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All testimonials are real, authentic testimonials by students who have participated in training by Anthony Eric Antonios Papadimitriou.


Testimonial received May 2020

Student: Zhang Chen ID SCL15118

Course: International business strategy with marketing and project management

School: University college TKK Xiamen China

Q1. What program are you enrolled in?
  • Yeah, I have participated in the operation of many shops near the school, pet shops, restaurants, musical instrument stores, and online self-media shooting.

Q2. What is your age?

  • 22. This is my last year in college.

Q3. What business experience /knowledge did you have before joining this course?

  • Some very basic business knowledge, such as negotiating prices with suppliers, negotiating products with customers, rearranging the storefront, helping the store and student organizations establish a win-win cooperation.

Q4. What do you think about my business course? Did it meet your expectations? If not, why?

  • At the beginning, I felt that this course was mainly based on theory and did not pay much attention, but more and more case studies. After I read it, I learned about many of the world ’s most famous companies and how they operate , What problems were encountered and how to solve them.Now if I encounter this kind of problem in job search, I believe I can persuade the interviewer.

Q5. What did you expect from this course?

  • First of all, I definitely hope that I can pass. This is my last course. If not, I will be very sad. Secondly, I hope to learn more business treatment methods. Simply knowing these theories does not make me stronger. Knowing how to deal with the problems that arise will give me an advantage over others.

Q6. What makes Anthony Eric Antonios Papadimitriou stand out as a business teacher?

  • I’m not very sure. Perhaps business teachers have higher requirements for people and require a lot of work experience and teaching level.

Q7. Do you prefer online video training, or classroom learning on campus? Why?

  • For me, efficient learning is what I like. Online teaching allows me to quickly reach the teaching position I want, and I can think again and again and find some problems on the Internet at any time.

Q8. Can you recommend this business course to another student, why, why not ?

  • If he wants to learn something real, not theory, I would recommend it.

Q9. What do you think about the material I provide?

  • First, very, very detailed, so detailed that I can’t finish it all. Second, very real, I can see from the news that similar cases occur in the current world.

Q10. Anything else you would like to say about me or this course?

  • Seriously, this course is really not suitable for most English majors, most people are not really involved in some business activities. But if I am a business major student, I will be very happy. This course trains us like a famous business school student. This is undoubtedly a high level and very difficult teaching.

Testimonial received May 2020

Student: Ms Kiki ID TRM18033

Course: Public Speaking

School: University college TKK Xiamen China

I remember in your teaching quality questionnaire, there was a question: Why did you choose this course? I will now answer you seriously. I actually first met you at last semester . Once when I arrived in the classroom early , I saw you sorting out your books and some tools.  You took the initiative to talk to me and another classmate, I also asked you how you feel here, you are very enthusiastic to answer me. At that time, you made a deep impression on me , I think this is really a passionate and interesting teacher. So when I was choosing a course , I chose yours. I thought you were a special teacher from the beginning.

When I saw the result of the mid-term exam, I was shocked. It must have been the worst time for me. I stayed up all night thinking for a long time and decided to write an email to you to tell you what thoughts I had in my heart. I wrote a long long email to you , and I really hope you can help me to change this terrible situation.

Happily, I received your email soon, you told me that you would read it and told me not to worry. And you comforted me in the first time. Your email calmed me down and I began to think seriously about my own problems. I received another email from you which deeply touched me. You read my speech carefully and you wrote notes on it. You guided me step by step how to do it and how to write a good speech .You took my feedback so seriously , you did everything you could to help me ,and you didn’t give up on me because of my poor presentation .Your notes on the whole speech prove that you are an extremely patient and conscientious teacher. And you encouraged me not to give up ,you said you believed I would make progress.

I will never give up because of your encouragement and help. So you not only taught me about public speaking , but you also taught me how to overcome hardships and make progress , and your help made a huge difference to me . Thank you very much , I will never give up❗ Finally ,  I wanna say : You are one of the best teacher in my heart ,I will never forget your help and encouragement❗


Testimonial received May 2020

Course: International business strategy with marketing and project management

Teacher: Anthony Eric (Antonios Papadimitriou) Xiamen University TKK College

Hello, Mr. Antony Eric Antonios Papadimitriou! First of all, I would like to apologize to you for not seeing this email in time. So I didn’t reply in time. I’m very sorry for that! Thank you very much! Glad to receive your email! I would also like to answer your questions! How are you doing? I think the business course you teach is very good, which is beyond my expectation. I have learned a lot of new and practical knowledge. My expectation for this course is probably to learn business knowledge that can provide practical operation. As for teaching methods, I would like to have face-to-face communication with you in school. Of course, I’m looking forward to seeing you in the future. I would be very happy to recommend your class to my friends, or younger brothers and sisters. The business strategy materials you provide are very comprehensive and useful. Thank you for your hard work! I hope you can take good care of yourself abroad! Looking forward to meeting you in the future!

