Basic Portuguese: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume.

Twenty units cover the core material which students can expect to encounter in their first year of learning Portuguese. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning.

Clearly presented and user-friendly, Basic Portuguese provides readers with a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of Portuguese grammar.

chapter Unit 1|8 pages


chapter Unit 2|7 pages


chapter Unit 3|9 pages

Numbers, times and dates

chapter Unit 5|9 pages

Present tense of irregular verbs

chapter Unit 6|6 pages


chapter Unit 7|7 pages


chapter Unit 8|9 pages

Ser and estar

chapter Unit 9|7 pages


chapter Unit 10|11 pages

Adjectives and adverbs

chapter Unit 11|7 pages

Comparatives and superlatives

chapter Unit 14|7 pages

Reflexive pronouns and verbs

chapter Unit 15|6 pages

Possessive pronouns and adjectives

chapter Unit 16|7 pages

The present perfect tense

chapter Unit 17|7 pages

The preterite tense

chapter Unit 18|6 pages

The imperfect tense