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)


BERNADETTE BOAL

Profession: Musician/ Archeologist/ Teacher

Teaching Experience: Clinton Elementary School, Private tutoring

Interests: I like to learn new cultures, I like to cook and I like to swim. I am an open person and very friendly.

Education: Continuing studies in TOEFL academic certificate, Medical Transcriptionist certificate, Western Michigan Unıversity Graduate Music Degree MA

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


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)


Ollie Ess

Profession: English teacher

Teaching Experience: PGCE PCET completed in England: training in a Sixth Form College, teaching 16-18 year olds History;

CELTA completed in England: an advanced qualification for teaching English to non-native speakers;

Worked with children and adults from China for another online company.

Interests: Music (both playing and listening). I play the drums and am learning the electric guitar. I mostly listen to Rock, Punk and Metal music.

Language. I speak French at an Upper Intermediate level, and also speak some Japanese since learning it at school. I'm currently learning Turkish.

Football. I am an Arsenal supporter and follow the Premier League. I also love the Champions League and have a soft spot for Real Madrid.

Education: Undergraduate: a 2:1 BA in History from UCL (University College London);

Postgraduate: a PGCE PCET from the UCL Institute of Education;

English Teaching: a CELTA from Stafford House London.

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


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)


Rachel Kay

Profession: Teacher

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching English for over 4 years in a private language school in Turkey (also online). I teach all ages and levels, beginners to advanced. I usually work with adults and university students preparing for IELTS but I'm happy to help all students to improve their English language skills. I use many different materials for teaching depending on the students level of English and the current problems they may have learning English.

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)


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)


Busra K

Profession: Industrial Engineer

Teaching Experience: I've tutored grammar, writing, reading and pronunciation as a college tutor working for American Language Program at a college.

Interests: I love outdoors! I love hiking, drive-in movie theaters, camping, skydiving and learning about new cultures!

Education: I have a bachelors degree in industrial engineering and I am currently working on my masters in engineering management.

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


Mairi W

Profession: Tutor on Cambly

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)


Leyla Aydi

Profession: Lawyer background with over 5 years teaching experience. I have taught both in a classroom and online.

Teaching Experience: I have experience teaching students from age 4+ to 99. I have been teaching online and in the classroom for over 5 years. I can help you achieve your goal.

We can have conversations about anything or I can help you prepare for that interview or exam. Learning can be such an enjoyable experience if you find the right teacher.

Interests: I am a very fun, happy, outgoing and confident person. We can laugh, cry or be crazy all whilst improving your English. Teaching is my passion. Nothing brings me more joy than when my students succeed and become more confient in talking English. I enjoy meeting new people. I travelled to Spain, Turkey and Cyprus over the Summer and met some amazing people all whilst teaching. Life is a beautiful journey and its even more beautiful when you are meeting people from all over the world.

Education: I am a qualified Lawyer. I went to Law school in the UK and completed my training at a London Solicitors firm. I have a 120 hours TESOL certificate.

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