Sofia Shefer - English Language Instructor
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: English Language Teaching, Cambridge exams preparation, International Relations, English for Diplomats and Public Service Officials, Energy Oil & Gas Industry, Business Communication, Marketing, Project Management, Logistics Management, Business Negotiations, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP); Photography and Visual Arts.
|04/2018-present||English Language Teacher|
|2016-04/2018||Cambridge English Instructor. State Scientific College (Liceo Scientifico Statale) "Vito Volterra", Ciampino (RM), Italy
Taught Cambridge IGCSE Photography course in English; Cambridge FCE, PET, and IELTS preparation courses.
|2016-2017||Business English Instructor. CEB (now Gartner), Rome, Italy|
Taught business English in CEB Company in Rome, Italy as a Dialogue Language Services International Teacher (Dialogue Language Services International Ltd., Swindon, UK).
|2014-2016 ||Business English Instructor. RAI – Radio and Television SPA, Rome, Italy
Taught Business English and General English of different levels (beginner – advanced) to RAI, RAI Com, RAI Way top managers and staff.
|2014-2015||English Language Instructor. State Scientific College (Liceo Scientifico Statale) C. Cavour, Rome, Italy
Taught groups of young learners FCE and PET Cambridge tests preparation courses; conducted students placement tests, performance evaluations; kept up to date students reports.
|2011-2014||English Language Instructor (via Skype). BKC International House, Moscow|
Taught adults and teenagers via Skype; levels taught: from beginner to advanced. Courses taught: General English, Business English; IELTS, KET, PET, FCE, CAE, BEC Cambridge exams preparation.
|1999-2011||Program Manager, Events and VIP Visits Coordinator, U. S. Department of Energy|
EDUCATION AND TRAININGS
2014 State Institute of Photography and Cinema of Roberto Rossellini, Rome, Italy; Degree: Photography and Visual Arts.
2011 CELTA (Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English) - International House, Barcelona, Spain
2008 Istituto Dante Alighieri, Rome, Italy - Italian language course (Advanced);
2007 Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Course – FSI, Washington D. C., USA
1992 University degree in teaching