. E.g: I've got cold
SER: I'm >> Eu Sou. You are >> Você é. He/She/It >> Ele é. We >> Nós somos. They >> Eles são.
ESTAR: I'm >> Eu estou. You are >> Eu estou. He/She/It is >> Ele/Ela está. We >> Nós estamos. They >> Eles estão.
I'm brazilian. Yes, "cara" is very informal. You should only use it with people your age (and even then it depends on the situation) or with a very extrovert older guy. I would translate it as "dude".
"Cara" has many different meanings. For example, it can mean "face" (only for animals) or "expensive".
A cara do cachorro está suja -> the dog's face is dirty A casa é cara -> the house is expensive O carro é caro -> the car is expensive
On the other hand, if you are playing with a friend and throws a cake on his face, you could say:
Sua cara está suja -> your face is dirty
But you shouldn't use "cara" meaning "face" in formal situations. People could get offended (as it is more used for animals).