Sofia Shefer - English Language Instructor (USA national)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

English Language Teaching, 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.

2016-04/2018Cambridge 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.

2016-2017Business English Istructor
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, Rome, Italy

Taught Business English of different levels (beginner – advanced) to RAI, RAI Com, and RAI Way top managers and staff.

2014-2015Cambridge English Instructor
State Scientific College (Liceo Scientifico Statale) “C. Cavour”, Rome, Italy

Taught groups of young learners IELTS, FCE and PET Cambridge tests preparation courses; conducted students placement tests, performance evaluations; kept up to date students reports.

 2011-2013English Language Instructor (via Skype)

Taught adults and teenagers via Skype: General English (all levels),  Business English; IELTS, KET, PET, FCE, CAE, BEC Cambridge exams preparation.

1999 - 2011Program 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
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