Chia Suan Chong

Writer and Communication Skills Trainer in York, UK

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Bachelor of Communication Studies (Hons), CELTA, DELTA, LCCI Cert TEB, BCTC, MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT.

Chia is a communications skills trainer, an intercultural skills trainer, a teacher trainer and writer based in York.

Chia is the author of Successful International Communication and has been English Teaching Professional’s award-winning resident blogger since 2012. She is a featured columnist in ETp's bimonthly magazine and also blogs for Her other publications include Collin’s IELTS Dictionary, Practice Tests for IELTS 2, and she has contributed to several English teaching books and journals.

Born and raised in Singapore, Chia re-located to London in 2000, where she spent most of her career teaching English at International House London and running teacher training courses such as the CELTA and Cert IBET. Chia also spent a year in Munich, where she taught Business English, gave presentation skills training, and ran cultural training programmes,

A regular presenter at conferences, Chia delivers workshops and training courses on communication skills, education and intercultural skills around the world.