I am a free-lance translator and modern languages tutor specialising in Spanish and English as a Foreign Language, as well as an experienced GCSE and A-Level examiner. An enthusiastic teacher, I enjoy passing on my knowledge of the language and love of the culture of the Spanish-speaking world.
I have taught people of all ages and backgrounds in Mexico and in the United Kingdom. In Mexico I taught English to students ranging from security guards to bankers and politicians. In the UK I have taught in colleges of FE and HE, pharmaceutical companies and, in my last post, in an independent school.
Teaching methodologies and trends have evolved considerably over the years. I tend to use a mix of practical, communicataive techniques with some grammar, taking into account the particular needs and learning styles of the individual. Above all, I believe language learning should be interesting and fun and as stress-free as possible.
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|Liverpool John Moores University||2006||Masters||Advanced Language Studies (Distinction)|
|University College Cardiff||1974||Bachelors||Joint-Hons French and Spanish Studies|
|Liverpool Commnity College||1989||Professional||RSA Diploma Teaching Foreign Languages to Adults|
|Anglo-Mexican Cultural Institute, Mexico City||1976||Professional||Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Certificate)|
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