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Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Universidade Estadual de Londrina/Diploma in Education (Other)
The University of Western Ontario (Master's)
Hi, My name is Irma. I am a Brazilian who moved to the US several years ago when my husband joined the World Bank. I have thirty years of professional experience including fourteen years as a College Teacher in Brazil, teaching Library and Information Science. I also have a diploma in Education. I have a passion for teaching and after working for many years in libraries in the DC area I am glad to be teaching again. I also speak Spanish and French and I am very familiar with different methodologies to teach a language. The classes can be customized according to the student's needs. I visit Brazil every year and that always gives me a fresh perspective on the changes in the Brazilian culture as well as changes in the language. I am very comfortable with the Portuguese orthographic reform that went into effect in Brazil in January 2009. Please, feel free to contact me for any additional information you may need. I would love the opportunity to become your tutor! Obrigado!
Hi, My name is Irma. I am a Brazilian who moved to the US several years ago when my husband joined the World Bank. I have thirty years of professional experience including fourteen years as a College Teacher in Brazil, teaching Library and Information Science. I also have a diploma in
We meet with Irma each week for Portuguese lessons. She is very patient and makes it fun for my 11 year son and me all at the same time! Very convenient to have a language teacher come to your home!
Irma has been teaching Portuguese to my two little girls. They love her class and really feel they are learning. I don't have to force them to study or go to class as I had to do with other teachers. Great job!
I told Irma exactly what I needed to learn -- she worked within my short time frame and limited experience to create customized lessons for me. She was patient, prepared and friendly.
She is helping me with verb tense and conjugation. She is also answering my countless grammatical questions. I am also picking up vocab with her.
Currently teaches a group of 4 kids. Irma is knowledgeable, engaging and fun - adapts easily to the students' diverse styles, abilities and interests.
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I am a native speaker with extensive teaching experience (14 years). I have a Diploma in Education and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. I go back to Brazil every year and I am up to date with the Portuguese orthographic reform that went into effect in Brazil in 2009. Classes can be customized according to student's needs.