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Portuguese Language: A Guide: Listening Skills

Brazilian Television Online

Some Brazilian television networks post clips, full episodes or a live stream online (ao vivo), in addition to information about their programming.

Streaming Radio Online

Listen to Brazilian radio streaming live online.

Portuguese Audio/Visual Resources

Brazilian PodClass

Brazilian Portuguese Podcast

BBC Languages: Talk Portuguese - Slideshows and video clips accompanied by quizzes.

Falado - Podcast maintained by the University of Texas at Austin for students of Portuguese, particularly those who are already familiar with Spanish.

Lyrics Training - Improve your foreign language skills through watching music videos and playing these lyrics games.

Livemocha - Includes lessons to improve listening comprehension.

Portuguese-language Movies

The Undergraduate Media Collection has a collection of Brazilian feature films, documentaries, and other types of film for patrons to check out on DVD. UIUC also has a Streaming Media Collection that allows users to watch content directly online.

Search the online catalog by subject for:

Feature films Brazil (or Portugal)

Motion pictures, Brazilian (or Portugal) 

Documentary films Brazil (or Portugal) 

Then narrow your results to only include Film/Video.


Brazil revealed - An online streaming documentary about Brazil, originally broadcast as an episode of "Discovery atlas" on the Discovery Channel in 2006. It highlights the rain forest, capoeira, soccer, carnival, and cowboys. UIUC affiliates only.

More online streaming videos about Brazil

Direct link to all videos available through the University Library in Portuguese. 

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