Your student: Yin yingxuan ENG18020

2020.5.22


Testimonial received May 2020

Dear Mr. Antonios

I’ve read your feedback carefully. Thanks for your patience, your encouragement and guidance. You had point out some mistakes I have made and given me some useful tips, such as how to create credibility and how to generate attention and interest for my audience.  I’ll take notice of it, and try my best to improve on that. And then I‘ll listen to your class more carefully and spend a lot of time to practice the art of speaking with my partner. Thanks again, you are really really responsible, and do well in teaching us this public speaking class. I do hope this semester can continue with classroom training as soon as possible, so we can talk face to face in class, that will be very nice.

Have a nice day!

Yours sincerely
Huang Jiaohan, Xiamen university TKK College. Course: Public Speaking.

 


Testimonial received May 2020

Student ID: ENG18066

Course: International business strategy with marketing and project management

Teacher: Anthony Eric (Antonios Papadimitriou) Xiamen University TKK College

Q1. What do you think about the business course delivered by Anthony Eric (Antonios Papadimitriou)? Does it meet your expectations? If not, why? 

  • I think it is good. It totally meets my expectations.

Q2. What did you expect from the course? 

  • Some practical business knowledge, such as some matrix.

Q3. Do you prefer the online video training as delivered by Anthony Eric, or class room learning on campus? Why?

  • I prefer online teaching. Because in this way, if I don’t understand, I can watch videos repeatedly to facilitate the learning of the course.

Q4. Can you recommend this course to another student, why, why not?  

  • I will recommend this course to others. Because this course I learnt a lot of useful knowledge and be taught in English.

Q5. What do you think about the material I provide? 

  • I think the material meet my learning needs.

Q6. Anything else you would like to say about me or this course? 

  • There is nothing for the time being.

Testimonial received May 2020

Student ID: TRM18027

Course: International business strategy with marketing and project management

Teacher: Anthony Eric (Antonios Papadimitriou) Xiamen University TKK College

Q1. What do you think about the business course taught by Anthony Eric? Does it meet your expectations? If not, why?

  • I think this course is very good, I can learn a lot about international business strategy, have achieved my expectations.

Q2. What did you expect from this course?

  • I can learn about international business strategy.

Q3. Do you prefer online video training, as delivered by Anthony Eric, or classroom learning on campus? Why?

  • Because I didn’t take this course in class, I think the online course is also very good.

Q4. Can you recommend this course to another student, why, why not ?

  • Yes, I will.

Q5. What do you think about the material I provide?

  • The materials are well prepared and cover a wide range of areas.

Q6. Anything else you would like to say about me or this course?

  • No.

Testimonial received May 2020

Received by student Ms Kiki at Xiamen University TKK college, Public Speaking course

“Teacher , I have carefully read the feedback you gave me and sorted out some key knowledge . I am really touched by the help you have given me . Your feedback is detailed to include every point and detail, so I not only learned about speech , I also learned that you are patient and careful , I will learn from you . At the same time , I would also like to apolpgize to you , because these feedback contents are all the knowledge you gave us in the course , but I did not reflect them in the speech . This is my fault ,and I feel very guity.So I would like to thank you for giving me a new opportunity again , and you do your best to give me help and guidance . Please believe  me  ,I will try my best to give a nice speech .

Happy spring holiday”


Testimonial received May 2020

Student name: zhang yue chuan  |  Program of study: public speaking
Name of school: xiamen university jiageng college
Do you like Anthony’s online course? (public speaking?) 
– Yes, I do, I can learn skills which can be used not only in the class, but also in many other occasions such as in business and in private situations, and to learn writing skills and the way to express oneself is a must.
What do you think makes Anthony a special teacher?
– I think Anthony is one of the best teachers I have met, a  very careful, and responsible teacher. To evaluate students’ homework takes a lot of time, but all of us got our feedback which is very helpful. It’s hard to believe how hard it was.
Do you like online training done by Anthony?
Yes, for  students with poor listening skills , I think online training  might be the best way to understand every word from teacher

Date: April 21, 2020

Name: He Qianwen (何倩文) |   Program of study: International business(国际商务)

School: Xiamen University Tan Kah Kee College(厦门大学嘉庚学院)

Feedback concerning teacher Antonios Papadimitriou (Anthony Eric)

Do you like Anthony’s course? (online English intermediate level)

  • I think Anthony’s course is very interesting. He uses concise and clear language to make us understand what he is saying. And the content of the class is very interesting, with many different topics.(是的。

我认为安东尼的课很有趣。

他用简洁明了的语言让我们明白他在说什么。

这门课的内容很有趣,有很多不同的主题。)

What do you think make Anthony a special teacher?

  • A sense of humor and conscientious attitude(有幽默感和认真的态度)

What do you think can be changed on Anthony’s course?

