Jay. ジェイ. 约瑟夫. جاي. 제이

Profession: 🚀 College and University Instructor / Lecturer / English Conversation, Business English, English for Special Purposes (ESP) 🚀

Teaching Experience: ♻ DISCUSSION TOPIC of the DAY: BITCOIN & Cryptocurrencies ♻

🎉 STUDENTS: Please Take Note 🎉
I am best with students at these levels: Conversational, Intermediate and Advanced. Due to my background and training, I feel that I am not qualified to teach children ❀.

♻ CAREER #1: IN THE “ LABORATORY ” (1978 - 1989) ♻
1. RESEARCH: Biology: Genetics & Ultrastructure - University of Calgary, Calgary, CANADA
2. RESEARCH: Brain Research - Medical Science Research Centre, Calgary, CANADA
3. RESEARCH: Microbiology & Biochemistry Department, University of Victoria, Victoria, CANADA
4. RESEARCH: Cryogenics & SEM - Biology Department, University of Victoria, Victoria, CANADA
(Journal PUBLICATIONS: J. of Bacteriology, FEMS Letters (Europe), Can. J. of Zoology)

🎬 CAREER #2: IN THE “ CLASSROOM “ (1989 - 2014) 📷
1. LECTURER: Design - RMIT University (Australia) - Vietnam ( 2008 to 2014 )
2. LECTURER: Multimedia - Asian University, Jomtien, Thailand ( 2006 to 2007 )
3. INSTRUCTOR: Applied Media Studies , Higher Colleges, Dubai, UAE ( 2003 to 2006 )
4. INSTRUCTOR: Graphic Design - GBC, School of Design, Toronto, Canada ( 2001 to 2004 )
5. TEACHER: Imaging - Ryerson University, Image Arts, Toronto, Canada ( 2002 to 2004 )
6. INSTRUCTOR: Design - CTU Raffles (Singapore) Shanghai, China ( 1998 to 1999 ) & Raffles ( Singapore )Wuhan, China ( 2007 to 2008 )
7. TEACHER: SONY Language Laboratory ( SONY Corporation, Tokyo, Japan )1989 - 1997
☆ a) Conversational English
☆ b) Corporate Business English for Sony employees
☆ c) Head English Instructor

🎬 CAREER #3: “ DIGITAL NOMAD “ ( 2014 - & Beyond ) 📷
☆ 1. Jay Blake Studio Stock Footage
☆ 2. Online Cambly English Tutor

☆ Conversation, Grammar, Business English, IELTS, ESP
☆ Science, Technology, In The Lab, Science Research
☆ Global Current Events, Politics, International Issues
☆ Futurist, Singularity, Artificial Intelligence AI, Deep Learning
☆ Travel, Cultures, ☆ Languages, ☆ Living & Working Abroad
☆ Offshore Cruising, Yachts, Sailboats, Boat Building
☆ Brainstorming, Conceptual Thinking, Creativity, Innovation
☆ Psychology, Consciousness, Meditation, Human Potential
☆ Career Development, Working Internationally, Resume & CV
☆ Photography, Videography, Film Making, Sell Stock Footage Globally
☆ Environmentalist, Sustainability, Carbon Footprint, Species Diversity
☆ Multimedia / Digital Media Design, Graphic Design

1. Master of Multimedia Design, 2008 Newcastle University, Newcastle, AUSTRALIA ☆
2. Bachelor of Science, BSc, 1978 University of Calgary, Calgary, CANADA ☆
3. High School Teacher Certification, B.C. Canada (Renewable) ☆
4. Tertiary Teaching and Learning Graduate Certification (CELTS / TEFL / IELTS) , RMIT University, Australia 2010 ☆

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

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)

Kyle TH

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have taught English as a second language in Colombia, Thailand, and Japan. I have also taught Japanese as a second language in Thailand.

Interests: I enjoy cooking food and eating food, fitness and health. I also love watching anime and playing video games. However, most importantly, I am interested in YOU! I teach you and you teach me about you ^o^

Education: I obtained my Associates degree focusing on Theater in 2012.

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

O Christie

Profession: Language coach

Teaching Experience: Adult learners - 20-65 years old
business english, conversational english, toeic test, english for travel

University students - studying in Canada ESL, conversation English, University prep, essay writing, TOEIC, TOEFL test prep

Highschool students - teaching for conversation, preparation for university entrance exams

Children 5-12 years old (face to face) fun, communicative lessons that focus on building confidence and curiosity in the learner

Interests: travel, cooking, dining out, hiking, nature, ecology, creativity, movies, reading, learning languages

Education: The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada

Bachelors IR

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Japanese (Conversational), German (Conversational), French (Conversational), Spanish (Basic)

Jenni L

Profession: Teacher/ University Professor

Teaching Experience: I am a certified ESL/TESOL instructor and have been teaching professionally for 20+ years. I have experience with all ages/levels from child to adult, and have taught in Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, China, Mexico, USA, and Canada. I am also a certified public school teacher, currently teaching middle school in Victoria, BC, Canada.

Interests: I'm interested in travel, culture, world news and events, music, theatre, yoga, martial arts, meditation and mindfulness study/practice, always interested in learning new things. Please share your passions and interests with me!

*Please note: I am on Cambly for only a few hours each week and would like to meet as many students as possible, whilst making sure I still have availability for my regular students. If we have not yet met, please limit your initial reservations to 1-2 sessions only. If you need to cancel a reservation, please try to give as much notice as possible. I promise to do the same for you. If you do not show up for your lesson or if you have more than 2 cancellations, please understand that I may not accept future reservations. Thanks so much. I look forward to working with you!

Education: TESOL/TEFL Certified, Certified IELTS Instructor, Master's Degree - Educational Psychology, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Music

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


Profession: Writer

Teaching Experience: ESL Instructor several years ago, ESL tutor

Interests: Writing, reading, photography, art, yoga. travel

Education: M.A. Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Old Dominion University
B.A. English, Liberal Arts, Norfolk State University

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

Ria S.

Profession: ESL teacher

Teaching Experience: ***Teaching English since 1997.*** (Including teaching English in Japan for 12 years for JET, AEON, & many private English lessons.)

Interests: Languages, Travel, Food, Culture, Movies, & Television

Education: B.A. in Japanese language

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

Michael SD

Profession: ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: 1 year teaching business English to employees of Honda and Nissan in Japan.
3+ years at Aroon Pradit school in Phetchaburi Thailand. Taught high school and 2nd grade English for 9 months. Taught all subjects as 5th grade homeroom teacher for 21/2 years.
2 years at Phang Nga College of Agriculture and Technology. Taught vocational English to cooking students preparing to take jobs in resorts in Thailand.
Also taught adult conversation classes in a variety of settings in Japan and Thailand.

Interests: Cooking, traveling, martial arts, foreign culture, history, languages, gardening

Education: Studied Japanese and Asian Philosophy at Mira Costa College and San Diego State University,

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

Sean PB

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: Currently I am teaching English a few times a week in Mexico City. I create all my own lesson plans and really enjoy it. I also taught in Japan for one year to middle school kids.

Interests: Cooking, food, film, reading, traveling

Education: University of Minnesota - B.A. Japanese Language and Literature

Spoken Languages: English (Fluent), Japanese (Conversational)

Michael Jones

Profession: EFL/ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: Over 25 years teaching EFL
15 years teaching in Japan
8 years teaching in Hong Kong
2 years teaching in Thailand

Interests: Cooking
Motorbike Touring

Education: Glendale College, Glendale California, USA

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