Our Profile Brazilian Earth Institute - BREIN is an organization that provides translations & interpreting services, language instruction tailored to the needs of the learner (business people, adults, and children), business & cross-cultural consultation to those in need for Portuguese language services. We are proud to offer corporate clients and individual students with hight quality language solutions when it comes to Brazilian language and culture.
Founder Roberta Santos is a native Brazilian Portuguese speaker and dedicated educator. She has taught her language to hundreds of individuals, from beginner to advanced levels. Her vast experience covers a range of diverse learners ages 2 through 82. Ms. Santos’ experience includes 12 years of employment at the largest private financial bank in Brazil, Itau Holding Company. While in their employ, she leads large marketing and communications training projects in conjunction with human resources initiatives. Roberta Santos is constantly developing effective new instructional packages to suit the needs of her individual and corporate clientele of learners. Ms. Santos has provided instruction to a number of the major Portuguese language schools in New York.
My business background has shown me the importance of understanding and interpreting the Brazilian language and culture. Cultural knowledge contributes to establishing and maintaining both business personal relationships. Roberta Santos.
Affiliations We are a current member and/or certified by American Translator Association (ATA), The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), The American Association of Teachers of Portuguese (AOTP), American Portuguese Studies Association (APSA), The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL), Women's Business Enterprise (WBE), National Notary Association (NNA).