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Catherine
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Catherine
« Excellent! How interesting to play with music and language in this way - thanks, Desta! »
$45/h
1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Desta
  • Individual
  • Group
Lessons can be held..
  • by webcam
Subjects taught
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Portuguese
  • Oral expression - Portuguese
  • Oral comprehension - Portuguese
  • Vocabulary - Portuguese
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult Education
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Children

Portuguese through Music: Learn the language through amazing songs from Brazil, Angola, Cabo Verde, Portugal, Mozambique...!

Methodology

My name is Desta. Born in Bangkok, I'm British-Eritrean and I've lived in Thailand, Barbados, France, the Ivory Coast, Jordan, Belgium, Brazil, Turkey & The Philippines. Currently based in lovely London, I've got over 15 years of international experience in language teaching, music and intercultural training which I've blended all into one fun & effective course! Please check out Languages through Music on FB for more info & reviews.

Background

I've taught at many language schools, with students all ages from 4 to 90 years old! Some schools/clients: Language Studies International, Via Lingua, EF, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Memrise, Shell, NATO, Levi's...
I've run theatre workshops around the world for the International School Theatre Association since 2004...
I've taught theatre at the International School of London for three years...
I've been an intercultural trainer for many years, mainly for Brookfield Global Relocation Services. ..
I'm currently studying for a Master's in Black British Writing with the Theatre Department of Goldsmiths University. Before that I studied Social Sciences with Media Studies....

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $45/h

Details

I offer a pack of 10 lessons for £250 at the moment!
I encourage students to sign up for 10 lessons minimum to ensure major progress and results... I'm talking at least 500 words, 10 songs, etc! :)

Lessons offered by Desta
Individual
Group
Lessons can be held..
webcam
Subjects taught
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Portuguese
  • Oral expression - Portuguese
  • Oral comprehension - Portuguese
  • Vocabulary - Portuguese
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult Education
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Children

Desta's CV

I'd be happy to send you my CV upon request!

Reviews on Desta
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Catherine

Excellent! How interesting to play with music and language in this way - thanks, Desta!

Desta's response

Obrigada, Catherine! I feel lucky to connect with a student so passionate about Brazilian music & culture!

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