• Anelita Casquel

    Anelita has degrees from her native Brazil in both Administration and Portuguese language with specialisation in Linguistic (University of Brasília, BR). She has had substantial work experience in Brazil, both in Management and Administration, and in teaching Portuguese. Since coming to New Zealand in 2008, she has devoted more time to teaching Portuguese, which she enjoys enormously! Anelita has the warm and vivacious manner which you would expect of a Brazilian, and really engages with students. She is also really enthusiastic about her native culture, and gives students a lot of insights into life in Brazil. Anelita loves swimming, travelling and Brazilian food. She has been teaching at Euroasia since 2008.

  • Anna Markova

  • Elaine Wu

    Elaine came to Euroasia equipped with both a Chinese degree in English education and a master's in adult and higher education from the University of Auckland. She has now been engaged in language teaching and research for over ten years, and has real enthusiasm for language teaching and learning. At her previous teaching role in China, Elaine won a prestigious teaching excellence award.

    She employs both communicative and task-based language teaching techniques to motivate learners’ interest in Chinese language and culture, and enjoys sharing her culture through class discussions and activities such as dining out in Chinese restaurants! She has been teaching Chinese at Euroasia since 2007.

  • Mitsuko Gale

  • Takako Fujiwara

    Takako has a BA in international relations from Japan, but she had already moved into the language teaching business before she came to New Zealand: she was a manager for English conversation schools in Tokyo.  Here in New Zealand, she has been an assistant language teacher in an Auckland secondary school.  Takako is well-liked by students, and is known for going the extra mile. 

    Enthusiastic about languages, Takako went back to university to complete a BA in Spanish as well as a Diploma in Education at the University of Auckland.  She has been teaching at Euroasia since 2007.