Shameful Chicken & the Brazilian Yawning Epidemic

Here are my 5 most recent Brazilian cultural difference discoveries… 1) Chicken Shame I’m not at all fussy about food and will pretty much eat anything, but there are certain dislikes that I can empathise with like tuna (bit whiffy), mushrooms (strange texture) and gherkins (odd-looking). However, I’ve been surprised to encounter so many Brazilians who claim … More Shameful Chicken & the Brazilian Yawning Epidemic

Brazilians, Please Stop Telling Me You’re Warm

I´m currently teaching the same English course to three different groups, so my lessons are pretty much running on auto-pilot right now. This week the topic for discussion was stereotypes about different countries, and as a lead-in I asked my students how they felt Brazilians were perceived by foreigners. All the groups mentioned similar things … More Brazilians, Please Stop Telling Me You’re Warm