The sidewalk in Portuguese: a calçada.

Hello everyone, how are you today? Let’s learn everything about the street in Portuguese. Listen and practice all the vocabulary you can find in the city streets.

Street in Portuguese

What can you see when you walk down the street? Right now, close to the building where I am, there is the beach, a square, a bakery, the subway… What’s close to you in the street? Try to answer using what you know about describing a street in Portuguese.

The sidewalk in Portuguese: A calçada.

The street in Portuguese: A rua.

Cars in Portuguese: Os carros.

Avenue in Portuguese: A avenida.

Trees in Portuguese: as árvores

Vocabulary about street in Portuguese: O largo.

Hydrant in Portuguese: O hidrante.

Trash can in Portuguese: A lixeira.

The traffic light in Portuguese: O semáforo ou sinal de trânsito.Square in Portuguese: A praça.

Bench in Portuguese: o banco.

The pedestrians in Portuguese: Os pedestres.

The crosswalk in Portuguese: A faixa de pedestres.

The corner in Portuguese: A esquina.

The parking lot in Portuguese: O estacionamento.

The plants in Portuguese: As plantas.

The sign in Portuguese: As placas.

House in Portuguese: a casa. Bar in Portuguese: o bar Building in Portuguese: o prédio.

Store in Portuguese: a loja.

Do you know what else we can find in the streets? Many places to buy things!!! In our classes we can walk together and find the best shops in Copacabana.

More places to find on the streets of Rio

On the streets of Rio we can also find theaters, colleges, hospitals, museums… To learn about other places and establishments that you find on the streets of any city, check out this Dica about places in the city in Portuguese.

Vocabulary list about street in Portuguese

A calçada Sidewalk
A rua Street
Os carros Cars
A avenida Avenue
As árvores Trees
O largo Square
O hidrante Hydrant
A lixeira Trash can
O semáforo/ o sinal de trânsito Traffic lights
A praça Square
O banco Bench
Os pedestres Pedestrians
A faixa de pedestres Crosswalk / Pedestrian crossing
A esquina Corner
O estacionamento Parking lot
As plantas Plants 
As placas Signs
A casa House 
O bar Bar
O prédio Building
A loja Store

Let’s practice the pronunciation

Now, listen and repeat all the words you’ve just learned.

Exercise for describing the street in Portuguese

Now, let’s complete this text relating to the image below. Relate the pictures with the blank spaces to complete the text:

Exercise about street in Portuguese.

Eu gosto muito de andar por Copacabana. Na (1) em que eu moro tem muitos (2) (3). Eu sempre atravesso o (4) só quando ele abre e presto muita atenção nas (5) que encontro pela rua. Ontem eu saí de (6) e reguei as (7) em frente ao meu prédio. De repente meu cachorro saiu correndo como um louco e eu não entendi nada até que eu vi o (8), hahahaha. Passeamos na (9) e voltamos.

So, next time you go walking around the city, try to remember all the vocabulary, that you’ve just learned, to describe the street in Portuguese. And remember that you can find many other Dicas about vocabulary on our Youtube Channel. Don’t forget to subscribe.

That’s it and we’ll see you next time!
Kisses from Rio & Learn!
Bye bye!

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Exercise about street in Portuguese: answer

Eu gosto muito de andar por Copacabana. Na rua em que eu moro tem muitos prédioslojas. Eu sempre atravesso o sinal de trânsito só quando ele abre e presto muita atenção nas placas que encontro pela rua. Ontem eu saí de casa e reguei as plantas em frente ao meu prédio. De repente meu cachorro saiu correndo como um louco e eu não entendi nada até que eu vi o hidrante, hahahaha. Passeamos na praça e voltamos.

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