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James Purvis

James Purvis

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Jim Purvis has taught at the American Language Institute for more than thirty years and specializes in oral communications, culture, writing, and fixing grammar problems. He is also a professional writer (a novelist), a former member of the diplomatic corps, and a military veteran. He speaks Spanish and French, and has lived abroad in Europe and South America. He loves teaching and meeting new students.

Currently Teaching

Communicate Like an American I

Build confidence by expanding your knowledge of vocabulary, idioms, and useful everyday expressions in American English.