Paul Evarrs, English Teacher & Translator

Paul Evarrs - English Teacher MilanPaul Evarrs is an English teacher and translator living in the suburbs of Milan. He teaches working professionals “in azienda” as well as private students at his home based studio. Students ranging in age from 8 to 80 years old have studied English with him. Depending on the type of client and their needs, the lesson plan is structured to meet specific requirements. “In azienda” clients usually request business English but also general conversational skills for social situations with their customers. Private students look to improve their English for traveling or to improve at school.

Paul taught history and consumer education at the high school level in the Chicago suburbs for 5 years, having a degree in both history and finance. Previous to this experience he worked at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for 9 years, dealing in S&P 500 futures as a pit trader. There he also developed a background in charting and technical analysis, managing a small charting service.

An American born in Minneapolis, with a 4 year stop in St. Louis, he then settled in the Chicago suburbs at the age of 14. He attended the University of Wyoming and graduated from Northern Illinois University, where he degreed in Finance with a minor in Economics. After 9 years working on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, he returned to Northern Illinois University, obtained a degree in History, certified for teaching and promptly began as a teacher at the high school level. In Milan he studied for the CELTA certification and transitioned into the teaching of English.

He and his Italian wife Gabriella are currently expanding their business in escorted travel to both Italians who want to learn while exploring the US, as well as Americans interested in an insiders’ adventure in Italy.

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