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Brazil has the biggest black population of any country outside Nigeria. Over 10 million African slaves were shipped to Brazil, six times more than to the United States. Slaves were prohibited from practising their own faiths. To avoid persecution they gave Catholic names and figures to all their African gods, giving birth to the Afro-Brazilian religion of candomblé.

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Brazil has the biggest black population of any country outside Nigeria. Over 10 million African slaves were shipped to Brazil, six times more than to the United States. Slaves were prohibited from practising their own faiths. To avoid persecution they gave Catholic names and figures to all their African gods, giving birth to the Afro-Brazilian religion of candomblé.

Brazilian gaúchos have more in common with Argentinians and Uruguayans than they do with people from São Paulo or Rio. When their neighbours became independent, the gaúchos sought freedom from the rest of Brazil, but were defeated in 1845. Nowadays, most Brazilians from the south are descendants of the European immigrants who settled in the late 19th century.

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Brazilian gaúchos have more in common with Argentinians and Uruguayans than they do with people from São Paulo or Rio. When their neighbours became independent, the gaúchos sought freedom from the rest of Brazil, but were defeated in 1845. Nowadays, most Brazilians from the south are descendants of the European immigrants who settled in the late 19th century.

  • Brazil pod

Brazilpod joins supplementary Portuguese websites at the University of Texas, including Tá Falado, Portuguese Communication Exercises, Conversa Brasileira, as well as links to other Portuguese language resources, Portuguese podcasts and blogs.

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brazillian

Brazilpod joins supplementary Portuguese websites at the University of Texas, including Tá Falado, Portuguese Communication Exercises, Conversa Brasileira, as well as links to other Portuguese language resources, Portuguese podcasts and blogs.

  • Brazilian Portuguese

Find out more about Brazilian Portuguese

Find out more about Brazilian Portuguese

  • ClicaBrazil

The Portuguese language lessons of ClicaBrasil highlight aspects of Brazilian culture. They are designed for intermediate to advanced students, but are accessible to everyone. Each lesson includes videos of Brazilians from all walks of life speaking natur

The Portuguese language lessons of ClicaBrasil highlight aspects of Brazilian culture. They are designed for intermediate to advanced students, but are accessible to everyone. Each lesson includes videos of Brazilians from all walks of life speaking natur

  • Online Portuguese

Practise your Brazilian Portuguese

Practise your Brazilian Portuguese

  • Tá Falado

Includes 46 podcast lessons on the pronunciation and grammar of Portuguese, specifically designed to help those who already speak Spanish. The lessons are built around Portuguese dialogs that are repeated in Spanish, providing a direct comparison of the t

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brazillian

Includes 46 podcast lessons on the pronunciation and grammar of Portuguese, specifically designed to help those who already speak Spanish. The lessons are built around Portuguese dialogs that are repeated in Spanish, providing a direct comparison of the t

A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.

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A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.

The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.

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The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.

  • Senna

  • Asif Kapadia , 2010

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

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A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.