Pack your things and let’s learn Portuguese for travelers! In today’s Dica we’re learning everything you need to have a good trip in Portuguese! Ready?
Learn Portuguese for travelers
When we travel is very important to know a little about the culture of the place that we are visiting, right? So learning the language is a big step and it will help you a lot. With that in mind, in today’s lesson we are going to learn vocabulary for traveling in Portuguese. Come study Portuguese in Brazil and we’ll show you the best spots in Rio!
When you come to Brazil you must be prepared and know at least basic Portuguese for travel. We don’t want you to have to cross your legs because you can’t ask where the bathroom is in Portuguese! (Which you can learn here).
Once you’re here you’ll need to greet people and be polite, right? Here you can learn the greetings in Portuguese. Arrive at the airport already saying OLÁ, TUDO BEM?
Now let’s learn some words about traveling in Portuguese:
Let’s listen and repeat all the vocabulary we need to know before going to a country that speaks Portuguese!
Take a look:
|Fazer as malas||To pack the bags|
|A câmera||The camera|
|O mapa da cidade||City map|
|O passaporte||The passport|
|As revistas turísticas||The travel magazines|
|O guia turístico||The guide book|
|O guia de turismo||The tour guide|
|As passagens||The flight tickets|
|O hotel||The hotel|
|O albergue/o hostel||The hostel|
|A casa de câmbio||Currency exchange|
|Trocar dinheiro||To exchange money|
|Pedir informações||Ask for information|
|Pedir um táxi||Call a cab/taxi|
|Pontos turísticos||Touristic attractions / sights|
|Roteiro de viagem||Travel itinerary|
|Dar a volta ao mundo||Travel around the world|
|Tirar férias||Take a vacation|
|Tirar fotos||Take photos|
|Posar para foto||Pose for photo|
|Desfazer as malas||Unpack the bags|
|Tenha uma boa viagem||Have a good trip|
It’s important to say that in Portuguese the word gringo is not used as an offensive word, it’s pretty common actually. Brazilians use the the word gringo as a synonym to foreign. That is, we call everyone who’s not Brazilian: gringo.
Take a look at how we say excuse me in Portuguese so you can be polite and respectful when you travel in Portuguese.
Brazilian food is amazing, you can learn here how to talk to the waiter and restaurant vocabulary in Portuguese. Not all restaurants have English speaking waiters… And to help you even more, here are some Brazilian drinks and famous Brazilian foods. If you don’t know any of these, I highly recommend drinking mate and eating feijoada.
That’s it people! Now you know how to talk about travel in Portuguese.
How often do you travel? Come to our city and get know Rio de Janeiro. We’ll teach you basic Portuguese for tourists or if you’d like to stay longer we’ll teach you all the Portuguese you’ll ever need to know!
Well, if you are coming to Rio, make sure you stop by Rio & Learn.
We’ll be waiting!