I personalize my classes for each student as I strongly believe no two students are the same. In our first class, we will make a plan to achieve your specific Brazilian Portuguese goals together.
I am best with students from a beginner to an intermediate level. I also love teaching students who are preparing for GCSE or A-Level Portuguese exams.
Additionally, I will identify and work to improve your common problems in Portuguese.
Brazilian culture is exotic, exciting and diverse. Let me be your guide to the wonders of Brazil.
When taking classes with me I will give you access to my large library of materials for class material, self-study, and homework.
When I first arrived in Brazil, I knew very little Portuguese and as a result, I now know how you can quickly advance in the language. If I can do it, so can you!
I have 4 years of experience teaching languages and have helped students from all over the world to succeed and achieve fluency.
Qualifications: BA (Hons) Geography, TEFL Training course, Cambridge IELTS tuition certificate, AQA Assessor, and AQA independent verifier, Jane Duarte course for teaching Portuguese as a second language.
You have the right to reschedule 25% of each package if bought in a package.
All cancellations must be made +24 hours in advance to your teacher via e-mail. Cancellations made after this point will result in a loss of credit.
I was fortunate to work with Richard. He helped me a lot to get me passed for the Toefl test. I appreciate his help, which was also beyond the lessons.
I sincerely advice Richard to other students :).
He is an excellent teacher, always makes me feel comfortable speaking English and helps me with the smallest details. We have very nice conversations and it is very friendly and fun.
Great tutor in every aspect. Has a very unique approach towards each student. Leassons are always fun, interactive and informative. My IELTS requirement was 7.0, yet thanks to Richard I managed to get 8.0. Will definetely recommend his classes to anyone who wants to prepare for IELTS or to practice speaking in general.
I've been preparing for the IELTS exam for about a year and a month ago I finally got the score that I need. Thanks to Richard!
The speaking part was the most difficult for me, because at the exam you have to answer the questions that you've never think about before. On our second lesson Richard shared with me very usefull tips and tricks how to extent answers, how to generate ideas while speaking, how to use idioms which can boost your score significantly. And it works!
To compare with my previous exam I spoke very confidently and without stops, which was unexpectedly cool for me.
He also has a treasure trove of knowledge about dealing with stress during exam, which I personally applied and which gave me a good result. So, If you want your exam went smoothly, try to study with Richard!
Richard is the " full package" teacher. He's been my tutor for a while and I hope we continue practicing together. He prepares the lessons very well and makes sure that the student learns and practices every moment.
I recommend him because there'is no way you will regret choosing him as your tutor.
I think Richard is a trustworthy tutor because I had lesson with him and it was perfect. He respect your level with the english language and walk with you according your needs. Congratulations Richard!
Samuel Correia from Brazil.
FANTASTIC! Richard is an excellent and amazing teacher and great person. His classes are very productive . :)
I have been learning English with Richard since summer and I feel a huge progress. First, I forgot about my language barrier. I used to get nervous when I was speaking in English. But now I am comfortable to speak in English and completly forgot about this feeling. Second, this is my grammar skills. My favorite thing is that we often discuss how British and American people use this rule in common life. The big news for me was that native speakers do mistakes :) 3rd, I increased my vocabulary and I often use new learned phrases and words in a conversation.
In the end I would like to add that Richard is friendly, supportive and at the same time always controls my learning process, notices what we need to learn or repeat and give a lot of materials for my practice.
He can make a peice of information easier for the learner. Also, He is good at teaching methodically.
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