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.
Monique is a fully qualified teacher with a degree in languages and has over 20 years of experience teaching. Over that time she has taught in a wide range of contexts from schools, to small groups and also one-to-one tuition for small children through to adults. She speaks five languages and this has always been her passion; she loves travelling and meeting people from other cultures. The ability to speak other languages she feels enables her to have a better understanding of how other languages are learned.
Andrew is a languages teacher with over 20 years of experience teaching French and German both in schools and in Adult Education. He has also taught English as a Foreign Language for EF Language Travel. 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.
Julia is an ESOL, French and Spanish teacher with twenty years' experience. She was a language trainer to English and French customs officers before teaching in a secondary school for a number of years. She has a PGCE, DIP TFLA and Cert TEFL.
Tanzila is an English teacher with many years of teaching experience in various subjects. She has a BA Honours in Criminology and became a Criminologist in 2013. In 2016 she successfully gained her PGCE in Social Sciences and Humanities. In 2017 she obtained her CELTA certificate at Highbury College in Portsmouth and after that she has worked in various different language schools. Tanzila is trilingual, as she speaks Punjabi and Urdu fluently. She looks forward to teaching you English and definitely will ensure that you will enjoy learning English and gain success when communicating with English speakers in the future.