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 beginners as well as advanced students.

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)


Mairi W

Teaching Experience: 3 years teaching English in private Turkish schools.
6 months working in an English language center in England teaching Saudi kids between the ages of 3-12.
3 months teaching Turkish to foreign adults in Turkey.

Interests: Learning foreign languages, travel, spending quality time with family and friends, cycling, writing and painting.

Education: MA degree in French and Management Studies (2:1 with distinction in spoken French). Aberdeen, Scotland.
TEFL teaching course

Spoken Languages: English (Native), French (Fluent), Turkish (Fluent), Russian (Basic), Swedish (Conversational)


Zack Wing

Profession: Musician, Music Teacher, English Teacher,

Teaching Experience: I taught English at an intercultural center in Istanbul for 2 years. I have been teaching English online since December of 2017. I've also been teaching music for over 9 years.

Interests: Music, sports, languages, philosophy, theology

Education: I have a bachelor's degree in Music Business from Jacksonville University.

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


Teacher Cilla

Profession: ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have worked with people of all ages, mostly children, for the past 2 years. Being a teacher by profession, I've tried to see as many learning settings as possible. The settings that I have worked in vary from schools to teaching online, from youth clubs to teaching in summer camps.

Interests: Travelling, horse riding, watching movies, listening to music from all over the world, cooking, baking, arts and crafts, pedagogy

Education: Bachelor of Education, Specialization in English Language Teaching

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


Ishtar Y

Profession: ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching ESL for three years in Istanbul, Turkey. I have experience teaching business English, conversational English, practical English, IELTS preparation, etc.

Interests: Traveling, learning other languages and cultures, cooking, eating

Education: B.A. International Relations

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


Cihan A

Profession: Veterinarian

Teaching Experience: 1 year at an English course
1.5 years with online and face to face students. I've done lessons with doctors, lawyers, engineers who all wanted to improve their English so they can excel in their careers. I've given hundreds of hours speaking lessons with college students and prepared them for their job interviews for companies such as PWC, Unilever, Turkish Airlines, Ford and many more...
I've also acquired a TESOL certificate.

Interests: Quality movies, Awesome Tv shows, Cooking, Working out, Camping, Biking, Hiking, Swimming, Archery, Playing with dogs...

Education: Uludag University, Veterinary Department

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


Marissa MA

Profession: English Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have 7 years' worth of experience teaching all ages and levels. I've taught in 3 different countries (Turkey, Mexico, and El Salvador) to students of very different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. I've worked at a kindergarten and I've taught TOEFL and IELTS prep, as well as business English and legal English.

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)


Gökalp Alp Gürz

Profession: English Language Teacher

Teaching Experience: • Created lesson plans for every lesson
• Taught 2 distinct levels: Pre Intermediate and Upper Intermediate
• Observed experienced teachers at a variety of levels
• Taught multilingual classes with students of varying backgrounds and ages
• Monitored and recorded students’ activities
• Taught different class sizes, from 4 to 22 students.
• Used a variety of supplementary material, such as English Vocabulary in Use, Advanced Communication Games
• Liaised with colleagues, including planning a wee

Interests: Football, cinema, gym, technology, drawing

Education: Anglia Ruskin University - Undergrad and Masters
Undergrad - English Language and English Language Teaching
Masters - TESOL, Material and Development

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


Martha MGH

Profession: Software Engineer

Teaching Experience: I worked at the English Language Institute at my university to help foreign students practice conversational English. Every day we played fun speaking games and had interesting discussions. The students came from all over the world, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bolivia, Venezuela, Korea, China, France, and more!
I also taught children English while living in Istanbul, Turkey for three months, and I helped my younger brother learn English, who was adopted at age 6 from Ethiopia.

Education: University of Florida 2011-2015, Computer Science, Linguistics, Physics

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


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)