Online English Lessons

English for Portuguese Speakers

Portuguese-speakers who wish to learn English are now able to use online lessons to accomplish their goal. Our online English lessons for Portuguese Speakers are available wherever there is access to the internet, and the ability to self-test with quizzes and puzzles makes the process of learning English both efficient and flexible. The use of audio bits enables the user to hear the correct English pronunciation for the words. By replaying the sound as many times as necessary, the student can hear and repeat until they’ve mastered the lesson. The subject of each lesson is always relevant and useful; taken from everyday situations; the vocabulary offered can be used immediately.

Using online lessons is a well-regarded method for language learning because the lessons combine reading skills with verbal practice. Hearing, speaking, reading, and comprehending English words builds confidence and leads to efficient learning. And being able to re-sort the quizzes allows effective review and retention and discourages rote memorization. Thus the student is in control of their own learning experience in a fun and absorbing way.

Our online English for Portuguese Speakers course is affordable and efficient. The useful vocabulary and relevant phrases presented in 32 lessons enable students to engage successfully with native English-speakers. Practicing and self-testing with over 100 interactive exercises is easy in the digital format provided; access is assured on any electronic device, from computer to hand-held.

All the lessons include audio expressions for correct pronunciation of American English.LindaNY1 Practice lessons can be repeated as often as necessary enabling students to learn at their own pace. This online course is an excellent beginning for Portuguese natives who are planning to live in an English-speaking country, and it is equally practical for visitors who need English language skills for touring or doing business internationally.

Online English Lessons for Portuguese Speakers

 Inglês para Portugueses – Curso Online

Apresentamos-lhe um curso prático e eficaz, com o qual aprenderá rapidamente Inglês. São 32 lições que contêm vocabulário e frases essenciais para uma aprendizagem garantida do Inglês. Além disso, contém ainda mais de 100 exercícios interativos e simples, com os quais aprende naturalmente e sem demasiado esforço. Cada uma destas lições é acompanhada por uma parte auditiva, para que treine, não só o seu ouvido, mas sobretudo a sua pronúncia de Inglês americano. Podendo repetir estas lições práticas as vezes que desejar, seguindo assim, o seu próprio ritmo.

Este curso é uma ótima oportunidade para quem queira aprender Inglês, sendo especialmente pensado para os falantes nativos de Português. Todo o curso é oferecido em formato digital, permitindo-lhe estudar em qualquer dispositivo eletrónico, desde que tenha ligação à internet, e assim, em qualquer lugar e hora.

Se vive ou pensa viver num país de língua inglesa, fazer negócios internacionais ou simplesmente comunicar, este será o curso ideal para si! Agarre já esta oportunidade e comece agora mesmo a aprender a língua mais falada do mundo.

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Portuguese Vocabulary 2


Learning Portuguese vocabulary is definitely not “all work and no play!” Try our Portuguese crossword puzzles for fun and entertainment, and you will be pleasantly surprised at the number of words you absorb into your personal Portuguese word bank. That’s because it is well-proven that language learning is made more efficient and effective if the student is having fun! With our puzzles you first must pick the right word, come up with its correct spelling, and then look for the reward of acceptance by the online mechanism. Try it, and see how the interactivity of online learning can be a language learning aid for you!

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Online Language Lessons

online language lessonsIf you are thinking about studying a second language you will find that there are several paths to achieving your goal. Some students enjoy traditional classes, while others choose to study on their own. What’s great is how online languages lessons fit into both categories.

Independent Study: No matter how motivated you are you may not be able to get to a classroom for your lessons. You may not live near a language class. Maybe you travel a lot for your employer. Or perhaps your family obligations prevent you from taking a class.  Whatever the reason, you will enjoy the convenience of online lessons because you get to make your own study schedule. Lessons are available on any computer at any time that suits you. This flexibility gives you the ultimate freedom to choose where and when to study. You don’t have to abandon your language learning goals for any reason when you choose online lessons.

Classroom Study: If you are taking an onsite class your study routine is determined by your teacher. Usually, your lessons in class are reinforced with practice exercises for homework. That routine can be augmented by using online lessons as a study aid. Using these extra lessons will move you ahead quickly because of the ease with which you can access the lessons.

How Online Language Lessons Work: Most online language lessons are not complicated to use. An especially nice feature is their use of technology to refresh your approach to the material. For example, in a book you are given words to study. Obviously that list of words doesn’t change and you risk memorizing them in the order they are given. In an online lesson you can ask the system to rearrange the words so that your brain is not relying on rote memorization. By doing this, you learn each word separately and completely. Self-testing quizzes can also be re-sorted and repeated until you have learned the material well. Many students claim this is a fun way to learn; they enjoy the process as much as they enjoy their success at it.

The Best Way To Learn: A combination of study materials is the best way to learn. Ideally the online lessons will work in conjunction with the book you are using or the class you are taking. Not every school offers this combination, but it is worth seeking a school that takes this approach.

