Su Velez

Profession: registered pharmacist, certified ESL teacher

Teaching Experience: teaching and tutoring experience over 15 years, currently teaching all levels ESL in Cuenca, Ecuador. Previously taught in Germany and Turkey.

Interests: linguistics, world cuisine, literature, health and wellness, spirituality, antropology

Education: Masters degree in pharmaceutical microbiology, BSc in Pharmacy, registered pharmacist in the USA and certified ESL teacher.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Turkish (Fluent), Spanish (Basic), German (Basic)


Danielle Bossert

Profession: Certified ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have been an educator for 16 years.

Grade 1 Teacher
ESL Teacher

I am currently working as an ESL teacher.

Interests: I love travel and have lived abroad most of my adult life. I love learning about different cultures and new languages. I especially love trying new food! I enjoy cooking and eating. When I'm not cooking I am outside, hiking, running, or kayaking. I like keeping up to date with current events and read the New York Times everyday. I have a small garden that I try to keep up with. I live in the city and enjoy listening to live music and art exhibits.

Education: Associates Degree in Education
TESOL Oxbow

Spoken Languages: English (Native), French (Basic), Turkish (Conversational), Swahili (Conversational)


Kimberley LA

Profession: ESL Teacher with CELTA certificate

Teaching Experience: Cambridge exam teaching experience, 9 years and all levels!
- Qualified/ developed knowledge in Jollyphonics methodology and phonetics.
- I have 7 years experience teaching English to University students for the Spanish Ministry of Education, with expertise in oral agility, pronunciation, fluency and speaking-based learning.
- Specifically trained in preparing cover letters, CV's, job applications and interviews.
- Teaching style adapted to the learner and focused on individual's objectives.

Interests: I have a dog and a baby so I enjoy walking outdoors with them. I also love being at home with my family, watching TV series and cooking. I love home baking and do it most weekends or when I have the time! I really love learning new languages and have recently started looking at Chinese classes.

Education: CELTA - pass mark A 2017
I studied a BA Hons in Spanish at Cardiff University, Wales. I was also lucky enough to study a year abroad at the Universitat de Lleida, in Spain.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Turkish (Conversational), Catalan (Basic), Wolof (Basic)


Yvette CR Koybas

Profession: Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English language for over 4 years in a private language school in Turkey. I teach all ages and levels, beginners to advanced. I usually work with adults preparing for IELTS test and university students but I'm happy to help all students to improve their English language skills.

Interests: I have many interests but my main interest is teaching English to students. I've traveled to many countries and visited many places in my lifetime. Learning about different cultures and seeing the history is an advantage when it comes to teaching... it gives you a lot to talk about! I enjoy reading and keeping up with world events. Self improvement and helping others to improve themselves is one of my priorities in life. I would say I'm a friendly and outgoing person who is easy to talk to .

Education: United kindom (uk) education collage/university

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


Claire Green

Profession: ESL teacher

Teaching Experience: Online ESL teaching for over a year and a half.

Interests: reading, self development, philosophy, dance, music

Education: The University of Bradford, UK - MSc in Biomedical Sciences
The University of Leeds, UK - BSc in Biology

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


Olga Hannah

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I've been teaching English at an adhesives company in Istanbul since the beginning of 2019. Before I came to Turkey, I trained as an English teacher at the British Study Centres in the UK. I also worked as a maths and science tutor while I was completing my degree in Chemistry.

Interests: I love languages -- I'm learning Turkish at the moment -- and I also enjoy listening to music, reading, travelling around Turkey, and spending time with my friends and family

Education: I received my CELTA from Cambridge University and I hold a BSc degree in Chemistry with Computational Chemistry from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. I love learning new things from all my students!

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


Malik A

Profession: English Tutor, Student Pilot, Photographer, Part-time traveler

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English since 2012. I am currently giving private lessons and offering both conversational and academic level English classes in Istanbul.

Interests: Aviation, business, photography, travel, food and sports.

Education: Airline Management, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, Queens, NY.

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), Turkish (Fluent), German (Basic)


Marissa MA

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have 7 years' worth of experience teaching all levels. I've taught in 3 different countries (Turkey, Mexico, and El Salvador) to students of very different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. I offer full courses for general English, TOEFL prep, and legal English. I can provide you with a coursebook and supplementary materials according to your level and needs that we can use together in our classes.

Interests: Language and culture, travel, art, politics, current affairs, stand-up comedy, memes, films, documentaries, and geography are some of my main interests. I'm happy discussing anything with my students, from simple topics like "how was your day?" to more complex issues. I like to learn whatever I can from other people! Let's share our knowledge and experience with each other.

Education: Degree in Global/Cultural Studies

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


James JD

Profession: English Teacher/ Musician

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English in the Turkish capital Ankara since 2014 and before then I worked with primary school children in the UK since 2009. I have a 140 hour TEFL certificate and experience with TOFEL speaking preparation

I am a musician and I have also worked as a music teacher, teaching piano, guitar and music theory and practice to children, university students and adults. In 2012 I worked at a university teaching the music students how to prepare for life as a professional musician

Interests: My main interest is music. I have been performing in bands and with artists since I was in high school, and for the last few years I have been working with some big names here in Turkey. When I'm not on stage, I enjoy listening to music, writing and reviewing other peoples music.

I enjoy cooking, hiking and camping in the mountains, watching TV series as well as film and video editing.

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)


Jonathan Teacher

Profession: English teacher

Teaching Experience: I have taught English for more than five years, including four years at a university in Turkey. I have taught all levels and can be of assistance to elementary as well as advanced students. Keep in mind that Cambly is more for students who can speak and understand at least "some" English, though :) Also, kids are great - but I am best suited to teaching adults :)

Interests: Different cultures, traveling, politics, history, literature, movies, TV series, art, popular science

Education: Cambridge CELTA: Pass A (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)

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