David Wishart

Tutor in Latin and English as a Foreign Language



  • MA Hons Classics (Edinburgh)
  • PGCSE in Latin, Greek and Classical Studies
  • Dip RSA TEFL

Career History

  • Classics teacher, Fraserburgh Academy
  • EFL Teacher/Director of Studies, Kuwait/Greece/Saudi Arabia, with particular involvement in course design and materials/exam production
  • Oral/writing examiner for Cambridge ESOL (ongoing)
  • Writer, historical crime fiction (ongoing)


  • Teaching advanced-level evening classes in English as a Foreign Language
  • Teaching evening classes in Latin at beginners/post-beginners level, plus the course design/materials writing involved in these
  • Teaching/tutoring on yearly short courses: Access, PASS and PREP, plus others run on a short-term, ad-hoc basis

Research & Scholarship

David's interests lie wholly within the Classics/writing side of things, in particular the area of 1st century AD Rome, it's history and general background.


David has published a series of historical novels (currently 16 books), mostly historical crime. For full details see David's webpage.