Professionally, I have been involved in teaching English as a foreign language since the mid 1970s. Coaching Professionals. Translating. Proofreading. Assisting both public and private enterprises in meeting their language needs. Creating multimedia and computerized support material for professional training. Training Teachers and Trainers. Creating Training Programs and Assessment Methods.
Here are just a few of the companies and institutions I have worked with in France over the past 30 years. In most cases, I was either specialized in auditing or assessing training needs, training and/or coaching executives and upper-level staff or dealing with professional language needs in written English.
Pharmaceuticals and Reasearch: Laboratoires Pasteur Mérieux Connaught, Cosmodex, Laboratoires Vichy, Parfums Christian Dior, & LVMH, l’Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris, INSERM, The American Hospital in Paris, Hotels and tourism: Groupe Accor, Sofitel, Club Med, Hôtel Ritz, Hotels et restaurants in France throughout the West Indies. IT : IBM, Nortel, ISPs, Publishers. Academic Institutions: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Université de Paris V, Université de Paris VII, Paris III. Literary Associations and Training Institutes: AGESSA, Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques, Accents of America + many more. Distribution: Promodès. Design & Advertising : Carré Noir, Nobilis, Torrent, Publicis; Cinema: UGC DA; Finance: Banque Rothschild – Européenne de Banque, Law Firms, Accounting Practices, Consultancies such as OTC Conseil, Cap Gemini / Sogeti and dozens of SME in the Paris area as well as several years with the CEGOS, l’Agefos .. National Public Training Institutes (GRETA, AFPA, FAF) as well as Training Departments throughout France.