Karen Hazel

Profession: Ex Flight Attendant with over 20 years experience in aviation

Teaching Experience: English tutor in my community.
I have 4 adult children and 2 grandchildren and have been actively involved in their education.

Interests: I enjoy reading and writing short stories. I am also interested in culture, art, social media and travel. I can't cook but like food! My passion is my family and spending time with my grandsons.
My sons have taught me the offside rule and I am a fan of - Barcelona FC / Chelsea FC and Fulham FC :)

Education: West London College where I studied Art and English. I have an English diploma for language and literature.

Spoken Languages: English (Native: UK)


Jeff MS

Profession: Professional English Teacher

Teaching Experience: 22 years of teaching and teacher training in 10 different countries.

Interests: Current Events, International Issues, International Politics, Environmental Issues, movies, outdoors, reading, cooking...and many others.

Education: B.Sc. in Journalism and Public Speaking from Murray State University in USA.

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada)


Franck L

Profession: Freelance artist / programmer - Languages: English, Português, Français, Español, Italiano - Interview Preparation

Teaching Experience: Teaching assistant School of Visual Arts
Private language tutoring

Interests: Visual arts, computer programming and web design, cuisine, investing, film and TV, world events

Education: visual arts
computer programming

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada), French (Native), Portuguese (Fluent), Spanish (Conversational), Italian (Conversational)


Kari UCan

Profession: Canadian English: University,College, Immigration/Settlement, Cultural, Tourism, ...

Teaching Experience: IELTS. Canadian Immigration / Settlement . Business/Career (Interview,Resume,Cover Letter). EAP (University,College,K-12). Cultural Immersion. Travel/Tourism .

Interests: Writing, Visual/Audio Arts & Media, DIY, Culture & Heritage, Science & Technology, Nature & Science. Earth & Environment . History . International Business. Time & History, ...

Education: Canadian University, International College/CEGEP, Technical/Trade College

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada), French (Basic)


Margaret m

Profession: Dentist and English Instructor

Teaching Experience: I have taught small groups of students in informal settings.

Interests: I love to read and watch period dramas. I'm also a music fanatic!

Education: I have a degree in dental therapy.

Spoken Languages: English (Native: UK)


Joe Hall

Profession: Mechanical E Self Employed retired Homeschool Martial arts TaeKwon Do Father

Teaching Experience: I Homeschool (Very Successfully) my 2 children. My daughter has become somewhat of a prodigy. She has been reading since she was 2.5 years old in 2 languages ! I speak 3 languages, with English being my Native language. I also speak fairly fluent Spanish and used to speak good french having lived in Montreal for 12 years and now the Dominican republic for 14 years in total. Happy to help you with learning the basics, conversational with Interview coaching, Business English, Children welcome

Interests: I follow F1 racing, Hockey, and Am Involved in tae Kwon Do , practicing and teaching. We are a very busy family !

Education: Graduated High School In Sydney , Nova Scotia Canada

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)


ERIKKA C

Profession: I am currently in freight brokerage, and in the past have worked as a student advisor, trainer, and customer service representative.

Teaching Experience: I have a great deal of training and coaching experience, having done so in almost every position I've held in the last 20 years. I'm a certified Trainer of Trainers with the YMCA of the USA, and more recently, as a student advisor with an online university, I was responsible for helping 20-40 students a month successfully complete their first classes. This entailed constant monitoring of each student's progress as well as walking them through assignments step-by-step.

Interests: Travel, reading, music(A.R.M.Y.!), foreign languages/cultures, good food with good people, and positive growth.

Education: I went to high school for general studies and sports medicine. I attend undergraduate general studies classes when I am able.

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada)


Giles E

Profession: IELTS Speaking Specialist

Teaching Experience: I am a British English teacher with over 22 years of experience in the real world and 5 years online.

I specialise in training students for the IELTS Speaking test because that is what I am good at teaching. However, I am happy to help students who want to practise their English conversation skills.

Apart from IELTS, I can help with FCE, CAE, and other major English exams.

Interests: Hobbies: Scuba diving, golf, and tennis.
Interests: Reading, writing, history, politics, current affairs and lots more.

Education: I have a Diploma in Business, a Degree in English Studies and numerous training certificates for teaching English.

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


SKY ALOHA

Profession: Teacher/Tutor/Instructor

Teaching Experience: I have been Teaching and tutoring for 15 years to ESL students in Asia.I taught K-12,all ages and all levels. LETS SPEAK ENGLISH TODAY

Interests: I like to hike,bike and swim,also like to study and witness history.

Education: I have BA in liberal Arts,from San Diego State,California. Also Nursing Certificate from The Veterans Hospital,USA

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada)


Danika M

Profession: Teacher, Interpreter and Translator

Teaching Experience: I've been an English teacher for the past 25 years and have taught every age level.

