James JD

Profession: Session Musician / Accent Coach / English Teacher

Teaching Experience: As well as working as a TEFL qualified English teacher in various institutions over the past decade, I have spent the last few years on Cambly teaching thousands of students. I have over 13,000 lessons taught on Cambly, covering daily conversation, business English, IELTS and TOEFL speaking preparation and accent coaching.

Since 2008 I have been working as a professional session musician, and during that time I have also worked as a music teacher, teaching piano, ukulele and music theory

Interests: I am a professional musician living in Turkey, and over the last 12 years I have performed as a pianist on stages around the world with hundreds of bands and artists. I also enjoy working in the studio as a sound designer, session musician and film maker.

When I'm not working as a musician, I enjoy learning Turkish, cooking, hiking and camping in the mountains and doing film and video editing. My other interests include electronics, psychology, travelling and meeting new people

Education: I went to school in England and did three years of A Levels (usually we only do two years in the UK, but I couldn't decide what I wanted to study so I did an extra year to add extra subjects!)

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


John Hilderly

Profession: Teacher, Restaurant owner

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English for over 5 years.

Interests: Sport, nature, science, language and cultures, animals.

Education: I studied in London. I have qualifications in English, German, French, maths, geography, graphical communications, design technology and physics. I also have a degree in electrical engineering.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Joseph A

Profession: My first profession was mechanical engineering currently high school teacher and online language teacher

Teaching Experience: I am, currently an English high school teacher.I have had many years of teaching English as a second language, to all ages .I am also, an online English language teacher of all ages. i have been with Cambly for two years.I am also Ielts qualified .

Interests: watching movies, music, videos, travelling, cooking ,camping, out door activities, and fishing.MY passion football, (soccer) and learning of the many cultures around the world also i enjoy building houses and renovating old houses .

Education: My education, was entirely in Australia. After finishing high school. I commenced my 4 year course in mechanical engineering. After which, i completed my teaching certificates .

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Liam Alexander

Profession: English Teacher, Musician

Teaching Experience: Over the years I have successfully prepared students for B2, C1 and C2 levels as well as IELTS and TOEFL exams.

Interests: English Literature, Plato, ante-Nicene Christianity/Gnosticism, Daoism, Zen, music

Education: MA English Literature "Gnostic Perspective of William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience" 2011

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Franck L

Profession: Freelance artist / programmer - Languages: English, Português, Français, Español, Italiano - Interview Preparation

Teaching Experience: Over 3 years of online language tutoring
Teaching assistant School of Visual Arts
Private language tutoring

Interests: Visual arts, computer programming and web design, cuisine, investing, film and TV, world events

Education: visual arts
computer programming

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


Al B Mello

Profession: English tutor with a Chinese online tutoring school named Acadsoc.

Teaching Experience: Well as I mentioned above, I've been teaching ESL since 1998, though most of it was volunteer work at my church where I also did simultaneous translation (Portuguese to English and vice versa). But from Aug 2014 to Aug 2019 I worked at CCAA internationally known as CCLS, and there I taught mostly advanced levels and also a TOEFL prep course where we also applied the TOEFL exam

Interests: I'm a Brazilian native, I moved to the US when I was only 8 and I lived there till I was 30, so believe me, I know what it's like to struggle with learning a new language. And that's probably why I like to teach English so much.

Education: I'm currently working on my TESOL

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


Marco Fernandez

Profession: I am currently an English teacher as well as a manager for a medium sized telecommunication company.

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching for over 12 years now with students from 3 years at private schools in person and online, to adults that are in high-level management positions that need to increase their professional vocabulary related to their own industry or more general business setting conversation as well as discussions they may have regarding conversation etiquette in the US.

Interests: I love learning, my hobbies include motorcycle riding daily to and from work. Archery with my son and wife every weekend as well as running at least 10 kilometers on a daily basis during my free time. I am also an avid reader of world history and current world events. I truly love traveling and learning about other cultures.

Education: I am TEFL certified for 150 hours and I hold a Bachelors degree in English literature.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Andy Bry

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English here in the Philippines for over six years. I have worked at two different English schools and taught on-line. I teach ESL and IELTS to a wide variety of International students of all ages. My youngest student was 5 years old and the oldest 67 years old.

Interests: Most sports but particularly football (soccer), rugby, F1, boxing, MMA and American Football. I enjoy cooking all types of International food but I particularly like making desserts for my children. I enjoy watching films and occasionally watching tv as well as reading. I tend to become interested in anything that is...interesting!

Education: I went to school in the UK achieving qualifications in:
English Language & Literature, Welsh Language & Literature, Mathematics, Biology, Geography and Art & Design.
After leaving school I attended college and achieved a BTEC qualification in Modern History.
More recently I have obtained on-line qualifications with Cambridge English Teacher in How to teach IELTS and Grammar for Teachers as well as TEFL Graduate certification.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Peter English IELTS

Profession: English teacher

Teaching Experience: IELTS, Private classes, Language centres ( All levels of students), Public schools, online teaching. TESOL certified and I have a Business management BA (Hons) degree. I can help you improve your IELTS score!

Interests: IELTS 8,7,7,7 specialist. My students regularly score 7 to 8.5 in all sections of their test. I teach every section of the exam including IELTS writing! with proven results and an excellent record. My teaching methods are very clear and easy to understand.

Education: Business Management BA(Hons) London Southbank University, England.
Tesol certified with Ninja Teacher Academy, HoChiMinh, Vietnam.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Roz W

Profession: Retired Teacher

Teaching Experience: Teaching is my 35-year profession. ESL is my speciality. I was an International School Principal in Beijing and Qingdao China for 6 years. I have consulted to schools and universities and taught Chinese English teachers all over China for 15 years. I taught in public schools in Toronto for 14 years at the primary school level and taught computers at schools for 3 years. I also tutored Chinese learners from 4-64 years of age for 15 years in China.

Interests: I have a variety of interests, self-help, culture, business, current events, technology, cooking, writing, have written and published 3 cookbooks, artist, sketching, watercolour paintings, Zentangle inspired art, ancient buildings and Chinese art, travel, I have travelled to SouthEast Asia and many countries around the world. Teaching is my profession but it's also my hobby too! I even speak Mandarin about 30% fluently.

Education: I have a Canadian teaching certificate (35 years) from the University of Toronto. I have consulted to schools and universities and taught Chinese English teachers all over China for 15 years. I taught in public schools in Toronto for 11 years at the primary school level and taught computers at schools for 3 years.

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