Linda Italiano

Profession: Currently: volunteer teacher; English teacher. In the past: shop assistant, secretary, bank teller.

Teaching Experience: I've been teaching English privately for over 25 years.
I started off helping middle school and high school students with their homework. Then I began offering private English courses to small groups of complete and false beginners.
I helped one Chinese girl achieve an IELTS band 7.
I've also been doing voluntary teaching for 40 years.

Interests: I love teaching!
I also love melodious, harmonious music and I've studied several instruments.I’ve also played in an orchestra and sung in a Sardinian choir.
The way the human mind works fascinates me and I enjoy psychiatry.
I love animals and nature in general.
I'm very concerned about world conditions and our future.
Voluntary and humanitarian work.

Education: 11 years of primary and secondary schooling in Australia, winning two scholarships.
Various courses of vocational training.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)

Francesco Barese

Profession: english teacher

Teaching Experience: -4 years teaching and tutoring experience online/offline (ages 6-24)
-BA degree in teaching english as a second language
-self taught speaker of 4 languages

Interests: in my free time i love composing music ,i love to live in asia (i lived in Thailand for 3 years and now i will be moving to the Philippines soon), and i absolutely love dogs. my life doesnt feel complete unless i have a dog by my side

Education: BA teaching english as a second language from siam technology college

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Italian (Native), Spanish (Fluent), Thai (Conversational)

Alex Rubbo

Profession: Semi-retired: Lecturer & Teacher (IELTS/ESOL/EFL, Maths, Functional Skills English and Maths); Sales Manager; Business Analyst

Teaching Experience: EFL/ESOL: Japan 1989 - 1991, UK 1991 - 1996 & 2010 - 2015 (IELTS Specialist);

Functional Skills Maths & English: UK 2012 -2015

Interests: Music, Photography, Travel, Cinema, Theatre, Art, Industrial Design, Language, Cooking

Education: University of Toronto, BASc Engineering Science; International House, RSA/Cambridge Cert TEFLA; Open University, PGCE in Secondary Mathematics

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

Veronica Trunzo

Profession: ESL Teacher online

Teaching Experience: 1 year ESL teaching in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
2 years ESL teaching in Guangzhou, China.
2 years ESL teaching online (Whales English).

Interests: I love travelling! I have been to 25 countries, and lived in China for 2 years! I enjoy reading, doing yoga, and learning languages.

Education: Bachelor of Arts from University of Toronto; CELTA Certified English teacher; TEFL Certified English teacher

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

Chris Italy

Profession: Online English Teacher and business English trainer.

Teaching Experience: 15 years teaching, with 2,500 hours teaching online. I can prepare students for moving to English speaking countries, job interviews, travel, pronunciation and accent naturalisation, but I specialise in business English. I prefer to teach adults and university students. I have a lot of experience in building confidence in the learner, and helping them to improve their English language fluency quickly. You will have a great experience with me!

Interests: Photography, technology, camping, cycling, swimming, snowboarding, mountain walking, culture and travel, learning languages, cooking, listening to and playing music, the environment, media, business and finance, statistics, fashion, advertising, health and diet, food, investment, comedy, films and television, reading books, playing chess, board games, online games.

Education: I studied in England at a public school. I have a certificate in TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language).

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

Pietro R.

Profession: Retired (Police Officer from Canada)

Teaching Experience: 5 Years of teaching in Canada
2.5 years of teaching English to Mexican students in Cancun.

Interests: Reading, movies, painting, outdoor leisure activities

Education: McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Bachelor Of Arts (Major in Communication and a Minor in Political Science

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

Marco P

Profession: Engineer // Project Management Professional (PMP) // Professional Biologist // Music Producer

Teaching Experience: I have been tutoring various topics, including Biology, Chemistry, and English for more than 15 years. I am TESL/TEFL certified and I specialise in business and conversational English.

Interests: Biology
Weightlifting / Bodybuilding
Cars / Old School / Lowriders
Project Management
Hip Hop Music / Rap
Music Production
Audio Engineering

Education: *** BSc - Honours Biology: University of British Columbia (UBC) - Vancouver, CANADA.

*** Teacher Certification Diploma TESL/TEFL - University of Toronto (U of T) - Toronto, CANADA

*** PMP - Project Management Professional Diploma: UBC Sauder School of Business - Vancouver, CANADA

*** MSc - Applied Engineering & Biological Sciences: Wageningen University (WUR) - Wageningen, THE NETHERLANDS.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Italian (Native), French (Basic), Dutch (Basic), Spanish (Basic)

Beth Warren

Profession: Online English Tutor

Teaching Experience: Tour Guide/Interpreter/Translator/Housekeeper
English Teacher/Interpreter/Translator for private English School, part time in summer season, full time for scholastic school year.
English teacher/tutor for private lessons at home,
B&B Receptionist/Translator/Tourist Assistant
English tutor online

Interests: I love to travel even if I don't do it often, but I am always interested in learning about different cultures.
I enjoy cooking, especially Italian food.
I work as a tour guide with an Art History major, so I love art, cultural history, world heritage sites and archeology.

Education: I completed 2 years of University in New York as a psychology major.
I completed 1 year of University in Venice, Italy as an art history major.
I completed 2 more years with an Art History major in an American University in Rome, Italy

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

Mauri S

Profession: English teacher and IELTS coach

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English as a foreign language since 2015.My main activities are:
• Teaching the GrapeSEED program
• Regular classes at kindergartens and language centres
• Homeschooling for kids
• Private tuition for adults (IELTS, communication, hospitality)
• English Talk shows
• Proofreading university papers
• Online tutoring

Interests: Italian food, literature, classical music, foreign languages, photography

Education: BA Classical Studies, Birkbeck, University of London

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

Fully S

Profession: Retired Civil Servant/Political Assistant

Teaching Experience: Not a certified teacher but with much worldly experience and knowledge!
I worked in government most of my working life...and was also a semi - professional athlete.

Interests: Music, Sports, Politics, Movies, Computers, Travel, Web Design, Graphic Design, Languages, History, Art, Social Media

Education: York University - Political Science
Seneca College - Travel & Tourism
Xintra College - Web Development, Digital Graphics
Humber College - Broadcasting

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