Pauline is a teacher, a linguist and a teacher-trainer. She has over 25 years experience in all three fields and currently specializes in English language training, Business English, IELTS, teacher-training and professional development for teachers. She has worked in the UAE, Oman, France and Spain teaching English to students of all ages and backgrounds and draws on her own experience as a language learner and linguist to support and understand the challenges faced by her students when learning English.
Pauline has also worked in UAE national education as a teacher-trainer, preparing student-teachers to become Early Childhood or Primary school teachers. It was during this time that she completed her Masters and her PhD, carrying out research into professional development for educators and and how well they adapt to the culture of their host country.
Pauline is Manager of our Ras Al Khaimah branch and is currently conducting research into English language learning of adult students. Specifically, she is interested in how learners acquire language, the role of feedback in the language acquisition process and how timely and constructive feedback can support language learning.
This is an English course for B2+ students focused on providing learners with the vocabulary, language skills and related grammatical structures required in a dynamic business environment.
This is an B1 to B2 online English course focused on taking students to a higher level of English. It also aims to provide learners with a deeper understanding of complex grammar and vocabulary.
Spoken English for Daily Life is an elementary online English course focused on getting students speaking English about different topics such as food, transport, health, education, and leisure.