Andy Barbiero

Educational Consultant for Pearson-Longman
Male, 51 Years|Milan - 20030, Italy

Member since: Mar 26, 2010

Last active on: May 27, 2012 at 01:16 AM (EST)

About Andy Barbiero

Andy Barbiero is a University of Cambridge CELTA qualified English teacher and graduate of the Trinity College London Certificate in International Business English Training (certIBET) presented by Mark Powell.
After graduating from University in Canada with a BA in General Arts majoring in English Literature, Andy became a student of life traveling and working. After many adventures with various jobs, he starting down the path that would lead him to where he is today when he started teaching English to students in a private language school in South Korea. Since then, he has been involved in several projects that include teaching English as a second language in many private language schools, elementary schools, high schools, and multi-national companies in Italy, South Korea and Japan.
Andy enjoys mountain-biking through the trails in Brianza, and participating in his local Toastmasters public speaking club in Milan.
English is the world’s problem-solving language and has become the “Lingua Franca” in Global communication. Andy is the Pearson-Longman Educational Consultant for the Milan-Turin area (Italy)sharing innovative and effective ways to teach English as a second language to teachers through the extensive Pearson-Longman library and exciting teaching programs.

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
Global English Language Training (International Business)
Language of Instruction: English
Emailing, Telephoning, networking, Socializing, Presentations, Meetings, Negotiating, and more...
all aspects (IELTS)
Language of Instruction: English
listening, reading, structure and written expression
all aspects (TOEFL)
Language of Instruction: English
Computer, Internet, and paper based tests listening, reading, writing and comprehension
English Language training (Hotel and Hospitality)
Language of Instruction: English
English hotel and hospitality workers
Cross Cultural Awareness (Tourism and Travel)
Language of Instruction: English
Traveling Italy, Traveling USA, traveling Canada
ESOL (Languages)
Language of Instruction: English
ESOL Elementary advanced levels
Culture and Business practices (International Business)
Language of Instruction: English
Using English "Lingua Franca" communicate globally
Teaching Experience


Global Consulting , Italy

Sep 2004 - Oct 2010

Business English, IELTS preparation training, summer camps kids, Business English workshops(1day, weekend, full week)

Andy started his own Esol consulting agency called GLOBAL CONSULTING in 2004 and, since then, has earned many loyal student clients from individuals preparing to write the IELTS to CEOs in multinational companies in Milan and everything in between. As a COACH, he doesn't limit himself to just Esol training but has taken on many varied projects that include English Summer camp animator for 2-week periods in the summer (2002-2006) and English language sports commentator/website journalist with audio clips and written articles for Infront Sports and Media focusing on Euroleague basketball and the English version of Gazzetta dello Sport.
He also writes course material and is in the process of writing an Esol coursebook.
Andy is interested in getting involved with anything that promotes the use of English as a global communication tool and open to incorporating innovative methods to accomplish this goal

Esol Tutor

British Schools of English, Italy

Sep 2002 - Aug 2004

English second language

Taught all age groups with emphasis on adults, Business English and In-company training service

Esl Tutor

BE-GO minds and Technology, United States

Sep 2001 - Sep 2002

English second language

Receiving and reviewing voicemails from Japanese students, correcting mistakes and sending responses both written and oral through recordings.

Esol Tutor

JEL English Language Institite, Korea - South

Aug 2000 - Aug 2001

English Second Language

I worked with all age groups with particular emphasis on middle school and highschool age young people



Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada

Sep 1989 - Jun 1992

Professional Exams & Certifications

University of Cambridge CELTA

Lombardia, Italy

Year Of Passing: 2009

Trinity College,London Certificate in International Business English Training (certIBET)

Lombardia, Italy

Year Of Passing: 2009

Associations & Membership
Toastmasters International
Lombardia, Italy
Jan 2010 - Present

Andy attends bi-monthly meetings at the Milan division of this international association delivering speeches and evaluating other speakers as he works toward his "competent communicator" pin

by pouli0 posted on 26 August, 2010

Good lessons, althought I couldn't attend the all course/

by aka Ken posted on 26 August, 2010

it was an excellent class as always, thank you so much.

by JABER ALSHADFAN posted on 26 August, 2010

An informative lesson given to those who are keen to get high score in IELTS

by Suzana Yousef posted on 26 August, 2010

Useful information about IELTS general module.

by JABER ALSHADFAN posted on 13 August, 2010

Thank you teacher for being so honest and enthusiastic. I as astudent enjoy your lessons and learn alot from them.
I am indebeted to WIZIQ that has given me th opportunity to have a teacher like you.

by JABER ALSHADFAN posted on 11 August, 2010

Thank you Andy for such an informative and interactive class. Keep going. I wish you stopped and clarified some of the phrasal verbs that you used like diving in , walk through even though the class was about reading. Thank you again for this so impressive lesson. Your intonation was exccellent.

by aka Ken posted on 11 August, 2010

thank you so much for the excellent class.

by balveer singh bhatnagar posted on 02 August, 2010

I am rather enjoyed. The pronounciation was clear and could be understood clearly.

by davinder posted on 02 August, 2010


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