Kenneth Beare


  • English as a second language (ESL) instructor and ESL course developer
  • English teacher since 1983


Kenneth Beare covered English as a second language instruction for ThoughtCo for 20 years. He has taught general English and English for specific purposes in Germany, New York, Italy, and Oregon. He has developed numerous multimedia ESL courses for clients in Italy, England, Canada, and the U.S. Having lived in Germany and Italy and being fluent in German and Italian, he knows what it means to have to learn a new language to adjust to a different culture.


Kenneth obtained degrees in the U.S. and Germany and received his Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages diploma from Trinity College in London.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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