Teacher James Saville's Page

James Saville

@james_nz

Military Academy of New Zealand
Business Management
Thailand
New Zealand

Language Skills

  • English (UK): Native
  • Thai: Intermediate
  • Japanese: Elementary

Interests


Price (25 min):

10.00 Coins Book Sessions

* This price is for free conversation lessons.

Rating & Experience:

(4.90)
74 sessions 27 Ratings Cancellations: 8 No-show: 2

Introduction:

To build, through encouragement and mentoring, students self-confidence

Hi,
My name is James and I am originally from New Zealand. I have spent the last twenty-six years teaching and training in South East Asia with the last fourteen at a privately owned internatonal university as Director of Programmes and lecturer in General English, Business Studies and Communication Skills. I am currently semi-retired but still work in Multi-national companies as a teacher and trainer. I would like to help you reach your objectives in study or business. So please contact me for a chat and together we can plan your travel to a successful and bright future.

Teaching Specialty:

Business Skills & Knowledge › By Job Function

Conversation and corrospondence skills used in everyday communication, both in social and business situations

Test Prep › IELTS

Standard materials, plus my own, to improve your band level for the exam

Business Skills & Knowledge › Interview Skills

My own, compiled, tried and tested over 26 years alongside current materials

Résumé:

Education:
1978 - 1982
Military Academy of New Zealand
Business and Management › Business Management (Bachelor)
Work Experience:
1996 - 1998
1998 Laem - Chabang School of Engineering - Thailand Business Administration and Support Service
Corporate Planning / Business Development
To teach diploma level, vocational students English for a period of up to two years or to the equivalent of 6.5 IELTS in order for them, to be able to undertake an engineering degree taught with English as the medium. Cover all areas of academic and technical language for students, to be suitably prepared for the international work environment. Teach and prepare students for IELTS and TOEFL examinations.
1998 - 2001
Insight Training; Company Information and Communication
Managing Director / Executive
To market to, and consult with, companies such as General Motors, Ford, Mazda and General Electric etc. To respond effectively to their language based training needs for effective communication in the corporate environment. To set up language programmes, deliver seminars and workshops. To run continuously progressive three-month to two-year General and Business English programmes for staff.
2001 - 2015
Asian University - Thailand Information and Communication
Corporate Planning / Business Development
Director of Programmes at a private international university. The main focus of my responsibilites was as Director of Corporate services with international companies for their business training and management skills programmes. I also lectured in the areas of Business Communication Skills and Man Management programmes.
Certifications:
1992
CELTA
Certificate of Teaching English Language to Adults

Rating

Overall: 4.90

Teaching Skill
4.96 (/ 5.00)
Feedback
4.93 (/ 5.00)
Enthusiasm
4.89 (/ 5.00)
Punctuality
5.00 (/ 5.00)
Voice/Video Clarity
4.70 (/ 5.00)

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