Hello, I’m Eva.

My over 30 years of professional engagement in the language field have seen me working as a proofreader, writer and copy-editor of diverse texts. I’ve also spent many years as a teacher of tertiary-level English, requiring daily scrutiny of my students’ writing, focusing on the grammar and structure necessary to convey academic coherence.

I started my working life as a high school English, Drama and Junior Science teacher, based on an undergrad degree that included English Literature, German Language, Psychology, Biology and Physiology. That was followed by a Dip. Ed. and later a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, and then CELTA and IELTS Examiner certifications. I also have a Diploma in Art & Design and have completed numerous writing courses. 

As well as teaching, I’ve worked for a market research company (SIA) where my job included writing advertising copy. As an assistant for the Linguistics Department at Monash, my job was to write reports on my linguistic analysis of language-use samples that I’d recorded in field studies. I’ve also worked on a number of committees where my duties included all correspondence, newsletter updates and operational guideline drafting.

As the sub-editor and publicist for a Sydney-based environmental magazine (Green Pages), my role was to write press releases, articles and advertorials as well as proofread and copy-edit all submissions to ensure they were ready for print by the publication deadline.

For eight years, I taught part-time at Monash University (Frankston) on an introductory German language program.

I have taught as a tertiary Academic English instructor (UTS College, Sydney) for over 12 years on courses that focus on writing skills. I have also delivered English language courses in Tokyo, Bangkok, Hanoi, Shanghai and Beijing, and examined IELTS candidates for Speaking in both Sydney and Paris. As a freelancer, I offer writing, proofreading, copy-editing and English language tuition services.

For you, this means that:

  • placing your confidence in me is well justified by my extensive training & experience
  • my familiarity with different sectors, broad life, and international experience, mean that I’m able to easily process texts from vastly different fields
  • few in this industry share my obsession with accuracy and quest for eloquence

I look forward to working with you.
Let’s do this!

Education & Certifications

Master of Arts
Applied Linguistics

Undergraduate Degree
Humanities

Diploma
Education

Diploma
Art & Design

Certification
CELTA Teaching

Certification
IELTS Speaking Examiner

Experience

Sub-editor & Writer
Green Pages Magazine

Academic English Instructor
UTS College Sydney

German language Instructor
Monash University

English Language Teacher
Various Institutions in Tokyo, Bangkok, Hanoi, Shanghai and Beijing

Linguistics Research Assistant
Monash University

IELTS Examiner
Macquarie University
Sydney

British Council Paris

Committee Member
Various Committees (e.g., Australian Graduate Women)

Freelance writing, proofreading, copy-editing
Various Private Clients

High school English, Drama and Junior Science teacher
Various High Schools

Ready to find out more?

Let’s chat about your project requirements today.