Teacher Irin has been teaching language and communication skills for almost 25 years and specialises in adult learning. He studied at universities in the UK, France and Russia obtaining a BA honours in French and Russian and an MA in Linguistics. After graduating, he spent ten years teaching General and Business English in countries of the former Soviet Union and then a further ten years in Spain where he taught English for Specific Purposes and prepared students for exams. He is an experienced exam tutor for FCE, CPE and IELTS for learners. Teacher Irin came to Myanmar four years ago and has taught at a variety of schools and colleges in Mandalay and Yangon. Apart from English, he speaks fluent French, Spanish and Russian and is trying hard to learn the Myanmar Language. In his free time, he enjoys gardening and creative writing.