Peter Saes, MA

Peter Saes
Position: 
Lecturer Dutch as a Second Language
Nationality: 
Dutch
Availability: 
By appointment
Background: 

Peter Saes, graduated from University of Amsterdam (MA Ling), University of Nottingham (MA Eng Studies) and University of Applied Sciences (TTC) Utrecht. Peter has two businesses of his own in language acquisition and services and develops language learning courses. He also has an army background (medical services) as a paramedic instructor.
He is married to a Russian woman, has two children (twin girls) and is the owner of an American Bulldog.

Biography: 

Peter started his army career at the medical services of the Royal Netherlands Army. As an officer he served, amongst others, in project management (accredit military courses with civil certificates in co-operation with the Dutch Ministry of Education and Science); as Head Operational Management at the Army Logistics Training Centre (more than 12,000 students a year) and setting up and assess the Administrative Organization  for Armed Forces GPs, dentists, physiotherapists and the medical insurance services.
As an author he also wrote several text and work books published at “Edu ‘Actief”.
After his army career, he started two businesses (SLS and Apeldoorns Talencentrum), which he manages with a partner and where 35 freelance language teachers of 17 languages are employed. At WuoA Peter Seas is lecturing the intensive Dutch Languages course as well as the Dutch as a second language modules.General Linguistics, English (business and ESP)

Expertise / Subjects: 
Second language Acquisition
General Linguistics, English (business and ESP)
Dutch as a second language, curriculum development