Languages spoken

- Portuguese (native)
- English
- French
- German


- University of Lisbon, Humanities Department with a specialization in “German and English Philology”
- Diploma in Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language (http://elearning-linguanaomaterna.dlc.pt/)
- Numerous courses in using the Internet and recent technology for language learning (Digital Tools, Moodle, ePerfectTextbook, Teachers Teaching Online)
- Numerous conferences for teachers of foreign languages

Work Experience

Fernanda is an excellent, enthusiastic teacher with many years of experience teaching Portuguese. Fernanda worked for several decades at a school for students of English. Following this, she completed a specialized course for teaching Portuguese as a foreign language and began working online through Skype.

Fernanda has created numerous learning materials and exercises for her lessons and more particularly for the language website http://www.lingq.com/ (grammar and vocabulary exercises and dialogues for all levels of learners). She also answers questions of students of Portuguese on forums and corrects mistakes in written texts on the following websites: http://www.italki.com/ and http://lang-8.com/ . Moreover, Fernanda records her own podcasts on the website https://rhinospike.com.

Beyond this, Fernanda has authored a short online course for school-aged students on Portuguese as a foreign language ( http://plnm.pbworks.com/w/page/45468365/FrontPage).

Fernanda is a true expert in the area of using recent technologies for teaching languages and for this reason her lessons through Skype are always lively and entertaining!

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