I know it’s hard when we tell you guys not to translate words and not to be thinking in Portuguese, but this is far the best way to develop your logical understanding of the language. If you first try to understand the context, you are going to understand groups of words. The next class, you may understand a sentence. The important idea is that you leave the Portuguese outside the classroom, and try to think in English. Let’s try!
Samantha Paredes – UNS Idiomas Santo Amaro Pedagogical Coordinator