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Teaching House Nomads Blog | May 7, 2021

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About Fran Zarnitzky

Fran Zarnitzky

Fran Zarnitzky

After Fran did her CELTA at Teaching House New York,she moved to Uberaba, Brazil, where she teaches ESL at all levels and is head of the school’s Education USA department, which helps Brazilian students study abroad in the U.S. She's recently traveled solo through Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, and hopes to teach in Asia soon. You can follow her adventures at
Fran Zarnitzky

Posts By Fran Zarnitzky

Things to Know Before Teaching in Brazil

May 10, 2017 | 3

As I head into my 5th year as an ESL teacher in Brazil, I often get asked how to get … Read More

Expat Insider: Life in Brazil Vs. USA

August 30, 2016 |

This month Fran gives us the expat insider take on living in Brazil. You know what to post her now, … Read More

Three Things I Had to Learn Moving from New York to Brazil

April 7, 2016 | 8

America is a great country. It’s not perfect (don’t get me started on the 2016 primary election circus, or health … Read More

The Voice, Jeopardy and More: ESL Style

January 28, 2016 |

“Shouldn’t they be learning English?”

My friend asked this during a visit to my school here in Uberaba, Brazil, where … Read More

Doing mistakes and having good rabbits (How learning a language makes you a better teacher)

September 9, 2014 | 1

Ah, Portuguese. Sometimes we get along like life-long pals. But most days we are like teenage siblings who are constantly … Read More