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Foreign Languages & Literature

This is a guide to resources useful for the study of Foreign Languages and Literature

Welcome to the general Portuguese page! Below you'll find links to Portuguese databases where you can find journal articles on Portuguese topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various Portuguese topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout or the Library Catalog; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

Portuguese Databases at the USMA Library

Below you will find quick links to some of the most commonly accessed resources, you can always access the entire list of Foreign Language Databases here!

If you are looking for Films in Portuguese, check out

To read recent news articles or magazines in Portuguese, check out

If you are doing research in Portuguese, check out

Portuguese Web Resources

These resources are outside of USMA, but they still contain valuable information. They can be helpful when researching or practicing in Portuguese.

Research Resources:

Practice Resources:

  • Sublearning Quiz yourself by translating subtitles from your favorite movies.

Practice Reading Comprehension:

  • Learn Portuguese with Rafa Everything from introductory lessons to traditional Portuguese recipes.
  • Lingua Contains texts for Beginners and includes corresponding questions designed by language teachers.
  • MyLanguages free Portuguese courses covering vocabulary, grammar, conjugation, and reading exercises.
  • Rosa Estevens: Lets Read Free PDF formatted stories in Portuguese at a Beginner level.

West Point Center for Oral History: Portuguese Resources:

Please note that the resources listed in this section are hosted by groups separate from the USMA Library. The USMA Library can NOT guarantee access or resolve connection issues to these resources.

Portuguese Books in the USMA Library

Browse the shelves, head up to the east side of the 4th floor and find the call numbers that start with "PC." Here's a general listing of subject areas:

  • PC5001-5498  Portuguese
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