ABOUT syd

Syd is an online English teacher from the UK. After finishing his first degree in Humanities, he got certified in teaching-English-as-a-foreign-language and moved to Spain. He spent 6 years working as a classroom teacher before returning to the UK. In 2018, Syd completed a masters degree in Poverty and Development at the renowned Institute of Development Studies. His research focussed on the role that buzzwords play in shaping the international response to emerging global problems like rising inequality and climate change.

For more information on Syd’s English classes, feel free to get in contact:

syd@syd-teaches.co.uk

Philosophy

emotive

Our memories work better when our emotions and senses are being stimulated.

Nuerodiversity

An approach which is sensitive to the differences in the way we think and learn.

shy-friendly

Learning a language can be nerve-racking. My approach gives you the space to gain confidence.

Blog

Read, listen, think, write and talk in English!
be yourself
How to be yourself in another language
I recently read a post by blogger Alisa Jordan, who writes about the experience of living abroad. In this post, she talks about how difficult social situations can be when… Read More »How to be…
Firstswim
Dear Diary #01 – First Swim and BLM
Lockdown is getting to me. This morning I woke up early and decided to go for a walk seeing as nobody would be around. I think quite a few other… Read More »Dear Diary #01…