We are a team of experts who have come together through our passion for Language and Communication Coaching and an urgent demand for the services we offer. Therefore, it is our commitment to ourselves and to you to continually move, inspire and activate effective language within every person. We make communication both powerful and joyful.
Jonny Baker – Programme Director and Coach
Qualifications: MA Psychology of Education (specialism in Language Acquisition), BA (HONS) Visual Communication, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Advanced Master Practitioner
Jonny loves coaching and helping people to develop their potential. He has more than ten years’ experience coaching people and getting tangible life-changing results, both with private clients and in mainstream and private education. Jonny is a professional coach and has, in recent years, specialised in language and communication coaching. The extent and variety of his work so far has shaped who he is and the way he works in the present.
Jonny has followed a unique path in language and communication training. He comes from a background of personal and interpersonal development that is not only scientifically informed but also highly practical. He approaches education through a predominantly experiential and mindful perspective, which sees communication as it is: a powerful human instinct. Jonny recognises that this instinct is within every one of us and needs simply to be activated. This activation is Jonny’s speciality!
Emmanuelle Betham – Strategic Director and Coach
Qualifications: Cambridge CELTA, Master in Education (Applied Linguistics), Coaching at Work (OU).
Emmanuelle Betham is an Educator and Coach, Business owner and Company Director, and the mother of three grown up children, with whom she home-schooled as the family travelled extensively. Emmanuelle is also a French native speaker who has achieved English native speaker level (yes, it is possible!) She is fully bilingual and has twenty years’ experience in teaching and coaching languages and communication, both in England and on Maui, Hawaii. Her work has taken her far beyond traditional language teaching and training and she has first-hand experience of the huge potential for personal development within and through language.
Emmanuelle specialises in Language and Communication in the wide sense, for Business, Family, Self-Management and Performance: facilitating Confidence, Resilience and Growth -including in the acquisition of English and French as Foreign Languages.
Emmanuelle is passionate about helping individuals improve their communication skills, in order to achieve clarity, effectiveness and positivity within the person (the self) and between people.
Emmanuelle has a sensitivity which gives her an astute awareness of the blocks to success that people hold within themselves. She instinctively understands the needs of her participants and precisely how to work with them to achieve leaps forward in confidence and linguistic skills.
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Coaching For Language Learning (E. Betham, 2018) This book with downloadable Interactive Projectable Classes in English for professionals describes an LCC model that is applicable to many language and performance coaching situations.