Portuguese Course Expansion

[Part-time, Temporary, Contract - Remote]
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About us

Everybody Loves Languages (ELL) combines over two decades of language learning content with state-of-the-art technology. We strive to enable educators in delivering personalized learning experiences in blended classrooms and online.

With offices located both in Canada and China, we offer a diverse selection of education programs and advanced Learning Methodology and Content Management Systems (LMS) for K-12, higher education and corporations.

With a mission to build a multilingual world using the best technologies and language learning methodologies, our team’s international experience culminates in our product development and service offerings with educational backgrounds that span from Europe to South America to Asia, providing a consultative approach to our customer needs.

About the role

ELL Technologies is seeking fluent, bilingual (English-Portuguese) translators to translate and adapt English language learning lessons into Brazilian Portuguese.  Some content creation is also involved. Paid per unit translated and adapted into Brazilian Portuguese.  

Essential Qualifications

  • Brazilian English teachers with CEFR C1 level of English 
  • Native in Brazilian Portuguese. 
  • Must have experience editing and creating learning materials in Portuguese. 

Responsibilities

  • Translation/Adaptation/Localization of lessons from English to Portuguese. 
  • Some lesson content creation also required (8% of workload). 
  • Several weeks of full-time work available.
  • Part-Time is also okay as you are paid per unit.

What is in a Unit?

  • There are 11 lessons and 1 test per unit
  • Learning Points (generally 2 per lesson)
  • Target Words (5 to 10 per lesson with definition and example from the main dialogue or text)
  • Main dialogue or text
  • 3 Let’s practice exercises (generally 5 – 7 questions)
  • 5 Quiz exercises (generally 3-5 questions)
  • an extension activity that can be done alone or with others (an explanation and 5-7 points on how to complete the activity)
  • a lesson test
  • audio listed in Media section with file numbers noted 
  • image file names from original lesson listed in Media section 
  • Put through a spell/grammar check
  • Each lesson will be typed into a template

Important notes

  • All material will be checked for plagiarism.
  • The development of a unit takes between 30 and 40 hours of work. We need full-time consultants who can produce a unit per week and part-time consultants who can deliver a unit every two weeks.
  • Payment: 400 Canadian Dollars per unit produced.

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this position, please consider applying below:

  1. Resume
  2. A cover letter outlining your suitability for the role as per the essential skills, experience and qualifications listed above

 

Please note, only candidates that will be considered for an interview will be contacted.

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