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20 years of academic English experience

  • Former IELTS examiner for IDP Canada
  • Certified Ontario high school teacher specializing in academic English
  • Certified Ontario ESL teacher
  • Native speaker, neutral accent
  • 20 years of academic English training experience
  • 10 years of business English and professional communication skills corporate training experience

Former Examiner with IDP IELTS Canada

Certified with Ontario College of Teachers

Certified with TESL Ontario

  • IDP IELTS Canada (part owner of the IELTS examination): former examiner
  • OCT Ontario College of Teachers: certified to teach grades 7-12 in Ontario, specializing in grade 12 English for ESL students
  • TESL Ontario: certified to teach in government-sponsored language programs for immigrants, specializing in IELTS and Professional Communication Skills instruction

20 years of Academic English experience

20 years of experience helping students reach their academic English goals:

  • Academic English trainer at University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
  • Essay writing instructor at Seneca College
  • Business English instructor at Henan Agricultural University
  • High school grade 12 English teacher
  • Helped 100s of students over nearly 20 years to achieve top marks in high school and university, and get accepted to the university programs of their dreams

10 years of business English training experience

  • Certified Financial Accountants (CPA) of Ontario
  • Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO)
  • Office of the Fire Marshall of Ontario
  • Platform Computing
  • Transamerica Life Canada Insurance Company
  • High level communication skills training for leadership-track employees: soft skills training; public speaking, writing, and presentation skills for senior management and c-suite roles

Questions?

Contact Jan at 416 822 2637 or jan@torontoieltsprep.com

UOIT – University of Ontario Institute of Technology

“most requested teacher”

During his tenure at CultureWorks, Mr. Waginski taught courses in Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, Grammar, and Pronunciation. His excellent teaching has led to the academic success of international students who are currently studying in both undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).

Mr. Waginski is a dedicated professional who exceeded the expectations of the school. He received virtually perfect evaluations from his students and was our most requested teacher by the students.

– Trevor van Peppen, Vice Principal, CultureWorks@UOIT

Seneca College

Professor – ESL 934: Essay Writing for College

– Prepared hundreds of students for essay writing in college.
– Consistently received top satisfaction scores on student surveys.

Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

Developed custom professional communication skills program for accountants

– Professional communication skills training
– Business writing
– Presentations and public speaking

Office of the Fire Marshall, Ontario

Developed custom program for forensic scientists:

– Professional communication skills training
– Courtroom expert witness preparation program

Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO)

Developed custom program for management trainees:

– Custom professional communication skills training
– Professional writing skills: emails, reports
– Public speaking and presentations

Platform Computing, an IBM Company

Developed custom program for IT engineers:

– Custom professional communication skills training
– Professional writing skills: emails, reports
– Public speaking and presentations

Transamerica Life Canada

Developed custom program for IT, accounting, and administration:

– Custom professional communication skills training
– Professional writing skills: emails, reports
– Public speaking and presentations