Inmersión Lingüística en Asturias

Jake Haymes (1.973 Nottingham, Inglaterra)

The 18 year-old Jake has lived and dedicated to teaching in Spain have led him to become fully aware of the various problems that Spanish speakers face in learning English. In 1996 he moved to Madrid where he obtained the Cambridge University Certificate in English Teaching to Adults (CELTA) and later the Diploma in English Language Teaching to adults (DELTA). 

He has spent about 18,000 hours working with adult professionals in Spain. In 2003 he became the youngest coach in continental Europe to obtain the certificate CELTA trainer, taking responsibility for the design and layout as well as the evaluation of teachers.

It has a broad and extensive experience in all aspects of language teaching, among others, the design and development of business English programs for multinational companies like Gillette and Philip Morris, including techniques for presentations, public speaking and business correspondence. Designer and director of specialized courses and funded by the European Union as Business English, English for tourism and customer service.

He has designed and conducted over thirty courses in business English, 3-day residential Avila and La Coruna., private lessons for senior executives of private multinational organizations and offices of state agencies such as the National Energy Commission. Exam Preparation for First Certificate, Cambridge Advanced Exam, Cambridge Proficiency Exam Trinity yAll levels.

As examiner conducted the evaluation of candidates in job interviews to officials of the Commission of Telecommunications Market, both in Madrid and Barcelona. He has written two articles and a book review website for

Since moving to Asturias in 2006 it has designed and delivered residential intensive courses for people from all over Spain. He is particularly interested in English phonology, training of English teachers; both native and Spanish and techniques to help students improve hearing.

Comments from students who have attended courses:

"A little short! You could have a much longer duration. "Rafael April 2009

"I hope to be retaken because the truth was a success and for me it was a very good experience." Filipe April 2009

"I thought it was a great opportunity!" Norma March 2010

"Very dynamic and practical." Silvia May 2010

"It has-been a challenge for me to be 9 hours a day talking in Ingls, but I have to say That it has-been a great experience. At first I thought it was expensive but after finishing it I have changed my mind. The best thing about prep the course has-been the variety of the Programme and the quality and professionalism of the teachers. The course has-been fantastic "Pedro August 2010

"The course was very varied and the teachers very prepared. I wouldn't change anything acerca the course. Have My conversation skills improved. "Gloria April 2011

"The teachers are always willing to help me. Were there lots of activities and games That made me use the knowledge I have and learn new things as well. "Miguel in September 2011

"The coursed helped me to Understand question forms, modal verbs and tenses unconsciously. Course i had done before were very dry. I felt like nothing I Knew When I started this course. I am planning to come back soon! "John August 2011

"The best thing was To have the opportunity to spend the whole day speaking Ingls With native speakers. I would definitely recommend it Because the course was very practical and I Learnt a lot. "Maria Isabel in September 2011

"I Learned new things. It's very practical and dynamic and I would not change anything about prep the course. "Sara March 2012

"I improved my fluency and in the exam I felt more secure. It was excellent value for money. You can draw up your own schedule. I have spent a lot of time in Ingls academies and I have never noticed an improvement in my Such Ingls as on this course. "Alberto May 2012