Interests: Travel, health, nutrition, cuisine, countries & cultures around the world. I am curious and interested in learning new things and meeting new people.

During my time off I enjoy music, watching movies\TV series and my all time favorite is a day at the beach!

Education: I have a teaching degree and am a certified Translator and Interpreter

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada), Portuguese (Fluent), Spanish (Conversational)


Hamadi M

Profession: Scriptwriter, actor, director, voice director

Teaching Experience: I worked in theatre for education for a number of years as an actor. Typically, after the performance of a play, we would run a workshop for students on the themes of the piece.

In Tanzania, I worked as a scriptwriter for the TV show Ubongo Kids. We worked with teachers, to create an animated series based around the curriculum. As a voice director, I would work with child actors to improve their reading skills and give them tools to elevate their performances.

Interests: I love electronic dance music. I am a keen clubber. I have just started a record label.
I love theatre and movies. I am a movie maker myself. At the moment I am in pre production on a short film.
I am keen on sports. I follow football closely. I pay attention to most leagues. In England I support Tottenham Hotspurs.
I like to travel. Within the last year I have been to Ghana, Canada, France and the Czech Republic.
I am a big fan of dining out, I have to say my favourite food is Mexican food.

Education: The London and International School of Acting 1998 – 2000
Advanced Diploma in Professional Acting

The University of Exeter 1995 - 1998
BA (Honours) Degree in Law

Hurtwood House 1993– 1995
A Levels in Politics, Law, History

Malvern College 1990-1993
GCSE’s in English, English Lit, History, French, Biology,
Art, Chemistry, Classical Civilisation, Maths, German

Spoken Languages: English (Native)


D. Bruce Wilson

Profession: Certified Primary/Junior School Teacher & Certified ESL Teacher / Trainer/ Administrator

Teaching Experience: I have been teaching around the world for nearly 30 years. I have worked in Canada, Japan, China, Thailand, Egypt and soon returning to work in an International school in Sanya, China.
I have extensive experience in a wide variety of subject areas and age groups. I have taught Kindergarten to grade 12, university classes to corporate business classes to specialty classes like TOEFL/TOEIC/ IELTS and even travel courses.

Interests: I love travelling and sports. I have been to 64 countries and still counting. I used to play rugby and basket at a fairly high level.
I have a 6 year old daughter who now is my main focus. We do a lot of science experiments and exploring the world online and first hand.
I play the piano and guitar but not well but absolutely love music from all over the world.
I love learning about peoples views and opinions on the world and try to keep myself well read on what is happening around the world.

Education: I graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Social Science and then I went on to York University and received my degree in Education. I have also taken numerous courses in ESL/EFL and Special Education as well as Physical Education. I most recently finished my 120 hour TESOL certificate course from National Geographic Learning.
I believe learning is ongoing and that it is important to continually be reading and taking courses. Which I have done over my close to 30 year career.

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada), French (Basic), Japanese (Conversational)


Stephen Edwards

Profession: Petroleum Engineer Exploration Survey & Well Analysis / IELTS& TOEFL Teacher/Mentor

Teaching Experience: I have taught English in classrooms, universities, government and private offices, and on oil rigs in the jungles of West Papua, Indonesia; middle through graduate school level, government, industrial, business, and indiginous native workers.

Interests: IELTS & TOEFL examination tips Including
Personal Lexicon Growth Plus Vocabulary for International Travel, Business, US Embassy Visits
Cross-Cultural Communications for Team Building

Education: * KMA - Military Science - Officer US Army with Rank of Captain
* Univ Den BS Math & Physics & Comp Science
*US Army - Systems Analysis, Plans and Operations
*Texas A&M - Cross-Cultural Comunications
* Certificates - ESL - TOEFL - IELTS

Spoken Languages: jv (Basic), Indonesian (Fluent), English (Native: US / Canada)


Darrell Richardson

Profession: Retired Airline Executive - He was President & CEO of five United States airlines leading two of them to become “Airline of the Year”.

Teaching Experience: He has over three years teaching experience and is the founder & financier of Gracie’s Academy, a private children’s school located in Kehancha, Kenya and sponsored by “The Richardson Family”.

Interests: Working with the poor and helping kids.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Cook Institute of Electronics Engineering

MBA International Marketing & Finance University of Miami.

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada)


Avitra AL

Profession: Teacher and ESL online teacher

Teaching Experience: I am a certified teacher. I have 16 years of teaching in the classroom and 17 months of teaching online.

