The Teachers

Scott Ellis Chalom ENGLISH



He has taught ESOL for the last 19 years, eleven years in Sao Paulo, Brazil and eight in the US. Additionally, he has also taught Portuguese since his return to the US in 2010. He graduated from UCLA with a BA in Anthropology in 1981. He is highly skilled in teaching Business English due to being a franchisee for twenty years and his two years as a licensed Life Insurance agent. He received his TESOL Certificate from the TEFL Institute, Chicago, Illinois. Additionally, he has extensive experience in online or distance education and has always given private ESL classes to students of all ages. He is a native English speaker who is fully fluent in Portuguese and has a basic knowledge of the Spanish language. He is here to help shape, transform his students into confident fluent English speakers. 

Elizabeth Verna Briceno French and Spanish



The best way to describe Elizabeth is to say that she is passionate about her language teaching and her students. She is a foreign language professional with more than fifteen years of experience teaching French and Spanish. She graduated from “Universidad Central de Venezuela” Law Degree; Master in International Public Law at” Université de Paris II” in Paris, France, and has a certification in French from the “Université des Langues et Lettres de Grenoble” France. She has been an adviser and manager for several language institutions.  Currently, she is the owner of the educational magazine Aldea Educativa, as well as an author of several Spanish language textbooks. 

Cecilia Bienes Chalom Portuguese


 She has taught Portuguese for the last 20 years, twelve years in Sao Paulo, Brazil and eight in the US. Additionally, she has been a translator from English to Portuguese and vice versa. She loves helping students becoming fluent and enjoying their newly adopted languages. This is from her real life experience of being able to participate in a student exchange program. More recently she has become a COMMUNITY LANGUAGE FACILITATOR (USA) She interprets for parents and school staff during meetings as well as for parent – teacher conferences. She translates documents, letters to parents, etc. from English to Portuguese. She is a Graduate of the Universidade Metodista, Sao Paulo, Brazil, B.A. Degree, Psychology. She has TEFL (TESOL) Certification via The ICLA Curriculum's LAT-TESOL Course among several other certifications. She has been continually giving private classes focused on various professional areas for people who want to improve their skills in Portuguese.  

Who We Are


BnC Languages offers Private or small group ( No more than 3 students) ESL English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian Classes at our or your location with TEFL certified or highly educated qualified teachers with years of experience in helping the world become fluent in  English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and a growing portfolio.  

 We specialize in Language Classes in Parkland and additionally we give Language Classes in Coral Springs, Tamarac, Margate and Online through Skype or any platform to any country in the world.