Portuguese and Spanish are about 90% similar, so if you speak Spanish, you should be able to pick up Portuguese fairly quickly.When I arrived, I only knew one word in Portuguese.
Virtually everyone on this planet has heard of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, and the yearly carnival that happens there.
I spent a total of seven years living all over Latin America.
In the 20th century, Brazil experienced huge waves of immigration.
As a result, Brazil is many ways like America, a melting pot of different nationalities.
If you don’t already speak a similar Latin language like Spanish, Italian or French, give yourself at least six months to learn and become proficient in Portuguese.
Since you’re in the country, you should be able to learn it fairly rapidly.
Do you want to date as prelude for marriage or casual sex? My expectation is that you want to be warned about something innapropriate that Brazilian men might do. I get more than enough passion, kisses and hugs from our two kids.—Don't talk about soccer or politics.
As social touching, French kissing or full contact?
Lots of the Brazilians have Portuguese, Italian, German, and even Ukrainian ancestry.
The official language in Brazil is Portuguese—not Spanish, as everyone mistakenly thinks.
English isn’t as widely spoken as you might imagine.