Some English Needs No Translation For Portuguese the words similar Portuguese to will enable understanding of what is meant.
Use the spelling and/or sound of each English word similar to Portuguese to help you figure out its meaning.
So from the key words similar to Portuguese you should be able to make out the meanings of the other English connecting words that are not similar to Portuguese. Use the words similar to Portuguese as clues to the meanings of the other English words.
Try to just get the overall meaning of each sentence without trying to translate each unfamiliar English word. Many are like sentences in Portuguese that express ideas you have said or heard often before.
Consider each sentence as a puzzle you can probably solve. Have fun with the challenge of it. See how far down the list you can get.
This list starts with the easiest English sentences for Portuguese-speakers to figure out, and then progresses to more challenging ones.
[In the following pronunciation guide, only English words pronounced like Portuguese are included now, enclosed in single quotation marks. The rest of the English pronunciations will be added later.]
Some English Needs No Translation For Portuguese
ENGLISH -- [More Pronunciations will be added]
There’s a problem.
There are insects.
Here is my number.
My telephone does not function.
Here is my e-mail.
I recommend the salad.
I recommend the pork.
I recommend the vegetables.
I reserved an apartment.
I have arthritis.
I have a fever.
I have an allergic reaction.
I have a vaginal infection.
I need a dentist.
Inform my family.
Is it romantic?
Is it interesting?
Is it urgent?
Is it distant (far)?
Is it difficult?
Is it kosher?
Are you heterosexual?
Are you homosexual?
Are you bisexual?
Have you got a discount?
Have you got a discount for students?
Have you got an adapter?
Have you got excursions in English?
Have you got a certificate of authenticity?
Is there TV?
Is there a sauna?
How much is it per hour?
How much is it per day?
How much is it per night?
How much is it per kilometer?
How much does it cost per day?
How much does it cost per hour?
How much does it cost per night?
How much does it cost per kilometer?
How much is the cost of a taxi to the airport? -- [‘taxi’]
How many bags are permitted?
Is it possible to receive a fax? -- [‘fax’]
Is it possible to use another form of identification?
Does the price include tax?
Service is included?
What is the number for information?
What is the price per hour?
What is the price per day?
What is the problem?
Can you recommend a hotel?
Can you recommend a bar? -- [‘bar’]
Can you recommend a cafe? -- [‘cafe’]
Can you recommend a restaurant?
Can you recommend an excursion in English?
Can you recommend a film?
Can you recommend an opera?
Can you recommend a casino?
Can you recommend a dentist?
Can you recommend a pediatrician?
Does the hotel have an elevator?
Does the hotel have a computer?
Does the hotel have a gym(nasium)?
Some English sentences have words in a different order than they would be in Portuguese, but in spite of this you should be able to understand what the following sentences mean.
Is it possible to pay by credit card?
I’ll pay by credit card.
My credit card doesn’t function.
My airline is American Airlines.
I recommend the rosé wine.
I recommend the chocolate mousse.
Can you recommend a jazz club?
Can you recommend a gay club? -- [‘gay’]
Can you recommend a traditional Portuguese restaurant?
Here is my fax number. -- [‘fax’]
Here is my telephone number.
What is the area code?
What is the fax number? -- [‘fax’]
Does the hotel have internet service?
When are visiting hours?
My name is Paulo.
Can you recommend a babysitter? -- [‘babysitter’]
Can you recommend a qualified babysitter? -- [‘babysitter’]
FOR AN EASIER VERSION
For an easier version of these sentences -- with Portuguese translations -- go to the web page Easiest English Sentences For Portuguese at easiest-english-sentences-for-portuguese.html There these same sentences and more appear along with the Portuguese translations to help you understand the English sentences more easily.