Sofia Shefer - English Language Instructor (USA)


Cambridge English Instructor; Business English and Communication for: Diplomats and Public Service Officials, Energy Oil & Gas Industry,  Marketing, Project Management, Business Negotiations, International Relations. Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).

2016-PresentCambridge English Instructor
Liceo Scientifico Statael "Vito Volterra", Ciampino (RM), Italy

Teach groups of young learners IELTS, FCE and PET Cambridge tests preparation courses.

Business English Instructor
RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana SPA, Rome, Italy

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

2014-2015Cambridge English Instructor
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.

 2011-2014English Language Instructor (via Skype)

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.

 2009-2012Project Assistant, Overseas Buildings Operations, USA

Managed all aspects of the office administration: budget, supplies orders, travel logistics.

 1999-2008VIP Visits Coordinator

U. S.  Embassy, Moscow, Russia                                 

Managed the Travel Logistics for the official visits, provided logistical support to numerous U. S. Government High-Level Official Delegations. (4,000 travelers per year, 600 delegations). Coordinated activities in country for U. S. - Russian students exchange programs.


 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