Anne Costa

English Department Head

Anne is of Canadian descent, and she is the director, founder and English Department head at English Girona. Anne majored in English Literature from Langara College in Vancouver, BC, and later on, obtained a TEFL certificate. She is also a Cambridge Speaking Examiner and nowadays is taking both an English Teaching course at Arizona State University and studying a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. She has been teaching English for over 12 years and during this time, she has worked with different professionals, peoples of all ages, and levels as an English teacher. As of today, at our academy, she is in charge of training students whom are aiming at different official examinations.

Albert Gallego

Front Desk
Iberic Department

Albert is the Catalan and Spanish teacher at English Girona. He is also the co-founder of the school and management's right hand. Albert has a Spanish Teaching Certificate as well as a TEFL certificate for teaching English as a second language. Nowadays, he is finishing the specialized TESOL course at Arizona State University. He also teaches Japanese to beginners.

Aina Bonet

English Teacher

Aina is a specialized linguist in Catalan, Spanish and English languages who has recently finished a Master in Secondary Education. She has been teaching English for ten years and has recently become a Cambridge Speaking Examiner. As for her interest in other linguistic fields, Aina has also been working as a researcher in a language lab, and as a tutor for the Master in Language Disorders from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Térèse Baugé

French Department

Tèrése has been working as a French teacher for eight years. She is from the little town of Ansouis, and she moved to Girona two years ago. She had previously been working as a translator and teacher in a language school in Barcelona. Tèrése teaches both adults and children.

Ramon Passolas

English Teacher

Ramon has the Cambridge C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency certificates, and has worked as a free-lance translator for many years. In recent times he has turned to teaching english to people of all ages. He's prepared candidates for the First Certificate and Advanced Cambridge exams for the last six years and has also taught the language to workers of companies all over Catalonia. He has a deep love for the english language, which he is keen to instill in his students, and a cheerful personality, which makes him want for students to have fun while learning. He believes in learning english by speaking it and always encourages his students to drop fear and ask questions


Elvish Language Department

Tolkien is English Girona's official pet. His name has granted him the position of elvish language teacher, only available in private lessons. He is also an expert in canine language, as he would say: "woof" "woof" "woof!"