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

    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

  • Yasmina Samraoui

    Yasmina Samraoui

    English Teacher

    Yasmina is delighted to join the Babel Fish team, and believes that education should always be fun. Everyone has their own reasons for learning English, and she strives to to help the students achieve their dreams. Her passions include creative writing, languages and film studies. Yasmina loves the Cornish outdoors and can regularly be found cycling the Camel Trail when not teaching or writing!

    BA (Hons) English literature and Creative Writing

    FdA Applied Literary Studies

  • Toby Keane

    Toby Keane

    English 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

    MA (EXON) Creative Writing

    BA Hons (EXON) Classics