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Welcome to the website of the
freelance English trainer/coach Tom Challenger (BA, MMus, Dip)

Tom is a full-time, professional, native-speaking business English trainer/coach. He is highly qualified and has over 10 years of experience helping busy, professional people in Vienna to improve their English language skills.

More than just a native speaker - a business English expert

A flexible, motivational approach to help you or your employees achieve their English learning goals

Vienna Business English trainer teacher Tom Challenger WienTom won’t simply teach from a generic course book, his experience and training mean that he can design a course suited to the learning needs of an individual or group.

He has:

• provided courses, seminars and one-to-one coaching for some of the most well-respected language schools in Vienna
• worked directly with companies and individuals to provide them with the same high quality training at a very competitive price
• lectured business English at Fachhochschule Wien (The Vienna University of Applied Sciences)

These are some of the companies and institutions where Tom has carried out training and coaching:

OMV, T-Mobile, Philips, Das Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie and Das Bundesministerium für Soziale Sicherheit, Generationen und Konsumentenschutz, RZB, Erste Bank

His experience ranges from helping project managers, lawyers, financial professionals, software developers, sales and marketing directors, all levels of management, engineers, TV producers, actors, policemen to people who simply want to improve their English for their own self development.

Read some of the feedback which Tom has received from his students

Read about Tom’s approach to language training and coaching

Read about Tom’s specialist qualifications in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Teaching English for Business

Please feel free to Email Tom with your requirements today!


Date of Birth: 29/01/1976

Nationality: British

1994-97 : Music degree, University of Durham, England

1998–99 : MMus (MA for musicians) in composing for Film & TV, London college of Music

1999–2000 : Marketing Executive, Rhinegold Music Publishing (

2000-2001 : Marketing Executive, Reed Publishing (

April 2002 : CELTA (Cambridge teaching English as a foreign language qualification) read more about Tom's qualifications here

2002–present : Freelance English training for groups and individuals in Vienna, Austria

Summer 2003 : Teaching at St Bedes International Summer School, England (

Summer 2007: Certificate in International Business English Training (Cert IBET) qualification read more about Tom's qualifications here

2007-2008: Business English lecturing at Fachhochschule Wien (The Vienna University of Applied Sciences)

Feb-Aug 2008: Trinity Diploma (advanced qualification in teaching English as a Foreign Language) read more about Tom's qualifications here

2009-present: Teacher Trainer on Cambridge CELTA courses (qualification for new teachers of English as a foreign language)


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