In April and May 2019 I’ll be in Brazil attending Caminhos Portuguese school in Rio (full review to come). To get the most out of my Brazilian immersion experience, I began a course of self-study five months before my trip.
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; it’s not meant to be an exhaustive list!
Watching Brazilian series on Netflix is a great way to practice vocabulary and listening skills and gain cultural insights. Fortunately, Netflix is rapidly adding new binge-worthy original Brazilian shows.
YouTube is an outstanding free tool for learning Brazilian Portuguese online. Here are some fun Brazilian Portuguese YouTube channels to teach yourself Portuguese — a mix of educational channels for learners as well as native content for more advanced students.
If you’re interested in learning Spanish in Spain, read on for this review of K2 Internacional Spanish School in Cadiz by my friend and blog reader Chris Grears.