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Tutor English in Brazil

Bom Dia! Or Hello in Portuguese! My name is Brennan and I am from Newport Beach, California. I decided to tutor English abroad in Brazil because I wanted to improve my Portuguese and be immersed in Brazilian culture.  I have studied abroad in France and Germany before, and I was extremely interested in doing something similar in Brazil.
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Tutor English Abroad: We Are GeoVisions!

At GeoVisions we believe it takes a great person to give up the comforts of their home and tutor English abroad. We also believe they continue to do amazing things when they return home. Recently we checked in with some past participants to see what they’re doing now and how teaching abroad has continued to impact their lives. Here are some of their “We Are GeoVisions” stories. Look for more personal stories on our website in the coming months!
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Why I Chose to Teach English Abroad in France

Last year before I began my teaching career, I was very unhappy in an administrative retail job that wasn't a fit for me. I knew I wanted to teach; and when I was offered a position teaching middle school in a neighboring town, I was thrilled.
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Learning a Culture Through Language: Discovering the Untranslatable

The famous Italian filmmaker, Federico Fellini, one said that "a different language is a different vision of life".  Over a year ago I woke up with a restless sensation that was burning inside of me. I felt inpatient to learn Italian, a fourth language for me (after Spanish, my mother language, English and Hebrew). 
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It's the Perfect Time to Teach English in Cuba

on Jun 29, 2019 2:54:17 PM By | GeoVisions Participant | 2 Comments | Teach Abroad Teaching English Tutor English cuba
We sank into pizza night, a classic Margherita, and switched on the TV news. President Obama's surprise announcement stopped our chewing. New relations with Cuba. A lifting of one of the last symbols of the Cold War. We could travel there and teach English in Cuba -- legally -- with some restrictions.
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