Born in São Paulo – Brazil, Edinho graduated in 1994 and worked as a teacher for 6 years before moving to the UK. When in Brazil he taught children, teenagers and adults. In 1996 he went to Miami, a dream since he was 10, to study English at Florida International University. In 1998 he came to England for the first time on holiday, staying for five months. In February 2000 Edinho returned to London and in October the same year was invited to teach Portuguese at International House in Green Park. Since then, he never stopped. Some of his work and clients including: BBC - Proof reading for a Brazilian documentary about Brazilian Culture, music and government. Private Tutor for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. A Star Teacher’s agency, where he worked as a translator & interpreter. Kingston Adult Education - from September 2001 to July 2011, where he prepares students for their GCSE and A level exams. He also worked as a teacher for Lambeth College, Cranford Adult Community Education & The Green School, amongst others. For gramafilm he worked on the translation (Portuguese/English) for a short documentary about a new software developed by a Brazilian for mobile phones. He also conducted the OCR GCSE oral exam in Portuguese at NKC for 9 years and at the moment conducts the GCSE oral in Portuguese at Islington Arts & Media School and for other secondary schools in London. At Central Foundation Boys School in Old Street - London, he taught one of their pupils and conducted his OCR GCSE in Portuguese exam in 2011 and again in 2015 for two other pupils. To this date, Edinho has written and published two Brazilian Portuguese grammar books called DIA A DIA and two children picture books, all available from amazon, Waterstones and online stores worldwide.
Recently, May/2015 Edinho was invited by Will Hatfield to prepare and deliver 10 Brazilian Portuguese video lessons to beginner students. These Portuguese video classes should be available for purchase from the end of
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Brazilian Portuguese lessons for beginners - group classes In this 10-week course students will learn the basics of Brazilian Portuguese, in
At a lower Intermediate student you will further you knowledge into the language going from the Indicative to the Subjunctive mode. During this 10-week course you will: 1)Revise the Indicative mode (Present Simple, Past Simple and Imperfect, Immediate and Simple Future.
This is a long distance course via Skype or Face Time. Each course will be tailored according to each students level and interest.
Learn Spanish Language - This class is designed for those who wish to study Spanish language to expand their knowledge, achieving up to an advanced level. No prior knowledge required as the courses are for complete beginners.
-The Alphabet and pronunciation -Greetings and farewells -Numbers and age/telephone number -Verb to be/ to have/ to call etc -Indefinite/
Brazilian Portuguese towards CELPE-Bras exam. Students attending this course will study towards the CELPE-Bras proficiency exam.
Student attending this course should have at least an elementary conversational level using the Present Tense. -During this courses you will: a)Improve and extend your knowledge of the Present Tense, b)Learn Present Continous, Future Tenses, Simple Past, Imperfect Past (ind), Imperative, and the Subjunctive forms.