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Portuguese Teacher & Tutor: Olivia Ribas

Private lessons, classes in Toronto, Ontario, Canada or online via email, text chat.

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 Profile of Olivia Ribas Date: May 2, 2012 
The Basics
Name: Olivia Ribas
Feedback rating: No student feedback
Self-study lessons: No online lessons
Language(s) to teach:
(N) Portuguese

(N) = Also native language of teacher.
City: Toronto
State, province or region: Ontario
Country: Canada
  • Teaching
  • Tutoring
  • Lessons delivery:
  • Live in person
  • Email
  • Text chat
    Program Summary
    Class sizes available:
  • Private Lessons
  • 2-3 students
  • Student proficiency levels:
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Facets available:
  • Grammar
  • Conversation
  • Study Abroad
  • Business
  • Test Preparation

    Teaching Approach

    The methodology is focused on the communicative approach. The skills of listening, speaking, writing, and reading are integrated in such a manner as to foster communication . During the lessons, the students will have access to a variety of materials, such as:

    1. Texts
    2. Brazilian books
    3. Brazilian magazines
    4. Worksheets
    5 . Handouts
    6. Flashcards
    7 . Games
    8. Brazilian movies
    9. Brazilian music

    Pr ivate lessons are held during the day or evening and the lessons are customized to students' needs.

    Program Description

    The classes will help the students to learn all aspects of language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Also, the students will improve their communication skills in different situations, understand both spoken and written language, through systematic acquisition of the necessary grammar, and develop the ability to speak and use the language with confidence.

    Teaching Experience

    I have taught private Portuguese lessons for 8 years in Brazil and in Canada.

    Teacher Training

    2011 - Academic Advanced Writing English - Certificate - University of Toronto-Canad a
    2010 - Master of Arts in Language and Linguistics, Universidade Federal da Biahia-Brazil
    2010- ESL (English as a Second Language) Certificate - Connect School of Language - Toronto-Ontar io
    2007 - B.A. Portuguese Grammar and Brazilian Literature - Universidade Federal da Bahia-Brasil 2009: Editor and Reviewer - Inventario Student Magazine

    O ver 7 years of experience teaching Portuguese.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    I have tutored and taught Portuguese to people of various levels and all ages in Brazil and in Canada.

    1. Beginner - for students who have never studied Portuguese before or have little background knowledge.
    2 . Intermediate - for students with some knowledge of the Portuguese language
    3. Upper Intermediate/ Advanced: for students who already speak the language and know the more advanced grammatical elements. Students will review structures, expand vocabulary and become more fluent.

    Pr ivate lessons are held during the day or evening at my office.

    Cost of Lessons

    The cost of my lessons is CAN50.00 one hour and a half for private lessons.


    Profile Creation: May 8, 2010
    Profile Last Edit: May 2, 2012
    Last Login: June 6, 2014

    Response time of most recent learner enquiry: 6 days

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