The Babel Fish team is made up of a variety of people all with a common goal: to give students the best possible experience here in Cornwall!

Our teachers have a wealth of knowledge in different aspects of teaching; with backgrounds in TEFL as well as English in mainstream education, our team will give you a unique learning experience.

  • Alex Trumble

    Alex Trumble

    Director, Teacher and Surf Instructor

    In 2012, Alex decided to combine his love of English and surfing and Babel Fish Language School was born. His main philosophy when establishing Babel Fish was to make students feel completely relaxed and at home while learning and he always strives to achieve this in his classes.

    BA (Hons) English literature with creative writing
    Cert. TESOL (Trinity College)
    RLSS Beach Lifeguard
    ISA Surf Coach

  • Toby Keane

    Toby Keane

    Director, Teacher

    Toby has worked in comprehensive schools for many years teaching English GCSE and A level Language and Literature. Toby is passionate about unlocking fluency and believes that language should be alive in the learning and not limited to quiet grammar lessons. Conversation is key.

    PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Secondary Education
    BA Hons (EXON)