12 Icebreaker Phrases in Portuguese

It’s fun to meet new people, especially when you are traveling. But it’s not always easy to strike up a conversation with a stranger, let alone in a different language! That is why it’s recommendable to take some language classes prior your trip and get familiar with the local culture.

We have created a list with 12 icebreaker questions in Portuguese that will help you getting a conversation started and making new Brazilian friends. Vamos lá!

– Oi, tudo bem?
– Hi, how are you?

Prazer (your name)
– Nice to meet you. My name is ….

– Qual é seu nome?
– What’s your name?

De onde você é?
– Where are you from?

Que legal! Eu sou americano (a)
– Cool! I am American.

Estou de férias aqui no Brasil e estou gostando muito!
– I am on vacation here in Brazil, and enjoying it a lot!

– Você já foi aos Estados Unidos? É um país bem interessante!
– Have you been to the U.S? It’s a very interesting country!

Que lugares você me recomenda aqui no Brasil?
– What places do you recommend me to visit here in Brazil?

– Quais são as praias mais bonitas? 
– What are the most beautiful beaches?

Qual a melhor época do ano para ir?
– What’s the best time of the year to go there?

Muito obrigado (a) pelas dicas! 
– Thank you for the tips!

Foi um prazer te conhecer. Tchau!
– It was nice meeting you. Bye!