Our mission is to empower students, professionals and new entrepreneurs

My Language Hub is committed to creating and continuously improving effective learning methods to diverse communities on online educational needs. 
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We help you fuel your development by offering 

Focused content

Content knowledge is important, so that you acquire the necessary knowledge and skills you need to complete the course and succeed in your goals.

Assessed content

Courses include various types of assessment activities to evidence students’ progress in developing their understanding of the course material. 

Stimulating courses

Our courses support individuals to know or be able to do something new or different. The aim is to make a lasting difference to individuals’ practice.

Accredited courses

Our courses follow strict design and development guidelines. Consequently, our courses haven validated under the ISO 9001:2015 standard in Quality Management Systems.

Our accreditations

Top quality courses and training guaranteed.

Meet our tutors

Our tutors and trainers are fully qualified teachers with extensive practical and specific knowledge of their fields.

Carina Balbo

Chartered Linguist Carina Balbo is a professional translator and a foreign language trainer with 25 years’ experience in industry. She is also a professional Assessment specialist in Spanish and English working for the major national and international Exam Boards. An author, speaker, mentor and coach, Carina is the Managing Director of My Language Hub, and a Council Member of two of the leading translation organisations in the UK: the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) and of the Association of Translation Companies (ATC), where she is also the CFO. Carina is the creator, the director, and a tutor in Foundations of Translation.

Katrin Frahm

Chartered Linguist Katrin Frahm is an English to German translator specialising in technical, legal, veterinary documentation and diplomatic interpreting in the fields of education and government. Katrin is a Masterclass Tutor and SDL Trados trainer in the MSc Translation Studies programme at the University of Glasgow. She is also a fully qualified Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI). Katrin is an English>German tutor in Foundations of Translation.

Mihaela Patrascu

Mihaela Patrascu is an experienced Legal Translator and Interpreter within the public sector, both in the UK and in Romania. A current Law student, Mihaela is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL), Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) and the Association of Police and Court Interpreters (APCI). She is also registered with the National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI) and the Ministry of Justice of Romania and the UK. Mihaela is an English>Romanian tutor in Foundations of Translation.

Hugh Ottewell

A former British Army Officer, Hugh Ottewell is the Executive Director of My Language Hub. He has a degree in Spanish and Latin American and a PGCE in Modern Foreign Languages. A fluent Spanish speaker with working French and a knowledge of Portuguese, Hugh has developed a wealth of cultural understanding of the Hispano-Luso world. Hugh is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and a Chartered Linguist (CL), as well as a Spanish examiner for the International Baccalaureate, AQA, and Cambridge International Examinations. Hugh tutors language courses in Spanish, French and Portuguese.

Christopher Humphries

Christopher Humphries is a translator and language teacher with 30 years of experience as a professional linguist. He has worked in the UK and abroad as a translator, editor, copywriter, tutor and examiner, and has published material on a variety of language-related subject matter. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. Chris is a French-German-Danish-Norwegian-Swedish>English tutor in Foundations of Translation.

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