Franck L

Profession: Freelance artist / programmer - Languages: English, Português, Français, Español, Italiano - Interview Preparation

Teaching Experience: Over 3 years of online language tutoring
Teaching assistant School of Visual Arts
Private language tutoring

Interests: Visual arts, computer programming and web design, cuisine, investing, film and TV, world events

Education: visual arts
computer programming

Spoken Languages: English (Native), French (Native), Portuguese (Fluent), Spanish (Conversational), Italian (Basic)


Jeff RT

Profession: I was a radio/tv announcer in the USA and perform for 20 years before becoming a teacher.

Teaching Experience: 24 years of classroom teaching in 10 different countries, 2+ years of online teaching.

Interests: Interested in current events, science, technology, society, language improvement, reading, cooking, and the outdoors

Education: Bachelor of Science in Journalism/Public speaking

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Portuguese (Basic)


Al B Mello

Profession: English tutor with a Chinese online tutoring school named Acadsoc.

Teaching Experience: Well as I mentioned above, I've been teaching ESL since 1998, though most of it was volunteer work at my church where I also did simultaneous translation (Portuguese to English and vice versa). But from Aug 2014 to Aug 2019 I worked at CCAA internationally known as CCLS, and there I taught mostly advanced levels and also a TOEFL prep course where we also applied the TOEFL exam

Interests: I'm a Brazilian native, I moved to the US when I was only 8 and I lived there till I was 30, so believe me, I know what it's like to struggle with learning a new language. And that's probably why I like to teach English so much.

Education: I'm currently working on my TESOL

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Portuguese (Native)


Patricia Santillan

Profession: I previously babysat for my 3 year-old grandson.

Teaching Experience: I have taught since 1993. I have experience teaching from 0-6 years-old in Montessori settings, then primary, secondary, high school, university and private language academies in Mexico and Guatemala.
I have also worked in the healthcare field for a number of years. I love helping people.

Interests: I am interested in other cultures, geography and the healthcare field. My hobbies are streaming online for Korean Dramas and Soap Operas from Turkey and cooking, as well.

Education: Certificate in Montessori Paraprofessional, Certificate in Caregiving, Certificate in Nursing Assistant, Certificate in Restorative Nursing Assistant, Certificate in Entry-Level Phlebotomy.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Native), Italian (Conversational), Portuguese (Basic), French (Basic)


Christopher JR

Profession: I am an ESL teacher (private, in-school, in-company, online) and freelance translator for a variety of client-companies around the world.

Teaching Experience: I have worked as an ESL teacher, translator and interpreter in both Canada and Brazil, as well as for renowned multinationals from around the world. I’ve enjoyed teaching all ESL levels, from pre-school through high school, university prep, post-graduate seminars, and on to top executives.

I’ve prepared students for the TOEFL, IELTS and TOEIC exams as well as the Cambridge FCE, CAE and FCE. I’ve been working with the Michigan MET exam as teacher and proctor, applying the actual exams in Brazil.

Interests: A native of Canada, born and raised, I currently reside in Brazil and I’m loving every minute of it. As an ESL teacher with over 25 years of teaching experience, including literally thousands of hours of conversation classes, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to meet innumerable eager, engaged and curious students. I’ve been able to help them realize their goal of learning, speaking, truly communicating in English. I can’t wait to help you, too.

Education: I have a Master of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba, Canada, where my academic pursuits centered on Language Studies and English Literature.
I have been further presented, with distinction, the Foundation Certificate for Teachers of Business English by the London Chamber of Commerce International Examinations Board (LCCIEB), through the British Council.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Portuguese (Fluent), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)


Andy Guerra

Profession: Business owner, International English School Director and Teacher

Teaching Experience: 12 years of teaching experience in personalizing English courses for offshore, ESL, business, long distance and on-site students.

Interests: I am the type of person that loves helping others achieve their goals! Success is something that we acquire with time and patience, but it's really nice to have somebody to give you a hand along the way. The reason I came to own a language school is exactly this. I absolutely love seeing the smiles on my students' faces when they notice they are making great improvement. I must say that this has been one my biggest interests (and goals) in life... along with cooking, driving & playing my sax.

Education: B.A. in Arts & Letters.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Portuguese (Fluent)


Keith Muller

Profession: Retired Geography Professor

Teaching Experience: Conversational English 1 year each in Germany and Brazil, 30+ years university geography.

Interests: Played basketball and baseball in college and in Brazil. Enjoy golf, hiking, and traveling. Professional baseball.

Education: Univ. of Wisconsin-Superior, Secondary Educ. in History and Physical Educ., 1964.
Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ph D in Geography, 1987

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Portuguese (Fluent), German (Basic)


Russell Chambers

Profession: Full-time English teacher (I also speak Portuguese)

Teaching Experience: I have been a full-time English teacher for the past 7 years. I teach all levels but have the most experience in teaching beginners to Upper Intermediate. Before relocating to Brazil I was a sailing structure based in Durban South Africa.

Interests: My interests are offshore sailing and flying model airplanes. I enjoy traveling especially backpacking and have visited over 20 countries. I am passionate about teaching English and look forward to helping you become fluent in English.

Education: I studied English, mathematics, geography, history, science, technology and Technical drawing I qualified at A-level and furtherd my education at the Manchester College of Technology.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Portuguese (Conversational)


Dee A.

Profession: Entrepreneur/Polyglot

Teaching Experience: Over the years I have taught english to children and adults from all over the world. I lived in Asia for some time and taught english in Shanghai. In addition I coach people on how to learn languages.

Interests: Foreign Languages, Sports, Business, Current Events

Education: BA Florida International University
-Asian Studies- with a concentration on Asian Languages

Spoken Languages: English (Native), French (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent), Chinese (Conversational), Persian (Conversational), Portuguese (Basic), Turkish (Basic)


Leonardo Licinio

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have over 20 years of experience teaching:
-General English
-Business English
-Exam preparation: IELTS, TOEFL, BULATS, TOEIC, B2 First (FCE), C1 Advanced (CAE).

Interests: I have lived in the UK and Brazil, so I love football. I'm also interested in travelling, watching movies/series and listening to music.
I have visited over 40 countries and hope to visit many more.

Education: - Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.) Major: Business Administration - International Commerce, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2003).

- DELTA - Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Modules 1 and module 2 (Sofia, Bulgaria, Centre: Avo-bell), Cambridge English Language Assessment (2019).

- Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), Cambridge English Language Assessment.
Auckland, New Zealand, Centre: Languages International (2008).

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Portuguese (Native), Spanish (Fluent), Chinese (Basic)