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Tutorials & Courses

FSI Portuguese Programmatic Course - The same course used by the U.S. government to train diplomats.  This course is now available in digital format thanks to a community effort.

Linguasnet - Audio based lessons designed to improve listening and speaking skills.

Mango Brazilian Portuguese - A new website that offers Brazilian Portuguese lessons.  105 lessons are currently available.  Each lessons has accompanying audio.  This is a great resource.  Free registration is required.

Portuguese For Beginners - A very basic course for absolute beginners.

Portuguese Tutorial - A nice and simple tutorial.  Covers everything from vocabulary to more complex grammar.


Interesting Reading Practice

BBC Portuguese - Up to date news from the BBC in Portuguese.

Children's Library - Currently offers 10 children's books in Portuguese that can be read online.

Deutsche Welle - Up to date news from Deutsch Welle.

Google News - One of the best online resources for news in Portuguese.

Logos Children's Library - Children's stories, several have accompanying audio.

Portuguese Bible - The entire Bible available in Portuguese.

Project Gutenberg - Several online books freely available. 

Voice of America - Interesting Reading practice from Voice of America.

Wikipédia - Wikipedia in Portuguese.  If online news isn't interesting enough for you, you can search for whatever you like on Wikipedia.

Things To Listen To

Café Brasil Podcast - This podcast covers many different subjects.  Lots of audio available.

China Radio International - Lots of audio is available from China.  An interesting resource from a different perspective.

Euro News - Current news articles that are accompanied by video.  A great way to practice reading while listening.

Global Recordings Network - Provides several free Christian audio recordings.  A great resource.  For Portugal/African recordings click here

Portuguese Internet Radio - A large list of online radio stations that broadcast in Portuguese.

Radio das Nações Unidas- Audio accompanied by text that is updated daily from the United Nations.  Interesting stories from around the world.

Radio Japan - Daily news from Japan in Portuguese.  An interesting way to practice your Portuguese.

SBS Radio - Offers short audio files covering various subjects.

Other Portuguese Resources

Digital Dialects - This website offers basic vocabulary and games to help you practice.

Linguanaut - A useful collection of basic phrases.

Portuguese Vocabulary Guide - This is a great vocabulary guide.  Simply move your cursor over the word or picture to instantly hear it pronounced.

Verbix - The best online verb conjugator I have found.  Just type in a verb and Verbix will completely conjugate it for you.