** Previous career - IT Project Manager and Business Analyst **
✔ Certified teacher with over 8 years experience teaching in Asia.
✔ Real life business English and knowledge gained from my 15 year career in the City of London. *** (please see below for subjects)
✔ Classroom experience and IDP trained IELTS test preparation with real insight advice.
✔ Assistance with any work related reports, documents or presentations.
✔ Interview practice where I ask tough real world questions with model replies so you can be best prepared on the day.
✔ Great at conversation if you'd like to practice your English speaking, we can talk about any topic you'd like.
I specialize in business English and IELTS test preparation and also have excellent experience teaching all levels of general English skills.
During my business career I worked as a systems accountant, IT project manager and finally as a business analyst. I delivered high profile projects and have reported and presented at the board of directors level. As such I have very real world business English and knowledge to share with my students.
My background enables me to teach language specific to:
*** Accounting, Banking, Business Process Re-engineering, Finance, Interviews, Presentations, Project Management, Sales & Marketing and the Stock Market.
As regards IELTS preparation I have extensive experience and have helped students attain foreign university entrance and foreign residence permits . I also attended an IDP 'teach the trainer' seminar which focused on test advice, how to best teach IELTS and band assessment of student answers.
I always use real exam material and have spent a lot of time getting to know the finer details of how to go about taking the test, as a result I have many top tips and advice to help my students achieve their best possible band.
I have been teaching English in Thailand for over eight years, I have taught at a university, language centers and also as a Corporate English Instructor teaching business English onsite at companies in Bangkok.
I especially enjoy helping my students with their speaking and pronunciation, so in our lessons we will spend a good amount of time on improving your ability to speak fluently.
I have a very calm and patient manner and I teach at a pace that suits each individual learner.
I can genuinely say that I have always been popular with my students.
I have a 4 year Management Studies degree, a UK 140 hour combined TEFL certificate and an IDP IELTS certificate.
I look forward to teaching you soon : )
Other interests: mango farm, Buddhism, yoga, meditation, travelling, wine, swimming, reading ... . . and a whole lot more.