Carioca Connection
Learn real Brazilian Portuguese through natural conversation.
How to get started
Listen to the show.
We have over 40 shows on iTunes & are coming out with new shows every Tuesday & Friday.
Grab the transcripts.
With our comprehensive PDF transcripts of every episode, you can jumpstart your Portuguese.
Become more Brazilian.
It all comes down to connecting with Brazilians. We think the best way to do that is with natural conversation.
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We believe that language is about human connection.
Not textbooks.
Convenient
Learn Portuguese when you want, where you want.
Place
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Sounds
Language is sound. Podcasts distill language learning to its core.
The world is listening
20,000
Brazilian enthusiasts listened to Season 1.
38
Countries
40
Episodes in Season 1. (Season 2 Coming in June 1).
What our fans are saying
"The Carioca Connection Podcast was just what I needed to get my Portuguese back on track. It has been almost 2 years since I set foot in Brazil, and their worksheets have shaped up my Portuguese to what it use to be! Valeu, galera!"
Dylan, Senior Consultant, IBM
"Carioca Connection really is the total package for anyone seeking to progress their spoken Portuguese. The fusion of Brazilian culture into their material keeps me coming back to the podcasts and fuels my passion for learning the language!"
Josh
Geologist, Chevron
As a brand new student to Brazilian Portuguese, I am excited to have such a well-produced, high quality podcast. Alexia and Foster are to be commended for putting together content that is accessible to absolute beginners but has plenty of content for advanced learners. The conversation isn't contrived, and if something is said a bit too quick, or you want to see exactly how a sentence was constructed, you can easily obtain the transcripts. I look forward to getting further into the series. Muito obrigado, Alexia and Foster!
James Davis Ford
Polyglot, iTalki
Comprehensive PDF's for Season 1
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