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Introduction
Eric: Welcome to 3-Minute Portuguese Season 1, Lesson 8 - Talking About Your Age. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask someone's age and to say yours in Portuguese.
Body
Eric: Here's the informal way to ask 'How old are you?' in Portuguese.
Ana: [Normal] Quantos anos você tem?
Eric: First is a word meaning 'how many'
Ana: [Normal] quantos [Slow] quantos
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'years'
Ana: [Normal] anos [Slow] anos
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'you'
Ana: [Normal] você [Slow] você
Eric: Last is the word meaning 'have'
Ana: [Normal] tem [Slow] tem
Eric: Note the rising intonation. Listen again to the informal question meaning 'How old are you?'
Ana: [Slow] Quantos anos você tem? [Normal] Quantos anos você tem?
Eric: Now, imagine you're speaking to a stranger. Here's the formal way to ask, 'How old are you?'
Ana: [Normal] Quantos anos o senhor tem?
Eric: First is a word meaning 'how many'
Ana: [Normal] quantos [Slow] quantos
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'years'
Ana: [Normal] anos [Slow] anos
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'you (formal)'
Ana: [Normal] o senhor [Slow] o senhor
Eric: Last is the word meaning 'have'
Ana: [Normal] tem [Slow] tem
Eric: Note again the rising intonation. Listen again to the formal question meaning 'How old are you?'
Ana: [Slow] Quantos anos o senhor tem? [Normal] Quantos anos o senhor tem?
Eric: Here's a response meaning 'I am 17.'
Ana: [Normal] Eu tenho dezessete.
Eric: First is a word meaning 'I'
Ana: [Normal] eu [Slow] eu
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'have'
Ana: [Normal] tenho [Slow] tenho
Eric: Last is the word meaning 'seventeen'
Ana: [Normal] dezessete [Slow] dezessete
Eric: Listen again to the response meaning 'I am 17.'
Ana: [Slow] Eu tenho dezessete. [Normal] Eu tenho dezessete.
Eric: Here's a response meaning, 'I prefer not to say.'
Ana: [Normal] Eu prefiro não falar.
Eric: First is a word meaning 'I'
Ana: [Normal] eu [Slow] eu
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'prefer'
Ana: [Normal] prefiro [Slow] prefiro
Eric: Next is the word meaning 'no'
Ana: [Normal] não [Slow] não
Eric: Last is the word meaning 'to say'
Ana: [Normal] falar [Slow] falar
Eric: Listen again to the response, 'I prefer not to say.'
Ana: [Slow] Eu prefiro não falar. [Normal] Eu prefiro não falar.
Cultural Insight
Eric: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Ana: In Brazil, most women don't like to say their age, so be careful when asking how old a lady is!

Outro

Eric: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Ana: Tchau!

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Hi Listeners! How old are you?

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Friday at 06:31 PM
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De nada!😁


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Enes
Friday at 03:36 AM
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Olá, Marcia

Muito obrigado😄

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Hello, Enes!


thank you! And it's close to your birthday! 😁😁Happy birthday in advance!


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Enes
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Oi,

Eu tenho vinte e cinco. Mas 2 de agosto é meu aniversário. Eu terei vinte e seis.😅😅

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Obrigada pelo comentário Woody!


Um abraço,

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Woody
Tuesday at 10:22 PM
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Eu tenho trinta anos 😄

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Oi Nathan,


Obrigada pelo comentário! Está certinho!


Abraços,

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Nathan
Sunday at 05:08 PM
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Eu tenho trinta e sete anos.

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Eu tenho quarenta e quatro anos.