Who is BEST WORD COACH?

A Brief Bio of Lloyd Bishop

Hi, I'm Lloyd Bishop.

English language is my specialty in every job and project I handle. From teaching to editing, from promotional writing to public speaking, effective English communication is my focus:

I founded Bishop Consulting Inc. and created BEST WORD COACH with a simple purpose: to help people refine their English-language communication.  I work directly with every client and personally manage each project.  My goal is to customize my coaching, instruction, and consulting to meet a client's specific writing/speaking needs, priorities, and interests.

Bishop Consulting Inc. is an S-Corporation chartered in 1999 in the State of New York.

President, Bishop Consulting Inc., 1999-present

Services: BEST WORD COACH English language coaching, instruction, consulting. 

Individual clients: Executives, professionals, and students from a variety of countries and backgrounds.

Corporate clients included: Nippon Export & Investment Insurance, Kurabo Industries Ltd., KDDI America Inc., Osaka Gas Co. Ltd., Satellite Station Inc.

Teacher, 1991-present

Specialties: Confidence-building with improv activities (improvisational acting & impromptu role-playing), speaking & presentation skills, pronunciation/accent improvement, business communication, writing/editing/grammar.

Primary site: New York University's English Language Institute.

Award: NYU School of Continuing & Professional Studies Award for Teaching Excellence (2008)

Business Development Coordinator, 1996-1997

Company: Material Connexion (start-up architecture/design materials resource firm).

Activities: New business development, account/client management, public presentations, extensive on-the-job writing (promotional copy for website/brochures, proposals, sales letters, reports, press releases).

Senior Program Coordinator1985-1991

Organization: Citizen Exchange Council (USA-USSR cultural exchange organization). Activities: Account/client management, program negotiation and facilitation (7 trips to Russia), Russian-English translation, public presentations, extensive on-the-job writing (promotional copy for brochures, proposals, sales letters, reports, press releases).

EDUCATION

    

M.A., TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), 2011-2012

New School University, New York, NY.

  

B.A., Russian, 1979-1984

Williams College, Williamstown, MA.

Major: Russian language & literature. Semester in Moscow.

Area studies concentration: China (language & history).

Learn with Lloyd -- link below:

English language learners: I invite you to visit my blog for posts and tips on writing & speaking effectively ~> Learn with Lloyd!

And you can link up with me at ~> LinkedIn