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.
Gardening.
Food.
Handicrafts.
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)


Patricia Santillan

Profession: I previously babysat for my 3 year-old grandson.

Teaching Experience: I have taught since 1993. I have experience teaching from 0-6 years-old in Montessori settings, then primary, secondary, high school, university and private language academies in Mexico and Guatemala.
I have also worked in the healthcare field for a number of years. I love helping people.

Interests: I am interested in other cultures, geography and the healthcare field. My hobbies are streaming online for Korean Dramas and Soap Operas from Turkey and cooking, as well.

Education: Certificate in Montessori Paraprofessional, Certificate in Caregiving, Certificate in Nursing Assistant, Certificate in Restorative Nursing Assistant, Certificate in Entry-Level Phlebotomy.

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


Brent Barone

Profession: Music Producer and Teacher

Teaching Experience: I taught English in a private school in Rome, Italy and Istanbul, Turkey. And I teach private lesson in my home to students and business people

Interests: I have a dog so we spend lots of time outdoors. I travel a lot. I love the cinema and music. I am a big reader. I have read many books. I enjoy meeting new people. and cooking fresh and natural foods.

Education: BA in Theater and a Master's degree in Acting

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


Jim

Profession: I am currently a TEFL teacher.

Teaching Experience: I have over thirty years of experience teaching English in Spain, Korea and the US. Most of my experience has been in teaching adults in general and business English. I have taught students from a vast range of businesses and industries, including extensive experience in specialized training, such as English for presentations, meetings, negotiations, telephoning etc. My experience also includes test preparation, primarily TEFL and Cambridge. I have worked several years teaching young learners.

Interests: My interests are multiple and include: Languages, history, literature, current world events; filmmaking, film history, art, photography, traveling, music, and doing crossword puzzles (in English, Spanish and Italian).

Education: -Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences with a major in History and a minor in Romance Languages. University of Illinois.
-Cambridge CELTA Certificate. English International, San Francisco, California.
-Teaching English Online. Cambridge Assessment English through Future Learn.

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


Pietro R.

Profession: Retired (Police Officer from Canada)

Teaching Experience: 5 Years of teaching in Canada
4 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)


Dell G.

Profession: Language Teacher, International Sales Agent

Teaching Experience: I started tutoring in 2000.

Interests: Languages, Movies, Traveling, Food, Making new friends, etc.

Education: I went to school for computer science, did a 4 year program

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


Emely S

Profession: ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have had 2 years of teaching experience. I started my career teaching adults and teenagers who wanted to improve their academic, professional, or conversational English. Once I got my teaching certification, I worked for a year as a kindergarten teacher. I also have experience working part-time for an English tutoring company where I used to teach from toddlers to young adults.

Interests: In my free time, I like to read books, travel, and spend time with my friends and family. I also enjoy traveling because I can see beautiful places, learn about different cultures, and make friends from all over the world.

Education: TESOL - Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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


pam s

Profession: TEFL certified teacher, Rural Economic Development Consultant (retired), Grant writer, Land Use Planner, Community Planner

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching full time on Cambly since March 2019.

Previously, I was an economic development consultant and taught grant-writing workshops and college classes in rural economic development.

Interests: Current events, Reading, Writing, Meditation, Yoga, Hiking.

Education: American University in Paris, France 1970-71

Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington 2005-2007

American International School in New Delhi, India 1965-1968

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


Caleb Taylor Garcia

Profession: ESL Educator TESOL; Marketing Consultant; Fashion Designer

Teaching Experience: As a natural born educator, I have been teaching for almost 20 years in the US, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Italy.
My favorite subject to tutor is English since it opens up so many exciting possibilities as we celebrate all little successes on the way to the big wins together.
I specialize in teaching students new techniques for accessing and employing their sub-conscience mind for accelerated learning and results.

Interests: A fun fact about me is that I am a celebrity fashion designer, and have hosted a cable TV show on fashion. I am a music and art lover, and an accomplished guitarist and singer. I enjoy many sports like tennis and crossfit. I love travel and adventure. I love meeting people from new and diverse cultural backgrounds. I definitely consider myself a history buff. I also have a passion for marketing and new business technologies. I love gourmet food and am a health fanatic.

Education: Attended four years of Marketing in Business Schools in Chicago and Atlanta. Graduated for communications from Western Illinois University. An accredited provider with the State of Illinois for working with children with linguistic developmental delays. Instructor for an ongoing Public Speaking course that I am also enrolled in. TESOL certified teacher.

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


Paul Rinaldi

Profession: I currently work in Udine and teach freelance for training institutions, at the moment most of my work is online due to the covid emergency.

Teaching Experience: I have taught English for more than 20 years in Italy, during that time I have taught around 60-80 company courses as well as general English and obviously preparation for International exams like IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, CAE etc I have also taught English for specific purposes such as medicine, law and accounting and in the last five years I have started teaching kids form 6-12 years old.

Interests: Hi, I have been an English teacher for more than 20 years and I absolutely love my job and I think I transmit my enthusiasm to my students. I work freelance in North East Italy and I teach students of all ages and abilities. I use a communicative approach so I want the students to speak, speak, speak, don't worry about mistakes we'll look at those near the end of the lesson. In my free time I love cooking, watching football, films and travelling.

Education: I have a diploma in youth and community work and principles of Adult Education from Strathclyde University, formerly Jordanhill college of Education. I also have the CTEFLA to teach English as a foreign language.

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