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João Barroso

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I am a philosopher of language. Sound, meaning and use of a language are the fundamental in conversation.

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I have been working in teaching since i graduated in philosophy majoring in teaching philosophy. Studying other languages and portuguese literary culture motivated me to teach portuguese as foreign language.
what should you expect from my classes:
I am a philosopher of language, natural languages and formal languages. To understand a particular language we must look at the infuences between cultures. I use a cultural aproach to the portuguese speaking countries in its phonetic and meaning.
my teaching background:
I have been teaching in secondary, vocational and elementary schools and i also have experience in Philosophy for Children, English and Portuguese. As personal dedication i have been studying Chinese Language and Asian Philosophies.
my background outside of teaching:
During my bachelor i dedicated to the study of Ontology and Metaphysics, studying Aristotle, Kant and contemporary philosophies. My master thesis was about the use of Logic in teaching, Philosophy of Language and Pragmatism. This lead me to the interest in Language Teaching Technologies.
Portuguese (Portugal)
native languages:
Portuguese (Portugal)
other languages spoken:
Chinese (Mandarin), English, Spanish
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price per lesson

30-minute trial lesson: Free

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3 unique facts about me

  • I love art and drawing.
  • I am a capoeira martial artist.
  • I can't live without sea.


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