Pete Sharma


September 2004 – date Lecturer
ICELS (International Centre for English language studies), Oxford Brookes University. Courses: EUS (English for University Studies); IT Foundation; Communication skills at work.

Summer 2004 – date EAP Lecturer Pre-sessionals and In sessionals Warwick University

2003 -2004 Associate Learning Professional Oxford and Cherwell College

1980 – 2003 Linguarama

Director of Studies (Stratford / Helsinki)
Centre Manager (Summer centre, Canterbury)
Business English Teacher Linguarama: Writing skills seminars to tax and audit companies (Europe, Middle and Far East). Inter-cultural seminar trainer (Finnish – Spanish); ESP courses and seminars (Europe). Multi-lingual Executive groups (UK) and mono-lingual groups – Finland, Spain. One-to-one.

1978 General English Teacher Elizabeth Johnson Organisation

Teacher Training

2000 – 2003: Group Teacher Training and Development Manager, Linguarama
UCLES Diploma Business & Professional English
Devised teacher training courses in ESP, teacher training, Business English teaching.
Conference presenter: talks at EFL conferences include: IATEFL, TESOL, BESIG and JALT


1990 RSA Diploma International House, Hastings
1994 Skills of Teacher training International House, Hastings
2002 COLTE Certificate of On-line Teaching of English NetLearn languages
2006 Graduated M.Ed in Educational Technology and ELT University of Manchester

2008 Education in Second Life Consultants-E

Materials Writing

ELT author

CD-ROM: A Teacher’s Handbook (1998: Summertown)
Co-author: The Internet and Business English (2003: Summertown)
In-company Upper-intermediate Teacher’s book (2004: Macmillan)
Worksheets In Company Elementary Teacher’s book (with Barney Barrett)
Weekly business English E-lesson for Macmillan.
Reading the News (2007: Thomson)
Co-author: Blended Learning: Using Technology in and beyond the Classroom (2007: Macmillan)
The Business Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Book (2008: Macmillan)

Co-author: 400 Activities for Interactive Whiteboards (2011: Macmillan)

Multimedia materials
In-Company (Upper Intermediate) CD-ROM (2007: Macmillan)
Co-author: In-Company (Pre-Intermediate) CD-ROM (2007: Macmillan)

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Articles in EFL Journals including: IATEFL Issues; EL Gazette; ARELS Forum; NetLearn languages Newsletter

CD-ROM / Internet page to IATEFL BESIG Issues (with Barney Barrett)


Committee member, IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG (January 2008-April 2014)

Former Newsletter Editor, CALL review, IATEFL Learning Technology SIG

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