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The alphabet

Learn the Portuguese alphabet.

1. We suggest that you watch the video 3 times. First, just listen. Then follow and repeat. Finally, follow and write the sound of each letter. You might prefer to use your first language to write how the names of the letters sound.

2. You heard that Brazil and Portugal use slightly different words for G and K. Here they are again.

Brazil G: Listen

K: Listen

Portugall G: Listen

Note: EP uses both pronunciations for G, but this one is more common.

K: Listen

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