LINGUIST List 31.3065

Fri Oct 09 2020

Jobs: English; Portuguese; Applied Linguistics: Freelancer, Duolingo

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 09-Oct-2020
From: Jessica Becker <>
Subject: English; Portuguese; Applied Linguistics: Freelancer, Duolingo
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University or Organization: Duolingo
Web Address:
Job Title: Expert in Teaching English to Speakers of Portuguese at Duolingo (Freelance)

Job Rank: Freelancer; Other

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Portuguese (por)


Use your expertise in teaching English to Portuguese speakers to help bring English language education to the world.

Duolingo is looking for an ESL expert who has experience teaching English to speakers of Portuguese and developing language learning curricula. This is a temporary freelance position (no benefits included). All work will be conducted remotely and hours are flexible.

- Use your pedagogical expertise to help develop English course content
- Provide guidance on adapting the curriculum to the needs of Portuguese-speaking learners
- Help define project details, set timeframes, and coordinate project activities

- Experience teaching English to Portuguese speakers
- Native or near-native proficiency in Brazilian Portuguese
- Intermediate proficiency in Spanish
- Expertise in English grammar and ability to break down complex concepts
- Experience creating or editing language learning material/curricula
- Basic computer skills (Google docs, spreadsheets)
- Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
- Ability to work 20-25 hours a week

Exceptional candidates will have:
- Knowledge of additional languages

To apply, please use the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Jessie Becker

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