Learn Portuguese BrazilianPodClass BrazilianPodClass
iTunes Feed  Podcast RSS Feed  Tips and podcast updates  YouTube Channel  Twitter  Facebook 
Become a Member
Get convenient access to the
Learning Guide
(word by word transcript)
Premium and Basic
membership available

Learn More

. Still not sure where to start…
. How effective is our methodology?

What's New

Latest Podcasts


481 – Famous Brazilians – Jorge Paulo Lemann

In this episode, we are going to learn a little about Jorge Paulo Lemann, the richest man in Brazil at the moment, and the different ways to translate the verb TO BE into Portuguese (Part II).

Jorge Paulo Lemann

Jorge Paulo Lemann é o homem mais rico do Brasil e tem uma trajetória excepcional no mundo dos negócios. O empresário possui uma fortuna estimada em US$25 bilhões.

Descendente de uma família suíça, o bilionário foi pentacampeão brasileiro de tênis, tendo participado de grandes competições, como o torneio de Wimbledon. Formado em uma das universidades mais prestigiadas do mundo – Harvard, nos EUA – Lemann começou no mundo dos negócios trabalhando no banco Credit Suisse. Alguns anos depois, na década de 1970, fundou o próprio banco, o Garantia.

O banco foi um divisor de águas no setor no Brasil, com um modelo de gestão baseado na meritocracia, seguindo o exemplo de sucesso do banco norte-americano Goldman Sachs. Os melhores profissionais eram muito bem remunerados e, desta forma, Lemann conseguiu atrair alguns dos mais brilhantes executivos brasileiros…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Download Podcast

Learning Guide

BrazilianPodClass provides learners with the opportunity to speak Portuguese in an engaged and fun way through our lessons.
The BrazilianPodClass method was build based on the most modern language acquisition principles and consists of three parts: BrazilianPodClass offers a complete language learning system for those who want to learn Brazilian Portuguese. The amount of information you will find in our program compares to approximately 10 books (300 pages each) combined with 40 CDs (2 hours each).
We sincerely want to help you in your journey to learning Brazilian Portuguese. So, if you are serious about learning this beautiful language, join us today.
Home
Tip of the Day
About
Portuguese Classes
Comments from Our Listeners
Contact Us
How It Works
BrazilianPodClass (iTunes)
Membership/Learning Guide
Smart Search
Membership
FAQ
Store
A Trip to Brazil
Un Viaje a Brasil

iTunes Feed  Podcast RSS Feed  Tips and podcast updates  YouTube Channel  Twitter  Facebook 
© 2015 BrazilianPodClass