Joe has a Master's degree in Political and Social Sciences with a specialisation in Communication conferred by the University of Catania and a Diploma in Graphic Design awarded by the European Institute of Design in Milan. In Italy he worked at the university both in research and teaching, where after publishing essays on Social Advertising and other Scientific Information, he achieved the title of Research fellow in Sociology of Media. In 2007 he moved to England and worked teaching Italian to different levels and groups of age. He holds an English teaching qualification PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector). Later he decided to put together his experience, culture and passion for languages and found Tertulia, a company dedicated to teaching Modern Foreign Languages.
Flor possesses a BA in Education and Training Studies and is a qualified teacher. She has completed her Professional Certificate for Post Compulsory Education qualification and Post Graduate Certificate in Education in Modern and Foreign Languages (PGCE), both certified by Portsmouth University. From 2007, Flor has been applying her knowledge and theoretical skills gained from academic studies by teaching Modern and Foreign Languages to various levels and groups of age. Flor is in charge of designing appropriate English courses for overseas students which will offer them the opportunity to experience and immerse themselves into British culture and the English language. Alongside this, she ensures that the language courses are developed and conducted to the highest standards by making sure that every student feels comfortable; hence guaranteeing a great learning experience.
Tereza is a qualified English teacher with 25 years of experience teaching adults and children. She has a Master Degree in English and has done a 5 months ESOL teaching course at university. She has taught in language schools in Czechia, Slovakia, UK and underwent many teaching workshops.
Tereza believes people can master another language in a nice fun atmosphere where communication is the basis for all other aspects like vocabulary or grammar. Revision in many interactive forms is the springboard for steady progress and gaining confidence in the language.
Andrew is a languages teacher with over 25 years of experience teaching English, French and German in schools and in Adult Education at the University of Portsmouth and in Colleges. He has also taught English as a Foreign Language for EF Language Travel and other EFL course providers. He has a B.A. Honours degree in French, a P.G.C.E. in Modern Foreign Languages, a Masters Degree in Translation, and a TEFL qualification from the University of Portsmouth. He believes that being able to communicate with others in their own language, opens up a whole host of opportunities. Learning a language engenders understanding in other people’s cultures. He enjoys working with individuals and groups to help everyone achieve their potential and become capable and speakers of languages other than their own
Asma is an enthusiastic and devoted teacher with more than 10 years of experience with a passion for teaching languages.
She is a native Arabic and French speaker and obtained a CELTA (Cambridge Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults) and a Master’s degree in translation.
Asma enjoy working with both kids and adults with different backgrounds sharing knowledge and guiding the learners in their process to open up to the world and to different cultures, through learning languages.