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Το όνομά μου είναι Tamara

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Γεια! Το όνομά μου είναι Tamara – I have been working at IH Brisbane – ALS for over 5 χρόνια, and have been in the English teaching industry for over 13 χρόνια τώρα. I am originally from Croatia – a country that you must add to your list of places to visitand I’ve been living in (and loving) Brisbane since 2013. I’ve also lived in London, Spain, and New Zealand. My big love is coffee, my favourite pastime is hanging out and having never-ending conversations with people I love, and trying to learn how to hip-hop. I love working at IH Brisbane – ALS because I get to meet so many wonderful people from all over the world!

Tamara
Stephanie

Το όνομά μου είναι Stephanie

Assistant Academic Manager; Pathway Coordinator

Μιλάω Αγγλικά, Ισπανικά και Γαλλικά και θα ήθελα πολύ να μάθω περισσότερες γλώσσες.

Σου αρέσει το μαγείρεμα (και η κατανάλωση!), άσκηση, και φυσικά, διδασκαλία των Αγγλικών. Ήρθα στην Αυστραλία για τον καλό καιρό, έτσι όταν δεν είμαι στη δουλειά ή τις σπουδές τους, θα με βρείτε είτε στο γήπεδο του γκολφ απολαμβάνοντας τον αυστραλιανό ήλιο ή να κάθεται στον κήπο απολαμβάνοντας μια κρύα μπύρα.

My name is Jennifer

TESOL Trainer and ELICOS Teacher

Originally, I’m from Mexico where I started teaching English in 2007. I love reading about positive thinking, personal development, and enjoy swimming. Μιλάω Ισπανικά, some French and Italian, and am always learning more. Come and see me if you are studying a Certificate in Spoken and Written English, I’m always happy to answer your questions 🙂

Beautiful Jennifer
Dani

My name is Dani

I’m from Newcastle (not Australia’s Newcastle, but in England)! I speak English and very bad Spanish and Polish! I’ve been teaching for a few years now and I’ve taught in England and Poland. I love travelling and doing crazy things and a few years ago I dog-sledged over 200km across the Arctic over 5 ημέρες. I love running and exploring and can’t wait to discover what Brisbane has to offer! I can’t wait to meet you allI love seeing my students progress, learn and have fun at the same time! 🙂

 

 

Alison

Το όνομά μου είναι Alison

Μιλάω Αγγλικά και (λογικός) Γάλλος (και πολύ κακό ισπανικά), και έχω ήδη εργάζονται στον τομέα της διδασκαλίας για πάνω από 20 χρόνια (και είμαι ακόμα σχετικά υγιής).

Ξεκίνησα να δουλεύω στο IH Brisbane - ALS σε 2010 και το αγαπημένο μου μέρος της εργασίας είναι οι άνθρωποι! Αγαπώ τους συναδέλφους μου και μου αρέσει συνεδριάσεων / διδασκαλία φοιτητές από τόσες πολλές διαφορετικές θέσεις. Μετά τη δουλειά μου αρέσει να χαλαρώσετε στην πλάτη κατάστρωμα μου & εξετάσουμε το πράσινο.

Υπάρχει πάντα περισσότερο να μάθουν!

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My name is Rachael

I’m from New Zealand, the most beautiful country in the world! Besides New Zealand and Australia, I’ve lived in Indonesia, the U.S.A. and Uruguay where I taught English at a Bilingual College. I’ve travelled extensively through South America and two of my favourite experiences were climbing the Inca trail in Peru and visiting Iguazu Falls in Brazil. I’ve been an English teacher for 5 years and I love my job because I get to work with students from all over the world. I love helping people so teaching English is the perfect profession for me. I also love speaking Spanish so if you ever want to chat, I’m always keen!

My name is Corina

My name is Corina – I speak English and German and I’ve been teaching English since 2011. I started working at IH Brisbane-ALS in 2015. I have also taught in Vietnam and New Zealand. My favourite part of the job is to meet students from all over the world, seeing them progress in their language skills and helping them to reach their personal goals and dreams.

Λατρεύω τα ταξίδια, water sport activities especially sailing and lots of sunshine.

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Michelle

Το όνομά μου είναι Michelle

Μιλάω Αγγλικά, ένα κομμάτι της ισπανικής και της Χαβάης Pidgin English (ναί, είναι πραγματικά μια εντελώς διαφορετική γλώσσα!)

