ONLINE BIO and CURRICULUM VITAE (English Version)

 

 

LUIZ CLÁUDIO M. CARVALHO – 11-4958-7805 or 9-6248-1165

luizcarv@hotmail.com

 https://luizcarv.wordpress.com

Luiz Cláudio Carvalho is the founder and president of the INTER Learning Center, specialized center in languages, translations and voice-overs. A visionary, an innovator and a conceptual thinker as well as a successful entrepreneur with leadership skills, Luiz has over 23 years’ experience as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, teacher-trainer, translator and interpreter. He is an untiring student of the English language, who seeks the best for his students and those who want to make use of his professional abilities in the respective areas. His experience and expertise in the language could be summarized as the successful achievement of the most renowned International Proficiency Certificates of the English Language, such as CAMBRIDGE, OXFORD, MICHIGAN, ARELS and other certificates from  LYNN UNIVERSITY, Florida Atlantic University, Miami Dade College, etc. Luiz´s  conviction and commitment with the importance of learning and self-development led him to found the INTER Learning Center, which played, for almost a decade, a significant role in South Florida in the areas of language learning, such as English, Portuguese, Spanish as well as Computer skills.

Prof. Luiz Cláudio Carvalho also contributed with his elucidative columns about learning in different areas for the most important local media, such as http://www.acontece.com, http://www.acheiusa.com, http://www.brazilianpeople.net , and in the area of English learning more specifically in the websites http://www.acontece.com/?act=11&id_colunista=105 . More on Luiz´s contribution at https://luizcarv.wordpress.com 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient Translator/Interpreter from Portuguese-English-Portuguese during four consecutive years for the Fulbright Project in Washington D.C., two of which as Lead Translator, being responsible for the entire committee of Brazilian Educators in the USA.
  • 23-year experience teaching English from basic to advanced levels
  • 10-year experience as a teacher, coordinator and teacher trainer
  • Knowledgeable about computers and the Internet
  • Experience in training teachers and in the development of ESP courses
  • Experience in narration of short documentaries and Listening Comprehension Exercises.
  • 5-year experience working at the Flight Controller Department using technical and general English.
  • 1-year experience as an actor in Curitiba – Brazil.
  • 3-year voice-over artist at his own business. (in English and Portuguese – his native language)
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. Relative command of French.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Fisk Schools – Foz do Iguaçu (1990-1999) – teacher/teacher trainer/coordinator.
  • Colégio São Luiz (High School) (teacher) – Foz do Iguaçu (1988-1989)
  • One year and half of experience working as a private teacher.

 

COURSES TAKEN

UNIVERSITY COURSES:

 

                 • Literature

Universidade do Oeste do Paraná – Unioeste (1989)

Foz do Iguaçu – PR

            ENGLISH COURSES:

 

• English

Fisk Schools

Duration: 5½ years (1984-1989)

Foz do Iguaçu – PR

                 English Studies

Lynn University

Duration: 5 weeks (1997)

Boca Raton, Florida – USA

                  • Accent Reduction Workshop

Florida Atlantic University, Florida, USA

                 Duration: 60 hours (2000)

Boca Raton – Florida – USA

                 • American Culture and Pronunciation

Fisk Schools (Dade Community College of Florida, USA)

                 Duration: 30 hours (1995)

Curitiba – PR

       • American Culture and Pronunciation

Fisk Schools (Dade Community College of Florida, USA)

                 Duration: 30 hours (1996)

Curitiba – PR

 

       • American Culture and Pronunciation

Fisk Schools (Dade Community College of Florida, USA)

                 Duration: 30 hours (1997)

Curitiba – PR

 

 

 

 

       • CEELT Preparatory Course

Liberty English Center

Duration: 1 year (1998)

Curitiba – PR

 

 

 

CERTIFICATES

          • Michigan Certificate of Proficiency in English

University of Michigan – USA

Date: November 1992

Center: Inter Americano / Curitiba – PR

• CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English)

          University of Cambridge – UK

Date: December 1994

Center: Cultura Inglesa / Curitiba – PR

• Fisk Proficiency Examination

Richard Hugh Fisk Foundation – BR

Date: November 1995

Center: Fisk Schools / Curitiba – PR

          • TOEFL Institutional Test

Date: November 1995

Center: Fisk Schools / Curitiba – PR

          • Oxford Examination in English as a Foreign Language – Higher Level

University of Oxford – UK

Date: November 1997

Center: Advance / Foz do Iguaçu – PR

 

        • CEELT II (Cambridge Examination in English for Language Teachers – Level Two)

          University of Cambridge – UK

Date: November 1998

Center: Liberty English Center / Curitiba – PR

         

         • CCSE Level 4 (Certificates in Communicative Skills in English)

          University of Cambridge – UK

Date: June 1999

Center: Liberty English Center / Curitiba – PR

          • Oxford Examination in English as a Foreign Language – Arels – Higher Level – PASSED WITH DISTINCTION

            University of Oxford – UK

Date: November 1997

Center: Advance / Foz do Iguaçu – PR

 

 São Paulo

2011

About Prof. and Interpreter Luiz C. Carvalho

EM PORTUGUÊS (SEE BELOW FOR ENGLISH VERSION) Luiz Claudio Carvalho, Professor, Tradutor, Interprete e Locutor(Voice-over) profissional, tem mais de 23 anos de experiência como professor de inglês, na área de treinamento de professores, tradução e interpretação. Luiz é um incansável aprendiz da língua inglesa que procura o melhor para os seus alunos e para aqueles que querem fazer uso de seu profissionalismo nas respectivas areas. Sua experiência e especialização no idioma podem ser resumidos pela aquisição com sucesso dos certificados de proficiência mais renomados no idioma, tais como os das universidades de CAMBRIDGE, OXFORD, MICHIGAN, LYNN UNIVERSITY, FAU, Miami Dade College, entre outras. Nos últimos 10 anos, Luiz Claudio Carvalho esteve residindo nos Estados Unidos e viajando por toda a América, lecionando inglês como segunda língua e português para norte-americanos e canadenses, trabalhando como intérprete e tradutor, mas com foco sempre em desenvolver novas técnicas, aprimorar metodologia e observar na prática explorando técnicas adequadas para acelerar o processo de aprendizagem do idioma. Através dessa oportunidade e experiência, o Prof. Luiz Carvalho desenvolveu o curso INTERaction: Um curso voltado especificamente para conversação, onde as principais estruturas gramaticais são contextualizadas de uma forma agradável e dinâmica muito peculiar, com o intuito de tornar você, estudante de inglês, um falante nato da língua no menor espaço de tempo possível. E-mail: luizcarv@hotmail.com or luizcarvalhobrazil@gmail.com
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