Our Portuguese Teachers in Rio de Janeiro
All of the teachers at Rio & Learn are native and university educated, and they are experienced Portuguese teachers in Rio de Janeiro. Our programmes follow specific activities and well-defined methods to ensure that teachers always follow the school’s dual methodology of Funlearning and Livelearning.
To achieve this, all our teachers are dynamic and continually encourage students to participate in classes. Teachers are our key asset, so they receive regular evaluations to enhance your experience and their development.
Pablo is a very communicative and happy person. Our RioLIVE! Activities Coordinator is passionate about his profession. He has a bachelor degree and a post-graduation course in Portuguese Language. He has experience teaching in schools and preparatory courses. In RioLIVE! you will see why he is the typical carioca. Funny and talkative, he will guide you to the best places in Rio while teaching you Portuguese. He also likes to break the routine as much as possible, going to beachside bars at Copacabana beach with friends and students, places at Lapa and other activities.
Diogo, one of our Portuguese teachers in Rio de Janeiro, fells totally in love with this profession that he started as an English teacher. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, he is graduating in Portuguese and English. He likes to go out, meet new people as well as leave routine behind. If you want to have a nice conversation about soccer, MMA, jiu-jitsu or punk/hc, metal and its genres, that´s your guy. He is a communicative person and his classes are really fun. Once in a while he shows up at RioLIVE! to enjoy the activities with the students and Pablo, our RioLIVE! Activities Coordinator. This is another good opportunity for you to practice Portuguese while living in the city.
Igor is our Academic Coordinator and also a Portuguese teacher. He is a graduate in Portuguese, English and literature and has been a teacher for more than 9 years and a coordinator for more than 7 years. Igor has a great background in and out of class. He received a series of trainings on language teaching methods along his professional life.
He loves watching movies and also has a special love for craft beer. For, in the heat of the city, there’s nothing better than a cold and tasty beer.
Luana is one of our Portuguese teachers and she is graduating in Industrial Design from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). She is from Rio de Janeiro. She started teaching Portuguese when she got into college by helping foreign students to speak the language. Luana has also worked as an English teacher and she loves to learn new languages, watch TV series and movies and also to get to know different cultures. Luana is a very communicative person and she always tries to create entertaining classes because she hates monotony. She believes that students that have fun during the classes are the ones that retain more and succeed in the language.