Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Mexican Revolution

Exploring the history behind the national holidays of a country is a great way to learn about its culture and the historic events that have shaped modern times. In this short article we will take a look at a few historic events related to the Mexican Revolution, as well as some of the most iconic events related to the celebration of this holiday in the present. Continue reading

Prepositions “Por” and “Para” in Portuguese

Both of the words “Por” and “Para” in Portuguese can mean “FOR” or “TO” in English, however the distinction between the two is a little more complicated than that. So let´s take a closer look …

PARA can mean “TO”, “FOR”, “TOWARDS” and “IN ORDER TO”, whereas
POR can mean “BY”, “FOR”, “THROUGH”, “VIA”.

Here are a few hints to help make it a bit easier when deciding on which preposition to use: Continue reading