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Larissa - Prof brazilian portuguese - Toronto
$15/h
1st lesson is free!
Verified tutor profile
Response Time 6h
Lessons offered by Larissa
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Portuguese
  • Oral expression - Portuguese
  • Vocabulary - Portuguese
  • Translation - Portuguese
Levels
  • All Levels

Native Brazilian-Portuguese teacher in Toronto, ON with bachelor's degree. Speaks English fluently.

Methodology

I make use of real life examples to teach Portuguese such as TV shows, books and ads.
Different methodologies to adapt to each student according to their needs.
Making use of several different PSL books and sources for exercises and examples. Such as Bom dia from Yale Press and Portugues para Estrangeiros from UFJF.

Background

I am a native Brazilian-Portuguese speaker teaching English or Portuguese as a Second language.
ESL teacher for the past 3 years when back in Brazil.
Went to Borger High school in Texas,USA.
Completed a TESL course at C.C.A.A. in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Currently taking the CELTA course at EC English.
Bachelor's in Film and Audiovisual as well as completing another Bachelor's degree in Portuguese and English teaching.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 15/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $70
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $130
Lessons offered by Larissa
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Portuguese
  • Oral expression - Portuguese
  • Vocabulary - Portuguese
  • Translation - Portuguese
Levels
  • All Levels

Larissa's Resume

Reliable teacher recognized for excellence in developing rapport with students and establishing fun learning environments.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Hostess, 02/2020 - Closed due to COVID-19
Copacabana Steakhouse - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
• Responsible for answering calls and making reservations.
• Responsible for making the floor plan for the reservations of the day.
• Welcomed customers into the restaurant and sat them at the pre-assigned tables.
Private teacher, 03/2015 to 01/2020
Autonomous – Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
• Educated students on study tips and exam strategies.
• Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce anxiety of failure in writing.
• Prepared lesson plans to meet goals identified in students' individualized study plans.
English instructor, 02/2019 to 01/2020
Cultural Norte Americano, CNA – Rio de Janeiro, RJ
• Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material. Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
• Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
English instructor, 08/2018 to 12/2019
Yielding English School, YES – Rio de Janeiro, RJ
• Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material. Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
• Established appropriate deadlines and provided complete instructions for reading assignment and homework.
Scout Troop Leader, 01/2017 to 01/2020
Union of Brazilian Scouts – Rio de Janeiro, RJ
• Responsible for organizing benefits, donation drives, voluntary work for scouts and daily troop activities at the 87th scout troop.
• Encouraged scouts to cultivate ethic by demonstrating diligence, patience and respect for others maintaining exemplary behavior to set example.
• Evaluated individual knowledge, skills and strengths and assigned team positions to maximize talent areas. Introduced games and drills, which helped scouts to better develop skill levels.
• Participant of the Interamerican Moot in Peru helping to construct corrals for guinea pigs.
• Participant of the World Scout Moot helping to remodel and build touristic areas on natural reserves.
Teacher Assistant, 09/2016 to 06/2018
Faculdade de Educação Tecnológica do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, FAETERJ – Rio de Janeiro, RJ Monitor of technical use of English and Portuguese language.
• Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies.
• Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.

EDUCATION
Bachelor: Cinema, 12/2019
Universidade Estacio De Sá - Rio De Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
• Majored in Cinema and Audio-Visual with a 4.0 GPA
• Dissertation: From Book to Movie a Transposition of Mediums
CELTA: Certificate in English Teaching to Adults.: Expected in 05/2020
EC English – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bachelor's in Portuguese And English.: Expected in 12/2022
Universidade Federal Fluminense - Niteroi, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
• Member of the university's volleyball team
ESL Teacher's Course: Teaching English As A Second Language (ESL), 12/2016
Centro De Cultura Anglo Americana (CCAA) - Rio De Janeiro
High School: 05/2014
Borger High School - Borger, Texas, USA
• Member of Nacional society of High School Scholars Graduated with a 4.0 GPA
• Member of the varsity volleyball team, basketball and Track

Skills
• Languages – Fluent in English and Portuguese. Intermediate-advanced knowledge of French. Intermediate knowledge of Spanish.
• Computer – Extensive knowledge on Office package. Extensive knowledge on Celtx program.
• Leadership and Teamwork – Captain of the volleyball team for both High School and University. Basketball player. Scout troop leader.

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