James was born and raised in London, UK. He moved to the USA for University. Here he got his BA in Sociology from the University of Colorado. James is very passionate about working with youth. He has been working with kids and teens for over 10 years. He worked at a Summer camp in the USA for a number of years as the Evening program coordinator. He has also taught dance, movement and fitness classes for kids and teens since 2010. He has now been living in and teaching English in Chiang Mai for 3 years. He is currently a High School English teacher and teaches Chinese kids english online. James’ approach to teaching has a big emphasis on games and play. He believes the best way for students to learn is through having fun, practicing and and doing a variation of different exercises/tasks. As the co-trainer James will be the person to talk with if you have any questions, concerns or just simple want to chat about teaching, Chiang Mai and living abroad. He will also show you a number of different teaching games/activities, ways to build rapport with students and ways of creating/structuring lessons.