Meet Your Teacher

Hi! My name is Ricardo Filgueira, I’m from São Luís  – MA and I’ve been living in São Paulo since 2015.

I have a degree in Modern Languages, I’m a specialist in Portuguese Language, a specialist in Distance Education and an Instructional Designer.

My Portuguese teaching experience started in 2002, when I lived in Geneva, Switzerland.

I’m the creator of the Portuguese in Record Time Method and other online courses. Besides Portuguese, I speak English, French and I’m currently learning German.  

Language Hacks

How to fit your studies into your routine, how to improve your listening and speaking, how not to forget what you studied and much more!

Portuguese Learner Profile

Stuck with your Portuguese level? Tell me what your goals and needs are, I’ll give you a custom plan to unlock your Portuguese.

Slangs, bad words and idioms

Learn the slangs, idioms and bad words of movies, series, TV shows and songs! I will teach you exactly where and how to use these expressions.
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Portuguese in Record Time

Get to know Portuguese in Record Time, the only course that provides a real immersion in Portuguese language and Brazilian culture through real-life situations.

Pronunciation Guide

In 15 videos I’ll teach you step by step how to pronounce the sounds of Brazilian Portuguese, from simplest to most complex.

Brasil Com Ricardo

The best podcast to learn Brazilian Portuguese and to dive into the Brazilian culture. Episodes with transcriptions, links and vocabulary notes.

Português do Brasil