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Andreas Grundtvig

Andreas is a teacher, author, linguist and Cambridge Exams Centre Manager in Hamburg, Germany. A speaker of eight languages, he learnt English (his fourth) at primary school in Scotland and later in Suffolk, England. As a country collector, he takes every chance to explore language(s) in context.

ASSOCIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Teachers 4 Schools e.V. (Founder/Chair)
  • HELTA e.V. (Former Chair)
  • Sydslesvigsk Forening e. V.
  • The Society of Authors
  • IATEFL (Research SIG)
  • Språklärarnas riksförbund
  • Africa TESOL
  • Linguistic Politeness Research Group
  • Imaginative Education Research Group

WORKSHOPS, TALKS ETC in 2022...
IATEFL: International Annual Conference (Belfast) 17 - 20 May: 'Method to the madness –  teaching pragmatic competence  in everchanging contexts' More...

LANGUAGES
Native: English & Swedish
C1: Danish, Norwegian
B2: German, Spanish, Lithuanian
A2: Portuguese

TEACHING HISTORY
ACADEMIC MANAGEMENT
Germany - 10 years
Gibraltar/Spain - 8 years
Portugal - 2 years

CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT
Centre Manager - Cambridge Examinations Centre Hamburg
Speaking Examiner: Main Suite & BEC 2006 - 2012

SCHOOLS/COLLEGES:

  • Berufliche Schule für Medien und Kommunikation
    (Hamburg, Germany)
  • Staatliche Fremdsprachenschule
    (Hamburg, Germany)
  • Primaire Privee Jeanne d'Arc /
    College prive Jeanne d'Arc
    ( Gex, France)
  • Jardins Escolas Joao de Deus;
    Colegio Rainha Santa Isabel / Colegio Sao Teotonio
    (Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Västra Nylands Folkhögskola
    (Karis, Finland)
  • Suffolk College
    (Ipswich, England)

LANGUAGE SCHOOLS

  • marcus evans linguarama
    (Hamburg, Germany)
  • ASC International House
    (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • International House
    ( Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Soros International House
    ( Vilnius, Lithuania)
  • Ecofon
    ( Marbella, Spain)
  • London Services Ltd
    (Gibraltar)
  • Centro de Idiomas Empresarial
    (Algeciras, Spain)
  • Centro Cooperativo de Idiomas
    (Algeciras, Spain)

TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS DELIVERED
IATEFL: International Annual Conference (Virtual, 2021)
(Liverpool, England 2019)
(Brighton, England 2018)
(Birmingham, England 2016)

(Manchester, England 2015)
(Harrogate, England 2014)

IATEFL (BESIG)  Conference 
(Bonn, Germany 2014)
(Stuttgart, Germany 2012)
(Bielefeld, Germany 2010)

AFRICA TESOL: International  Conference
(Abuja, Nigeria 2019)
(Dakar, Senegal 2018)

All In - Include & Educate  Conference (Venice, Italy 2017)
British Council Training Days: (Yerevan, Armenia 2015)
Cambridge ESOL/Klett Sprachen (Hamburg, Germany 2013)
Cornelsen (Hamburg & Hannover, Germany 2014)
DELTA Publishing (Webinar 2021)
ELTABB (Berlin, Germany 2013 & 2019)
ELTA OWL (Bielefeld, Germany 2011 & 2015)
ELTA-Rhine (Cologne, Germany 2011, 2013 & 2015)
ELTAF: Conference (Plenary) (Oberursel, Germany 2017)
ELTAF: Conference, (Wiesbaden, Germany 2014)
ELTAF (Frankfurt, Germany 2011 & 2018)
ETAS PD Day (Sargans 2015; Baden, Switzerland 2012)
ETAS: AGM & Convention (Sierre 2012 & Zoffingen, Switzerland 2018)
ETAS: SIG Day (Zug, Switzerland 2011 & 2012)
Gallery Teachers (2021)
GEPTED (Grupo de Estudos sobre Pragmática, Texto e Discurso) -
UFMG, Brazil (2021
GRETA: Conference (Granada 2011 & 2014 Plenary; Cordoba, Spain 2018  Plenary)
HELTA English at Work Conference - Northern Europe  (Hamburg, Germany 2018)
HELTA Members' Day (Hamburg, Germany 2015, 2016 & 2017)
HELTA AGM (Hamburg, Germany 2012 & 2014)
HELTA (Online) 2021
IHWO: ELT Symposium (Viseu, Portugal 2007)
IHWO: Training Day (Coimbra, Portugal 2006)
LAKMA Conference (Vilnius, Lithuania 2017)
LAKMA (Vilnius & Šiauliai, Lithuania 2014)
LMS Language Days (Härnösand, Sweden 2012)
MELTA (Munich, Germany 2011 & 2017)
Pilgrims (Canterbury, England 2017)
Pilgrims/TESOL France (Paris, France 2012)
SPRI: Kronobergs Språkinspirationsdag (Plenary) (Växjö, Sweden 2015)
SPRI Language Days (Uppsala, Sweden 2015; Baltic Sea Cruise 2012 & 2018)
SPRI (Karlstad & Uddevalla, Sweden 2012)
SPRI: Språk så in i Norden (Stockholm, Sweden 2016)
TESOL Spain: Convention ( Bilbao 2012 & Madrid,  Spain 2018)
TESOL France: Convention (Paris, France 2016, 2017 & 2018)
TESOL France (Lille 2017; Mulhouse 2017; Grenoble 2018; & Bordeaux, France 2019)

COUNTRIES VISITED

Akrotiri & Dhekelia (GB)
Åland (FIN)
Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Canada
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Ethiopia
Faroe Islands (DK)
Finland
France
FYR Macedonia
Gambia
Ghana
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar (GB)
Greece
Guernsey (UK)
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Isle of Man (GB)
Israel
Italy
Jersey (UK)
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia

Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Mexico
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Netherlands
Nigeria
Northern Cyprus (TR)
Norway
Palestinian Territories
Poland

Portugal
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
San Marino
Sealand
Seborga
Senegal
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
Togo
Transdniestria (MD)
Turkey
Ukraine
UAE
Uganda
UK
UNOG
USA
Uzbekistan
Vatican City
Western Sahara (MA)