The Portuguese Grammar Study Brief is ideal as a quick reference for beginning learners of one of the five most widely-spoken Romance languages in the world. It may also serve as a convenient refresher for students or travelers needing a reliable overview of the essentials of Portuguese in a timely manner. Compiled by our experts, its intent is to give the reader a general understanding of the Portuguese language structure and provide fundamental guidelines for lexical expression in one intensive short read. This fact-filled resource presents the basics in a consistently organized and easy-to-follow format. Inside you will find a concise introduction to Portuguese alphabet, numerals, parts of speech (nouns, pronouns, adjectives, articles, verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, interjections), necessary rules and mechanics, necessary rules for structuring meaningful sentences, helpful guidelines for pronunciation, useful examples of common phrases and numerous English-Portuguese translations. A special section on common mistakes and tips is included.