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Scott
Teaching English in Brazil Hi.
My family and I (wife is Brazilian) are thinking of moving to Brazil. I would like to teach English.
I just wanted to get some advice:
Do Brazilians prefer private tutor or going to an english school?
Do they prefer teachers with a formal qualification?
How much would you pay per hour of private lessons for basic - intermediate lessons?

Any other advice appreciated!
Obrigado 
Mar 5, 2018 1:03 PM
Comments · 6
Hi Scott,

About your other questions, I really don't think that a formal qualification is that important. Unless you're thinking about public schools. In the private ones, I believe that how good you can be will be the think they will search for.

Going to an English school will certainly be the most popular choice for students around here.

The fact that you're a native English speaker would give you a great advantage in the private sector for sure. You could easily work in a school and by yourself.

March 8, 2018

Hi Scott,

I guess if you can found a niche you can earn more, like this guy

http://www.toeflprofessornativo.com/site2/

I think he teachs online and also in some school.

I also think a formal qualification is not mandatory but can helps to find a formal job. If you decide to focus on some exam ou business maybe the formal qualification don't matter.


March 5, 2018

Hi Scott!

As you must know, our currency is Real (RS) so I am going to give some examples in Real.

A privete tutor cust about R$ 50,00 per hour in my city. (I live near São Paulo city and there are 600,00 people in my city).

I payed about R$ 250,00 in a school with 2 classes per week during about 45 mimutes each class. There are schools in my city that cost R$ 150,00 per month.

If you have some doubt, I can talk to you about it.


March 5, 2018

Hi Scott,

I don't have children and I 'have no ideia about costs I also live far from SP or Ribeirao Preto.

I tried to found out on google but I think they don't like to show up this information.

I found a news talking about a ranking of the best schools in Ribeirao Preto, I guess you can talk straight to them.

http://www.jornaldaregiaosudeste.com.br/noticias/escolas-particulares-lideram-ranking-das-20-melhores-de-ribeirao-preto

March 7, 2018

I don't have any idea, because I live far from Ribeirao Preto.

I believe that it is better you to write a new question focusing on Ribeirão. Brazilians like to help people and I am sure that someone will help you!


March 7, 2018
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Scott
Language Skills
English, Portuguese
Learning Language
Portuguese