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Shirley Brown

    • Student Learning Advisor
    • Academic Skills Centre

Level 1, Building 9, Student Centre, Bond University

Professional biography

I have been teaching English to International students in many parts of the world since 1984 including Spain, Greece, Turkey, Argentina, Singapore and finally in Australia. I have taught all levels from beginners to advanced students and also Cambridge exam courses, Business English, EAP and IELTS preparation. Apart from that I have been involved in writing materials.
Having lived overseas myself and having to communicate in another language, I can appreciate the difficulties involved in learning another language as well as living and working with a second language.

Teaching expertise

General English, Cambridge exam preparation (FCE, CAE etc.) EAP, IELTS preparation, English as an International Language.


  • ENIL71-114 - Academic Speaking and Listening 1
  • ENIL71-116 - Academic Speaking and Listening 2
  • ENIL71-110 - English as an International Language 1A


  • Diploma in the teaching of English as a Foreign Language, International House, London, UK (Distance learning)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Bond University
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English, Leeds University, UK
  • Post-graduate Certificate in Education, Leeds, UK