Learn European Portuguese

glot.space is a no-fuss language European Portuguese learning platform that will get you from zero to basic-fluent in no time.

🇵🇹 Olá, como estás?

🇺🇸 Hi, how are you?

🇵🇹 Estou ótimo, obrigado! Falas português agora?

🇺🇸 I'm great thanks! Do you speak Portuguese now?

🇵🇹 Sim! Tenho estado a aprender recentemente.

🇺🇸 Yes! I've been learning recently.

🇵🇹 Como aprendes?

🇺🇸 How do you learn?

🇵🇹 Uso o glot.space, é um ótimo site.

🇺🇸 I use glot.space, it's a great website.

🇵🇹 Parece incrível. Como posso começar?

🇺🇸 Sounds amazing. How can I get started?

🇵🇹 Basta clicar em 'Começar Aqui' e escolher o teu idioma!

🇺🇸 Simply click on 'Start Here' and choose your language!

🇵🇹 Tão fácil. A começar agora!

🇺🇸 So easy. Starting now!

🇵🇹 Boa sorte!

🇺🇸 Good luck!

🇵🇹 Obrigado :)

🇺🇸 Thanks :)


European Portuguese

Native speakers
10M 🗣️
Official language in
Portugal 🌍
Active vocabulary
20k-30k 📚
medium 🤔
Closest langauges
Spanish, Italian
⏳ Avg. time to basics
600-750 hours ⏳

European Portuguese Online For Free

Learning European Portuguese enriches travel and business ventures in Portugal, a country known for its history, tourism, and growing tech scene. It also enables better communication with Portuguese communities worldwide. For basic fluency, English speakers need about 1,500-2,000 vocabulary words. Expect to spend around 600-750 hours to reach general proficiency. Portuguese grammar highlights include verb conjugations across various tenses like presente, pretérito perfeito, and imperfeito. Understanding the use of definite articles and gendered nouns is also essential. Despite its unique sounds and grammatical intricacies, mastery facilitates both professional and social interactions in Portuguese-speaking environments.

European Portuguese + glot.space



Build a strong foundation by learning the most commonly used words and grammatical structures.

In English for example, to engage in everyday conversation on a wide range of topics, you'll likely need to know between 1,500 to 2,500 words. This should allow you to express your thoughts, ask questions, and understand the responses you receive.


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Get the best return on the time you invest in learning.

We use AI-powered frequency dictionaries that will spoon-feed you the most popular words, idioms and sayings in the language of your choice.


100 Most Frequent Verbs in European Portuguese

Top 100 verbs to get started.


100 Most Frequent Adjectives in European Portuguese

Top 100 adjectives to get basics.

10 Powerful Multi-Faceted Verbs in European Portuguese

One verb - many meanings! Learn the most useful.


Useful Idioms To Get Started in European Portuguese

Memorize sayings that can be used in conversation.


Templates For Using Past Tense in European Portuguese

Most common words and sentence structures.


Tailored vocabulary

Knowing a lot of words in a foreign language is cool...

You know what's more cool? Knowing the one that you will most probably use the most.

Practice what you will actually need. Specific vocabulary that a marketing specialist uses on daily basis will be (usually) much different than the one of a doctor or a personal trainer.

With glot.space, you will be able to find specific vocabulary lists that will enrich your language skills in the direction that you select.




















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Our language training gym module learns how you learn and helps proactively fix the gaps in your knowledge.

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