Is this for you?
If you are an intermediate English student, you are considered an independent user of English. Therefore, you are able to communicate orally in English by describing experiences, events and wishes. Besides, you are able to justify opinions and explain plans. You will know this program is for you if:
- you are looking for speaking buddies from various part of the world.
- you want to lose fear of communicating orally with others.
- you want to speak freely without the fear of making grammar mistakes.
- you have a good internet connection, headphones and want to have the flexibility of meeting from anywhere you might be.
Patricia Santos has been working as a Psychologist and an English teacher for more than 20 years. Holding a post graduation degree in both Psychoanalysis at UFRJ and Teaching English as a Second Language, Patricia has been invited to give lectures in big conferences, including IATEFL in the UK (twice already). Nowadays, you can see her in conferences related to either Psychology or English teaching and also on online private classes
Erica has worked as an English teacher in Brazil for more than twenty years preparing hundreds of students not only to communicate in the English language in general, but also to take proficiency and scored-based tests. What she really enjoys doing is teaching adults. She strongly believes that adult students learn better when they are in the center of their own learning process and exposed to practical and contextualized content. She has a BA in English and Portuguese, an MBA and a proficiency certification from Michigan University.
Ryan Detwiler lives in Escondido, California with his wife, Kayo, and two kids, Kai and Miko. He teaches English as a Second Language at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California, and develops the website ESLVIDEO.COM. Ryan is co-founder and coordinator of the CATESOL Online Teaching Interest Group. His interest in online education began years ago as a producer of educational and marketing multimedia for Life Science, Dental, and BioTech companies. Ryan is a people person. He enjoys travel, learning about other cultures, food, and watching his kids play soccer.