  • Nothing, because the teacher has changed the questions raised by the students(没有,因为老师已经根据学生们的反馈而做出了改变)

Do you like the online video training delivered by Anthony?

  • Yes, although we can’t have live broadcast in the class (classroom learning), the format of online video learning is very simple and effective(是的,虽然我们不能直播上课,但是录播的形式也很简单有效。)

Your student,

Celia He


Hi, my name is Tran Nam Anh and I’m a graphic designer from Vietnam. I met Anthony about nearly 2 years ago through a recommendation. He changed my mind and he made me a better person, much better than I could ever imagine was possible. With his enthusiasm, knowledge and his positive energy he motivated me to achieve my dreams. I see myself as an ordinary person, I just go to work every day and I am thinking about how to become a man and to know how to do it and what to do in my life. By meeting Anthony Eric* (Antonios Papadimitriou), I came out from my safety zone, I decided to take massive actions and study more, and I now have a great job in a big company named Spring production. Besides this work, I study on the Masters’ program of applied arts and I will finish the program early next year. I can recommend Anthony Eric to any future student and employer. Contact me if you have more questions.

/ Tran Nam Anh, 2019, Saigon.


This is my first time to taken foreign classes, I am very glad to meet Anthony Eric*, he taught me a lot in oral English, I was nervous at first, with a lack of confidence, he encouraged me and praised me, and he was always patient with me. He is a professional teacher, although my classes are over, I will remember this valuable experience forever.

-Yang tingting (Grace). English student, Cabin crew, Shandong Airlines, 2019


I think Anthony Eric’s* classes are helpful.He always attaches adequate importance to the interactions and collaborations with students and applies himself to demonstrating the knowledge more clearly using some well- detailed notes which impressed me deeply since the dedicated spirit is so admirable.

-Whitney Wang, English student, Xiamen, China, 2019


student reference

Above picture is a reference from an undergraduate student at the National University of Vietnam, department IEI, concerning the module: “public speaking” which was managed by university lecturer Anthony Eric*, 2018


I got career advice and interviewing tips by Anthony Eric*. He offers a lot of valuable advice because of his long and diverse history in business. It motivated me to think in new ways that I did not consider before. I have also joined his English classes and I like them a lot. He is not only teaching plain English but he includes a lot of practical scenarios from the business world with real life exercises that give me much more than just an English class. You should definitely try his training courses.

-Liu Yanjie (Dena). English student, Cabin crew, Shandong Airlines, 2019


I like 2 teachers where I study right now, and Anthony Eric* is one of them. His classes are just so different and he is a very patient and knowledgeable teacher. It is obvious he has 14 years experience from a variety of industries and positions world-wide. I can highly recommend him.

-Rain (Wang Lei), English student, Trade Manager, Xinhanghai, Xiamen, China, 2019


As your old student, I want to thank you for teaching me how to become a more fluent speaker. I was very nervous when speaking in front of people. After studying public speaking with Mr Anthony Eric*. I learned how to create a speech about many topics (society, health, etc), and I learned how to reduce anxiety and be more confident. I learned one of the most important things when giving a speech which is: “eye contact” and interaction with audience, which help people to concentrate more on my speech. Now I can do presentation in front of the class without being nervous. Thank you so much Mr Anthony Eric*.

Best regards,
Lin Da Nguyen Bao, undergraduate student, IEI National University, Vietnam, 2018

It was great to meet you Anthony Eric, and you are a creative and patient teacher. The first time I was in your class, I felt it was very different from other teachers’ classes. You brought the business world to the classroom and your well-planned tutorials gave us a chance to improve our English skills and soft skills useful for future careers.

-Jenny Chang, English student, Xiamen, China, 2019


I like Anthony Eric’s classes. They are interactive and they cover plenty of collaborative, creative and communicative activities. I learn a lot in his classes; not only English but also topics from the business world with soft skills training.

-Ellen Xu, English student, Xiamen, China, 2019


When I joined Anthony Eric’s English classes I saw a very different teacher on the first day. He clearly knows what each student needs to succeed privately as well as in business. With his MBA (UK) and engineering background and with 14 years in business he gives much more than just an English class. I can highly recommend business and communication training provided by Anthony Eric.

-Matthew, Sales Manager, Communication and English student, ABB, China, 2018


I love Anthony Eric’s classes. His teaching is very professional and it comes with a lot of business and presentation skills. Many students who are managers enjoy his classes very much. Comparing with other teachers, the students I spoke with prefer to study with Anthony Eric.

-Ms Summer, English student, Xiamen, China, 2018


I am glad to have met Anthony Eric*, he is really a professional teacher. I have attended his upper level English & Business classes, and I really learned a lot including essential business presentation skills. It is worth to try Anthony’s classes! Looking forward to meeting him again.

-Jane Wang, Product Specialist at Yama Ribbons and English student, Xiamen, China, 2018