Panda Sanda

Profession: I have 20 years of professional architectural drafting (both 2d & 3d) experience. I have been using a computer since 1988. I am retired.

Teaching Experience: I have taught Autocad (architectural drafting) & I have talked English online for several years with mainly Slavic Language speakers & anyone else who wanted to chat in English.

Interests: I am currently enrolled in a Masters degree program for Teaching English at Arizona State University (where I got my Russian Language degree, 2013) Life in general, Languages mostly. I enjoy abstract digital painting using Photoshop, mostly.

Education: I have a Bachelor of Arts, Russian Language from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. 2013. I m currently enrolled in a Masters degree program of Teaching English at ASU.

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

Kristen Ann

Profession: Cardiac Sonographer, English Teacher

Teaching Experience: more than 20 years as a full time volunteer teacher

Interests: World Cultures,

Education: ACC, Austin, Texas. I studied Diagnostic Cardiac Ultrasound and Business Administration.
TESOL certified
I attend weekly classes to improve my public speaking and teaching

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

Adrian Lindo

Profession: World Traveller

Teaching Experience: I am from Los Angeles, CA, USA. I have 2 years experience teaching intermediate level English students (mostly ages 14-22) in Vietnam. Classes mostly consisted of practicing daily conversation, pronunciation, and various grammar topics.

Struggling in IELTS? I know the strategies you need to guarantee a high score in your exam!
If you are interested in talking about some intellectual topics, I also have a broad knowledge in history, economics, politics, and current events.

Interests: My biggest passion in life is traveling, I have lived in several continents and visited over 45 countries in the world. Some of my favorite destinations have been Costa Rica, Ukraine, Slovenia, and Indonesia. This year I plan to travel throughout Russia and Central Asia


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)

Alice RS

Profession: ESL teacher, freelance artist, graphic & interior designer

Teaching Experience: I have over 4 years of experience in ESL teaching. I've worked with both kids and adults - ages 3 to 62. I've taught individual and group classes and worked at an online teaching school for over a year.

Interests: Let's have meaningful conversations! I enjoy sharing opinions and ideas, hearing different perspectives and discussing current events. I love interior and furniture design, architecture, contemporary art, indie music, being around animals and baking. I'm also interested in fashion, marketing and personal improvement.
I was raised bilingual so my childhood was a fun mix of cultures and experiences. I'm currently located in Russia and I often miss my time in the UK and Europe.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in English from SSU, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Language Teaching Methods
Additional training with Hugh Dellar - Teaching Lexically
Currently studying Art & Design

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

Tim O

Profession: Self-Employed

Teaching Experience: I have 2 years of experience teaching English as a private tutor and I have over 100 hours of professional classroom experience both locally and in NYC. I'm TESOL Certified by the SIT Graduate Institute through the Rennert New York TESOL Center, which required over 160 hours of training in current teaching practices.

Interests: Health
Go (strategy board game)

Education: Tufts University, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering 2015
SIT Graduate Institute, SIT TESOL Certificate Course 2018

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

Vanessa Corey

Profession: I work in 3 related fields: social psychology, linguistics, and teaching.

Teaching Experience: I have over 10 years experience in teaching English to foreigners of all ages and levels, in many different settings, as well as teaching remedial English to illiterate and/or mentally disabled individuals. I taught English in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand for 8 years, and during that time, I also taught students online from countries such as China, Korea, Brazil, Russia, Spain, Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic.

Interests: I have many interests! I love reading, writing, discussion, psychology, sociology, linguistics, education, history, travel, cultures, hockey, bicycling, horseback riding, hiking, camping, cats, dogs, and many other things! It's a long list and a short life!

Education: I went to Portland State University for my bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology. I did a double major as there was no social psychology program. I also graduated from the Russian Fluency program at the Defense Language Institute of Monterey, the premier US school for government linguists and interpreters. After graduation, I worked as a diplomatic interpreter for the INF Treaty in Western Europe.

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

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)

Felecia G

Profession: Youth Development Specialist

Teaching Experience: I am currently a ESL teacher from grades 3-11 in a high-school-like setting in Ukraine. In addition to that I have taught English a couple years back in the Republic Of Georgia for approximately a year and some months.

Interests: I enjoy cooking, dancing, skiing, reading (novels mostly fiction), wine tasting, travelling and site seeing historical monuments. One of my biggest interest is also getting to know people - my personality yearns for human intercultural exchanges.

Education: I have a BA in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Psychology. Also, completed MPA in Public Administration at Strayer University

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

Paulina Utk

Profession: Biologist

Teaching Experience: 3 years tutoring/teaching experience of young adults

Interests: Travel, animals, world politics and books!

Education: B.Sc from McMaster University, Canada

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

Sonya M

Profession: Teacher

Teaching Experience: 10 years experience as a classroom English teacher. I have taught test preparation courses for TOEFL, IELTS, and the Cambridge exams. Currently teaching IELTS and Academic English in the UK.

Interests: Dancing, cooking, movies about vampires and zombies, games, penguins.

Education: Dalhousie University, The University of Massachusetts, Queen's University Belfast

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