Jan A. United Kingdom Verified tutor - ID and qualifications checked

Hi, I’m Jan and I’m a qualified and experienced native English teacher living in Brighton with my family and our cat Bella. I owned and ran a language school in Italy where I lived for 10 years and I also lived and taught in Spain for 2 years.

Qualifications: MA TEFL · Dip. TEFLA
Languages: English Native Native speaker · Italian C1 C1 Advanced · Spanish A2 A2 Elementary ·
42 years experience

About me

I’m lucky that my profession has given me the opportunity to travel and work in many other countries both as a teacher and trainer.

On my return to London, I trained as a Cambridge teacher trainer (for CELTA) and then moved to Brighton to do my master’s degree in Teaching English. I have experience in teaching all age groups and most types of English e.g. Academic, Exam, Business, General, Specific Purposes and Teacher Refresher. I love my profession and always aim to engage my students through creative and meaningful sessions that provide them with their desired outcomes.

In my free time I love going to the sea for a swim – all year round! I am very keen on protecting our environment so I cycle everywhere and try to recycle as much as I can. I also create artwork and occasionally exhibit during the Brighton May Festival.
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5

Massimo B.
Italy, 18/06/2022

I like the possibility to learn English in a engaging and funny way.

Anna N.
United Kingdom, 10/02/2021

Learning with Jan is a pleasure. She is my best teacher ever, always friendly, supportive and punctual.

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Jan A.
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  • Jan A. United Kingdom
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    Hi, I’m Jan and I’m a qualified and experienced native English teacher living in Brighton with my family and our cat Bella. I owned and ran a language school in Italy where I lived for 10 years and I also lived and taught in Spain for 2 years.
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