Comparative Practical Guide to Spanish and Portuguese
A Guide to the Major Pitfalls between the Two Languages
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The worst false cognates between the 2 languages:
Portuguese: wine glass
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About the Book
Have you ever been baffled by the disagreements in meaning, grammar, and pronunciation between these two closely related languages that seem close in writing, but really do not sound that close?
About the Author
Rubem Lima has spent nearly five decades teaching Spanish and Portuguese. He has observed and cataloged all the problems that people have trying to learn the other language when knowing one of them. His work as instructional manager for a major US language company and as interpreter/translator in several languages has prepared him in unique ways to write a guide to handle this challenge.