It does not sound the same. The lady that does the speaking annoys me my family is Brazilian and she pronounces things wrong. Massa as in pasta sounds like moss ah Ma,c~a as in appleMy phone won't let me do the accents. Sounds like moss and then engh except with an a sound instead of an e so angh its a nasely a. Hope this helps
My problem was with the word quero. I first thought it was caro but that didn't make sense with the context of the sentence. So I changed it to carro. After listening 8 or 10 times I realized it was quero so I change it and got the sentence correct. Some things are hard to hear. Thankfully I changed it before I sent the answer.