Dates and Times:

In the second semester of 2023, there will be two Language Boost for Teachers courses available:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 13.00 to 14.00
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 21.30 to 22.30

The course:

This is a one-semester language development course for English teachers who are at a C1 or C2 level, but are not interested in preparing for exams at the moment. The course comprises

  • 40 hours of synchronous, online lessons via Zoom.
  • Focus on helping you further develop your speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation in English, all at advanced level.
  • A book club – we will read and discuss 3 books during the semester.

The lessons are live, but they are all recorded and will be available for 7 days for participants in case they miss any lessons.


  • 8 instalments of R$ 337,50 (May early-bird fee -10% discount)
  • 7 instalments of R$ 407,00 (June early-bird feed – 5% discount)
  • 6 instalments of R$ 500,00 (registrations from July 1 onwards)

*There’s a 5% extra discount for full upfront payment.

Available discounts:

  • My former students: 5%

*There’s a 5% extra discount for full upfront payment.

Course materials:

*The objective of the course is not to cover the whole book. We will use several of the units and topics and lots of extra material.

Extensive reading program – first semester 2023

The three books we’ll be reading and discussing together in the second semester of 2023 are:

  • To be announced soon
  • To be announced soon
  • To be announced soon

Course schedule – second semester 2023:

  • August 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31;
  • September 5, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28;
  • October 3, 5, 10, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31;
  • November 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30;
  • December 5, 7, 12, 14.

Apart from the dates above, three lessons will be made available only as recordings (i.e. they will not be live/synchronous)

To register, click here.

Technical requirements:

Every course participant must have:

  • A computer connected to the internet (avoid using tablets or mobile phones), equipped with a camera and a microphone;
  • A Gmail account to watch recordings;
  • Broadband connection to the internet (at least 10 Mbps).

General information:

In order to schedule a placement test or for further information, please contact us (in Portuguese) at +5511 94505-1811. If you do not speak Portuguese, please write an email to

  • Every group must have at least five participants, and a maximum of ten;
  • Classes are recorded and are available for course participants for 7 days;
  • It is vital that participants do homework assignments diligently, and that they dedicate around 2-4 hours a week (apart from classes) to do course-related work;
  • Participants must be at least at a C1 level to take part in the course.
  • When you register for the 2023 Language Boost for Teachers, you are entitled to the following discounts:

*You’ll receive a promo code for this course upon registering.

To register, click here.