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Practice Real Life Brazilian Portuguese: Level One (WPG430-65)
with Poliana Bellan Wilson
This basic conversational Brazilian Portuguese course is designed to introduce the non-native speaker of Portuguese to the four basic skills necessary to develop a working knowledge of Portuguese: understanding, speaking, reading, and writing.
Who Should Attend?
Non-native speakers of the Brazilian-Portuguese language who would like to have an understanding of every day words and phrases to communicate with our Brazilian Portuguese community.
Take this course from the comfort of your home or office! This course is offered remotely with scheduled (live) Zoom sessions.
About the Instructor:
Teaching people to build communication bridges through learning a new language is a passion for Poliana (Poli) Bellan Wilson. Born and raised in Brazil, she immigrated to the US in 2017. Back in Brazil, she first started as an ESL instructor in 1996, and in 2014, when living in São Paulo city, she added to her teaching repertoire Portuguese to non-native speakers who were expatriates in the big city. Nowadays, besides joining our team of instructors, she also records weekly PSAs in Portuguese for WMVYRadio.
What’s Next? It’s Your Time! (WED259-65)
with Elise Tofias Phillips
Discover your superpowers, plan for your next phase of life, for mature and savvy women
You’ve accomplished a lot. You may have raised a family. You have built a career. You have worked hard. This next chapter is about you and what you want to do. This 4-week interactive, educational, and supportive workshop will set the stage for exploration, discovery, and design. It will help you to navigate next steps and explore possibilities with a well-being lens by clarifying values, and focusing on self-care, relationships, interests, and techniques for health, happiness, and balance. There are enormous possibilities for growth during this time of your life. Discover your superpowers, understand, and live your values. Your way.
Questions we will consider:
- Thinking about a different career choice?
- Preparing to retire at some point?
- Learning to navigate the many relationships in your life?
- Figuring out a new self-care routine?
- Looking to follow your dreams and values for your next chapter?
Take this course from the comfort of your home or office! This course is offered remotely using Zoom. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of class.
About the Instructor
Elise Tofias Phillips, MEd, is the CEO of Navigate, Health and Wellness Coaching and Consulting. She has developed an innovative, interactive, and engaging behavior change approach through her consulting and coaching, and is passionate about working with her clients. She has worked in health education, health promotion, health and wellness coaching, and health communications her entire career. She has held positions as the Founding Director of the Office of Health Promotion and the Health Coach Institute at Boston College, the Director of Health Education at Simmons College, Manager of The Be Well! Tanger Center for Health Management at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and taught in public and independent schools. She is a certified Health and Wellness Coach and Intuitive Eating Counselor through WellCoaches and Intuitive Eating Pros. Elise received an M.Ed. from Boston University and B.S. from Ithaca College.
Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.