My name is São Fonseca and I would love to teach you Portuguese!
I was a teacher in Portugal and I have a master in Education and I’m a Certified Online Teacher by VL247/eMentor.
When I moved to Houston-Texas in 2007, I started as a Portuguese Instructor working with students all over the world from oil Industry companies.Also I'm teaching Portuguese online.
Besides being a Portuguese teacher I am a Freelance Translator -English into Portuguese.
You can find more about myself at:
I’m looking forward to helping reach your goals!
-Corporate instructor: one-on-one classes and group classes-
-Online Portuguese Instructor: one-on-one and group classes
-Conducted assessment needs intake with language learners
-Facilitated periodic evaluations of trainers and assessments of learner progress.
-Created monthly reports and summaries of language programs.
-Coordinated all activities related to the teaching and assessment of Portuguese courses
-Successfully designed Portuguese courses to learners of different age groups and backgrounds
-Managed, and provided training programs for corporate clients
Teaching group classes and students one-on-one
-Trained teachers in Educational Projects (curricular and extra-curricular development).
-Directed projects of curricular development promoted by the European Foundation (EU/CEE).
-Coordinated teachers in development of projects promoted by EU/CEE
-Trained teachers in Literacy Instruction
-Coordinated the adult’s literacy classes (elementary and middle school)
-Directed two professional courses from European Foundation Programs (EU) Electricity and Child Care.
eMentor is managed by the Air Force Culture and Language Center, part of Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala, the Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) is a career-spanning program to sustain, enhance and assist with the utilization of the existing language skills of general purpose forces (GPF) USAF Airmen. The objective of LEAP is to develop cross-culturally competent leaders across all Air Force specialties with working level foreign language proficiency.
LEAP’s eMentor program is computer-based online language and culture training provided in a virtual environment to LEAP participants. All classes are live, follow a set schedule and are facilitated by a highly qualified, native speaking, language instructor (the eMentor) in a cohort of other participants within a language.
ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. Its 11,000 members in more than 90 countries include translators, interpreters, teachers, project managers, web and software developers, language company owners, hospitals, universities, and government agencies.