Smith & Jones is a training and coaching company dedicated to improving the English language skills of business and professional people. We work with international companies and organisations, focusing on flexible, intensive courses as well as language support services.
We are highly qualified and have continuing experience of working with a number of global enterprises in Germany including:
- Deutsche Bank
- Münchener Rück Versicherung
- Sopra Steria
We focus on language development which is relevant to the real world and the real needs of each individual client. We believe that professional people deserve professional support.
William Smith B.A. (Hons); P.G.C.E.; Dip. TEFL
(Billy) Smith is a fully qualified teacher with a diploma in teaching
English as a foreign language. He taught politics and public
administration in the UK for many years but since 1990 he has focused on
teaching and coaching English and communication skills in Germany. Over
the years Billy has worked for many global concerns in Germany. He is
the author of “Stop Being German”,
two short volumes highlighting and correcting the language transfer
mistakes typical of German speakers of English. He will soon be publishing a
book for freelance language teachers.
Emma Jones is a highly qualified English language teacher and teacher trainer with a diploma in teaching English as a foreign language. She worked in the pharmaceutical industry as an export manager for many years before qualifying as a teacher in 2001. Emma has been teaching business English to individuals and groups in Germany since 2004. Additional to this, she manages the CELTA teacher training unit at the Münchner Volkshochschule and is the co-author of "The Ultimate Guide to CELTA".
Amanda Momeni is a highly experienced EFL teacher and has taught a wide variety of general English and business courses in both Germany and Spain. She has experience in teaching on a one to one basis as well as groups. In addition to her English teaching, along with Emma, she runs the Munich CELTA teacher training courses and is the co-author of "The Ultimate Guide to CELTA”.
Sarah Boye M.A. (Hons); P.G.C.E.
Sarah Boye is a highly qualified English teacher and teacher trainer who has a wide variety of experience in English language training in the private sector and university teaching at the LMU in Munich. Her area of expertise is intercultural competence development and she has recently submitted her doctoral thesis on this topic.