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Pronunciation Test | Homographs in Portuguese




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Did you know that many words in Portuguese have the same spelling but different pronunciations and meanings?


In this lesson, we're going to have a pronunciation test to see if you know how to pronounce homograph words in Portuguese.



HOMOGRAPHS IN PORTUGUESE - CAN YOU PASS THIS TEST?*


(*SEE THE ANSWERS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE)


1. Eu acordo cedo todos os dias. (I wake up early every day.)

A) Acordo (with a closed o)
B) Acordo (with an open o)

2. O almoço estava delicioso. (Lunch was delicious.)

A) Almoço (with a closed o)
B) Almoço (with an open o)

3. Nós precisamos do seu apoio. (We need your support.)

A) Apoio (with a closed o)
B) Apoio (with an open o)

4. Preciso de uma colher para essa sopa. (I need a spoon for this soup.)

A) Colher (with a closed e)
B) Colher (with an open e)

5. Eu sempre choro assistindo a filmes. (I always cry watching movies.)

A) Choro(with a closed o)
B) Choro (with an open o)

6. Estamos no começo do ano. (We are at the beginning of the year.)

A) Começo(with a closed e)
B) Começo (with an open e)

7. O conserto do carro custou caro. (The car repair was expensive.)

A) Conserto (with a closed e)
B) Conserto (with an open e)


8. Eu não gosto do gosto de pimentão. (I don't like the taste of bell peppers.)

A) Gosto (with a closed o)
B) Gosto (with an open o)

9. Eu não jogo este jogo. (I don't play this game.)

A) Jogo (with a closed o)
B) Jogo (with an open o)

10. A roupa está seca. (The laundry is dry.)

A) Seca (with a closed e)
B) Seca (with an open e)

Correct Answers:


1- Letter B (open O) - Eu acordo cedo todos os dias. (I wake up early every day).

2- Letter A (closed O) - O almoço estava delicioso. (Lunch was delicious.)

3- Letter A (closed O) - Nós precisamos do seu apoio. (We need your support.)

4- Letter B (open E) - Preciso de uma colher para essa sopa. (I need a spoon for this soup.)

5- Letter B (open O) - Eu sempre choro assistindo a filmes. (I always cry watching movies.)

6- Letter A (closed E) - Estamos no começo do ano. (We are at the beginning of the year.)

7- Letter A (closed E) - O conserto do carro custou caro. (The car repair was expensive.)

8- Letters B (open O) and A (closed O) - Eu não gosto (B) do gosto (A) de pimentão. (I don't like the taste of bell peppers.)

9- Letters B (open O) and A (closed O) - Eu não jogo (B)este jogo (A). (I don't play this game.)

10- Letter A (closed E) - A roupa está seca. (The laundry is dry.)


That's it, everybody! Remember to watch the video to hear the pronunciation of these words.


I'd like to know how you did on the test. How many questions did you get right? Do you know other homograph words in Portuguese? Leave a comment below with your answer.


Até a próxima!


Your teacher,


Virginia


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