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• British native English speaker professional teacher.
• Postgraduate level ( level 7 in terms of content) English language teaching qualification.
• Over 25 years' teaching experience at all levels.
• I offer productive and enjoyable classes online and at schools and businesses.
• Oral Examiner for the British Council for University of Cambridge English examinations.
• I have worked on English Language teaching coursebook material for:
Oxford University Press (Quest B2)
Express Publishing (Upstream).
The European Union (Language Learning for Employment Program).
My teaching TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) qualifications are:
• Dip.TEFLA, (postgraduate level 7 in terms of content) Gloucester College, England.
• CTEFLA, Brunel College, Bristol, England.
• CERT TEFL, Abon Language School, Bristol, England.
• CERT EKT, (European Union TEFL Certificate), Athens, Greece.
• University of Cambridge Oral Examiner for FCE, CAE, CPE
My work experience is:
• ONLINE ENGLISH TEACHER, EXAMS, BUSINESS, GENERAL ENGLISH, TEXT CHECKING, and CORRECTION. 2008 - continuing
I teach IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE, Business English, General English, Fluency Practice, Grammar Focus, Text Checking, and Correction.
• ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER / CONSULTANT NGP, 2011 - 2014
I designed and delivered an EFL course to company employees. Emphasis on spoken English, covering general, current affairs and business topics. I taught Exam English (FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS) Business English and General English online.
• UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE ORAL EXAMINER, Athens, Greece
Oral Examiner for FCE, CAE and CPE.
• OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS EDITORIAL CONSULTANT, 2008 - 2011, Athens, Greece, and Oxford UK
Accountabilities included: market knowledge, research support, and editorial support, publishing support plus liaison with sales and marketing.
• ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER AT ALL LEVELS, ERASMOS, 2006 - 2007, Athens, Greece.
This post involved teaching classes at all levels from, A1 – C2, covering all skills plus conversation classes with children, teenagers and adults.
• ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSEBOOK WRITER / EDITOR, EXPRESS PUBLISHING, 2002 - 2005, Athens Greece.
This post involved all stages of the development of EFL teaching materials from initial research to designing, writing, proofreading and editing.
• ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER, ALL LEVELS, 1998 - 2001, Athens, Greece.
This post involved teaching classes at all levels from A1 – C2, Business English plus conversation classes with children, teenagers, and adults.
• ENGLISH LANGUAGE COLLEGE LECTURER, SOMERSET COLLEGE, Taunton, UK, 1993 - 1998.
This post involved teaching KET, PET, and FCE Cambridge examination classes in addition to EAP and ESP. Adult students.
• ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER FOR ADULTS, ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE, 1990 - 1993 Weston-Super-Mare, United Kingdom
This community education post involved teaching ESL and ESP. Also syllabus and materials design.
• Student-centered methodology - the lessons will be made to fit your needs exactly
• We will work together systematically to make step by step progress
• Flexible, patient and encouraging teaching - I’m learning Greek so I know how it feels to be a language learner!