An English instructor with more than 20 years of experience teaching ESL. Born in Alaska and raised near Seattle, Washington, Michael got his Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language (Minor in English) from the University of Washington in Seattle. He has been living and working in Bogotá since 1994. He holds an MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Leicester Distance Learning Program and is currently studying an MA in Translation at the University of Birmingham. He has also studied proofreading and editing through the PTC (Publishing Training Centre).
In his free time he enjoys reading, watching films, going to the gym and dancing.