English in Action is a fantastic work placement programme unique to the US and Canada where students will learn English and then discover what it’s like to put these skills into practice in a real-life work environment. Victor from Brazil studied at Embassy San Diego and was placed in an architectural company.
Full name: Bruno Victor Perez Pereira
Home country: Brazil
English in Action company name: Martinez + Cutri Architects Corporation
1. Tell us a little bit about yourself!
I’m Victor, 21, architecture student and guitar player. My home city is Sao Paulo.
2. Why did you choose to study with Embassy?
Because I heard about the English in Action Programme.
3. Why did you choose the English in Action programme?
Because I’d like start my professional experience and an international experience like that would mean a lot to have a better beginning in Brazil.
4. How did Embassy English prepare you for your English in Action placement?
With Embassy English I prepared myself to do my best for my English in Action Programme.
5. How has your English improved during your English in Action programme? What tasks were you asked to help out with at your host company? Did you learn any new skills?
My listening and vocabulary improved a lot during this time. My tasks were basically do 3D models, plans, details and renders. I learned how to use others software and how an architecture teamwork works.
6. How will your English in Action experience be valuable to your future?
It will attribute value to my Resume and give me better opportunities.
7. Tell us about your favourite memory from your English in Action experience.
It’s hard to say just one. I’d say when the principal architect brought his favourite donuts because he wanted me to know about that famous company.
8. Would you recommend the English in Action programme to other students? If so, why?
Sure. I believe that the English in Action can elevate our careers.
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