Selah G

Profession: Teacher of English as a Foreign Language

Teaching Experience: I've taught English as a foreign language to students and business professionals for over 25 years, and still love each and every day of my job. I've lived and worked as an English teacher in Finland, France, England, Ireland, Israel, and the United States, and specialize in working with business professionals and college students.

Interests: I love business, high-tech, geopolitics, world cultures...and pets! At one point, I even ran my own pet-sitting business, and love each and every kind of animals--especially my two cats.

Education: I got my Bachelors Degree from Eastern Michigan University in the United States, and got a Masters degree in Social Anthropology from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies. I obtained my University of Cambridge Certificate and Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language in 1990 and 1995, respectively. I obtained a Paralegal certification from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2005.

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


Teaching Experience: I have taught in Ireland, Spain and France. I have over five years of EFL experience.

Interests: I have a wide variety of interests including sports with an emphasis on football, travelling (over 25 countries so far), music (recorded with various groups and have toured), literature (reading and writing), TV Shows (The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones), world Politics, business and history. I also love going out and meeting new people.

Education: My bachelors degree is in Drama and English. However I am currently completing my post-graduate in Journalism. I have also completed teacher training course with Macmillian and TEFL.

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


Teaching Experience: iTalki (October 2013 until presently)
Freelance Teacher.
I basically prepare the lessons and advertise on this site and they take a commission from my student fee.
I teach students from all over the world and different levels. I tailor lessons to their specific needs and help them achieve their goals whether that be exam preparation or for their profession.

Learn English Online School of Dublin Ireland (July 2013 until presently)
English Teacher
Teaching students of all levels, ages and nationalities.

Saint Saviour's Dublin (2011 until presently)

Volunteer teacher of English as a foreign language for Saint Saviour's Dublin for past 2 years until presently where I teach all aspects of English to a variety of levels and ages. Levels range from Basic to Advanced.

Tutor group (August 2013 until February 2014)
English Teacher.
I teach english to students from China and Taiwan via the internet. All levels and subject matter covered.

Interests: I like to spend my free time taking part in various sporting activities including football and running. I am an avid fan of boxing. I also volunteer for my local Special Olympics basketball team where I am a coach and mentor to the athletes.

Education: TEFL Certificiate 2012
TESOL Certificate 2012
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Accreditation 2010
Insurance Foundation Certificate 2004
Business Studies Certificate from Ballsbridge College 1997
Leaving Certificate 1994

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

Pania L

Profession: Teacher

Teaching Experience: 2015-2016 Online Teacher, Tropica Native
Online teaching for max 6 students per 45 min class.

2012-2015 Translator, Technician & Support Agent,, &
Solving technical issues, translating, working as an editor and customer service agent.

2007-2012 Multi-Lingual Technical Support Administrator at SYKES, Shannon, Ireland
Technical and pre/post-sales support for laptops, desktops and tablets.
I was responsible for the line, trained new recruits and was assisting other lines.

1998-2006 Teaching and Coaching in Bangkok
I owned and managed my own Teaching Agency as well as provided corporate training, coached government officials and tutored children. I have experience in compiling curricula, designing training courses and development planning. I also worked full time and on contract basis as a teacher in several International and Thai schools in Bangkok area.

Interests: My daughter, dancing, healthy lifestyle, Public speaking and personal development.

Education: 2014 Training Delivery & Evaluation, (Train The Trainer), 6N3326, Fetac6, Limerick Ireland
2014 Training Needs Identification and Design, (Train The Trainer), 6N3325, Fetac6, Limerick Ireland
2006 Certificate in Teaching English Language, Cambridge, UK
2005 Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Grade A, The TEFL Institute, Thailand
1993-1996 Bachelors in Arts & Education, CVU Syd, Denmark
Graphic techniques, web design, market campaigns and product strategies and certified to work as a graphic designer and art teacher. I achieved the highest marks in college history in graphic techniques.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Thai (Basic)

G How

Profession: English Language Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have almost nine years of EFL teaching experience.
Eight years were gained by teaching in two Chinese universities (Anhui and Jiangsu provinces), six months at a language school in Ireland (primarily teaching Brazilian students), one month at a summer camp which combined Football and English language to young learners in the UK.

