Pronunciation SIG

SIG Team

Carol Gonçalves

Carol Gonçalves has taught English since 2002 and has been working at SBCI since 2007. She holds a BA in Languages (UFRJ), a postgraduate degree in English Language Teaching (UFMG) and a master's degree in Linguistic Studies from UFMG. Her main interests are Phonology, World Englishes and Materials writing for the classroom.


Carol GonçalvesLeader

Thelma Marques

Thelma holds a BA in Languages from Ibero Americana, São Paulo. Member of BRAZ-TESOL since 2001, and part of the PronSig Committee since 2010, has been presenting workshops all over Brazil and abroad for more than 20 years. She is now living in Spain, teaching mainly online.


Thelma MarquesAcademic Coordinator

Bianca Pinto

Bianca Pinto holds a BA in Languages and a postgraduate degree in English Language Teaching. She's been teaching English since 2014 and founded Unpuzzled English in 2020. She's been presenting talks and workshops on English accents and different varieties of the language regarding pronunciation since then, as she's been studying English as a Lingua Franca and Global Englishes.


Bianca PintoCommunications Coordinator

Cristina Cesar

Cristina Cesar graduated from PUC-SP in English Language and Literature; she also has a Teaching Degree- Licenciatura Plena. She also has a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from PUC-SP. Cristina has more than 30 years of experience in the classroom and is the author and editor of more than 20 textbooks for teaching English. She has extensive experience with teenagers and adults of all language levels. Cristina Cesar holds CPE certificate and the teaching awards CELTA and DELTA. Her main areas of interest are Pronunciation and materials writing.


Cristina CesarFinancial Coordinator

Elcio Souza

Elcio Souza has a B.A. in Translation and Interpreting, a B.A. in TEFL, an MA in Applied Linguistics, and an overarching DELTA from Cambridge University. His 35 years? teaching experience includes students of all ages and levels, language institutes, regular schools, university undergrad & graduate programs, and teacher-training. Elcio has presented at several events for teachers in Brazil and abroad. He currently works as a CELTA tutor, teacher trainer, and an ELT-Pronunciation master coach.


Elcio SouzaEvents Coordinator

Henrique Mamprin

Henrique Mamprin has been a teacher for twenty years now. He has worked in different contexts, such as public and private regular schools, as well as language institutes. Since 2009 he has taught one-to-one lessons to young adults and adults, both online and face-to-face. He holds a degree in Languages ? Portuguese & English, as well as the CPE and the CELTA. His main areas of interest are continuous professional development, pronunciation and vocabulary acquisition. In mid-2024 he is taking the Full DELTA course at International House Newcastle, UK.


Henrique MamprinStudy Group Coordinator