The Bottom Line: Learning a second language is a big challenge and you will help yourself by taking advantage of any study method that gets you closer to your goals. Online lessons are popular because they are so convenient and effective. That’s why Maria uses online lessons as a lab to augment her onsite classes. But whatever method you choose don’t be confused by promises of instant language learning. It takes time and effort to become bilingual, and it is a goal that can be reached if you are willing to work hard. Luckily, online language lessons are there to help you.

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Spanish Lessons for Law Enforcement

SpanishLawEnforcementSpanish Lessons for Law Enforcement are now available on CD or downloadable MP3s to help busy law enforcement personnel and fire fighters improve important interactions with a Spanish-speaking population. Anyone who wants to be effective and clearly understood will want to take advantage of online Spanish lessons that are convenient and always available. These online lessons augment Maria Oliveira’s language training program for Law Enforcement and other personnel who deal with emergencies. Practice at your own pace and on your own schedule to speak Spanish with online lessons that can be re-sorted as-you-go for successful retention.

Spanish language skills have become increasingly important for police officers, security personnel, and fire fighters because Spanish is the second-most-spoken language in the United States. It isn’t just emergencies that make the ability to speak Spanish so important, either, although emergencies do require immediate action. Imagine having to wait for a translator when you want someone to evacuate a building! Spanish language programs that teach immediately usable skills are in demand for those high pressure situations that frequently have life or death consequences. However, consider how helpful speaking or understanding Spanish would also be when interviewing witnesses, or easing the stress of a parent who needs assistance, or asking simple questions.

Learning to speak Spanish also means learning to understand Spanish. A person asking for help needs to explain the problem. Is it a fire? Is someone hurt? Is a child missing? It isn’t necessary to be grammatically correct, or to speak in complete sentences, although that would be very handy in many situations. But for fire fighters and security personnel and the police, simply knowing key words and phrases will help in identifying problems, describing individuals, and calming confused or panicked people.

In an emergency, those particular Spanish words and phrases will ease stress, identify issues, and get an action accomplished immediately. Employers will admire the increased efficiency of their police and fire personnel. In fact, some employers ask for group workshops to provide Spanish lessons designed for specific work-related purposes. For telephone responders or those who issue orders in the midst of chaos, using the Spanish language is an invaluable skill that is too vital to ignore.

Maria Oliveira provides Spanish language training that is designed for specific purposes as requested by employers. She will provide the space at her Language Learning Center in Pinole, California, or she will come to your location, bringing affordable, effective Spanish language classes. For individuals who study on their own, Spanish for Law Enforcement is an audio program complete with workbook and CDs that can be purchased from our website. The material offers essential words and phrases that can be learned at any pace. Online lessons are also available for Law Enforcement and other security personnel that will perfectly augment existing courses. Practicing your skills with the online lessons will make sure you remember the important Spanish vocabulary and phrases you need on the job.  Purchase Spanish for Law Enforcement, and receive free access to a password protected area for additional practice and self-testing.   Check out the details here:

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European Portuguese

Learn European Portuguese OnlineLearning to speak European Portuguese online is one of the great perks of our age. You could sign up for a European Portuguese language class, purchase a good workbook, listen to various media programs on your car stereo, or even do all of these things. But using online European Portuguese lessons on your computer or other online device is the most flexible adjunct to these methods, and also the most useful for independent study. Online lessons are available anywhere you choose to have them, on your own schedule, and at your own pace.

What’s So Great About Learning European Portuguese Online?

When you see your European Portuguese lesson on the screen, you get to self-test by choosing answers, or matching the right combination of words. You might also see a crossword puzzle or other fun exercise. After taking a quiz, and you see how much you have mastered, you can then click to rearrange the questions. This way, your European Portuguese lesson is fresh, and you are not learning by rote memorization; you are actually absorbing the correct information. You can also hear the correct pronunciation of a word simply by clicking on it. The words can be repeated as many times as you need to hear and say them. It’s the next best thing to having a European Portuguese teacher at your side!

 Why Learn European Portuguese Online?

Some students are seeking a closer connection to their Portuguese family roots, others are planning a trip; it is not uncommon for Portuguese descendants to seek out relatives they’ve never met. Whether traveling to Europe for business or pleasure, chances are you want to learn to speak the language in the most efficient way, and learning European Portuguese online is a top choice for accomplishing this challenge. Our European Portuguese vocabulary lessons are great for beginners as well as more advanced students. With our online European Portuguese programs, you will learn basic grammar skills, too, along with travel phrases and other useful conversational combinations. With online lessons, you can practice any time you sign on!

Learning European Portuguese Online Is Affordable!

If you choose Maria Oliveira’s Online Lessons you will receive the most affordable online lessons in European Portuguese available. And you are assured that the pronunciation you hear is authentic because they are spoken by a native European Portuguese teacher! Furthermore, Maria’s vocabulary lessons are the most complete collection of commonly used words offered anywhere. If you have tried to learn a second language you might have noticed that the single most important factor in becoming fluent is the accumulation of vocabulary words. You can begin to learn these vocabulary words today with Maria’s Online Lessons in European Portuguese.

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