Best German Movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime

Watching movies in German online is an excellent way to gain cultural fluency while honing vocabulary and listening skills.

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SISAI Spanish School in Xela, Guatemala

Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, or Xela (SHAY-la) for short, has a reputation among serious Spanish learners as an ideal location for language study. Despite being Guatemala’s second-largest city, Xela is off the tourist trail and few locals speak English, offering a great opportunity for total Spanish immersion.

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Best Portuguese Books for Learners

Reading in Portuguese is a fun way to improve vocabulary and boost your fluency. Studies show we learn best from content we enjoy, so pick a book that intrigues you. To get started, here are some of the best Portuguese books for learners.

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Learning Portuguese in Brazil at Caminhos Language Centre

In April 2019, I attended Caminhos Language Centre in Rio de Janeiro for three weeks and had a great experience. If you’re interested in learning Portuguese in Brazil, Caminhos is an excellent option.

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Practical Resources for Learning Brazilian Portuguese

In 2018 I began an intensive course of Portuguese self-study to achieve my dream of fluency. I did most of my learning independently, but also attended Caminhos Portuguese school in Rio for three weeks.

Read why I chose to learn Brazilian Portuguese over European Portuguese.

Here are the resources I found most useful for learning Brazilian Portuguese. Note that these are just the Portuguese language resources that worked for me personally. As always, experiment to see which ones work best for you.

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