MEET A MEMBER – Olga Skliar

MEET A MEMBER – Olga Skliar

Olga Skliar Thanks for joining us again to get to know another business English colleague. This week, I’d like to introduce Olga, a trainer, academic and activist who talks about her teaching context in Sofia and across Europe, as well…

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MEET A MEMBER – Jasmina Sazdovska

MEET A MEMBER – Jasmina Sazdovska

Jasmina Sazdovska Welcome back to this week’s interview. We hope you are keeping safe and well, and are enjoying getting to know more and more BESIG members. Remember, if you’d like to be featured in the Meet a Member series,…

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MEET A MEMBER – Petra Navel

MEET A MEMBER – Petra Navel

Petra Navel Thanks for coming back to read this week’s Meet a Member interview! This week, we return to Germany as we hear from Petra Navel, a trainer with a colourful background in various other occupations and cities. Read on…

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MEET A SPONSOR – Pearson

MEET A SPONSOR – Pearson

Photos: (l - r) Peer Barber-Meyer and Lynda Lohrey Pearson This week’s interview features IATEFL BESIG’s long-term sponsor, Pearson.  Find out about their recent research on employability skills and how Pearson has been supporting teachers to make the switch to…

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MEET A MEMBER – Elena Agori

MEET A MEMBER – Elena Agori

Elena Agori Bio: Elena Agori specializes in online language coaching for international professionals. She has a MA in Teaching English and Cambridge CELTA, plus more than 10 years of experience in corporate language training in Russia, the USA, Europe, Latin…

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MEET A MEMBER – Mary Sousa

MEET A MEMBER – Mary Sousa

Mary Sousa In this interview, we bring you some reflections and perspectives of a business English trainer in a new country: Hungary. Mary shares the main communication issues her Hungarian students face, gives us an overview of the Creative Café…

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MEET A MEMBER – Dolon Gupta

MEET A MEMBER – Dolon Gupta

Dolon Gupta Welcome to our next interview with our next BESIG member. Dolon shares her experiences teaching English to people who already work in a very multi-lingual setting. She will also tell us about some of the specifics of business…

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MEET A SPONSOR – Cornelsen

MEET A SPONSOR – Cornelsen

Photo: (L-R) Susanne Döll, Steffen Musterer and Christine Gieseler Cornelsen Back to Berlin!  In our second Meet a Sponsor article, we go behind the scenes of our last conference with our Berlin-based Gold sponsor, Cornelsen.  They reveal the team effort…

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MEET A MEMBER – Catherine Aygen

MEET A MEMBER – Catherine Aygen

Catherine Aygen Welcome back to this week’s Meet a Member interview. We hope you are all keeping well and healthy! This week, we have the pleasure of meeting Catherine Aygen, a trainer who is based in the Côte d’Azur. Catherine…

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MEET A MEMBER – Julia Koifman

MEET A MEMBER – Julia Koifman

Julia Koifman Welcome back readers! This week, we meet Julia, a teacher/presenter with a background in special educational need (SEN)s. Read on to find out Julia’s tips on teaching SEN business English students and students with dyslexia, and, of course,…

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