Paula Leao Madsen


Paula Leao Madsen, MA in Applied Linguistics, is currently writing her PhD thesis (also in Applied Linguistics). She has taught a range of college-level courses over the past 14 years, including English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language (from basic to advanced levels), English Literature, English Pronunciation, Didactics, Literacy, Reading, Writing, and English for Specific Purposes. Paula helped develop and implement a Bachelor of Education Program in English and Portuguese at a state university in Brazil and was the program’s first coordinator. She is passionate about teaching and takes pride in providing her students with lessons that are tailored to their educational needs as well as a positive, welcoming environment that encourages their participation.