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The Brazilians Who Reflect Their Country

  • 3 Jun, 2014
A few weeks ago I decided to do something a little different in my English classes. I selected pictures of the ten Brazilians I felt were best known outside of Brazil, and then I asked my students to choose the five that they thought reflected their country. I was surprised with some of the responses; so… Read More

Brazil and the World Cup 2010

  • 22 Oct, 2012
With Brazil being a country famous for both its football and its carnival, when I arrived in Sao Paulo a few months before the start of the 2010 World Cup, I was very interested to see how much of this carnival spirit would spill over into the tournament. When the cup started I was working in… Read More

A Beginners Guide To Football In Sao Paulo- Part One

  • 10 Sep, 2012
I’ve had to split this blog into two posts, because I’ve ended up writing a whole lot more on the subject of football in Sao Paulo than I’d ever thought possible….for me! I can just see my friends back home right now, sat looking at their computer screens and scratching at their heads in confusion.… Read More
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