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Embassy English 11 May 2016 - by Rogerio Pomaro, Student, Embassy English Brisbane

Meet Rogerio Pomaro, Student Ambassador to Embassy Brisbane


Embassy English Student Ambassadors participate in Orientation Day presentations and extracurricular activities, and they offer valuable advice about site-seeing, local cultural events, and adjusting to life far away from home. These Ambassadors act as a “buddy-system” for our  students, so that everyone has a peer who has already experienced Embassy and can be an adviser and new friend from day one. This week, we met with Rogerio, a Brazilian Student Ambassador to Embassy Brisbane

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Tell us about yourself!

I’m from Brazil (was born in São Paulo), but I’m living in Curitiba for 23 years. Before Embassy I used to work in a multi-national company as a Logistics Coordinator and due to the crisis moment in Brazil I first decided to open my own business, I worked as a Logistics Consultant and then come to Australia.

What course are you taking at Embassy?

I was taking a course of General English and elective classes of Business Communication.

What was your level of English before you started Embassy?

My level of English was High Intermediate, once I used to study English for a long time before and speak sometimes in my last job. I improved a lot since I arrived here, I left Embassy in Advanced level and now I’m speaking fluently.

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Why did you want to learn English abroad?

Because It’s the best way to learn English, from you wake up every day to go to the bed (definetly it’s the best method to learn).

What made you choose Embassy English?

My agency in Brazil showed me the options and recommend Embassy as the best English school.

What’s the best thing about learning English with us?

In my opinion, was the personal knowledge of all teachers mixing the theory with practice.

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How has your English improved?

Has been pretty good, because now I can speak with everyone using all sort of resources without problems.

What has helped you to improve your English the most?

The listening has helped me a lot, once before Embassy I was totally rusty and after school and practice together everything is getting better.

What’s your favourite memory so far?

The treatment received for all staff and teachers and the relationship that will be forever.

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What do you like to do in your spare time?

I like to stay with my wife, watch movies, walking around, play my guitar, go to the beach, etc…

What has surprised you most about this experience?

The difference between cultures and people’s education.

What’s your favourite word or phrase in English?

Trust

What are your top 3 favourite places in this city?

Historic Storey Bridge, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, and South Bank.

What do you think of the local food?

Very Good!

Were there any teachers at your centre that helped you to succeed?

Yes, teacher Adam, Chris, Mark and Brendan.

How do you think speaking English will help you in the future?

Certainly will help me so much in the future, especially professionally.

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Would you recommend Embassy English to other students?

Yes, of course I would. I believe that there are some things that can be improved, but for sure I recommend.

What do you plan to do after your English course?

Now, I’m waiting for my new visa and I’m going to study an International Business course.

Who would you most like to thank for your experience at Embassy Brisbane?

To God, my wife, family and everybody that support me during this experience.

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