Patricia Santillan

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

Experiência de ensino: 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.

Interesses: 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.

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

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), espanhol (Nativo), italiano (Conversação), português (Básico), francês (Básico)


Franck L

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

Experiência de ensino: Over 3 years of online language tutoring
Teaching assistant School of Visual Arts
Private language tutoring

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

Educação: visual arts
computer programming

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), francês (Nativo), português (Fluente), espanhol (Conversação), italiano (Básico)


Jeff RT

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

Experiência de ensino: 25 years of classroom teaching in 10 different countries, 2+ years of online teaching.

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

Educação: Bachelor of Science in Journalism/Public speaking

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), português (Básico)


Al B Mello

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

Experiência de ensino: 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

Interesses: 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.

Educação: I'm currently working on my TESOL

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), português (Nativo)


Christopher JR

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

Experiência de ensino: 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.

Interesses: 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.

Educação: 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.

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), português (Fluente), espanhol (Conversação), francês (Básico)


Juan Tellez

Profissão: Online Teacher

Experiência de ensino: I have worked as a Teacher Assistant at an Elementary school, and also have been working on Online ESL Teaching platforms, I use TPR to make Learning Fun and Easy. I speak English, Spanish, Portuguese.

Interesses: I like to learn anything about life and teach others what I master. I have been an ESL teacher for over 9 years now. To be a Teacher has been the best decision of my life. I make learning fun and easy, I am very patient and knowledgeable. keeping good energy and a great vibe makes people interact with me often.

Educação: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
150 Hrs TEFL/TESOL certificate

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), espanhol (Nativo), português (Conversação)


Leonardo Licinio

Profissão: English Teacher

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

Interesses: 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.

Educação: - 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).

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), português (Nativo), espanhol (Fluente), chinês (Básico)


Mark Smith

Profissão: Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Experiência de ensino: I have been in the medical industry for 16 years, mentoring and teaching all members of the multidisciplinary team (Nurses, doctors etc) that work within healthcare and social settings.

Interesses: I live in Portugal and speak some Portuguese (although not fluent currently!). I enjoy studying, learning new skills. My most favourite thing to do is to meet family and friends, eat drink and enjoy their company. I also love to go outdoors. I go to the mountains to trek and the beach to relax!

Educação: I have a degree in Adult Nursing (2006) and also have a TEFL certificate.

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), português (Conversação)


Joe Denver

Profissão: English Conversation Teacher

Experiência de ensino: I taught in Mexico for 8 years in a company where I trained the employees to understand the variety of tones, expressions, accents and more, so they could properly speak and communicate adequately with their clients professionally and humanly authentic in every level presented to them.

Interesses: I enjoy Strategic Games, Sports, Gardening, Literature, Traveling, Art, Music, Cooking, Learn something new everyday no matter the topic.

Educação: International Business / Law Degree at the UNEDL

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), espanhol (Fluente), português (Conversação)


Russell Chambers

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

Experiência de ensino: 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.

Interesses: 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.

Educação: 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.

Idiomas falados: inglês (Nativo), português (Conversação)