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About

Marina delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 18+

Teaching since:
October 2000

Hello, my name is Marina. I was born in São Paulo State, Brazil and I am currently living in the USA. I want to teach you Portuguese or English as a Second Language, including 4 skills for Fluency: Listening Comprehension, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

I have over 10 years of teaching experience. I do my best to motivate my students, because, Teaching is my passion.

***Cancellation Policy***
All TakeLessons students are expected to give their teachers at least 24 hours notice of a lesson cancellation to be eligible for a reschedule.
I require 24 hours notice if you cancel or want to reschedule a scheduled lesson. You are required to pay for any lessons cancelled without at least 24 hours notice.
If you do not show up for class, I will wait 15 minutes. If you do not show up within 15 minutes, I will consider this a missed session and will require full payment.

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Experience

English Teacher
Sep 2004 - Feb 2016
Public Elementary and High School: Armando Victorio Bei

I taught Elementary and High Schools students.

Portuguese Teacher
Aug 2004 - Feb 2016
Public Elementary and High Schools: Paulo de A. Penteado, Osvaldo dos S. Soares and Armando Victorio Bei

I taught Elementary and High School students.

English Instructor and Teacher
Feb 2001 - May 2009
Fisk School

I taught children, adolescents and adults at all levels.

English Instructor
Oct 2000 - Jan 2001
Wizard School

I taught English to kids, teens and adults.

Education

400-Hour Specialization Course in PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE
Aug 2005 - May 2006
Faculdade de Educação São Luís- Brasil. (São Luís School of Education)
Degree In Teaching Portuguese and English as a Second Language
Feb 2000 - Dec 2003
Centro Universitário Monte Serrat- Monte Serrat University Center

Languages

English
Professional Proficiency
Portuguese
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

60 hours in the English as a Second Language Program
Oct 2016
Asian American Resource Center

The classes were in Buford- GA, USA.

60 hours in the English as a Second Language Program
Jun 2016
Asian American Resource Center

Classes were in Buford- GA, USA.

Proficiency English Certificate- Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Inglesa
Jul 2001
Fundação Richard Hugh Fisk

Certificate of Achievement English Course
Jul 1998
Fundação Richard Hugh Fisk

Complete English Course.

Photos & Videos

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10 Reviews

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JO Oct 17, 2017
Portuguese · Online

Excellent teacher! She is very knowledgeable and personable.

NICK Oct 10, 2017
Portuguese · Online

Marina is a wonderful teacher. Patient and understanding, it was a pleasure to have had the opportunity to learn from Marina.

Ro Sep 23, 2017
Portuguese · Online

Best teacher ever! I really recommend her. The lessons are well prepared and I learned a lot.

Maria Delanzo Aug 28, 2017
Portuguese · Online

Marina is the best ! Such fun classes and amazing person , definetly glad I picked her 🙂

Patricia M. Aug 28, 2017
ESL · Online

My first classes was very good!

NICK Jun 21, 2017
Portuguese · Online

I look forward to many lessons with Marina!! Excellent teacher

Mia May 29, 2017
ESL ·

She is the best instructor ever! The lesson was prepared previously and it was explained step by step in a fun and effective way! Thank you!

Alvar Apr 22, 2017
Portuguese ·

Excellent Teacher! She prepares the lesson previously and is very attentively. This teacher is well prepared and explains things in details. Recommend to everyone!

Dih Mar 20, 2017
Portuguese ·

Marina explains things very well, and will even go word by word. She is well prepared, punctual, attentive and supportive. Muito obrigado!

Emmanuelle Theard Jan 18, 2017
Portuguese · Online

Marina is a great teacher. Very patient with me.

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