Teaching English In Brazil Part 19

Posted on October 5th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 19 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.Welcome to Chaos!Going back home after not having taught class really irks me – especially since I have yet to get started on […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 18

Posted on September 21st, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 18 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.It’s Getting LateGlancing furtively at the time – an occupational holdover from my Wall Street days – I see that it’s now 12:40 […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 17

Posted on September 16th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 17 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.Put It in WritingThe history of the teaching profession is littered with tales of pupils who were either the class pet or on […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 16

Posted on September 8th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 16 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.In this final set of articles I conclude my discussion regarding the practical side of the profession, and move on to some of […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 15

Posted on August 31st, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 15 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.One Last CallI get ready for my noontime class. Before leaving, I make myself a light snack just to have something solid in […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 14

Posted on August 24th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 14 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.Translations, Always TranslationsDoing transcriptions for HBO movies is only one of the many different jobs available to teachers. I once received a call […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 13

Posted on August 17th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here’s part 13 of Joe’s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.The Video FolliesI was definitely not looking forward to this additional drain on my free time – and on my wallet – but […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 12

Posted on August 10th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 12 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.Mid-Morning Utility BreakI arrive in my apartment around 10:00 a.m., which, because of the guas de maro (waters of March), is pretty fast […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 11

Posted on August 3rd, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 11 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.It Looks Like RainAs the subway car pulls up to Santana station, I peer out of my window for an on-the-spot check of […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 10

Posted on July 27th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 10 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.To facilitate my meanderings around town, I usually wore a light polo shirt or cotton print over a clean pair of sport slacks […]

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