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link, develop and support English Language
throughout the world.
promote English language teaching at all levels.
bring English language teachers together, allowing
to share experiences and research.
acquaint teachers with current thinking in ESL/EFL
We do this
range of regular publications. These include six
copies of our
and a free
publication per year.
an Annual International Conference with an
extensive program of talks and
which attracts over 1,700 delegates.
members the chance to join any number of 14 Special
members with reduced rates on a number of selected
TESOL Teacher Certification Program to
those who want to teach English to speakers of
English Interpreter Certification Program to
those who want to work as an interpreter.
accurate international English educational
measurement and assessment services to both
schools and students.
Annual International English Competition
scholarships to specific groups of teachers to
enable them to
with associated professional organizations in
forming or developing a local
We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website and that you will want
join the IEERA family of over
members in more than
The Joy of English was first established by
Vanderwolf, a member of IEERA,
in 1999 on Sydney Northern Beaches to cater to the needs of private
students at some of Sydney's finest schools.
also include Water Activities before all their lessons in Manly.
I was born on the Northern Beaches and felt after two years I had to
broaden my teaching experience and travel to South Korea and be part of
a student exchange program at Semyung University and also to lecture
I arrived back in Australia to complete my under-graduate TESOL
certificate. In 2001 I was invited to lecture at Yangzhou Teachers
College, Yangzhou and "Winstorm", Language Lab for 2 years. These two
experiences were to have a profound effect and today I operate the only
language lab to be found at any private English College at Northern
At the Joy of English, I hope to provide a competitively priced English
------ Damien Vanderwolf
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