Beginning 22: How Do You Spell That?

MP3 Audio (Lesson) | MP3 Audio (Dialog)

Do you know how in English we sometimes aren’t sure if words are spelled with an ‘s’ or a ‘c’? The same thing happens for Brazilians in Portuguese. There are some words that are harder to spell. Let’s learn about that in today’s lesson.

Lesson audio

Download lesson mp3 file

Dialog audio

Download dialog mp3 file

 A: Você escreve ‘atrasado’ com ‘s’ ou com ‘z’?
Do you write ‘atrasado’ with ‘s’ or with ‘z’?
  B: Atrasado, é com ‘s’.
‘Atrasado’ is with an ‘s’.
  A: E ‘piscina’, é com ‘s’ o com ‘c’?
And ‘piscina’, is it with an ‘s’ or with a ‘c’?
  B: ‘Piscina’ se escreve com os dois, P I S C I N A.
‘Piscina’ is written with both, P I S C I N A.


Your email address will not be published.
All fields below are required.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  1. David


    E ‘piscina’, é com ‘s’ o com ‘c’?

    be “ou” instead of “o”?

    1. Orlando Kelm

      typo on our part, it should read “ou”. Nice catch!