Έχω ήδη εργάζονται στον τομέα της διδασκαλίας από 1992, και άρχισα να δουλεύω σε IH Brisbane στην 2008.

Το αγαπημένο μου μέρος της εργασίας γίνεται μέρος ενός θετικού περιβάλλοντος όπου οι μαθητές και το προσωπικό είναι πάντα με το χαμόγελο και το γέλιο. Είναι υπέροχο να βλέπουμε τους μαθητές της προόδου thoughout τα επίπεδα! Μετά από την εργασία, Ανυπομονώ να πλησιάζει με φίλους, γελώντας το κεφάλι μου μακριά με τον άντρα μου, χορεύουν και να ακούτε ζωντανή μουσική και ιππασία συνεπιβάτη στο πίσω μέρος του μια μοτοσικλέτα.

Αγαπημένο ρητό μου είναι “Ο Θεός ποτέ δεν σας δίνει περισσότερο από ό, τι μπορείτε να χειριστείτε”

My name is Catalin

My name is Catalin but you can call me Cat (everyone else does). I have lived in Romania, United States, Latin America, Croatia and, από 2013, here in Australia. Μιλάω Αγγλικά, Ισπανικά, Romanian and essential French – e.g. I can say je t’aime (“I love you”) and plus de bière s’il vous plait (“more beer, please”).

Some of my greatest passions are animals, travelling and soccer.

“In every caterpillar there is a butterfly waiting to be born”

Catalin
Lachlan

My name is Lachlan

I grew up in a small town near Sydney. I’ve been teaching for 6 χρόνια τώρα. Previously, I’ve worked in Korea, Hungary and Malaysia. I love seeing students grow in their confidence with English. My hobbies are too numerous to mention so I’ll just put reading.

Το όνομά μου είναι Lucy

Γεια σας / Hola / σιν Chao / G'day!

Το όνομά μου είναι Lucy και γεννήθηκα στο Brisbane. Είμαι ένας δάσκαλος για τρία χρόνια. Μιλάω Αγγλικά (είτε το πιστεύετε είτε όχι), κακή ισπανικά και απελπιστική Βιετνάμ. Λατρεύω την ανταλλαγή ιδεών με τους μαθητές και βοηθώντας τους με την αγγλική τους, ώστε να μπορούν να ξεκινήσουν θαυμάσια περιπέτειες και να επιτύχουν σπουδαία πράγματα. Έχω διδάξει μαθητές από την ηλικία των 3 να 63. Όταν δεν διδάσκω παίζω το βιολί και τη δολοφονία της κιθάρας.

«Την ημέρα που θα σταματήσει η εκμάθηση είναι η ημέρα που θα πεθάνω».

Lucy
Brinda

My name is Brinda

I was born in India but started traveling at a very young age. I started teaching English when I was still in college and I still love it. I have travelled and taught globally and have learned quite a lot during this. Outside teaching I love to read, cook and spend time with my children.

Το όνομά μου είναι ο Μάρλον

I was born in Jamaica to teachers and lived part of my life in New York City and Florida so my accent is quite a mash up. After travelling to Australia and communing with its diverse population, Αποφάσισα ότι ήθελα να ταξιδέψει στον κόσμο διδάσκοντας αγγλικά. I have seen a lot of the world in the past 4 years but have returned because Australia is my favourite. Είμαι ένας ενθουσιώδης NBA και πήρε 7 years Spanish classes but was never immersed so I have a heart for all the students who have sacrificed and persevered Down Under.

Marlon
Erin

Το όνομά μου είναι Erin

Γεια, I have just moved to Brisbane from Melbourne, so I’m still adjusting to the warmer weather. I have been teaching English as a second language for about three years. My favourite thing about teaching students English is the fact that I get to work with students from all over the world and developing relationships with them. Στον ελεύθερό μου χρόνο, I like to read, swim and spend time with my cat.

My name is Glenn

G'day, my name is Glenn and I have been teaching for ten years. I have lived in South America for seven years where I learnt to speak Spanish and even taught subjects in Spanish. I love watching sport (except golfit’s super boring) and travelling. One of my goals is to step foot on all seven continents, I haven’t accomplished it yet but I am trying.

Glenn
Jo

Το όνομά μου είναι Τζο

Γεια σας, my name is Jo. I’ve travelled extensively and lived overseas. I love being with people from different backgrounds, hearing their stories and learning about their lives. I also love the English language and the challenge of making the learning experience exciting and fun. Teaching English is my passion.

