Teacher Profile: Irina

Full name: Irina Wing About me My name is Irina and I live in Sheffield. Languages are my passion, and I’ve always been fascinated by the way they work. I speak Russian and some German, but there are many more I’d love to learn! I enjoy meeting people from all over the world and learning about new cultures as well. In my spare time I explore the UK with my camera. I particularly like small villages in the Peak District. I can’t imagine my life without family, friends, books and cats! Professional Experience I have a degree in Linguistics and started my career as a translator. My first teaching job was in the south of Russia, which I really enjoyed. I have also taught English to people from different countries at a community centre in Sheffield. I did my CELTA course several months ago, and that was a fantastic experience. I have been an EFL teacher for over two years and have taught all General English levels and Cambridge exam preparation classes. I have worked with both adults and children. Learning tips Don’t be afraid of making mistakes, after all, it’s the only way to learn. Besides, native speakers sometimes make mistakes too! Step out of your comfort zone and try something you’ve not done before – ask for directions, start a conversation with a shop assistant, or simply chat with a complete stranger. You’ll feel so much better about yourself. Think of learning English as training for a marathon – it’s important that you do something for it every single day, and the results will follow! My classes are… … a great place to practise and experiment with new language before you step outside and use it out there! My favourite spot in Manchester… I love Market Street, with … Read more

Student Testimonial : Valerio

Today is Valerio’s last day in the school and he wanted to share a few words about his experience in EC Manchester studying an English language course. “I think, that the school is fantastic, also the people that work here are very gentle and supportive. I really dont want to change nothing about this experience with you! It was one of my best experiences” Thank you very much Valerio, best of lucks and we hope to see you soon! 🙂

EC Manchester News: October

Here you can see the poster of the news in EC Manchester this month! Come and join any of our activities 🙂 Find out more about learning English in Manchester