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 11,100 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)


Lev H

Profession: English Teacher /Legal Translator/İnterpreter

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English both online and face to face for over one year. I particularly like to concentrate on pronunciation and enjoy teaching students how to successfully speak the English language.

Interests: My hobbies are travelling and visiting different countries and experiencing different cultures. I have travelled to many places in Europe and the Middle East. I also like reading and listening to Jazz music.

Education: I am a fully accredited TEFL teacher for the English Language since 2012. Currently, I have a degree in Psychology and counselling. I was born in England and I am a native speaker of English.

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


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), German (Conversational), Spanish (Basic)


Mr Metin

Profession: English Language Teaching, Creative Drama Teacher, Life Coach.

Teaching Experience: I've been teaching the English Language for more than 5 years and done many other teachings in Creative Drama.
I also have my own business in the education sector.

Interests: Hello Everyone, I have been teaching English for more than 5 years and now I'm with you. I hope to have the best time and help you to improve your English. Go ahead and talk to me!

Education: Bachelor of English Language and Literature, Teacher Training, Creative Drama Teacher.

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


Jessyca Adams

Profession: English Language Teacher and Department Manager

Teaching Experience: 2010-2016- Self Employed (TURKEY) – Language tutor
2016-2018- Özel Fethiye Ata school (TURKEY)- English Teacher
2018-2020 March- Ozel Ugur Middle & High Schools (TURKEY) – English Language Teacher and Department Manager

Interests: I have a love for languages which has allowed me to build knowledge of multiple different cultures. I have been using the knowledge to help learners of all ages improve their abilities in communication. I'm also very passionate for the arts (music dance painting).

Education: Hertfordshire UNI - Degree in English literature
High School - GSCE English, Mathematics, Science, Art, History
Other – 120 HOUR TEFL COURSE, Teaching English Online,

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Afrikaans (Fluent), Turkish (Fluent)


Nelly E

Profession: ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: ESL TEACHER for 5 years:
Teaching English to young learners. Ages (3-17);
Teaching English to Adults;
Teaching Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, and Speaking to all levels (A1-C2)

Interests: Some of my leisure-time activities include: taking photos, playing the guitar and the piano, discovering new music, doodling, taking long walks, swimming, riding my bike, spending time in nature, watching movies and tv series.

Education: Bogazici University, English Literature (2011-2015)

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


Remzi T

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English for four years. I’ve taught English to students of all age groups from kinder-gardeners to university students. I also have experience giving instruction to business professionals and worked with many firms.

Interests: Hello everyone! I'm naturally very curious and love talking to other people about their experiences in life. My speciality as an English teacher is giving speaking lessons. Some of my hobbies and interests are health, camping, current events, cooking, and much more.

Education: TEFL Certified

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


Marissa MA

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have 8 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 a full course and will provide you with a coursebook and supplementary materials according to your level and needs. We will use the materials together in class and I can also give you homework.

Interests: Language and culture, travel, art, politics, current affairs, comedy, memes, films, documentaries, and geography are some of my main interests. I'm happy discussing anything with my students and I like to learn whatever I can from other people.

***My schedule is currently full and as a result I usually do not have any spots available. I may not be able to answer messages because I receive too many.***

Education: Degree in Global/Cultural Studies. CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults).

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


Helen Pa

Profession: Native ESL English Teacher and Yoga Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English as a foreign language for 13 years in England and Turkey. I have been teaching in private schools as a classroom teacher for both primary and secondary school. I worked as a Montessori teacher in the UK. I am also an IELTS teacher and I worked for IDP IELTS Australia as an invigilator and examiner in Turkey. I have taught all levels of English from ages through kindergarten to adults. I worked as teacher trainer working for Mcmillan giving workshops and seminars.

Interests: I have been travelling for about 20 years and have now travelled through more than 60 countries so you could say travel is a passion of mine. My other passion is yoga! So I am both an English and a Yoga teacher. I also enjoy history, sport and meeting new people.

Education: I have an advanced Diploma in Business/ Marketing. I have a Cambridge CELTA Certification. Certificate in Yoga Teaching of Hatha/ Ashtanga Yoga and Certificate in Kids/Adolescents Yoga.

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


Charlie Cam

Profession: ESL Teacher, Audio Engineer

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English in Istanbul/Turkey for the past 8 years. I've taught in high schools, language centres and specialised 1 to 1 and group courses. Currently I am teaching Business English to individuals at an executive level.

Interests: My interests include Current and World Affairs, Politics, Music, Movies and Technology.

Education: Cambridge CELTA certified

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