Sue Tyson-Ward has lived in Brazil and Portugal and has a degree in Portuguese and Spanish. Sue has written a number of books on Portuguese and Brazilian language, life and culture. She has been involved in Portuguese examinations in the UK since 1992, including roles as Moderator for GCSE Speaking and Writing tests. Sue teaches Portuguese language and culture in Lancaster, and prepares research students at the university for a variety of study visits to Brazil.Ethel Pereira de Almeida Rowbotham was born in Rio de Janeiro. She has been teaching Portuguese at all levels in the UK for more than 25 years, and has worked at the University of Central Lancashire, Bolton Community College and Lancashire College, where she still teaches.