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Portuguese (PT) for Foreigners with a native speaker :)

1) General Information
We will cover the following five skills:
-Reading
-Oral comprehension
-Grammar
-Written expression
-Oral expression


2) How will we organize our classes?
I suggest that we start by reading a text for training the pronunciation and for acquiring more vocabulary. We will not do an exhaustive analysis of the text (which is something I may suggest in the context of a homework).

We will proceed with grammar: I will introduce you to the topic (e.g., verb tense), followed by some exercise solving.

If we have time left, we will finish the class with either:
-A dictation exercise to practice listening comprehension and writing
-An informal conversation to practice oral interaction

Obviously, we can change this plan and/or its order to suit your learning needs and ensure you come to classes motivated and interested!


3) What about homework?
I suggest one of the following (if you have enough time between classes, we can combine them):
-Translating and/or writing a text
-Reading a text and answering some questions to practice reading comprehension
-Completing grammar exercises

Extra information

Study Materials: will be provided by me, divided for each class and stored in a Drop Box file, so they are always easily accessible.

Location

At teacher's location: Cascais, Portugal
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Portuguese:
Portuguese for adults, School
Age:
Infants (0-3 years old)
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Portuguese

About Me

Hello!
I’m a young Portuguese lady and I hold a Degree in Law. For the past two years, I've lived in Izmir, Madrid, Warsaw, Vienna and Stockholm, in this order, to study or work.

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PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
I have a strong passion for travelling and learning more about the political, social and economic realities of today’s societies. So, studying and working abroad allowed me to live in the above mentioned cities and visit another 8 countries in just two years.
But one degree, three internships and five legal publications later, I realized Law remains a very traditional field where remote work and flexible hours are yet to be widely and regularly implemented.
Ultimately, I was spending more time at the office instead of doing the things that make me genuinely happy and fulfilled – getting to know cultures, connecting with interesting people, being adventurous, independent and free!
For these reasons, I shifted my career and life approach for the upcoming years. I started searching for different opportunities, as a Volunteer and Freelancer, without the downsides of a 9-5 schedule and the overwork culture I experienced.

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WHAT I'M DOING NOW
I’m happily teaching Portuguese online.

Education

2018 – 2019 – Madrid, Spain
Bachelor in Law - Complutense University of Madrid School of Law

2015 – 2018 – Lisbon, Portugal
Bachelor in Law - University of Lisbon School of Law

Experience / Qualifications

Editorial assistant for European Law Students Association (ELSA) Legal Law Review
Administrative assistant for Portuguese Embassy/Permanent Mission to the International
Organizations
Researcher - National Legal Research Group on Renewable Energies
Editorial assistant for ELSA Spanish Legal Law Review
Trainee for Accenture
Trainee for Aegean Law Firm
Tutor of Introduction of Law II and Economy I - Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon

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