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Get to know me – Barbera , EAL Teacher

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Barbara A.C. Thompsonl, EAL Teacher

We asked our team to share a little more about themselves so you can start getting to know them.

What languages do you speak?

English.

Where are you originally from?

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

What countries have you lived in?

Canada (Nova Scotia & Ottawa).

Where is your favorite place in the world and why?

My favourite place in the world is Nova Scotia. It’s one of the most scenically beautiful places in the world with its sparkling ocean views, 41 beaches, mountain vistas, and rolling hills. Its people are friendly, resilient, and fiercely proud of their province. And then there’s the Eastcoast music that fills our hearts and brings us home

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Fun-loving, compassionate, & visionary.

What is your favorite thing about working for Eurocentres Atlantic Canada?

Meeting new people & helping newcomers to blossom.

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at Eurocentres?

When you’re learning English, you’ll hit hard spots at times, and that is when you’ll discover your greatest improvement. Never give up!

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Get to know me – Marcela Suazo Perez, Recruitment Advisor Chile

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Marcela Suazo Perez, Recruitment Advisor Chile

We asked our team to share a little more about themselves so you can start getting to know them.

What languages do you speak?

Spanish and English

Where are you originally from?

Puerto Natales, Patagonia, Chile

What countries have you lived in?

United States and Chile

Where is your favorite place in the world and why?

I am still looking for a favorite place but mainly anywhere that makes me feel welcome at home.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Responsible, persistent and empathic.

Are there any achievements or qualifications you are proud of and would like to share?

When I look back and see how many students have learned English and how many of them have been able to study abroad following my advice, that makes me extremely proud.

What is your favorite thing about working for Atlantic Canada Language Academy?

I love working with people from different countries, where everybody contributes with a piece of history, culture, experience, each piece of a perfect puzzle.

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at ACLA?

Don’t be afraid of speaking and sharing your ideas, the more you express yourself the faster you will learn the language and make friends as well.

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Get to know me – Jacqueline , EAL Teacher

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Jacqueline Huynh, Asian Recruitment Manager

We asked our team to share a little more about themselves so you can start getting to know them.

What languages do you speak?

Vietnamese and English.

Where are you originally from?

Vietnam.

What countries have you lived in?

Vietnam.

Where is your favorite place in the world and why?

Canada. It’s safe.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Kind, enthusiastic, dedicated.

What is your favorite thing about working for Atlantic Canada Language Academy?

Working with amazing and friendly people.

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at ACLA?

Immerse yourself in English and the culture, inside and outside the classroom

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Get to know me – Michelle, President

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Michelle Alcorn, President

About Us - Eurocentres Atlantic Canada

We asked our team to share a little more about themselves so you can start getting to know them.

What languages do you speak?

English.

Where are you originally from?

New Brunswick, Canada.

What countries have you lived in?

Canada.

Where is your favorite place in the world and why?

Atlantic Canada – the people & the place, plus the water!

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Passionate, Fun, Friendly.

Are there any achievements or qualifications you are proud of and would like to share?

Joining the school was a very proud moment and a day I will never forget.

What is your favorite thing about working for Atlantic Canada Language Academy?

The gift to help others meet their dreams.

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at ACLA?

Immerse yourself in our culture, explore our beaches, and enjoy making new friends for life.

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Get to know me – Nicola, Academic Director

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Nicola Sattler, Academic Director

We asked our team to share a little more about themselves so you can start getting to know them.

What languages do you speak?

English, Spanish, German.

Where are you originally from?

Germany.

What countries have you lived in?

Canada, Europe – Spain, Germany.

Where is your favorite place in the world and why?

At the kitchen table – my favorite things are there: family and food.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Social, caring, introverted.

What is your favorite thing about working for Atlantic Canada Language Academy?

Giving people the tools they need to reach their goals.

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at ACLA?

Embrace the whole experience, inside and outside the classroom.

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Get to know me – Alden, Director of Marketing & Recruitment

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Alden Darville, Director of Recruitment

About Us - Eurocentres Atlantic Canada

We asked our team to share a little more about themselves so you can start getting to know them.

What languages do you speak?

English, conversational Klingon 🙂

Where are you originally from?

Nova Scotia, Canada.

What countries have you lived in?

Canada, US.

Where is your favorite place in the world and why?

Nova Scotia, I could live anywhere in the world, I choose here.

What four words would you use to describe yourself?

Outgoing, unique, socially conscious.

What is your favorite thing about working for Atlantic Canada Language Academy?

Working with a diverse group of intelligent and friendly people from multiple cultures and backgrounds.

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at ACLA?

Take advantage of this very unique opportunity, savor every minute of it, and know when you return home to your friends and family, you will not be the same person who left. You will have grown as a human being… for the better. This is as (or more) important than the scholastic knowledge you have received when studying abroad.

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Get to know me – Rosalind, VP Recruitment & Public Relations

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VP Recruitment & Public Relations

About Us - Eurocentres Atlantic Canada

We asked our team to share a little more about themselves so you can start getting to know them.

What languages do you speak?

English.

Where are you originally from?

Nova Scotia, Canada.

What countries have you lived in?

Canada, Europe – France, UK, Spain, and Scandinavia.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

Adventurous, Trustworthy, Kind.

Are there any achievements or qualifications you are proud of and would like to share?

Three Fantastic children.

What is your favorite thing about working for Atlantic Canada Language Academy?

Bringing people to Canada.

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at ACLA?

Embrace the experience, we are here to help you with your dreams!!!

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Get to know me – Paula, EAL Teacher

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Paula Cheal, EAL Teacher

About Us - Eurocentres Atlantic Canada

We asked our team to share a little more about themselves so you can start getting to know them.

What languages do you speak?

English.

Where are you originally from?

England.

What countries have you lived in?

Canada, Europe – UK, Czech Republic, Estonia.


Where is your favorite place in the world and why?

Scotland. It’s like another world.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

On a journey.

What is your favorite thing about working for Atlantic Canada Language Academy?

The challenge of each new student – going on the language journey with them.

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at ACLA?

Take the learning you do inside the classroom to the outside and practice, practice, practice!

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Get to Know Me. Jacqueline Huynh, Asian Recruitment Manager

Get to know Jacqueline Huynh

What languages do you speak?

  • Vietnamese and English

Where are you originally from?

  • Vietnam

What countries have you lived in?

  • Vietnam

Where is your favorite place in the world and why?

  • Canada. It’s safe.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?

  • Kind, enthusiastic, dedicated

What is your favorite things about working for Eurocentres Atlantic Canada?

  • Working with amazing and friendly people

What one piece of advice would you give to international students starting their ESL journey at Eurocentres?

  • Immerse yourself in English and the culture, inside and outside the classroom