Portuguese

Human Relations Statements

Hello - Oi

How are you doing? - Tudo bem?

What is your name? - Qual e o seu nome?

Thank you - Obrigado

You are Welcome - De nada

Please - Por favor

Excuse me - Licensa

Goodbye - Tchau

NiceDay - Tenha um bom dia

"Colorful Facts"

Portugal was a dominant world power in the 15th and 16th centuries, but an earthquake in 1755 destroyed Lisbon and much of the country's wealth and prestige. Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America. It is South America's leading economic power. Brazil is known for the world famous festival, Carnival.

Location: Portugal: Southern Europe, bordering the Altantic Ocean and Spain;
Brazil: Central & Eastern South America

Capital: Portugal: Lisbon; Brasil: Brasilia

Offical Language: Portuguese

Geography: Portugal: Mountians, rolling plains, Tagus River; Brazil: rolling lowlands, plains, hills, and mountians.

Population: Portugal: 10,707,924; Brazil: 198,739,269 (Estimated 2010)

Foods: Much of the Portuguese cuisine comes from the Atlantic Ocean. Many dishes contain fish such as salted cod. In Brazil, the three main ingredients in the meal are white rice, black or brown beans, and manioc flour--eaten with red meat, chicken or fish.

(Primary Sources) World Book Encylopedia/CIA World Factbook.


 

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