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Perera - EAP Tutor and English Language Teacher - London, England, UK

Karl Perera

London, England, UK


I help others realize that inside each of us there is a unique person full of potential. My message is one that inspires and motivates.

I have been running two self help websites about self esteem and depression for over twelve years.

My self esteem test has featured in many global university syllabuses and used by counselors worldwide.

My goals are to help as many people as possible via the internet and in person. I want to create my own products and help people to improve themselves.

My teaching experience includes as an english Instructor at Izmir University of Economics and at Durham University,UK.


EAP Tutor and English Language Teacher


Experienced teacher of English as a Foreign Language and EAP (English for Academic Purposes). Has taught at Durham University, University of Leicester and Izmir University of Economics. Has taught EFL in Italy and Turkey and IELTS, TOEFL and SAT

Work History

EAP Tutor

Leicester University

August 2012 - September 2013

Taught EAP on the Summer Pre-Sessional program to Masters level students studying at Leicester University.

Pre-Sessional EAP Tutor

Durham University

August 2008 - September 2012

Summer EAP teaching on Pre-sessional course at Durham University. Taught academic study skills to Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PHD international students.

English Language Teacher and Substitute Teacher

MEF International School, Izmir

From October 2008

Teaches English language classes for the parents of students at the school. Has taught IGCSE, AS and A Level classes in English, History, Geography, Spanish and Maths.

English Instructor

Izmir University of Economics

October 2003 - August 2008

Taught English Grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking on the prepatory program at the university. Attended workshops and invigilated exams.

English Language Teacher

The Address Language Centre, Izmir

January 2001 - October 2003

Taught English to adults wanting to learn English for business purposes.

Private English Language Tutor

Self Employed, Izmir, Turkey

Taught private individuals English lessons. Also gave some lessons in small businesses and offices.

Foreign Customer Advisor

Esbaş, Izmir, Turkey

Worked with Foreign customers who rented depo or factory space in the Aegean Free Zone. Also made offers to attract new customers.

Assistant Country Export Manager

Teba, Izmir, Turkey

Worked in Export sales first with Australia, New Zealand and South America then I worked with customer accounts from Italy, Spain and Portugal. As well as existing customers I tried to bring in new customers.

English Teacher and Export Sales

Yaşar Holding, Izmir, Turkey

Taught English to the staff of this large export company. Set levels and tested proficiency. Taught general and business English. Half a day for five days each week I also worked in the Export Sales department looking for new customers and researching new opportunities to sell export products from Turkey.

English Language Teacher

Tomer Language Centre, Izmir, Turkey

Taught English to adults in this large language school in Izmir.

Sales Representative

Kleeneze, Exeter, UK

Sold products from the Kleeneze catalogue door to door whilst at University studying languages.

Test Engineer

Halliburton Tesel, Basingstoke, UK

Tested electronic equipment and components used in drilling for oil.

English Teacher

Intercoop Language School, Rome

Taught English as a foreign language to professional adults including policemen, pilots and air traffic controllers. Did a voice over for a video prepared for ENEA the Italian air traffic controller's association.

Electronic Service Engineer

Dent and Woods, Kingsclere, UK

Repaired and serviced electronic equipment used in the printing and photographic industries. Travelled around the South of England and London working on-site. Some sales was also involved.

Junior Test Laboratory Engineer

ITT Cannon, Basingstoke, UK

Tested electrical connectors manufactured in the factory on-site. On-line testing and carried out electrical, mechanical and environmental qualification testing of new products.



Published by Motivational Press 2013, previously self-published 2008

Qualifications & Certifications








Exeter University

A Level Italian and Spanish

Southampton College

Basingstoke Tech. College

HNC Electronic Engineering

Basingstoke Tech College

Queen Mary's College

Richard Aldworth School, Basingstoke

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