French, German, Language Learning, Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (European)

How to finally master the guttural r (in French, German, Portuguese, Dutch, … )

  Disclaimer: This post is not for the fainthearted. The guttural r is this nasty greasy sound that seems so weird to foreigners. You find it in French, German, Dutch, and Portuguese, among others. The goal of this post is NOT to make you sound like a native speaker of your target language. The goal of this post is to…

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Celebrities & Pronunciation, Language Learning, Portuguese (European)

How to improve your Portuguese pronunciation with soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a soccer player from Portugal. He’s played for Sporting de Lisboa, Manchester United, and he’s now playing for Real Madrid. He’s one of the best players ever. His rivalry with Lionel Messi is considered as one of the best sport rivalries in history. Cristiano makes a lot of noise: You either love him or hate him. He…

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