English Lessons

The hope is that Favela Brass will continue to make more and more international links. Coupling that with the fact that most of our teachers speak English (many as a first language), it seemed to make sense to throw a bit of English teaching into the lessons as well. One activity we do is a simple vocabulary learning exercise where the children take a list of words and then create their own slideshow using google images. Today was the first English lesson since November, but in the video below it seems pretty clear that students Gabriella, Vinícius, Victor Hugo and Lorena haven’t forgotten hardly anything. Kids…

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Bindu Mathur

Bindu Mathur was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada and worked for 10 years in London as a TV producer/director, making science and history documentaries for the BBC, Discovery and Channel 4. She also made videos for international NGOs and has filmed in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and South America. Resident in Rio de Janeiro since 2007 she is the owner of the award-winning Casa Beleza B&B in Santa Teresa, where she lives with her husband and two children. She is a long-time collaborator with Favela Brass including making films for the project. Her children also studied at the project.

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