There are so many free online resources that it is sometimes difficult to know which ones to use, and to identify which ones are good. Cactus has carefully assessed the wide range of free language learning resources available online to provide you with a selection of our most recommended, useful and reliable sources of information for learning Portuguese. These can be used as a helpful support to language learning whilst taking one of our face-to-face Portuguese courses.
WordReference is a popular bilingual dictionary, and combines its own dictionary with the long-established Collins dictionary. WordReference also includes a useful forum where users can get help with Portuguese language related questions.
Reverso is a well-established online bilingual dictionary. It includes an English-Portuguese dictionary, along with other handy tools such as a translator and spellchecker.
Conjuga-me is a free Portuguese verbs conjugator. In Portuguese only.
Forvo is a free and comprehensive pronunciation guide maintained by native speakers around the world. It includes the pronunciation of more than 3 million words in 325 languages.
Memrise is a popular website and mobile app which enables you to memorise Portuguese vocabulary. It is a great and fun way to learn new vocabulary in addition to your language course.
Language Guide is a project helping Portuguese learners to build their vocabulary using an image and sound dictionary.
Quizlet is a fun and simple website and mobile app which will help you develop your Portuguese vocabulary using flash cards.
Cram has a large list of flash cards to help you learn new Portuguese words. It also has a mobile app, so you can memorise Portuguese vocabulary anywhere anytime.
Duolingo is a fun mobile app which offers a comprehensive series of vocabulary, pronunciation and translation exercises. It is a great way to practice what you learn during your Portuguese evening course while on the go.