ABOUT ROSANGELA LAWRENCE AND BPLS
Rosangela Lawrence got her degrees in English and Portuguese - language and literature, in Brazil. There she worked in public and private schools teaching both languages. She moved to Michigan in 1994.
Applying her experience in teaching English as a second language to the teaching of Portuguese in the U.S., she created a course on Portuguese Language and Brazilian Culture in 1995. Since then, she has been using and updating her course to teach at Washtenaw Community College, in Ypsilanti, MI, as well as privately.
Also in 1995 she started her own business doing translations, proof-reading, phone conferences, voice-over videos, and everything related to the Portuguese language. Over the years she has been contracted by various companies and language schools, and has had numerous private students.
Her love for languages has been the center of her academic and professional life.