November 9, 2006
Lesson 2: Pronunciation of /u/, Slamming the Car Door
The good news about Lesson #2 is that we're back. It must be that Lesson #1 gave us hope to move on. In this lesson, we listen for the sound /u/ in Portuguese. The tricky thing is that many times it is spelled with an "o." Culturally, Valdo and Michelle talk to us about not slamming car doors. It's really true, Brazilians are amazed at how hard Americans slam car doors!
Download (right-click): tafalado_02.mp3 (MP3, 9:27, 6.65 MB)
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