Why isn't it "Eu fui para a Inglaterra para fazer um curso?"
It also works!
I listened to this sentence 3 three times in slow mode to make absolutely sure there was no word between Inglaterra and fazer... It sounds strange to me.
Why did she say: "Eu fui para a inglaterra fazer um curso".
I am Brazilian and I do not see problem in saying "eu fui para a inglaterra para fazer um curso"
In English, I went to England for a course makes sense without having to add " to do"
Why can I not say "I have been to England …"? On other occasions when I used the " .. went to England .." form for this tense Duolingo suggested another translation using the full form perfect.
Well, this is a new use for "ser" for me. "I was to England", literally?
Some tenses are the same.
Eu fui um ótimo médico (I was a good doctor).
Eu fui à casa dele ontem (I went to his house yesterday).
Here they are conjugated the same way, but they aren't the same verbs.
Ah, thanks! Didn't know that, but saw it now too when I double checked with conjuga-me.
"Eu fui para a Inglaterra para/a fazer um curso" is it right?, i mean that's how i would do it in spanish, but i don't know if it would sound good in portuguese
no. We only use "para" here =)
What about Eu foi? Is it correct?
No, it's not.
What does it really mean - 'to make' or 'to take' a course? These are different meanings.
The first English translation that comes to my mind is "to take a course".