Brazilian Portuguese is written and spoken by over 180 million inhabitants of Brazil as well as by several million Brazilian emigrants in other parts of the world, including over 1 million Brazilian Americans. Portuguese is taught at over 280 colleges and universities in the United States. Brazil is the most popular tourist destination in South America, enjoying over 5 million visitors in 2008. It is also the second largest economy in the Americas (after the United States) with thriving industries such as automobiles, steel, petrochemicals, aircraft and banking. [[Concise size with 10,000 entries of essential Brazilian Portuguese [[Each entry includes key grammatical information and pronunciation [[Many entries include related words and phrases [[Spelling updated in full accordance with the Reforma Ortogrfica da Lngua Portuguesa, 2009 [[Perfect for businesspeople, travelers, and students
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