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Mr. Ian Gary Pixley

Mr. Ian Gary Pixley

EAL Coordinator
Brazil, São Paulo

Mr. Pixley studied Psychology at undergraduate and after graduating he accepted the position as an English as a second language teacher working within the Korean public school system. It was during this time that his love for languages flourished and he decided to get his MA in TESOL/FL from Birmingham University. He greatly enjoyed studying how languages are acquired as well as taught and learnt. HIs dissertation was on the interpretation of gestures within different cultures and how to use this in a language classroom.

After completing his MA, he worked for several years at a Korean medical University, where he became the leader of the Academic English course. He gained a lot of valuable experience during this time, but when the opportunity to live and teach in Sao Paulo arose, he couldn’t turn it down.

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