Teacher of Business English language, Maksym Achkasov

Maksym Achkasov is a Business English teacher who offers face-to-face and online courses for professional purposes to individual and corporate clients.

Maksym Achkasov, English language teacher

He has two degrees (B.A., M.A.) from the University of Manchester. He has also earned the Certificate of Educational Studies in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages, INTESOL WORLDWIDE LTD (Great Britain), and the Diploma in the Methods of Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language, Moscow M.V. Lomonosov State University (Russia). Besides that, he successfully passed three modules of Teacher Knowledge Test and Business English Certificate: Higher (Cambridge ESOL Examinations). He has also completed the course of International Business English Training (Cert IBET). He is a member of both International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) and Business English Special Interest Group (BESIG).


03/2022 - till now
350 Hour Diploma in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) course by INTESOL Worldwide Ltd., 27 Chestnut Close, Middlewich, Cheshire, CW10 9QJ, United Kingdom;

Certificate EF SET; 82/100 C2 Proficient (Listening Section - 80/100 C2 Proficient, Reading Section - 83/100 C2 Proficient) by EF Education First pdf

Certificate EnglishScore; CEFR C1 (Total - 549, Grammar - 538, Vocabulary - 522, Reading - 557, Listening - 577; IELTS 7,5, Cambridge 189) by British Council pdf

Becoming a Confident Trainer (ConfTrnr); by Karen Turnbull and Petya Green with Open2Study, Open Universities Australia (OUA) pdf

Early Childhood Education (EChldEdu); by Caitlin O’Connell and Helen Lawrence Gowrie Victoria courses and instructors with Open2Study, Open Universities Australia (OUA) pdf

Business English: Effective Communication for Business Career (Webinar); from Macmillan Education by Laura Hudson pdf

User Experience for the Web (WebUX); Open2Study from Open Universities Australia (OUA) pdf

Grammar for Teachers: Language Awareness; Cambridge English Teacher: Cambridge English Language Assessment pdf

Management for a Competitive Edge (MgtEdge); Open2Study from International College of Management Sydney (ICMS) и Open Universities Australia (OUA) pdf

Education in a Changing World; Open2Study from Open Universities Australia (OUA) pdf

Entrepreneurship and Family Business; Open2Study from RMIT University pdf

Diploma in Teaching Skills for Educators; ALISON, Ireland pdf

Teaching Adult Learners; Open2Study from Open Universities Australia (OUA) pdf

11/2010 - 2/2011
Primary English Teacher Training Online (Primary ETTO); British Council, Ukraine; pdf

International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Listening 7.0, Reading 7.5, Writing 6.5, Speaking 8.0, Overall Band Score 7.5; University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations; pdf

10/2010 - 4/2011
International Business English Training (Cert IBET); by BESIG, Trinity College London, English UK and The Consultants-E; pdf

Business English Certificate: Higher, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations; pdf

Teaching Knowledge Test, Language and background to language learning and teaching, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations; pdf

Teaching Knowledge Test, Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations; pdf

Teaching Knowledge Test, Managing the teaching and learning process, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations; pdf

7/2001 - 10/2005
Master of Arts in the Study of Pentecostal and Charismatic Issues, The University of Manchester, Regents Theological College pdf

7/2001 - 1/2005

8/2000 - 6/2001
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Theology (degree with honors), The University of Manchester, Regents Theological College pdf
INTESOL Certificate BEC Higher BEC Higher IELTS TKT TKT TKT PTTO Cert IBET BA MA Confident trainer Early childhood education Management for competitive edge Grammar for teachers language awareness Education in changing world Accountant Entrepreneurship and family business Accountant Teaching adult learners Teaching skills for educators User experience for web


7/2005 - now
Teacher of English as a Second Language at Language School English4real;

3/2022 - now
Director at INTESOL Ukraine (franchise), INTESOL WORLDWIDE LTD, England;

1/2012 - 1/2013
Co-ordinator of Business English Special Interest group at IATEFL Ukraine;

9/2002 - 8/2005
Teacher of Systematic Theology, Apologetics, Ancient Hebrew at Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary, Kyiv.

Duties include though are not restricted to:

- designing language course curriculum;

- planning, preparing and delivering lessons to students;

- preparing classroom and coursework materials, homework assignments, and handouts;

- preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;

- marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;

- encouraging students to actively participate throughout class;

- devising, writing and producing new materials, including audio and visual resources;

- teaching small groups or on a one-to-one basis;

- participating in marketing events for the language school;

- freelance teaching on a one-to-one basis;

- administration, such as enrolling student, keeping attendance records, awarding certificates of completion of courses.


- To create the best possible atmosphere and learning environment for the students to reach their highest goal in educational process;

- To use his creative skills, particularly in the fields of discussions and analytical thinking, to enhance and inspire the lives of his students;

- To dedicate his heart to the teaching profession, always nurturing and encouraging his students;

- To create a classroom with a challenging environment so that every student will reach his or her maximum potential intellectually and socially;

- To share his optimism and generally sunny disposition with everyone he meets, especially his students;

- To continue to grow as a teacher and as a person, taking advantage of professional classes and seminars, eventually earning his administrative credential;

- To value his students, to show them respect, and to build their self-esteem in some way every day.


- Every student, regardless of socioeconomic or ethnic background, deserves the same quality instruction and challenging learning experiences;

- Every teacher should be a role model;

- Modern technology is one of the most useful ways to teach English as a Foreign or Second Language;

- Each student should be challenged to develop critical-thinking skills and become a lifelong learner;

- Students should be stimulated and motivated so that they’ll want to stay longer;

- Students should be treasured, respected, nurtured, praised, and encouraged.