William Bess

Profession: Certified TEFL, Certified Business English, and Local Educational Instructor

Teaching Experience: I teach students English locally and online and have a total of 8 years of experience in both the United States and my current abode of Panama. I have done both literary and graduate academic editing while helping my students reach their English language goals.

Interests: Movies, reading, traveling, meeting new people, sports, hiking, piano/violin, music, gaming, and much more.

Education: TEFL Level 4 and 5 (completed 7/29/18) Certification and Business English Certification

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


Bryan L

Profession: Banker and Part Time English Tutor

Teaching Experience: I have taught English to call center agents as well as Chinese and Korean students for over 5 years. I have also taught working professionals from different countries Business English or Corporate Conversational English.

Interests: I enjoy traveling and exploring different countries. I especially love eating food from countries all over the world. My other passions would include movies, music, and watching live sport events.

Education: I graduated University of California Irvine with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a Minor in Business Management.

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


Abu Lucas

Profession: ESL/EFL teaching, entrepreneur

Teaching Experience: I have taught for more than 13 years, across five different countries and in many different environments, from false-beginners to advanced users of English, from 10 years old to 70 years old, to immigrants, doctors, nuns, university students, high schools students, accountants, in the United States and in countries such as China, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and Oman. I have taught academic English, conversational English, pronunciation, debate, business English and critical thinking.

Interests: Culture, history, current events, technology, travel, games, literature, philosophy, religion/faith, economics, couchsurfing, youtube, astronomy, archaeology, 3D printing, app development or computer programming, robotics, self-sufficiency, solar panels, emergency medicine(paramedicine), private pilot's license, southpark.

Education: Kansas State University: BA in History
Macquaire University: MA Applied Linguistics(in progress)
University of Cambridge: CELTA; trained emergency medical technician(EMT)

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Chinese (Conversational), German (Basic)


Minna C

Profession: Advanced Placement English Language and Literature Tutor

Teaching Experience: Teachers' assistant at preparatory cram schools
Volunteer English teacher at rural elementary schools
Private ESL tutoring

Interests: Music, drawing, youtubing, writing, working out etc.

Education: University of British Columbia
Environmental Science Major

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


Christy Pai

Profession: ESL Instructor

Teaching Experience: I have taught every level of ESL at both Santa Barbara City College and Kaplan International and have tutored and taught IELTS prep,SAT prep,TOEFL and GRE prep, which is a great asset. I have lived abroad and taught in 7 different countries worldwide so this helps me to have an ability to truly understand the cultural difficulties faced by our students. Besides my 25 years teaching experience and 2 TESOL certificates. I have been a presenter at 3 CATESOL conferences. I have also been on a Professional Development panel for 3 years for UCSB.

Interests: I have varied interests. I love to paint watercolor. I love museums especially History or Art Museums. I love dancing and swimming. I was a flight attendant with Delta Air Lines so of course I got the travel bug running through my veins. I enjoy socializing and have friends from all over the world.

Education: I have a BA in Fine Arts from The University of the State of New York
I have a TESOL Certificate from UCSB
I have a TESL/TEFL from Oxford Seminars
I have a Teaching license from Hanayagi School of Dance

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Greek (Fluent), Japanese (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent), Chinese (Fluent), German (Fluent), French (Basic)


Kimmer C

Profession: Professional Tutor

Teaching Experience: I've been teaching private students for over six years now.

Interests: Languages, Cooking, Travel, Art & Music.

Education: I went to MTI Community College in Vancouver Canada. I studied Hospitality Management. I did my TESOL Certification course with American TESOL Institute.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Chinese (Conversational), French (Conversational)


August (USA)

Profession: Psychologist, Licensed English teacher, Author

Teaching Experience: 3 years teaching English at a kindergarten in Norway.
2 years teaching English in China (1 year university, 1 year high school IELTS)

Interests: I have a wide range of interests. I've always enjoyed reading, mainly fiction and biographies. I've studied computer security, literature, and currently doing my post-grad research in psychology. The more I learn, the happier I am.

Education: B.Sc. Computer security, Noroff College NORWAY
B.A. Literature and creative writing, University of Hertfordshire UK
M.A. Counselling psychology, University of Nairobi KENYA
PhD Project research - Studying adolescent development

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Norwegian (Native), Swedish (Fluent), Danish (Fluent), Chinese (Conversational), German (Fluent)


Athena S

Profession: Marketing Specialist

Teaching Experience: 1. Teaching English in South Korea for over a year to both children and adults 2. Tutoring English online for one year

Interests: Traveling, Photography, Pop Culture, Podcasts, News and Current Affairs, Music, Movies, Pets, Meeting New People, Yoga, Kickboxing, Learning New Languages

Education: I have a TEFL certificate and hold a Honours Bachelor Degree double majoring in Communication Studies and Sociology, and am currently finishing a Masters in Strategic Marketing degree.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Chinese (Fluent), Korean (Basic)


Chandler Densley

Profession: Full time student

Teaching Experience: I taught English in Taiwan for two years and loved it!

Interests: Cycling, basketball, music, movies, technology, video games, health and nutrition, etc.

Education: Associate's Degree of Science --
Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in International Business with minors in Chinese Language and Chinese Commerce

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


Bacon PG

Profession: Photographer; Language Tutor; Auditor; Interview Coach;

Teaching Experience: 2 years across multiple platforms including: Online platforms such as Cambly, elementary tuition class, private Tutoring

Interests: Backpack travelling, arts, musics, photography, reading, watching movies, gym exercise, TONS MORE :)

Education: Bachelor of Commerce, double major in Accounting & Finance
, University of Wollongong, Australia

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Chinese (Native), Malay (Fluent), Japanese (Basic), French (Basic)