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)


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)


MacTeacher

Profession: English Teacher, Fashion Specialist, Contemporary Art Manager, Real Estate Consultant, Airline Cabin Crew

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English as a foreign language for 30 years. I have taught all ages from young students to adults, I have also taught courses to business professionals in companies, conversation classes and individual tutoring, all situations both in person and virtually.

Interests: Fashion Design and Trends, Art History, Poetry, Literature, Literary Criticism,Harvard Business Review, The Economist, Music Criticism, The Business of Fashion, Film Criticism, Tennis, Fine Cuisine.

Education: French Language and Liberal Arts Major at Wartburg College Waverly, Iowa USA.

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


George Dev

Profession: ESL Teacher/ IELTS Examiner

Teaching Experience: Online teaching experience, ESL Headteacher in a major ESL school in China and at Universities. IELTS Examiner.

Interests: Mainly travelling between Europe and Asia.

Education: Chartered Accountancy with KPMG, Forensic Auditing at University of South Africa

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


Andy PG1

Profession: Teacher of English as a second language.

Teaching Experience: I have been a teacher since 2006 working in private language schools in England and Italy. I have also worked in state schools in Italy through language schools.
I have worked on 30 summer camps in Italy and 4 residential camps in England: I was the manager of most of the camps.
I prepare students for exams (IELTS, Cambridge exams (KET, PET, /First(FCE), CAE).
I teach all levels from A1 to C2 as well as Business English and general English.

Interests: I love travelling. I've been to more than 20 countries and the furthest I've travelled is to Peru.
I also love sport. My favourite football team is Manchester United; I used to travel to watch them all over Europe. When I was younger, I used to play cricket and do self-defence.
I speak Italian as I live near Venice in Italy.

Education: HND Computer Studies: I was a computer programmer before I became a teacher.
Teaching certificate: Cambridge CELTA (2006).

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


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)


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)


Delbert (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)


ashleigh_lauren

Profession: English Teacher / Professional Photographer / Hotel Owner

Teaching Experience: I am Australian and have lived in Italy for 6 years. During the last few years, I have been teaching private English lessons locally. I have also, more recently, begun teaching online.

I have learnt to speak Italian so I know the difficulties and frustrations that can come with learning a language. I also know what helped me to learn! I believe that interesting and fun classes are much more engaging for the student and help them remember what they are learning.

Interests: I love art 🎨and photography πŸ“·, yoga πŸ§˜πŸ½β€β™€οΈ, meditation πŸ™πŸΌ, health πŸ§–πŸ½β€β™€οΈand fitness πŸ’ͺ🏽, animals 🐳🐒🐞🐢, food πŸ₯¦πŸ₯‘πŸ“, nature β˜€οΈπŸŒΊπŸŒ±and travel.

Education: 300 Hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Course:
- 180 hour TEFL
- 60 hour One-On-One and Online Teaching
- 60 hour Business English

Advanced Diploma in Creative Product Development (Photo-Imaging) (3 Years)

Certificate III in Micro-Business Management

Certificate III Music Industry Skills

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


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)