Interests: I'm a huge football fan, sadly my team is Sunderland and they are having a difficult time. My Brazilian team is Coritiba because a kind student in Ireland gave me a Coritiba shirt as they are similar to Sunderland.

I also love movies, music, sports, learning about different cultures and travelling.

Education: International House, Dublin - CELTA.
The University of Sunderland - MA TESOL.

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

Gina V

Teaching Experience: I've had supervisory experience in a previous post for 6 years in Ireland. And although I didn't teach English, I did have to teach and train employee's in the store practices and help them become the most productive they could be and I feel I could transition this into teaching English.

Interests: I love to read, surf the internet, exercise and walk, listen to 80's music and spend time with my family!

Education: I went to College at Community College of Southern Nevada for 2 years and once of my main courses of study was English and Business communications so I feel that will help me in going in a new career direction regarding the teaching of English.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)

Graham Price

Profession: Health Care Assistant; Telecommunications Technical Support Advisor

Teaching Experience: I’m starting out my career in teaching English. During my TEFL training I taught several classes of varying levels.

Interests: Chatting and getting to know people;
Learning about other cultures;
Technology and science;
Books, movies and games;
Comedy, sci-fi/fantasy, thriller, documentary;
Martial Arts: I’ve practiced Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu and Tae Kwon-Do;

Education: B.A.(mod) Computational Physics, University of Dublin, Trinity College;
TEFL 140 hour advanced course (Online), TEFL247 (IARC accreditation);
Preparatory Certificate in TEFL, The Language Centre of Ireland (RELSA accreditation)

Spoken Languages: English (Native)

Blathnaid M

Profession: Dog Walker / Pet sitter / Musician / Tutor

Teaching Experience: I currently take part in English speaking clubs to help others improve their English. We talk about various topics through informal discussions led by native English speakers. We talk about a wide variety of topics from books to tv shows & movies.

Interests: Music (especially rock/alternative/indie/acoustic), playing guitar/keyboard, writing & recording songs, reading, going to the cinema/theatre, history, philosophy, travelling, animals, photography, making videos, playing computer games, watching documentaries & movies.

Education: B.A. in Philosophy & Greek & Roman Civilization -
National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Baccalaureate in Philosophy -
St. Patricks' College, Maynooth.

TEFL certification

Spoken Languages: English (Native)

David James

Profession: English Language Instructor @ Thammasat University, Thailand

Teaching Experience: Over six years

Interests: Cinema, Reading, Football (I follow Man Utd!), Coffee

Education: Bachelor of Business Studies

University of Limerick, Ireland (2009)

Spoken Languages: English (Native)

Deanne B

Profession: Learning Support Assistant, Teacher, Translator

Teaching Experience: 30/9/2014 – present Part-time Learning Support Assistant -

This involves supporting learners and teachers during various lessons.

23/10/13 – 8/6/2015 Part-time ESOL tutor -

This involved preparing and teaching ESOL lessons to Pre-Entry to Entry 3 level adult learners, completing associated administration, preparing Learners for exams, interlocuting for speaking exams and assessing exams.

7/2008-8/2015 Various temporary EFL teaching posts for private UK language schools and agencies -

The jobs involved planning and delivering lessons to various levels of EFL students.

Interests: Walking, jogging, cycling dancing, swimming, yoga, films, literature, travel, music, art and design, photography and cookery.

Education: 4/2014 – 10/2014 Footstep Training
Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

9/2007 - 1/2008 University of Central Lancashire
University Certificate in New Business Enterprise (Distance Learning)
Business course covering various aspects of business, e.g., Market Research, Marketing, Business Legalities, Management, Finance, Sales

4/2003 - 7/2003 City College, Manchester
Level 5 Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL

8/2000 - 8/2001 Words Language Services, Dublin, Ireland
Certificate in Translation (Distance Learning)

1994 - 1998 University of Central Lancashire
BA (Hons) Modern Languages (2.2)
Subjects studied include French and Spanish Society, Business French, Marketing, Translation and French Cinema
3rd year spent at Jean Moulin University, Lyon, France

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