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Hello from Brazil

  • 1.  Hello from Brazil

    Posted 14 days ago
    Hello everybody,

    My name is Everton and I'm an EFL teacher from Brazil. This is my first time as a TESOL member and I'm really excited of being a part of such an accredited association in my profession. Feel free to contact me.

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    EVERTON ELIESER DIAS SILVA
    Brazil
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  • 2.  RE: Hello from Brazil

    Posted 13 days ago
    Hi Everton:

    Glad to have you join us!  I see from your profile that you wrote your BA dissertation on the creation of listening materials.  Do you have any wisdom to share from your research?

    Also, did you know that TESOL has 32 communities of practice?  Each one has its own dedicated discussion forum.  You might be interested in the Speech, Pronunciation, and Listening Interest Section (SPLIS) or the Materials Writers Interest Section (MWIS).

    Best wishes,

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    Nikki Ashcraft
    Associate Teaching Professor
    University of Missouri
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  • 3.  RE: Hello from Brazil

    Posted 10 days ago
    Hi Nikki,
    Thanks for your interest in my research, but it's still untranslated into English. Guess I should start working on it, right? Thanks for the tip.

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    EVERTON ELIESER DIAS SILVA
    Brazil
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  • 4.  RE: Hello from Brazil

    Posted 12 days ago
    Hi Everton -
    Good to see you.  I spent four years in Brazil a long time ago -  and it's still one of my favorite places!.  Where are you located? Are you teaching in schools or university or institute?  Love to hear what you're interested in.  Maybe other colleagues with similar interest can get in touch.
    Did you sign up for any interest sections when you joined?  A good place to join chats and webinars.
    Richard

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    Richard Boyum
    TESOL Membership Professional Council
    Washington DC
    United States
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  • 5.  RE: Hello from Brazil

    Posted 10 days ago
    Hi Richard,
    I live south of Brazil in Porto Alegre, RS. I teach in public schools at the moment. Thanks for your tips. I'll look for them.

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    EVERTON ELIESER DIAS SILVA
    Brazil
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