Marian S

Profession: I currently work as a VIPKid teacher, teaching English as a Foreign Language to children in China.

Teaching Experience: I lived and worked in Japan for three years teaching English as a Foreign Language to adults and children of all ages. I also tutored students for preparatory exams like the SAT and the GMAT.

Interests: My hobbies are travel, tennis and crochet.

Education: I have a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and a Masters Degree in the History of International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. I also have a certificate in the Foundational program for Teaching English Online from the Tesol International Association.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Fluent)


Amina Sh

Profession: Head English Trainer / Examiner at the British Council

Teaching Experience: I have over 15 years of teaching experience. I've taught post-graduates students in the English foundation program, general English, exam preparation courses to professionals in major oil companies and skilled based courses to adults.
I worked as a Cambridge and IELTS speaking examiner.

Interests: I enjoy reading, traveling, meeting new people and learning new cultures.

Education: Bachelor's in Computer Science
Cambridge CELTA
Cambridge DELTA
International House Certificate in Teaching Very Young Learners

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Native)


Sami B

Profession: ESL Instructor, Entrepreneur, Adult Continuing Education Instructor, and Author. SME Consultant, Mentor, etc.

Teaching Experience: I've been teaching on line for about 7 years now and have met many people of all ages and I really enjoy it for its many rewards. I love to see a student improve their fluency and progress in their vocabulary and whatever else their goals are. I'm a Certificate holder in ESL-TEFL and TESOL. I've authored a book, and taught many adult continuing education seminars in Business development, Leadership skills, Mentoring, Personal Development, and I am a published author.

Interests: I'm an adult continuing education Instructor in the areas of leadership, mentoring, personal development, project management and many other areas. I'm a Kung-Fu instructor who loves to cook various foods from all over the world. As much as I can enjoy some general conversation I actually prefer to teach more often. I specifically do not want to talk about Covid -19 all day lol.

Education: I have a BA in Social Science and Government and hold a TEFL and TESOL certificate. I have many other Adult educational certificates in teaching business skills

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Conversational)


Dana T.

Profession: Tutor

Teaching Experience: Throughout my years I have been an online tutor, volunteered at schools, and a face-to-face tutor. I have met many different students from all around the world. I mainly focused on teaching elementary and middle school students, but I was open to everyone. I taught English and math, I had focused on bringing confidence in students making sure they felt stress-free.

Interests: Foreign languages: studied Spanish for almost 4 years through school and learned Arabic for more than 5+ years.
Travel: I love to travel all around the world, trying new foods, and learning about different cultures. Traveling brings me joy especially when it's shared with family and friends!
Some of my hobbies are sports, music, photography, exercising, art, and reading. I enjoy watching football in the fall season, and to stay fit I love running! Sunsets and sunrises are my absolute favorite!!

Education: I went to University in the United States. I studied business and psychology.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Fluent), Spanish (Conversational)


🌴 Abdulhakeem 🌴

Profession: ESL Instructor, Religious Educator, Guidance Counselor.

Teaching Experience: ESL Private Instructor / Religious Educator, Darul Ilm, 2013 - Current

Interests: I enjoy gardening, travelling, hiking, camping, and learning about different cultures.
I love animals, I have two pet cats and four pigeons.
Sipping hot tea or drinking a cup of coffee is a nice way to relax in the evenings

Education: TESOL Certificate, American TESOL Institute (March 2012) Tampa, FL, USA.

Associates Degree, Islamic Studies - Islamic University of Minnesota.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Conversational)


Andy M.

Profession: Program Coordinator at a lawyer's office

Teaching Experience: I taught conversational English for one week in Guatemala and two months in the Dominican Republic. I also taught public health and beginner's English for two years in Morocco and for two months in Egypt.

Interests: I like to talk about how to prepare for the TOEFL/IELTS exams, how to discuss politics and social issues, how to speak about your job and career, watching anime and dramas, and drawing.

Education: I graduated in 2016 from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Science in Telecommunications, and a minor in Latin American Studies.

I will start my Master's degree in Sustainable International Development in August 2021.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Conversational), Spanish (Basic)


Abe Westerner

Profession: English language instructor

Teaching Experience: I have 10+ years experience teaching English to all age groups

Interests: I love listening to people's stories, opinions and beliefs. I enjoy discussing new ideas and finding solutions to people's problems.

Education: TESOL certified

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Native)


May G

Profession: Previous profession: Special Incidents Team Leader at Juno (2016-2019).

Teaching Experience: My previous role as a Special Incidents Team Leader involved training new employees on how to sensitively and professionally conduct conversations with individuals who reported being harassed during their taxi ride.

I have also briefly worked as a tutor aiding students at my previous university to excel in their exams.

Interests: Hey! My name is May and no, I was not born in May :) My hobbies include painting, singing and practicing yoga. I love learning about new cultures and would love to exchange fun stories! Let´s chat.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Communications and Entrepreneurship.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Fluent), Hebrew (Conversational)


Noori N

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I voluntarily tutored English to international students during college from 2008 - 2012. After graduating, I taught preschool children for 2 years before moving on to providing behavioral therapy to children on the Autism Spectrum. In 2016, I moved to Germany where I became a full time English Teacher. I have experience teaching English to adults and children. I have been teaching on site classes, along with online classes, since 2016.

Interests: I love to travel! I love seeing new places and experiencing new cultures and food. During my free time, I like to knit, read, and learn German!

Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology
TEFL Certificate

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Fluent), German (Basic)


Ruby Reade

Profession: Business Development

Teaching Experience: I used to lead a team of 50+ people in training techniques for manufacturing for 6 years. I also mentored my clients supporting them to set up their own brands.

Interests: I love to cook, travel, and volunteering for animal welfare. I have travelled to 50+ countries and met so many wonderful people.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design & Pattern Making, Neurolinguistics Programming Certification

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Arabic (Conversational), French (Basic)