Pete Sharma


Summer 2004 – date EAP Lecturer

Pre-sessional and In sessional EAP courses Warwick University

September 2004 – 2010 Lecturer
ICELS (International Centre for English language studies), Oxford Brookes University.

Courses: EUS (English for University Studies); IT Foundation; Communication skills at work.

2003 -2004 Associate Learning Professional Oxford and Cherwell College

1980 – 2003 Linguarama

Director of Studies (Stratford / Helsinki)
Centre Manager (Summer centre, Canterbury)
Business English Teacher Linguarama: Writing skills seminars to tax and audit companies (Europe, Middle and Far East). Inter-cultural seminar trainer (Finnish – Spanish); ESP courses and seminars (Europe). Multi-lingual Executive groups (UK) and mono-lingual groups – Finland, Spain. One-to-one.

1978 General English Teacher Elizabeth Johnson Organisation

Teacher Training

2000 – 2003: Group Teacher Training and Development Manager, Linguarama
UCLES Diploma Business & Professional English
Devised teacher training courses in ESP, teacher training, Business English teaching.
Conference presenter: talks at EFL conferences include: IATEFL, TESOL, BESIG and JALT


Grid of technology competences for language teachers as apart of CPD for Cambridge Assessment

Report on ‘Blended learning in ELT’ for the British Council, July 2016


1990 RSA Diploma International House, Hastings
1994 Skills of Teacher training International House, Hastings
2002 COLTE Certificate of On-line Teaching of English NetLearn languages
2006 Graduated M.Ed in Educational Technology and ELT University of Manchester

2008 Education in Second Life Consultants-E

Materials Writing

ELT author

CD-ROM: A Teacher’s Handbook (1998: Summertown)
The Internet and Business English Co-author (2003: Summertown)
In-company Upper-intermediate Teacher’s book (2004: Macmillan)
Worksheets In Company Elementary Teacher’s book (with Barney Barrett)
Weekly business English E-lesson for Macmillan.
Reading the News (2007: Thomson)
Blended Learning: Using Technology in and beyond the Classroom Co-author (2007: Macmillan)
The Business Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Book (2008: Macmillan)

400 Activities for Interactive Whiteboards Co-author (2011: Macmillan)

Apptivities for Business English (co-author) E-book The Round (2013)

How to….write for Digital media (co-author) E-book Teacher2writer (2014)

Best Practices for Blended Learning (co-author) Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd (2018)

Multimedia materials
In-Company (Upper Intermediate) CD-ROM (2007: Macmillan)
Co-author: In-Company (Pre-Intermediate) CD-ROM (2007: Macmillan)

Articles in EFL Journals including: IATEFL Issues; EL Gazette; ARELS Forum; NetLearn languages Newsletter

CD-ROM / Internet page to IATEFL BESIG Issues (with Barney Barrett)


Committee member, IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG (January 2008-April 2014)

Former Newsletter Editor, CALL review, IATEFL Learning Technology SIG

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