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    Maria-Dulcinia
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    Hello! You will learn Portuguese. Enjoy the language!

    I am a native Portuguese and I worked in Portugal in Secondary schools for 25 years. I taught Portuguese for adults in UK for 8 years and in Dublin for 2 years.. In Holland, I teach Portuguese in International School of Amsterdam and in Guus Kieft School

    Location

    At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands
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    General info

    Skills:

    Age:

    Children (7-12 years old)
    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)
    Seniors (65+ years old)

    Student level:

    Beginner
    Intermediate
    Advanced

    Duration:

    60 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English, French, Portuguese

    About Me

    I am a native Portuguese and I teach Portuguese, French and English. I did my training as a qualified teacher. I have been working as a teacher for more than 30 years in schools. I teach children, teenagers and adults.I have been teaching by Skype for more than 8 years, too,

    Education

    EDUCATION BACKGROUND
    1976 – 1980: I graduated in Management Secretarial Skills from the Higher Institute of New
    Professions in Lisbon – PORTUGAL
    1981 – 1987: I graduated in Law from the University of Law in Lisbon – PORTUGAL
    2000 – 2001: I did a Spanish Course in Portugal.
    2001 – 2005: I got a graduation of level B in French Language from Alliance Française – Paris
    France
    2003 – 2007: I graduated in Literary and Literacy Portuguese Studies from Open University –
    PORTUGAL
    In 2007: I got the Qualified Teacher Status from Birmingham – UNITED KINGDOM
    In 2009: I did a Translation Course – Community levels I, II and III at Mary Ward Center
    Russell Square – London – UNITED KINGDOM
    In 2010: I did the Interpreter Course – Community levels I and II at Mary Ward Centre –
    Russell Square – London – UNITED KINGDOM
    In 2011: I did a Post Graduation Course in Translation from City University in London –
    UNITED KINGDOM
    2011 – 2013: I awarded functional skills qualification in English, level II from Oxford
    Cambridge and RSA Examinations (OCR): Listen and Speaking, Reading and
    Writing Communication
    2013 – 2014: I did the Counselling Course in the Institute of Counselling – Glasgow –
    SCOTLAND
    In 2014: I finished level II of IT Skills (Word, Excel, Database, Publisher and Powerpoint)
    From Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations – the UNITED KINGDOM and I did
    Arts Pathway Levels 1 and 2 (drawing, Painting, Design style and Design
    Project) from Manchester College – UNITED KINGDOM

    Experience / Qualifications

    WORK EXPERIENCE
    I worked in Portugal as a Qualified Teacher for 25 years and as a lawyer for 20 years.
    In Portugal I taught different subjects: Portuguese (all levels); French (beginners for years 5 and 6); Economics (years 10 and 11); Political Economics (years 10, 11 and 12); Law (years 10 and 11) and Technological Education and IT (Years 7 to 9).

    In United Kingdom I worked as a Portuguese Teacher for Cactus Language Ltd for 8 years. I worked as a translator/interpreter for 5 years. I translated and interpreted Portuguese – English and vice versa; Portuguese – French and vice versa and French – English and vice versa.
    I used to teach Portuguese in small groups, between ages 5 to 7; 7 to 9 and 9 to 12. The most part of the children were Portuguese whose parents did not want they forget their mother tongue.
    I supported some Portuguese people in some lawyers’ offices about Portuguese law issues, such as family law, work law and properties registered law.

    In Dublin, I worked as a teacher between 2014 and 2016. I taught Portuguese and French. I taught also IT and Decorative Arts.
    I supported children between 5 to 12 years old in Counselling groups.
    I supported some Portuguese citizens in private lawyers’ offices and I gave them some general advice relating how to solve some Portuguese issues. Basically, the areas were about Human Rights, Criminal Law, Work Law and Properties’ register (House and land).

    In Netherlands, I teach Portuguese in International School of Amsterdam and I teach Portuguese, French and Decorative Arts, including several techniques of Art & Craft at Guus Kieft School. Both schools are located in Amstelveen. I teach also French in International Business School The Hague and Portuguese in Taal tall Centrum. Both schools are situated in Den Haag.

    I have been teaching Portuguese, French and English by Skype for more than 8 years.

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    Marcelo
    Learn Portuguese in 10 weeks - private or group lessons -- professional with teaching degree - intensive course of 15 hours
    Oi Tudo bem? My name is Marcelo and I am from São Paulo. I live in The Hague and I teach Portuguese in The Hague, Rotterdam-Centre and Amsterdam. As an experienced teacher of Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese and Portuguese Business Culture Training, working for two well known language institutes and with more than 18 years of teaching experience based on a Masters Degree of Literature, I want to expand my activities, because of an increased demand for affordable lessons Portuguese. Group and private lessons consist of 10 lessons of 1.5 intensive hours (15 hours) and an extra (!) lesson live in a wonderful new Brazilian Restaurant. new : I Will bring you in direct contact with other enthousiastic students of mine who had other teacher before me and are very happy with my effective style of teaching and offered to me to share this with others. So these are real referrals !! Private lessons can also be reserved per lesson. Only groups have a fixed schedule. I have a small group for Portuguese (beginners A-1), that will start Monday November 19th, so if you still want to join, let me know. The grouprate is lower than the mentioned private lesson rate. The lessons are in the evening. It is a very small group, so that is good for you ! My goal is to teach you the basics (European level A-1, A-2) or if you are advanced (B-1 and B-2) in a short period. with Dutch or English as a channel for explanation of the grammar. I assign homework after every lesson and provide periodic progress reports. ’tarefas de casa’ (homework) will take you about 3 to 4 hours per week. The private and group lessons consist of a structured explanation of grammar and a part of the lesson where the student puts this immediately into practice with fluency practice (short sentences). I have an enormous passion for teaching, and after 18 years it still feels like brand new (even better with all the experience now..) so students can feel this. In Portuguese we call it paixão (paaisjaung), it my case it is combined with thorough knowledge. Give it a try, you will learn Portuguese much faster than you expected. Abraços (kind regards) Marcelo.

    Giovanna
    Aprenda Português Brasileiro - Brazilian Portuguese with native teacher
    Oi querido(a) estudante! Do you want to learn the vibrant Brazilian Portuguese with a native teacher? I am here for you! I am passionate about my language and culture, so I would love to share it with you. I can teach you through dynamic and fun classes that get you emmerged in the Brazilian culture. When you realize it, you are already speaking the language! I am very flexible and can teach people of different ages, levels and needs. Let's learn to sing beautiful samba lyrics! Let's learn about Bossa Nova and its magic! Let's feel the Brazilian heat while remaining in the Netherlands! Let's learn the "jeitinho brasileiro" to be able to make great deals with Brazilian companies! Vamos aprender português juntos! Tenho certeza que você irá se apaixonar por essa língua assim como eu! Até breve! :) ***Feel free to drop me a message!