Regional English Language Office
The Regional English Language Office (RELO) supports the mission of the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy to promote mutual understanding between people through its informational, educational and cultural programs.
In support of the mission, the RELO offers professional development and educational exchange programs for English language trainers, teachers and students in coordination with Ministry of Education, Binational Centers, and teachers' organizations throughout the region.
The Regional English Language Office in Brazil is one of 21 such offices around the world (coordinated by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs).
Key RELO Programs and Resources
The English Access Microscholarship Program provides a foundation of English language skills to bright, underserved, 14 - 18 year old students through after school classes and intensive summer learning activities
The English Language Fellow Program brings U.S. educators in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) on ten-month fellowships to Brazil. For information on hosting a Fellow, please contact RELOBrazil@state.gov
The English Language Specialist Program brings U.S. academics in the fields of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) / Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and Applied Linguistics for short-term assignments to Brazil. Contact RELOBrazil@state.gov
Trace Effects Video Game - New!
Trace Effects is a collaborative English language video game experience for students ages 12-16 (and those young at heart). Learn English and explore American culture through puzzles, games, and adventures in an interactive world.
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Resources and Articles
· Essential Bibliography - PDF
· CALL Software - PDF
· American English Online
· American Studies Resources
· Students' Corner
· Teachers' Corner
Select Free ELT Materials:
Making It Fun to Learn English "NEW"
Making It Fun to Learn English (Portuguese) "NEW"
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Audio Book
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Audio Boom
The Autobiography of Mark Twain Audio Book
In the Loop
Celebrate! Holidays in the USA
Shaping the Way We Teach English
The Lighter Side of TEFL
Sing Out Loud: Traditional Songs
Sing Out Loud: Children’s Songs
English Teaching FORUM
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