Hello, thanks for your interest!
Native English speaker, professional teacher.
Postgraduate level English language teaching qualification.
Over 25 years of teaching experience.
Oral Examiner for the British Council for University of Cambridge ESOL Exams.
Coursebook editor and editorial consultant for Oxford University Press and Express Publishing.
My teaching TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) qualifications are:
Dip.TEFLA, (postgraduate level 7 qualification) Gloucester College, England.
CTEFLA, Brunel College, Bristol, England.
CERT TEFL, Abon Language School, Bristol, England.
University of Cambridge Oral Examiner for FCE, CAE, CPE
My work experience is:
ONLINE ENGLISH TEACHER. 2008 - continuing. Teaching exam, business, and general English.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER / CONSULTANT NGP, 2011 - 2014. I taught business and general English.
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS EDITORIAL CONSULTANT, 2008 - 2011. Accountabilities included: market knowledge, research support, editorial support, publishing support plus liaison with sales and marketing.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER, ERASMUS, 2006 - 2007. I taught levels B1– C2.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSEBOOK WRITER / EDITOR, EXPRESS PUBLISHING, 2002 - 2005. This post involved all stages of the development of EFL teaching materials from initial research to designing, writing, proofreading, and editing.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER 1998 - 2001. I taught levels B1 – C2.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE COLLEGE LECTURER, SOMERSET COLLEGE, 1993 - 1998. I taught KET, PET, and FCE.
Lessons will be tailor-made to fit your needs, goals and interests. I present material clearly and check to make you're comfortable with the pace.
We will work together systematically to make step-by-step progress using a teaching method to suit how you learn best.
Flexible, patient, and encouraging teaching - I’m learning Greek so I know how it feels to be a language learner!