Nazym Ospanova

Nazym is a primary school and ESL teacher.

ABOUT NAZYM

While working in Haileybury Primary School in Almaty, Nazym has gained massive experience teaching kids. Her interactive method of teaching English attracts children from the age of 3 to 10.

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

  • CELTA Certificate
  • TEFL Teaching Certificate
  • Certificate of attainment in English as a foreign language
  • KazUIRWL, Faculty of Foreign Languages

Galiya Dyusembina

Galiya is a Kazakh language teacher.

ABOUT GALIYA

Galiya is the author of the book “How to think in Kazakh” (2008), “Learn Kazakh easily in 9 steps”. She has more than 20 publications. For more than 3 years Galiya has been an editor-in-chief of a rubric “How is your Kazakh?” She has been awarded twice in the show “Kazakh in 100 days”. Moreover, Galiya has been a guest speaker at various conferences and events on the Kazakh language in Almaty and other cities of Kazakhstan.

AWARDS AND СERTIFICATES

  • Daryn Institute, Humanitarian Faculty, Kazakh language and literature (2002)
  • KNPU, Faculty of Math, Math Teacher (1971)

Vernon Lehman

Vernon is a teacher of English at university level and aviation English at ICAO LEVEL 4.

ABOUT VERNON

For the past three years, Vernon has been one of the key memebers of Bonas MacFarlane Kazakhstan working at a joint project with the Shakhmardan Yessenov Foundation where he taught the students and teachers of the Kaspian University in Atyrau. Vernon is also a former pilot and teacher English for aviation purposes at Level 4.

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES

Rishat Sadykjanov

Rishat is an experienced ESL teacher.

ABOUT RISHAT

When it comes to his work, Rishat likes to get involved in as many things as possible. His academic background is in Translation and CELTA-certified Language Teaching, but he frequently moonlights in various other fields, most recently graphic design and marketing.

Rishat strives to demonstrate success in executing tasks consistently with satisfied customers, enjoying reputation for innovative problem solving, organisation and professionalism.

In his spare time Rishat enjoys listening to music, reading books and maintaining his foreign language skills including German and Dutch as well as improving his Kazakh too.

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

✴ CELTA (2011) 

    University of Cambridge

✴ Almaty Management University (2014 > 2016) 

    Bachelor of Economics and Business in Marketing 

✴Abai Kazakh NaDonal Pedagogical University (2010 > 2012)

    Bachelor of Education in Foreign Language Teaching (English & German)

✴University of Antwerp, HIVT, Belgium (2005 > 2007)

    Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics & Translation

✴University of Antwerp, HIVT, Belgium (2003 > 2005)

    Bachelor in Applied Linguistics & Translation