My name is Frank

I have been training business since 2003 in the workforce, online and in the classroom. I’m orginally from Melbourne, but enjoy living in sunny Brisbane. I’m very passionate about teaching and enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience with others. My main hobby is playing in my rock band on the weekends and watching Netflix

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My name is Stefan

I grew up in Slovakia, but my ethnicity is Hungarian. I previously lived in Hungary for two years and in Austria for a year. I’ve lived in Australia since 2009, moved to Brisbane in 2012 after 3 exciting years spent in Sydney. I completed a Bachelor degree in English literature, and a postgraduate degree in TESOL Education at USQ and I’m currently completing my Master of Education focusing on second language pronunciation at USC. My hobbies are travelling and sports, especially football and basketball. I love the English language and I’m passionate about helping learners to become independent and confident users of English.

Stefan
Anthony

My name is Anthony

My majors at university were Chinese and Japanese. I lived in Japan for seven years where I taught English. Besides teaching English I have also worked as a chef so I love all types of foods from different parts of the world. Good luck with your studies!

 

My name is Brett O’Connor

Growing up near Byron Bay, I never expected to end up in the city teaching people how to run businesses, but I guess that is what a fear of spiders will do in Australia. Not a direct route, it was via Sydney and the Middle East working with franchise groups traveling around setting up hospitality and retail outlets. I still enjoy making real world connections through local Meetup groups, and have a passion for empowering, and educating small business owners to do more of what they love, meeting many inspiring people along the way.

Brett
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My name is Jessica

Howdy! My name is Jessica Ann Smith Nandagopal—but everyone just calls me Jess! I’m from Texas and have taught English on four different continents for over eight years! I’m proud to now be settled in Brisbane with my husband and to call this beautiful city home sweet home!

I’m a big fan of the ocean and all the colourful creatures that live in it! I also love travelling this gorgeous planet, writing poetry, and cooking!

But most of all, teaching is my passion! I’m thrilled to come to work everyday because I get to meet new people and share in their life’s adventures! My goal as an English teacher is to make learning this crazy cool language fun and an adventure in itself! I can’t wait to meet you!

My words to live by: “The journey is my home”

My name is Matthew

Hi everyone!

My name’s Matt and I’ve been teaching and doing other roles in English schools since 2008. I’m originally from New Zealand and have also taught in Indonesia, where I learnt a bit of Indonesian too!

One of the reasons I love teaching is all the amazing people you get to meet and the new things you learn about different countries and cultures every day.

When I’m not teaching, I enjoy playing guitar (which I also used to teach), watching movies, gaming, παίζοντας επιτραπέζια παιχνίδια, and spending time with my family and my cat, Marvin.

Matthew
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Το όνομά μου είναι ο Andrew

Γεια! Το όνομά μου είναι ο Andrew, or Andy, and I’ve been teaching English for a little over ten years. I spent a lot of that time teaching in Japan, and I absolutely loved living there. I speak Japanese and English, and I hope to learn another language soon… if I can decide which one to study.

I began teaching at IH in May, and I really enjoy working here with the wonderful staff and students. In my free time I enjoy being lazyreading or going to the movies, and being active – practicing martial arts or exploring the city.

Το όνομά μου είναι Brett

At first I was afraid, I was petrified
Kept thinkinI could never live without you by my side
Then I spent so many nights Just thinking how you did me wrong
And I grew strong
And I learned how to get along
And so I’m back from outer space
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My name is Rafael

Γεια σας, my name is Rafael Ramos-Meyer and I have been teaching English for about 2.5 χρόνια. I am from the United States but I am mixed, Costa Rican/American, so I am bilingual in Spanish and English, προφανώς. I taught English in an elementary school in South Korea before moving down here to enjoy beautiful Brizzy. I do speak some Korean and I can also speak Italian, although I am a bit rusty. You can catch me playing soccer/football, basketball, going to the park, reading a book, or generally just eating delicious food. I do love a good movie or TV show, so if you have a recommendation, please be sure to let me know!

I enjoy teaching English because of the people you meet and the opportunities that arise. It’s a great feeling being able to help people while also learning from them. If you decide to learn English in Australia, make sure to pop by IH Brisbane to see what all the fuss is about!