"I eat bread."
Translation:Eu como pão.
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The technique I use to pronounce Portuguese words or parts of words is to select an Englsh word with a similar sound and modify the English sound as necessary. For "pão" I se!ect "song", substitute a " p" for the "s" and go light on the "n" and the "g". The feedback I get from native speakers is a passing grade. I believe the technique should work for any combination of languages. I am a native English speaker.
Imagine the word is "pano". Then don't let your tongue do what it would do to pronounce the n (that is, do NOT let your tongue touch the roof of your mouth behind the teeth).. Trying to essentially say the word with an "n" in it, but not actually annunciating the "n" helps get the nasal sound you need based on the "ã".