- Abingdon, GB
- £20 /hr
- Available now
Experienced author, editor, proofreader and typographer with a good graphic eye for layout and balance, glad to tackle many aspects of any interesting admin project with an internationalmore...Experienced author, editor, proofreader and typographer with a good graphic eye for layout and balance, glad to tackle many aspects of any interesting admin project with an international &-or cultural dimension; will translate & edit to & from French, and from German.
A loyal, reliable and creative asset to any project team, with sound Office skills and friendly businesslike telephone manner.
Currently teaches* over 12 mainstream subjects to GCSE; French, German, English, music and humanities to A2. (* Several years' successful experience as a classroom specialist; now freelancing online, by correspondence & face-to-face as a generalist.)
Ian also performs, and supports others, as an active community, theatre and church musician; he is a published author of educational and other materials including around 200 specialist cryptic crosswords; and he has provided native-quality voiceovers for PpH clients both in English, and Modern (and, briefly Medieval) French.
Area Covered: Oxfordshire, Berkshire, London; online & via Skype to anyone that has it!
Company Name: IanGenuity EPLC
Work Experience Summary: If you are interested in my particular blend of technical & creative skills, please contact me for an initial discussion. I ...
~ am an Oxford modern-language graduate (1981) with 30 years' experience of teaching, admin & management, and the gathering & cogent presentation of information.
~ have successfully run such projects as international school and twinning exchanges;
~ am a published author of specialist prose, educational verse and puzzles;
~ have also done voiceover work both in English and French (including a spot of Mediaeval French as it happens, a generation on from studying it as part of my degree!).
Education Summary: MA Oxon 1984
City & Guilds MS Office Level 2 (1999)
Teacher/Trainer, Linguist/Translator, Author, Musician, Voiceover Artist
Ian was a pleasure to deal with. Full of good ideas, professional and a gentlemen. Highly recommended.
A wonderful set of quizzes as always with Ian. He has a fantastic knack of making whatever subject he's writing about interesting and enjoyable. Great stuff!
We are delighted with a wonderful set of ESL quizzes written by Ian. His attention to detail is second to none. He went the extra mile on every quiz to explain the English language. Highly recommended!
Very quick turn around. Exactly to spec. Highly rated
Ian provided a highly professional proof reading and prompt service. He delivered more than was asked and this was greatly appreciated. I highly recommend his services and will use him again. R
Project was delivered professionally and timely. Communication was prompt throughout the entire project. I would not hesitate to use Ian's service again. Highly recommended!! A+++++
I knew what I wanted, but not how to achieve it. Ian completely understood my requirements and took full ownership of the job. He showed a real interest in the project and completed it quickly and efficiently, delivering an end result that is exactly what I was hoping for. Thanks Ian, it was a pleasure to work with you.
Thank you very much for going the extra mile. Though initial teething issues understanding our requirements, Ian delivered all that was required. Would use again as Ian's focus was on delivering to the client regardless come what may!