Jason from Vancouver

Profession: University Student, Former English Teacher, and Future High School Teacher.

Teaching Experience: Two years of teaching experience at a university level (2014 to 2016); worked as a high school English teacher in Bangkok, Thailand during the summer of 2017.

Interests: First and foremost, I love to travel. As of December 2017 I have been to at least 35 countries and was most recently in Southeast Asia and South Korea. I am also a cinephile, an avid reader, and I love to write. So if you have a movie or book recommendation please send them my way! :)

Education: Bachelor and Master's degree in Political Science (MA awarded in February 2017); also attended law school.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)

Hazel Claire

Profession: ESL teacher

(Banff/Vancouver/Greece/Egypt/Korea/Riyadh KSA)



Spoken Languages: English (Native)

Brian O

Profession: English Language Instructor

Teaching Experience: Private International Language School (iTTTi Vancouver) experience.

Professional tutoring experience

Interests: International travel, art, architecture and engineering.
Music, dance, cultural expression, indigenous language and culture.

Education: B.A. Sociology. University of Alberta
Dip. TESOL Vancouver Community College

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

Daniel Sh

Profession: Flight Attendant

Teaching Experience: I've tutored English privately for 2 years with different International Students,
I've also Toured international students around Vancouver Canada so I'm very used to talking with International English learners from all different levels, helping them speak English better!!
I'm a very patient guy so don't worry if your pronunciation is bad or anything I'm here to help!

I specialize in Pronunciation, Grammar, Vocabulary but most of all, Conversational English!
My job is to make you guys sound like a natural English speaker!

Interests: I'm a DANCER!!!! I dance all the time, anywhere, everywhere!!! If there is a music with a nice beat, I'm already moving!! I also enjoy singing and playing different instruments! I play Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano and played Flute in Band during Middle School and High School. I also love watching movies especially Ghibili!!!!!! I also really love Jazz, but I like listening to other genres like Pop, Hip-hop, Electro, R&B, Ballad, etc. etc. But I really love Jazz!!

Education: I graduated University in Vancouver Canada in Communications

Spoken Languages: English (Native), Korean (Fluent), Japanese (Fluent), Chinese (Basic), French (Basic)

Isabel M

Profession: Early Childhood Educator

Teaching Experience: For the past year I have been teaching english in a day care and in a preschool in Rionegro, Colombia. Helping the children get the basics, become comfortable with their vocabulary and like the subject so they are more encouraged to work in it. Previously I was a working as the main teacher in a day care in Vancouver, Canada.

Interests: I love fantasy novels and listening to podcasts. Cycling might be my favorite sport but I also love soccer and will watch pretty much any sorta sport on TV. I am an avid history buff and knitting fanatic.

Education: I my high school in Panama City, Panama in an american school. I did five years of a history degree at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver before moving on to Early Childhood Education.

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

Rory H

Profession: Currently looking at opportunities to teach English overseas

Teaching Experience: Volunteer Assistant in Language classes at Options BC and Immigrant Services Society in Vancouver

Interests: Sports (Hockey, American Football, Basketball); Politics, History and World Events; Food and Culture; Pets (I own a chocolate lab)

Education: I studied History at the University of Victoria in Canada; I also completed my TESL at the University of Fraser Valley in December 2015

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

Hellen R

Teaching Experience: My journey as a tutor began in high school helping younger students with math problems and writing essays. I learned to love teaching at a young age that in university I had several jobs as a private language tutor. I then got my degree as a language teacher and I now teach language at a secondary school here in Vancouver, BC. I also taught for an online school teaching French, Spanish and English where I got to meet people from all different parts of the world.

Interests: I love the outdoors; I love biking, hiking and rock climbing. I also love reading and singing (even though I am not very good, I am better singing in the shower). I like to learn new languages and different cultures. I am currently learning Portuguese and Mandarin. Two of my favorite foods are Japanese and Indian cuisine.

Education: I graduated from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education. I also hold the TEFL certificate.

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

Daryl W

Teaching Experience: Hi, I'm a teacher of ESL for kids and adults. I teach elementary and high school courses. I love to travel and interact with people around the world. I also love living and working in Vancouver, British Columbia. It's a great place to be to learn English. My wife and I run a homestay service from our house, and we are always looking for new guests. Please ask me anything. I am open to helping you with your learning needs.

I have taught English in Osaka, Japan for ECC. This was my first experience back in 2003, where I had a great time teaching many different levels and ages. I also had the opportunity to fall in love with Japan, and the people who live there. Next, I went to Taiwan to teach, and some students from my wife's school in Taiwan came to Canada as well. I have taught at a few different schools in the Vancouver area, but I most enjoy one-on-one chat.

Interests: Hiking, biking, going to movies, watching TV, reading, meditating, playing tennis, hanging out with friends and family, listening to music, playing games.

History, geography, world events, religion, environment

Education: University of British Columbia- Education
Global Village- CELTA/TESL
Niagara College- Ecosystem Restoration
University of Waterloo- Geography

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


Teaching Experience: 2014 Private English Tutor London, UK
English Tutor
Tutor teenagers and adults (pre-intermediate-- advanced) in conversation, IELTS, pronunciation, and grammar. Plan and create materials for all lessons. Materials: Cambridge IELTS Grammar, IELTS Official Test Practice book 2009, Cambridge Common Mistakes for IELTS Advanced

2013 February SEC Vancouver Vancouver, Canada Pre-IELTS Instructor
Taught IELTS preparation class for pre-intermediate students, worked with school to create 4 week curriculum. Focus on understanding questions and instructions, skimming and scanning, understanding graphics and maps, organizing writing, paraphrasing and more.

2012 December- 2013 July Tutors on Call Vancouver, Canada
English Tutor
Tutor high school students in Social Studies as well as ESL material. Planned and created materials for all lessons.

2012 November Greystone College Vancouver, Canada
English Teacher
Taught free classes focusing on everyday speaking English, created unit plans, lesson plans and all materials. In our conversation based classes we focused on speaking, listening, pronunciation and lexis. Students had a high intermediate level of English and were from a variety of countries.

2010 July- 2010 November New Channel Beijing, China
English Teacher
Lead English Club at New Channel English school, all classes two hours. Taught students aged 10 to adult and ranging in size from 2 to 30 students. Conversation based class with focus on speaking, listening, pronunciation, and lexis. Students had high intermediate to advanced English, most moving on to University abroad.

Interests: Travel, Food, History, Fashion, Music

Education: 2012 October- November Greystone College Vancouver, Canada
TESOL Certificate Program
Accepted into intensive TESOL program, focus on communicative based teaching in speaking classes.

2004- 2009 Simon Fraser University Burnaby, Canada
Bachelors Degree in History

2008 January-April Semester in Dialogue Vancouver, Canada
Completed certificate/minor in Dialogue
Accepted into intense Simon Fraser University program with focus on learning how to facilitate and participate in many different dialogue models.

Spoken Languages: English (Native)

Kate Aff

Profession: ESL Teacher

Teaching Experience: I am an ESL Teacher from Vancouver ,Canada. I have over 5 years of diverse teaching experience, working with students from all around the world. I have taught students as young as 5 years old, and my students have been in their 60's as well. I have a Bachelor's Degree in International Studies and a CELTA teaching certificate from Akcent house international.

Interests: Travel, animals, fitness, cooking, healthy food, current events, philosophy, arts & culture, cultural comparison, yoga, holistic health

Education: Bachelor's Degree, International Studies
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, BC Canada

CELTA Teaching Certificate
Akcent House
Prague, Czech Republic

Spoken Languages: English (Native)