Lesson number 7 teaches an important aspect in Portuguese which is negation. I'm also including a list of vocabulary about the human body, and finally a conversation about getting to know someone. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Portuguese Classes.
Negation is the opposite of an affirmative statement. So basically any negative expression such as "no", "never" "nothing" etc. Knowing how to use the negation form could help you double the number of expressions you could use in a sentence.
Here are some negation expressions that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Portuguese, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
Now we will try to implement some of the negative expressions above into full Portuguese sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.
|Don't worry!||Não te preocupes!|
|I cannot remember the word||Não me consigo lembrar da palavra|
|I do not speak Japanese||Eu não falo japonês|
|I don't know!||Não sei!|
|I'm not fluent in Italian yet||Ainda não sou fluente em italiano|
|I'm not interested!||Não estou interessado(a)!|
|No one here speaks Greek||Ninguém fala grego aqui|
|No problem!||Sem problema!|
|This is not correct||Isto não está correto|
|This is wrong||Isto está errado|
|We don't understand||Nós não compreendemos|
|You should not forget this word||Não deves esquecer esta palavra|
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Below is a list of 20 words related to human body. If you can memorize them by heart, you might be able to communicate to your doctor if you have amy pain or discomfort.
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Finally, a list of commonly used expressions about getting to know someone for the first time. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Portuguese Phrases page. Enjoy!
|He feels with his hand||Ele sente com a mão|
|I smell with my nose||Eu cheiro com o nariz|
|She has beautiful eyes||Ela tem uns olhos lindos|
|She tastes with her tongue||Ela saboreia com a língua|
|We see with our eyes||Nós vemos com os olhos|
|You hear with your ears||Tu ouves com os ouvidos (PT) / Você ouve com seus ouvidos (BR)|
|How old are you?||Que idade tens?|
|I'm (twenty, thirty...) Years old||Tenho (vinte, trinta...)anos|
|Are you married?||És casado(a)?|
|Do you have children?||Tens filhos?|
|I have to go||Tenho de ir embora.|
|I will be right back!||Volto já!|
Language Quote: English is the official language of the sky! It doesn't matter which country they are from, all pilots speak in English on international flights.
Congratulations! You finished your 7th lesson in Portuguese about negation, and the human body. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Portuguese Lesson 8. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Portuguese homepage.