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Teaching English language abroad

Christopher

Experience Information

Employer: Various English language education companies
Job Title: Professor de ingles
Major: International Relations
Received Credit?: Yes
Paid?: Yes

Description of the Organization

The company provides English lessons and private tutors for various clients in Brazil.

Description of the Tasks/Projects Completed

Lesson planning Teaching aids Building Professor client relations Teaching methods Lesson implementation Tracking student progress Testing Grading students

Skills/Knowledge Gained Through The Experience

I learned how to live and work successfully in the foreign country of Brazil. How to gain client relationship building skills and maintain a learning environment that meets multiple English language needs.

Favorite Part of the Experience

I was able to live and work in Brazil with little challenges, furthermore learning of the Portuguese language was crucial to living and working in country.

How the Experience Influenced Future Career Goals

It has increased my desire to apply to the U.S. State department and this experience has only engraved me with more confidence towards a successful career with whatever endeavor I may choose.

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