TELC UK- School of English in London
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Our Teachers


Emily is an enthusiastic and experienced EFT teacher with a strong background in property sector. She commits herself fully to every class, encouraging an interactive atmosphere for her students. Her broad skill set and industry experience enable her to adopt a unique approach to her classes, suitable for all ages and levels. Emily has a BA degree in English Language, MA degree in Urban Planning, as well as CELTA qualification. She spends her free time playing tennis and cooking Indian food.

Emily is a teacher of our General English Language courses as well as FCE preparation course and Speaking classes. She’s also helping other EFL teachers by writing ESL lesson plans on her blog.

Rebecca has been teaching English for over fifteen years, since she trained at International House in Piccadilly, London. With a BA Hons in English Literature and Theatre Studies, she is keen to take a fun, engaging approach to lessons and loves teaching different nationalities, encouraging lively conversation, With a post-graduate qualification in journalism and two published books, Rebecca also has considerable experience of writing for the national press and brings these skills into the classroom, where she can help students extend their fluency, sharpen their grammar and take their English to the next level, She loves music, yoga and cooking (and eating!) good food. 

You can read Rebecca’s articles here.



My name is Sylvia Gandha Key and I originally trained at International House, London and taught in the London and Rome Schools.  My career then took a different path and I ran a design studio in Athens and Crete with my partner, we built a few hotels in Aghios Nikolaos in Crete.  I did the design side and my partner was an architect.

I returned after five years to do a degree in Fine Art/Printmaking at University of the Creative Arts and for the next ten years I taught art and design.  I did an MA Photography course in London in 2005 and then, when the government was making cuts to Further Education I decided to upgrade my TEFL Diploma with a CELTA at City and Islington College.  

I have had a lifelong passion about languages and in particular the history of the English language.  I have taught ESOL in London schools and colleges as well as Business English for a number of agencies in London; teaching at Santander and Barclays Banks, Linklaters Solicitors, and various digital companies as well as a Russian pop singer!

I have also taught web design and digital imaging. I am a self taught web designer and I have run many collaborative online net projects since the 90s as well as showcasing artists books from all over the world.

I am an artist/printmaker and currently work at East London Print Studio making prints. I am also doing a Diploma in Fine Art Prinmaking to get back into  more creative aspects of image-making.

Teaching English and Business English is always different – you never have the same class twice and this is what makes it interesting.


Julie is from London and teaches General English and FCE preparation classes at TELC UK. She gained her CELTA qualification from International House London and has a Master’s degree in visual communication from The Royal College of Art, so you might find a drawing or two and a bit of creativity in her class. She loves meeting people from different cultures and is passionate about finding dynamic and engaging ways to teach her classes. Outside of the classroom you will probably find her looking for dogs to pet in the street.

Halina is a passionate and qualified Polish Language teacher with almost 20 years experience. Currently she teaches in the Polish Saturday School in London and provides private lessons and support to students wishing to excel in Polish language.

She gained her Master qualifications at the University of Mikolaj Kopernik in Poland and postgraduate diploma at Gdansk University (Poland). Halina enjoys attending courses to develop her qualifications and to improve her Personal Development. Recently she gained her diploma in the following fields:

‘Techniques on how to prepare the Polish students to pass GSCs exams ‘ , ‘How successfully  teach and prepare to pass A- Level in Polish’ ,  ‘How to approach and teach vulnerable student ‘.  

The above qualification/skills are great advantages that she implements in the classroom for the benefit of all students. Her approach to all students at any age can be described as great.

Halina focuses on developing her skills at all time since teaching and providing support for the students is the area she is very passionate about. In her free time Halina enjoys reading and writing poetry.

Concetta our Office Manager is from Italy, she lived in Naples for a few years when she attended university “L’Orientale” where she got a BA in Comparative Languages and Humanities. She moved to London in 2016 after working as an Italian and English Tutor in her town. She has been working at TELC UK since October helping students choose the right course.
Concetta likes learning new cultures and languages, in particular Japanese. She is always happy to have a chat and share ideas and opinions almost about everything, especially when it comes to food!