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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville
More Resources for Latin American Studies
Portuguese Search Engines
Search for content in the language with Portuguese search engines. Here are a few examples:
Key Web Resources
BBC Languages: Portuguese
This webpage, provided by BBC, offers videos , links, and other content helpful for learning the Portuguese language.
Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal
The official website for the National Library of Portugal, which provides access to bibliographies, digital library content, and more. The website is in Portuguese, but it can be switched to English by clicking the British flag in the top right corner.
The webpage for Brazilian newspaper Correio Braziliense. Read the articles for practice in Portuguese.
Diario de Noticias
The official website for a Lisbon-based Portuguese national newspaper. Read the articles or watch video content for good practice in the language.
Fundação Biblioteca Nacional
The official website of the National Library of Brazil provides access to a variety of digitized content. The website is in Portuguese.
Sound and Film Recordings
Here is a sampling of audio and video resources available in Portuguese through the library catalog. Keep in mind that the library owns a variety of Portuguese language films, as well as many DVDs that offer the option to watch in Portuguese or with Portuguese subtitles. Both types of DVDs may be a good way to practice. Many of the web resources listed above include audio and video content in Portuguese as well.
Behind the Wheel Portuguese
An audio tutorial for speaking beginning to intermediate level Portuguese, with an emphasis on Brazilian Portuguese. The program comes with 9 hours of audio included on the discs, plus a companion book.
PC5043 .B45 2009
Listen Live: Portugal
This page lists links to Portuguese radio stations online. Radio stations can be a good way to practice your comprehension of the language.
This film documents rural communities in Brazil. The film is in English and provides English subtitles for interviews conducted in Spanish.
DVD F2510 .Q56 2005
Solo in Rio 1959
Music by Brazilian Luiz Bonfá, sung in Portuguese. The CD includes a program in English and Portuguese.
AUDIO CD W SAPO 0001
For a list of relevant journal databases, look under the yellow tab at the top of this page titled "Journal Articles."
Journals to Consider
For more journal titles related to Portuguese, try searching the WNCLN Catalog or browsing our E-Journals A-to-Z.