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Edna Allen

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map_pinUnited Kingdom
6:06 AM (GMT+01:00)
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Portuguese
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42
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374
class
Portuguese
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42
time
374

Speaks

Portuguese
Native
,
English
C2
,
Spanish
B1
,
Italian
A1

About Me

Olá! I am a Brazilian Portuguese teacher from Sao Paulo who would like to believe I am a fun person. I have taught for many years and I am absolutely certain I can help you to learn the basics and to be able to have a full successful commnunication in Portuguese about any subjects with you family, friends or for work. I can guarantee you are going to enjoy my classes and my visual resources that make our lessons more well-structured and dynamic.

I love learning more about my students because I understand that everyone learns in a different way. My thesis in university was based on Different Methods and Approaches in Language Learning and Teaching. For this reason, I use my authentic visual communicative resources to guide people in achieving their language goals, always considering what needs to be updated to their needs.

I am quite proud of the work I do and of how much my students say they enjoy it. My students and I run sporadic direct and indirect course review and feedback to guarantee they are on the right path, with the right approach, advancing and enjoying the lessons.

Let me know if you have any special requests for our sessions íncluding time slot) and I will try my best to help you. Get in contact with me! :)

I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Teaching Portuguese and English and I have been teaching for over 17 years. I use my own well-structured material for a full course that goes from total beginners to advanced speakers. This resource I create is shared with my students on a second screen during our lessons .

What my lessons include:
> Warm-up activity
> Speaking, listening, reading and writing
> Dynamic Visual-Communicative material

I have worked with students from all ages and various countries, using a communicative and visual approach. My lessons are fun and student focused. I use Power Point presentations with games, quizzes, audio, images and video activities to allow sessions to be more dynamic and I will adapt the material for the student’s needs.

I love my job, and my main objective is to facilitate language learning in a fun and dynamic way.

Attendance Policy: If student is running late, I will agree to wait for the total of 15 minutes. Cancellation should be made using website's tools.

Em português:
Sou professora certificada, formada em Letras - Português e Inglês, Língua e Literatura - e ensino há mais de 17 anos. Uso material próprio bem estruturado completo, para todos os níveis. Estes recursos são compartilhados em segunda tela durante a aula .

Leciono alunos de todas as idades e vários países, usando uma abordagem comunicativa e visual. Minhas aulas são divertidas e focadas no aluno. Uso apresentações de Power Point com atividades de áudio, vídeo, imagens, jogos e questionários para permitir que as aulas sejam mais dinâmicas e adaptarei o material para as necessidades do aluno.

Amo meu trabalho e meu objetivo principal é facilitar o aprendizado do idioma de uma forma divertida e dinâmica.

- Novos horários poderão ser abertos mediante solicitação.

Teacher Stats

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timetable7 years ago
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Résumé

schoolEducation

2013 - 2013
City of Bristol College
Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector - PTLLS
2005 - 2007
Universidade Metodista de São Paulo
BA in Full Certification in Teaching in Portuguese and in English - Universidade Metodista de São Paulo

briefcaseWork Experience

2013
Portuguese Teacher
Edna Allen Languages - Bristol, UK
Brazilian Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese to English Translations, Proofreading and Revision Specialized in Translation of General, Education e Business Texts Experienced in Marketing, Gaming, Environmental and Management Experienced in Teaching Portuguese and English as foreign languages TED Volunteer Translator
2004 - 2011
EFL
- Managing English as a second language lessons for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as Business professionals.<br />- Keeping every student’s learning progress database updated<br />- Taking part in regular staff meetings<br />- Assisting pupils with English related work or graduation activities<br />- Providing students listening, written and spoken tools required to access the English language through dynamic classes in a Natural Communicative Approach.<br />- Filling in forms and charts with each student’s data

diploma_2Certifications

2007 - 2008
TKT University of Cambridge
Teaching Knowledge Test Certificate awarded by University of Cambridge.

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