Monika Podbielska

English teacher and coach with over 18 years' experience dealing both with ESL and EFL. Have run numerous language training courses and workshops at such companies as: ABB, DHL, Procter and Gamble, Deutche Bank, Glaxosmithkline, Minolta, Saunier Duval, Novartis Consumer Health, Silver Screen World Cinemas, Polish Public Television plc, Euromark, Orbis Travel, Alima Gerber, DWS, siódemka ltd. and other dealing with general English and its business, technical and medical sublanguages Preparatory courses for exams: FCE, CAE, CPE, LCCI, BEC, TOEIC, TOEFL, GMAT were also part of the career as well as preparations to the M.A. degree in English Studies. Teacher and trainer of such sublanguages as Business, Technical, Economic. Was a methodology consultant at EU financed courses. Cooperated with the biggest language schools in Warsaw and ran her own language center for over 5 years. Then opened a Teacher Training Center to train future language teachers of English and German issuing certificates accepted by the Polish Ministry of Education.

Awarded the M.A. title by the University of Warsaw (PL) and their equivalent M.A. and B.A degrees in the USA. Studied the MBA course at the Interamerican University of PR and beforehand took the GMAT which was one of prerequisites. Also Pedagogics at the Educational Reasearch Institute (Warsaw) and written translation and oral interpreting in the well acclaimed Translation Studies Center have backed the total educational picture. Holds the Further Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE) which was granted by LCCI (London Chamber of Commerce and Industry). Is a TOEIC accredited supervisor. Participated in numerous language teaching trainings and seminars obtaining certificates. Also was awarded a certificate for Independant Accountants. Completed a qualification course in Real Estate Management follow by supervised professional practice.

Enjoys making use of the translation and interpretation skills translating folders, manuals, books (Male Sexuality, the Short Game Bible), scientific theses (dentistry, implantology, osteology), interpreting subject conferences and business meetings.

I tried on myself the hard way of learning languages. German and Russian were an adventure for more than 8 years. In German I took Zertifikat Deutsch. Spanish and Italian a