Aaron Tupaz

Profession: Social Media Marketor / English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching languages online to people all over the world for 5 years and have over 1000 teaching hours. I speak a little of over 10 languages so I understand how students feel when learning a new language. I'm very fun, patient and easy going

Interests: Psychology, philosophy, break dancing, sports, programming, reading, languages, meditation, science, cultures and much much more.

Education: I have a double major in computer science and psychology from University of Toronto

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Tagalog (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic), Russian (Conversational), Polish (Basic), Chinese (Basic)

Hilary FL

Profession: English Educator and Content Writer

Teaching Experience: 2010-2011 English Camp Volunteer- Russia,
2015-2017 English Teacher- China,
2017-Present Virtual English Teacher- VIPKID

Interests: I like running, hiking, scuba diving, and riding my bike. I love to travel and learn new languages. I make art, specifically sculpture. I enjoy reading and am currently reading Neil Degrasse Tyson's book, "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry." I also enjoy watching movies and television.

Education: New College of Florida, International Studies

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Russian (Conversational), Chinese (Conversational)

Jed G

Profession: English Teacher, Director of a Conversational English Center, Author, International Conference Speaker

Teaching Experience: I have taught English privately and in schools in three different countries--Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, and now, Georgia. I am the director an English center in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia.

Interests: I enjoy hiking, camping, reading, writing, watching movies, and traveling. One of my favorite things to do is to drive across the United States, camping in national parks along the way. I also love experiencing new cultures and foods. Although many people try not to, I actually enjoy talking (cordially) about politics and religion.

Education: I have a Bachelors in Business Administration, and a Master's in Diplomacy.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Russian (Fluent), Georgian (Basic)

Erica Gladys

Profession: English Language Tutor

Teaching Experience: Hello, I have been teaching English as a second language for two years in my city.

Interests: I love nature, science, and people!

Education: Bachelor of Science, Double major in Biology and Russian Studies, Dalhousie University, Canada
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate, International TEFL Academy, Chicago
Teaching Business English, ITA, Chicago, USA
English for Young Learners, ITA, Chicago, USA

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

Peter X

Profession: Journalist, ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: Four years ESL experience

Interests: politics, international affairs, business

Education: Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

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

Adrian Lindo

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: 2 year teaching intermediate level English students (mostly ages 14-22) at Apollo English School in Ho Chi MInh, Vietnam. Classes mostly consisted of practicing daily conversation, pronunciation, and various grammar topics.

In addition I have lots of experience helping students who were preparing for the IELTS exam, or for those who just wanted to practice English in a fun and casual atmosphere.

Interests: My biggest passion in life is traveling, I have lived in southeast asia for about 1 and a half years and in europe for another year. This year I plan to travel throughout central and south america!


I am interested in cooking, travel, language-learning, hiking, sports, movies, philosophical discussions, and reading.

Education: Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy from California State University: Long Beach and a

CELTA graduate

Spoken Languages: Russian (Conversational), Chinese (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent), Vietnamese (Basic)

John Kivinen

Profession: Former hotel and casino executive, recently semi-retired and teaching English

Teaching Experience: I taught a few courses in a hotel management school when I got my vocational teacher's degree in 1996. I now teach English part-time in my current home city Kiev, Ukraine.

Interests: Literature, travel, contemporary music, football, basketball... Travel is my passion - I have been to over 150 countries.

Education: I started my school in England, and finished it in Finland. I further studied hotel management in a college and then, ten years later, acquired a vocational teacher's degree.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Russian (Fluent), Spanish (Basic), Finnish (Fluent)

Maartje Andersen

Profession: ESL Tutor/Teaching Assistant

Teaching Experience: I tutor and teach ESL (English as a Second Language) to adults at a community college. Long before that, I tutored English to children aged 5-6 years old.

Interests: Reading, Traveling, Writing, Singing

Education: California State University, Monterey Bay: Bachelor of Arts in Collaborative Health & Human Services, Concentration in Public Administration

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Dutch (Conversational), German (Conversational), Russian (Conversational), Ukrainian (Basic), French (Basic)

Salomé C

Profession: Pianist/Musician

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English and Music in Poland for the past two years.

Interests: Music, Literature, Cinema

Education: Academy of Music in krakow - Master's degree in Music.
Currently studying at the Frederic Chopin University of Music - Postgraduate Artistic Training in Piano Performance.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Russian (Fluent), Georgian (Native), French (Conversational), Polish (Conversational)

Nik English

Profession: English Language Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have taught English in Kazakhstan, Russia, Spain and the UK and have over 10 years of experience. I have taught students with all different levels of English and enjoying helping students to achieve their English language goals!

Education: I studied politics and history and the University of East Anglia in the UK. I did my Trinity TESOL Certificate in London.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Russian (Conversational), Spanish (Basic), Kazakh (Basic)