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  1. 1. Portugal
  2. 2. • Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. • Apart from continental Portugal, the Portuguese Republic holds two islands called, archipelagos of Azores and Madeira, which are autonomous regions of Portugal.
  3. 3. The Rooster of Barcelos • The Rooster of Barcelos (Portuguese, "Galo de Barcelos") is one of the most common emblems of Portugal. • The legend of the Rooster of Barcelos tells the story of a dead rooster's miraculous intervention in proving the innocence of a man who had been falsely accused and sentenced to death.
  4. 4. The Capital- Lisbon • Lisbon is the capital city and largest city of Portugal with a population of 547,631. Approximately 27% of the population of the country lives in Lisbon. • Lisbon is the westernmost large city located in Europe, as well as its westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast.
  5. 5. Lisbon has two sites listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site: Belém Tower Jerónimos Monastery
  6. 6. Downtown Lisbon- The heart of the city is the Baixa (Downtown) the Pombaline Baixa is an elegant district, primarily constructed after the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.
  7. 7. School • School starts at 8:30am • 1h30m classes • 3 Areas: Science, Economics, Arts and Languages • No sports or activities after school • The teachers change room not the students
  8. 8. Futebol (soccer) • Soccer is the most popular sport in Portugal, and the country has produced an amazing amount of talented footballers who became known worldwide. • The Portugal national football team is among the higher-rated national football teams in Europe and the world. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most famous soccer players in the world and he already won the award for player of the year in 2008. Sports
  9. 9. Soccer League • The Portuguese League professional soccer club championship is one of the most widely known sport events in the country, where such soccer clubs as Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Sporting Clube de Portugal, and Futebol Clube do Porto are main contenders.
  10. 10. Portuguese Cuisine • Portuguese cuisine is characterized by rich, filling and full-flavored dishes and is closely related to Mediterranean cuisine.
  11. 11. • Seafood plays a major part in Portuguese cuisine and the quality of our seafood and freshly caught grilled fish is beyond compare. • One of the mainstays of our cuisine is what we call bacalhau (cod), dried and salted, served with olives, olive oil and white wine vinegar. • Olive oil is one of the bases of Portuguese cuisine both for cooking and flavoring meals. Cod fish Portuguese Olive oil Seafood
  12. 12. A popular pastry is the pastel de nata, a small custard tart sprinkled with cinnamon.
  13. 13. Fado • Fado is a music genre which can be traced to the 1820s in Portugal, but probably with much earlier origins. • In popular belief, fado is a form of music characterized by lyrics, often about the sea or the life of the poor. However, although the origins are difficult to trace, today fado is regarded, by many, as simply a form of song which can be about anything, but must follow a certain structure. • The music is usually linked to the Portuguese word saudade which symbolizes the feeling of loss.
  14. 14. Mariza “Ó Gente da Minha Terra” Lyrics: This fado is mine and yours a destiny that binds us however it might be denied to the strings of a guitar Every time one hears the cries of a singing guitar one becomes immediately lost with a desire to cry Oh people from my land it is now that I understand this sorrow I carry I received it from you And it would seem like fondness if I allowed myself to be lulled the bitterness would be greater my singing would be less sad Oh people from my land
  15. 15. Countries and territories where Portuguese is the official language • Brazil • Mozambique • Angola • Portugal • Guinea-Bissau • East Timor • Macau • Cape Verde • São Tomé and Príncipe • Equatorial Guinea
  16. 16. Map of the Portuguese language in the world
  17. 17. Obrigada!

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