"Talking Brazilian" by Mario A. Perini

Talking Brazilian A Brazilian Portuguese Pronunciation Workbook Mario A. Perini

Yale Language
Publication date:
28 Nov 2003
Yale University Press
160 pages: 254 x 178 x 10mm
34 b/w illus.

This book and its two companion CDs provide a complete guide to the pronunciation of Brazilian Portuguese. Devised to meet the particular needs of native English speakers, "Talking Brazilian" may be used by independent students seeking to improve their pronunciation skills as well as by students in traditional classrooms and language labs. The book takes a practical approach in its numerous exercises and the CDs offer exercises and dialogues recorded by native speakers of Brazilian Portuguese.

Mario A. Perini is associate professor of linguistics at Pontifica Universidade Catolica, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He has taught linguistics and Portuguese at major Brazilian universities for more than thirty years and as visiting professor has taught Portuguese as a foreign language at several universities in the United States.

"There has long been a need for such top-notch materials as this workbook and audio program. Perini?s materials are complete, involving, and smart."?Jordano Quaglia, Yale University

?This is undoubtedly a major work and a very useful reference grammar.??Dave McDougall, Vida Hisp nica