Catherine is passionate about language learning and communication across cultures. She comes from a teaching background, with a Masters in Linguistics, and spent 7 years teaching and teacher training for the British Council in Japan and Singapore. She then moved to Paris, where she taught language and communication skills in several Grandes Écoles, including ENSCP, ECE, ESCE and the Ecole de Guerre. She has a diploma in TESOL and is a certified intercultural communication trainer.
She now lives and works in Grasse, the world capital of perfume, helping companies in the Fragrance and Flavours industry to improve their international communication skills, as well as delivering workshops on professional English communication in companies all around France. She also lectures at the Polytech Sophia-Antipolis.
She speaks 5 languages, so she can understand exactly what her clients are experiencing!
Annabel is an English Literature graduate with a strong business background. She spent 10 years working in Public Relations and Marketing in London, Australia and Spain, before qualifying with TEFL/TESOL to become a Business English teacher.
She has since worked with many students, from Beginner to Advanced levels, across a wide range of industries. She has developed flexible methods that provide personalised lessons and deliver quantifiable objectives to help her students work more efficiently in English.
She moved to the Cote d'Azur in 2012 and lives in Grasse with her family.