Steve teaches business and technical writing and has a significant background in second language education for international students and new immigrants. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Victoria and a Master of Education degree from Simon Fraser University, specializing in language acquisition. While living in Mexico City for five years, Steve taught at two private universities and provided consulting services to clients such as General Electric, Citibank, and the Canadian Embassy. In addition to teaching, he has worked as a textbook editor and wrote a series of teacher's guides for McGraw-Hill. Additional interests include cross-cultural communication, community engagement and critical thinking.