Trainers & Staff


Isabel McClymont

Isabel is a graduate from Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland. She also has also taken a post-graduate course in teaching from Jordanhill College, Glasgow.

In addition, she has the Diploma in TEFL teaching, which she took at the British Institute in Barcelona in 1984. She has been living and teaching English in Barcelona for 27 years.

In the last four years she has been a teacher trainer and during that time has taught people from all over the world.

David Donaldson

David Donaldson has been a teacher for over 30 years. He is a graduate of Michigan State University and holds the Cambridge DELTA Diploma. David has been living and teaching English in Barcelona for over 25 years where he is the Director of Studies at Language Advance Training.

His interests include cycling, reading, playing the guitar and enjoying life on the Mediterranean with his wife, Maggie, and son, Robert.

Tausha Johnson

Tausha Johnson is a graduate of the University of California at Berkley. She also holds a Masters in English from the University St Andrews, Scotland. Tausha has done a TESOL Course and has over nine years of teaching experience, including teaching in Japan and Spain.

Tausha has done freelance TESOL training with a specialty in teaching In-Company English. She has been working for Langage Idiomas for the past four years.


Melissa Cokely

Melissa graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in English and has been certified to teach English as a foreign language since 1998. She moved to Barcelona 8 years ago and has worked as a teacher and teacher trainer both in Spain and the United States.

She recently finished her Master’s degree in Immigration and Intercultural Education at the University of Barcelona. She enjoys reading, going to the beach, and spending time with her husband Jose and son Colby.