Carioca Connection - Brazilian Portuguese Conversation
Carioca Connection - Brazilian Portuguese Conversation
Carioca Connection
Learn Brazilian Portuguese with real-life conversations you'll never find in textbooks or apps. Join Alexia (🇧🇷 native speaker) and Foster (🇺🇸 learning Portuguese) to have interesting, fun conversations that will improve your Brazilian Portuguese comprehension and communication.
Paralysis Analysis and Distractions
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comIn this episode, Alexia and Foster discuss the difficulties of dealing with procrastination, especially in regard to distractions and decision-making paralysis. They share their personal experiences and discuss how different work environments, such as home office and co-working, can affect productivity and the ability to focus on specific tasks. With tips and examples, this conversation addresses the balance between staying productive and allowing breaks to avoid distractions.Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
May 11, 2023
5 min
Cracking the Portuguese procrastination puzzle
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comWelcome back to another episode of Carioca Connection! In this episode, Alexia and Foster continue their discussion about procrastination, exploring the reasons behind it and sharing personal stories. Tune in as they dive into the roles of lack of motivation, poor time management, and task overload contributing to procrastination. Don't miss out on their helpful insights and tips for overcoming these common obstacles. Get ready to tackle procrastination head-on and boost your Brazilian Portuguese! Listen now and join the conversation!Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
May 4, 2023
11 min
Portuguese Procrastination: Overcoming Fear of Failure and Perfectionism
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comWelcome to another episode of Carioca Connection! In this episode, Alexia and Foster dive into the world of procrastination, discussing how fear of failure and perfectionism often lead us to put off tasks or actions, even when we know there may be negative consequences. We share our personal experiences and insights on how to tackle these common obstacles in both work and personal life. Don't let procrastinate on this episode - tune in and learn how to overcome it!Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
Apr 27, 2023
16 min
Learn Portuguese in your sleep 😴
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comIn this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about the importance of sleep, and more importantly, how to talk about all things sleep-related in Brazilian Portuguese. Don't sleep on this one, because you will learn a ton of useful Portuguese phrases & expressions. Enjoy! Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
Apr 20, 2023
16 min
Sono e sonhos: Alexia's crazy dream in Portuguese
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comIn this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about dreams and sleep. Alexia shares a hilariously vivid dream, in which she helps a very famous British man find his hotel. They also discuss the importance of sharing your dreams to practice Portuguese and express the unconscious mind.Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
Apr 13, 2023
18 min
Brazilian Slang from the robots of Rio de Janeiro
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comIn this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster ask the robots to provide some of the best, most authentic slang from Rio de Janeiro. To our surprise, we learned a lot of useful Brazilian Portuguese phrases and slang. Enjoy! Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
Apr 5, 2023
17 min
Talking about the Pros and Cons of AI in Portuguese
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comIn this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster discuss the topic of artificial intelligence (AI). We explore both the positive and negative aspects of AI and how it can benefit us in our daily lives. From time management to travel planning, we share some examples of how AI can be useful in different contexts. And of course, we get into the potential risks of relying too much on AI and losing our analytical skills as humans. This episode is a great resource for learners of Brazilian Portuguese who want to expand their vocabulary, improve their listening skills, and have fun at the same time. Enjoy! Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
Mar 29, 2023
12 min
The Beauty of Brazilian Portuguese
Today's episode is the first installment of a series exploring the beauty of Brazilian Portuguese. We start with the new book, Latím em Pó, where linguist & translator Caetano Galindo takes a deep dive into the complicated history of the Brazilian Portuguese we know and love today. Want to dive deeper? Join us in the Carioca Connection Club!
Mar 23, 2023
26 min
An introduction to Fernando Pessoa {with special guest Marco Antonio!}
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comFan favorite Marco Antonio (Alexia's dad) returns to the show to give us a primer on one of the most influential authors in the Portuguese language — Fernando Pessoa.  Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
Mar 16, 2023
10 min
Tim Bernardes
Get the worksheets & complete show notes for this episode at https://cariocaconnection.comIn this week’s episode, Alexia and Foster talk about one of the most amazing Brazilian Portuguese shows they have seen in a long time. Listen & improve your Portuguese with the talented Brazilian artist Tim Bernardes. Interested in massively improving your Portuguese? 😯Join the Carioca Connection Club today! 🇧🇷
Mar 9, 2023
15 min
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