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  • Hadija Drummond
    ESL Coordinator

    Office: AS238
    Phone: 639-2518
    Areas of Interests: Hadija is from Saskatchewan. She has taught ESL at universities and high schools in Japan, Taiwan and Canada. She holds a Master’s degree in Education (TESL) from the University of Alberta and TESL Canada Standard 3 Certification. She enjoys kayaking, skiing and gardening.
  • Natalie Penney-Toba
    Integrated Skills ESL Instructor

    Office: AS391
    Phone: 637-6200 ext. 4872
    Areas of Interests: Nathalie is from the Corner Brook area. She lived in Japan for more than 15 years. Nathalie holds a Master’s degree TESOL from Columbia University in New York. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Education and Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University. She has 15 years ESL teaching experience at universities, public schools and language schools in Japan and Canada. She has enjoyed travelling to many countries in Asia and Europe. She hopes to continue travelling while enjoying many outdoor activities.
  • Andrew Haddon
    ESL Lab Instructional Assistant

    Office: AS391
    Phone: 639-2518
    Areas of Interests: Andrew is from Norwich in the UK. He has taught ESL at universities, high schools and language schools in Japan and Taiwan. He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from Macquarie University in Australia. When not working in the lab and classroom, Andrew enjoys reading comic books and learning to play hockey.
  • Vanessa Marsden
    Tutorial Leader and Discussion Session Supervisor (Student Assistant)

    Areas of Interests: Vanessa is from New-Brunswick and is currently in her third year of studies at Grenfell, majoring in English. She hopes to become an ESL teacher following her graduation. A dreamer, she aspires to travel and to learn for her entire life. She enjoys reading, playing the clarinet, writing, as well as numerous out-doors activities.
  • Olivier Thyne Maboudou
    ​Lab Assistant and Discussion Leader (Student Assistant):

    Areas of Interests: Olivier is from Togo and is currently in his second year of studies at Grenfell, majoring in general science. He aspires to travel and to help developing countries to develop. When he is free, Olivier likes writing poems, listening to music, playing piano, and jogging.
  • Thomas Young
    ​Discussion Session and Activity Leader  (Student Assistant)

    Areas of Interests: Thomas is currently completing the third year of his Historical Studies major at Grenfell. After completing his Bachelor’s Degree, Thomas seeks to become an ESL teacher, and would like to spend at least a portion of his career travelling around the world teaching English. In his spare time, Thomas enjoys playing video games, listening to music, and travelling.

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