Lucas
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    English and Math for Prep Tests (TOEFL/GRE), Academic English, Portuguese (native speaker)

    I offer classes for two different groups:
    - Young adults preparing for TOEFL/GRE with sessions focused in solving exercises from the exams and improving the student's skills
    - Academic English for researchers and people in academia, where we focus on methods, format and language of academic texts. Sessions could be focused on review the student paper

    A little about myself. I am Ph.D. student in Electronic Engineering at Imec, Leuven. I lived in the USA twice, as an exchange Student at MIT for a year and as a J1 worker at McDonald's for 3 months. I have scored 103 and 112 in the two times I did the TOEFL exam, and I scored at the 99% math percentile in my GRE score. I was born in Brazil, thus Portuguese native speaker, and I have lived in Leuven for two years, so we can communicate in basic Dutch.

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    At student's location: Around Leuven, Belgium
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    General info

    Skills:
    English:
    English as a second language (esl), English for adults
    Portuguese:
    Portuguese for adults
    Age:
    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, Portuguese

    About Me

    I was born and raised in Brazil, but with time I had many opportunities to live abroad and practice languages around the world.
    During my freshman year I decided to work at McDonald's in Alabama to improve my English for three months. Just after that, I also traveled to Zambia for a community building conference to solve local problems with local resources.
    I went to MIT in 2015 as an exchange student due to my experience and worked with MakerNurse doing research in electronics for healthcare.
    Now, after my Master's in Electronic Engineering I moved to Leuven to pursue my Ph.D. in state-of-the-art electronics at Imec.

    Education

    - Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (Bachelors - 8.4/10.0)
    - Massachusets Institute of Technology (exchange student - 4.9/5.0)
    - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Ph.D. student - current)

    Experience / Qualifications

    Complete BA degree and Master's degree in Engineering.
    Two publications in International conferences.
    Currently pursing a Ph.D. at Imec

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