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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Hi, everyone, I’m Eric.
Felipe: And I’m Felipe!
Eric: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Brazilian Portuguese Vocabulary, Lesson 24! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to fine arts. These are five famous Brazilian artists and musicians. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at PortuguesePod101.com.

Lesson focus

Eric: Felipe, what’s our first name?
Felipe: Roberto Carlos
Eric: Roberto Carlos
Felipe: (slow) Roberto Carlos (regular) Roberto Carlos
Eric: Listeners, please repeat:
Felipe: Roberto Carlos
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Roberto Carlos is a Grammy Award-winning singer and composer. He's known as "The King" and is loved by many, especially for his romantic and Catholic songs.
Eric: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Felipe: (normal) Todos os finais dos anos, a TV Globo apresenta o programa Roberto Carlos Especial.
Eric: At the end of every year, Globo TV presents the program Roberto Carlos Special.
Felipe: (slow) Todos os finais dos anos, a TV Globo apresenta o programa Roberto Carlos Especial.
Eric: Okay, what’s the next name?
Felipe: Ivete Sangalo
Eric: Ivete Sangalo
Felipe: (slow) Ivete Sangalo (regular) Ivete Sangalo
Eric: Listeners, please repeat:
Felipe: Ivete Sangalo
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Ivete Sangalo is a Latin Grammy Award-winning axé music and pop singer. Sangalo is admired for her powerful voice, charisma, and live performances.
Eric: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Felipe: (normal) A Ivete Sangalo sempre canta no carnaval de Salvador.
Eric: Ivete Sangalo always sings in the Salvador Carnival.
Felipe: (slow) A Ivete Sangalo sempre canta no carnaval de Salvador.
Eric: Okay, what’s the next name?
Felipe: Gilberto Gil
Eric: Gilberto Gil
Felipe: (slow) Gilberto Gil (regular) Gilberto Gil
Eric: Listeners, please repeat:
Felipe: Gilberto Gil
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Gilberto Gil is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter. His songs combine samba, African music, and reggae. He is also famous for his musical innovation and political commitment, as he was Brazil's Minister of Culture from 2003 to 2008.
Eric: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Felipe: (normal) Gilberto Gil fez parte do movimento cultural Tropicália na década de 1960.
Eric: Gilberto Gil was part of the Tropicália cultural movement in the 1960s.
Felipe: (slow) Gilberto Gil fez parte do movimento cultural Tropicália na década de 1960.
Eric: Okay, what’s the next name?
Felipe: Tarsila do Amaral
Eric: Tarsila do Amaral
Felipe: (slow) Tarsila do Amaral (regular) Tarsila do Amaral
Eric: Listeners, please repeat:
Felipe: Tarsila do Amaral
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Tarsila do Amaral was a Brazilian painter and member of the "Group of Five," a group of artists who are symbols of the Brazilian modern art movement in the 1920s. She is known for her use of vivid colors, her cubist and surrealist influences, and her representation of social and everyday subjects.
Eric: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Felipe: (normal) Uma das obras de arte mais famosas de Tarsila do Amaral é o "Abaporu."
Eric: One of the most famous masterpieces of Tarsila do Amaral is the “Abaporu.”
Felipe: (slow) Uma das obras de arte mais famosas de Tarsila do Amaral é o "Abaporu."
Eric: Okay, what’s the last name?
Felipe: Oscar Niemeyer
Eric: Oscar Niemeyer
Felipe: (slow) Oscar Niemeyer (regular) Oscar Niemeyer
Eric: Listeners, please repeat:
Felipe: Oscar Niemeyer
[pause - 5 sec.]
Eric: Oscar Niemeyer was a Brazilian architect. His best-known works are the civic buildings of Brasília and the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Eric: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Felipe: (normal) Oscar Niemeyer viveu por 104 anos e faleceu em 2012.
Eric: Oscar Niemeyer lived for 104 years and passed away in 2012.
Felipe: (slow) Oscar Niemeyer viveu por 104 anos e faleceu em 2012.
QUIZ
Eric: Okay, listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Felipe will give you the Portuguese – please repeat it out loud! Are you ready?
Felipe: Roberto Carlos
[pause]Eric: Roberto Carlos
Felipe: Ivete Sangalo
[pause]Eric: Ivete Sangalo
Felipe: Gilberto Gil
[pause]Eric: Gilberto Gil
Felipe: Tarsila do Amaral
[pause]Eric: Tarsila do Amaral
Felipe: Oscar Niemeyer
[pause]Eric: Oscar Niemeyer

Outro

Eric: There you have it – five artists and musicians in Brazil! We have more vocab lists available at PortuguesePod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone, see you next time!
Felipe: Tchau.

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Do you know any other famous artists in Brazil?