In this episode, Alexia and Foster announce the start of the fifth season of Carioca Connection after a long break. They explain the challenges they faced due to the pandemic and being physically separated. Foster shares his idea of doing a series of episodes to improve his Portuguese and regain confidence in the language. They invite listeners to join them on this language-learning journey and have fun along the way. So, get ready for a new season filled with vocabulary, language practice, and lots of enjoyment!
This episode of Carioca Connection is the first of the fifth season. Foster asks Alexia about the difference between being sick and having a cold. They discuss how to talk about the pandemic in Portuguese, using terms like "coronavírus" or "COVID." They also mention the impact of the coronavirus on the Corona beer brand. Overall, they provide basic vocabulary and explanations related to the current global situation.
This podcast episode of Carioca Connection discusses various topics related to the pandemic. Alexia and Foster talk about vocabulary related to the pandemic, such as "cura" (cure) and "vacina" (vaccine). They also discuss phrases like "diminuir a curva" (flatten the curve) and "distanciamento social" (social distancing). They share their experiences with the pandemic in Portugal and Brazil, highlighting the lack of government support and the challenges faced by the Brazilian population. Overall, the episode provides insights into the language and experiences surrounding the pandemic.
In this podcast episode, Foster and Alexia discuss various topics related to the pandemic. They talk about the meaning of "quarentena" (quarantine) and "isolamento" (isolation), the difference between "sozinho" (alone) and "solitário" (lonely), and the concept of "propagação comunitária" (community spread). They also touch on the vocabulary related to COVID-19 testing and the different meanings of "ventilador" (fan). The hosts express their gratitude to healthcare professionals and discuss the challenges they face during these difficult times.
This podcast episode is about Alexia and Foster talking about their new puppy, Buddy. They discuss common questions people ask when they see Buddy, such as if they can pet him and what breed he is. They also explain the difference between "cachorro" (male dog) and "cadela" (female dog) and share some vocabulary related to dogs. Overall, it's a fun conversation about their experiences with their new furry friend.
In this episode, Alexia and Foster discuss their experiences with their puppy Buddy and the challenges of socializing him with other dogs. They cover topics such as introducing Buddy to new dogs, dealing with different reactions, and using the right equipment like collars and leashes. They also touch on language differences between Portuguese and English when talking about dog-related terms. Overall, it's an informative and relatable conversation for dog owners or anyone interested in learning about dog socialization.
In this episode, Alexia and Foster continue their conversation about Foster's Portuguese learning journey. They discuss dog training and share interesting stories about animals being used as spies, including cats, dolphins, and crows. They also mention an animal trainer who worked with the FBI and CIA. The episode ends with a discussion about Buddy, their new dog, and whether he could become a spy. Stay tuned for the next episode to learn more about dog training commands and how Foster's Portuguese learning is progressing.
This podcast episode discusses dog training commands in Portuguese. Alexia and Foster talk about different commands like "senta" (sit), "deita" (lie down), and "fica" (stay). They also mention the importance of using food as a motivator during training. Additionally, they touch on the word "gaiola" (crate) and its association with cages, as well as the challenges of teaching the command "não" (no). Overall, it's an informative and lighthearted conversation about training dogs in Portuguese.
In this episode, Alexia and Foster discuss the challenges and insecurities of learning a new language. They share their experiences and offer advice on building confidence in speaking. They also emphasize the importance of embracing mistakes and continuing to practice. Overall, the episode highlights the journey of language learning and encourages listeners to believe in themselves and their abilities.
In this episode, Alexia and Foster are finally together in Portugal after being separated for almost seven months. They discuss the impact of the current world situation on their business, Carioca Connection, and their plans for future seasons. They express their gratitude to the listeners and talk about the personal and professional aspects of their relationship. They also mention their desire to travel to different parts of Brazil and their excitement for the upcoming sixth season of the podcast.