Born in São Paulo – Brazil, Edinho graduated in 1994 and worked as a teacher for 6 years before moving to the UK. When in Brazil he taught children, teenagers and adults. In 1996 he went to Miami, a dream since he was 10, to study English at Florida International University. In 1998 he came to England for the first time on holiday, staying for five months. In February 2000 Edinho returned to London and in October the same year was invited to teach Portuguese at International House in Green Park. Since then, he never stopped. Some of his work and clients including: BBC - Proof reading for a Brazilian documentary about Brazilian Culture, music and government. Private Tutor for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. A Star Teacher’s agency, where he worked as a translator & interpreter. Kingston Adult Education - from September 2001 to July 2011, where he prepares students for their GCSE and A level exams. He also worked as a teacher for Lambeth College, Cranford Adult Community Education & The Green School, amongst others. For gramafilm he worked on the translation (Portuguese/English) for a short documentary about a new software developed by a Brazilian for mobile phones. He also conducted the OCR GCSE oral exam in Portuguese at NKC for 9 years and at the moment conducts the GCSE oral in Portuguese at Islington Arts & Media School and for other secondary schools in London. At Central Foundation Boys School in Old Street - London, he taught one of their pupils and conducted his OCR GCSE in Portuguese exam in 2011 and again in 2015 for two other pupils. To this date, Edinho has written and published two Brazilian Portuguese grammar books called DIA A DIA and two children picture books, all available from amazon, Waterstones and online stores worldwide.
Recently, May/2015 Edinho was invited by Will Hatfield to prepare and deliver 10 Brazilian Portuguese video lessons to beginner students. These Portuguese video classes should be available for purchase from the end of July/2015. The first video will also be available on youtube and a link will be placed on all our websites.