Your Course Director and Lead Trainer
This is My Story
My name is Dylan Gates and I have been working in English language teaching since 1996. As well as Spain, I have also trained and taught in Latin America and the UK.
After getting my initial TEFL certificate, I worked with Young Learners, Teenagers and Adults in several language schools, teaching General English, Business English and Exam Preparation classes. In 2004, I completed an advanced teaching qualification known as the Diploma DELTA. This enabled me to get into academic management and I spent several years working as the Director of Studies at a prestigious English language school in central London. After completing an MA in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching from King’s College in London, I returned to Spain to work as the Lead Teacher Trainer on a TEFL course. I had found my passion. I love training people to teach English and equipping them with the skills and the confidence to deliver engaging lessons. Since then, I have devoted most of my time to designing and running teacher training courses in Spain and the UK.
Dylan won an award from the British Council for his blog on using dice in the English language classroom.