Helen Thomas

Profession: English Language Instructor

Teaching Experience: I completed the CELTA course in July 2017, which included 6 hours of observed teaching practice. From October 2017 until June this year, I worked professionally as an English Language Instructor in Tokyo.

Interests: New experiences, programming, Japanese language, health & fitness, travelling.

Education: CELTA

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Paul Tony

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: 4 years teaching experience.
Mainly in compnay classes, between 4 and 8 students per class.
Recently been teaching Skype classes.
Specialized in teaching the FCE and CAE.

Interests: Computers, gaming, all types of sports, reading, movies, travelling, and everything else!

Education: CELTA

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Dawid R

Profession: ENglish teacher at a private institute

Teaching Experience: More than 1 year now.

I have taught beginners as well as intermediate and advanced students. I have also prepared students for the IELTS and TOEFL exams.

Interests: Politics, aviation, travelling, news, sports, economy

Education: CELTA

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


Tara Armitage

Profession: IELTS & TOEFL Teacher at University Level

Teaching Experience: I have been an ESL English teacher for 17 years, Teaching all levels and ages from Beginner to Advanced, Kids to Adult. I spent two years working as an Examiner at an IELTS test centre in Perth, WA and for the last 8 years have been teaching IELTS and IBT TOEFL preparation at an accredited university in Indonesia. Aside from the above qualifications I also have experience in Teaching PTE (Pearson test of English) and OET (Occupational English Test).

Interests: You could say I'm a book worm because I love reading, I'm never without my Kindle digital book reader but my main passion is travel, I don't like busy tourist areas but instead love to get off the beaten track and make friends with people from all over the world, I enjoy travelling because it has taught me precious lessons in life, one being that our differences are what makes us interesting and no matter our religion, nationality or colour we are all brothers and sisters and deserve respect.

Education: I graduated from Cardiff University of Wales medical faculty in the UK
with a postgraduate Diploma, then continued my education with a MA in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching. I obtained certification in IELTS teaching from The London Teacher Training College and also have further ESL teaching certificates from Trinity College London in CELTA and TEFL

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Indonesian (Fluent), Malay (Conversational)


Douglas Preston

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: Since 1999, working with all levels, mostly adolescents to adults, doing General and Business English, as well as proficiency exam preparation

Interests: Travelling, cooking and working out

Education: BA degree in English Literature from the University of South Africa
Celta Teaching certificate (A pass)

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Afrikaans (Native), Portuguese (Fluent), Spanish (Conversational)


Lee Roy

Profession: I am an English and Business studies Professor

Teaching Experience: I have over 16 years teaching experience teaching English in High school, and training people in IELTS one on one, I have also been working for EF English Town for over 8 years leaching online private and General classes, as well as IELTS preparation classes.

Interests: I love music, and singing, I also like reading, and being out doors, camping and being in nature. I also like visiting with friends, and enjoying myself going out. I also like dancing and trying new foods from different cultures.

Education: I studied and got my Bachelors in Education through Unisa South Africa. I also received a CELTA level 5 Certificate through Cambridge University, as well as a TEFL/TESOL 230 Hour via i to i. I also have over 16 years experience teaching English ESL online and in a classroom. I also work closely with British Council South Africa, and host IELTS training classes.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Alan Br

Profession: Retired Academic English, IELTS & FCE Teacher

Teaching Experience: 20+ years in eight different countries: Indonesia, South Korea, Czech Republic, Malta, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Portugal. For the last 10 years I have worked in universities and specialised in Academic English. I have also taught a lot of Business English. I was an IELTS examiner for six years and have also taught Cambridge suite, mainly FCE. I have done a lot of work with both students and business people giving feedback on presentations.

Interests: Art, Theatre, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Studies, Feminist and Gay Theory, Film Noir, Classic Hollywood black and white movies, Football, Badminton. I am also a novelist who has published three novels set in Indonesia.

Education: University of Warwick in the UK, majoring in Theatre Studies within the English Literature department.

BA (Hons) First Class; PhD

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Amy Claire

Profession: Experienced Online English Tutor, TEFL/CELTA certified

Teaching Experience: I have taught English on Cambly since August 2017.
Before that I spent 6 months in BEIJING, CHINA, where I taught English to Kindergarten and Elementary students, and I received a 2-week teaching training course in WUHU City, China.

Interests: History, music/singing and reading. I also enjoy discussing different cultures, food, animals, travelling, movies/series and many more!!

Education: I am TEFL/TESOL/CELTA certified (140 hours) from Knysna English School, where I taught at kindergartens and primary schools in my town during my course training.
Before that I received my High School Certificate in 2016, where I achieved an A in three subjects.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Afrikaans (Fluent), Spanish (Basic)


Judith P

Profession: On-line English Tutor

Teaching Experience: 11 months on-line tutoring of English to adults and children. 1.5 years of private 1-on-1 teaching. Training in specialized fields and the corporate world for more than 15 years.

Interests: Reading, writing short stories, ancient history, archaeology, nature, cordon bleu cooking, art, sewing clothes, story-telling.

Education: Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA). TESOL, TEYL Unisa, CELTA (Cambridge Certified - (I/H), Certified NQF5 Dealing with Traumatized Children (Unisa), Certified NQF5 on Crisis Debriefing and Basic Trauma Counselling,(Unisa). Certificate: How to Teach IELTS; Cambridge English Language Assessment and Cambridge University Press

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Marissa MA

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have 7 years' worth of experience teaching all levels. I've taught in 3 different countries (Turkey, Mexico, and El Salvador) to students of very different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. I offer full courses for general English, TOEFL prep, and legal English. I can provide you with a coursebook and supplementary materials according to your level and needs that we can use together in our classes.

Interests: Language and culture, travel, art, politics, current affairs, stand-up comedy, memes, films, documentaries, and geography are some of my main interests. I'm happy discussing anything with my students, from simple topics like "how was your day?" to more complex issues. I like to learn whatever I can from other people! Let's share our knowledge and experience with each other.

Education: Degree in Global/Cultural Studies

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