Interests: Traveling, swimming, running, and reading

Education: Alabama A&M University in Normal, Alabama
Masters in Elementary Education
Educational Specialist degree in Elementary Education
Bachelors degree in Journalism

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada)


Tara Armitage

Profession: IELTS & TOEFL Teacher at University Level

Teaching Experience: I have been an ESL English teacher for 17 years, Teaching all levels and ages from Beginner to Advanced, Kids to Adult. I spent two years working as an Examiner at an IELTS test centre in Perth, WA and for the last 8 years have been teaching IELTS and IBT TOEFL preparation at an accredited university in Indonesia. Aside from the above qualifications I also have experience in Teaching PTE (Pearson test of English) and OET (Occupational English Test).

Interests: You could say I'm a book worm because I love reading, I'm never without my Kindle digital book reader but my main passion is travel, I don't like busy tourist areas but instead love to get off the beaten track and make friends with people from all over the world, I enjoy travelling because it has taught me precious lessons in life, one being that our differences are what makes us interesting and no matter our religion, nationality or colour we are all brothers and sisters and deserve respect.

Education: I graduated from Cardiff University of Wales medical faculty in the UK
with a postgraduate Diploma, then continued my education with a MA in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching. I obtained certification in IELTS teaching from The London Teacher Training College and also have further ESL teaching certificates from Trinity College London in CELTA and TEFL

Spoken Languages: English (Native: UK), Indonesian (Fluent), Malay (Conversational)


Reggie Zanzibar

Profession: Teacher

Teaching Experience: American English Academy, Cairo Egypt
Teacher November 2011- March 2017
Taught group classes to adult ESL students
One on One classroom instruction for Special Education students;
Implement & Oversee Individualized Education Plans for students placed in my care
Develop & maintain IEPs and other records for students in my care
Classroom management;
Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups;
Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises
Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
Devising, writing and producing new materials, including audio and visual resources;
Attending and contributing to training sessions;
Participating in marketing events for the language school;
Preparing information for inspection visits and other quality assurance exercises;
Freelance teaching on a one-to-one basis;
Basic administration, such as keeping student registers and attendance records.






Port Said International School, Port Said Egypt
Teacher November 2012- 2013
Classroom management;
Planning, preparing and delivering lessons for English, World History, American History
and Economics ;
Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises


Egyptian English Islamic School, Zagazig Egypt
School Director: June 2011 – November 2011

Conducted analyses to identify and validate training requirements, document results of analyses, and develop and recommend alternative training strategies for consideration of decision-makers.
Designed, develop, produce, and implement instruction in a systematic manner. Select instructional media, materials, and equipment to meet learning objectives. Plan, supervise, and accomplish production of all instructional materials. Identify the relationship between training deficiencies and training system modification requirements.
Responsible for writing training materials, including tasks, learning objectives, format, organization, content, lesson maps, instructional strategies, methodologies, learning events and activities, test items, interface design and controls.
Developed testing instruments to pretest learners previous learning levels; measure cognitive, psychomotor, and performance accomplishments during formative and summative evaluations; test achievement at the end of a course of instruction. Develop testing plans, test administrators guide, and a cross-reference list of test items and related learning objectives.
Assisted in formative and summative evaluations and in applying the findings for improving training and instruction.
Stayed abreast of current developments in learning theory and instructional system theory and techniques




Mokhatam International School, Cairo Egypt
LICENSED TEACHER – GRADE THREE : 2010-2011
Taught academic, social and motor skills.
Prepared course objectives and outlines following curriculum guidelines.
Used audiovisual aids, lectures, and demonstrations to present subject matter.
Prepared, administered, and corrected tests; recorded results.
Maintained order in classroom and playground; taught rules of conduct.
Counseled pupils, interacted with parents and coordinated field trips.





REGINALD HARRIS


Futures Educational System/EduSystems International, Cairo Egypt
CURRICULUM COORDINATOR/ LEAD TRAINER: 2009-2010
Enhanced curriculum to generate student interest
Designed and implemented new teacher induction training
Designed and implemented professional development training
Created a teacher mentoring program
Created a Learning Management Portal
Designed and taught phonics program
Designed and taught Language Arts Package



Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee, WI
LICENSED TEACHER – GRADES TWO AND TWO/THREE SPLIT: 1996-1998
HANDICAPPED CHILDREN’S AIDE/TEACHER’S ASSISTANT IN SPECIAL ED: 1992-1996
INCLUSION FACILITATOR FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION CHILDREN & FULL CLASS
Effectively interacted with cognitively disabled children in Grades one-five. Instructed children about their addresses, telephone numbers, and minor geography to build esteem and prevent incidents. Also taught transportation and monetary information.
Took their mental concept of failure and turned it into focus on achievements. Generated self-esteem and enhanced reading through repetitiveness.
Dedicated to teaching; cared about the children; provided professional demeanor.
Successfully taught GED classes: Students passed their tests and received their GEDs.
Enhanced curriculum to generate interest among at-risk children from minority neighborhoods. Facilitated plays and artwork (set painting, drama, music, etc.). All participated and entertained other students and parents.
Praised by mentor; increased learning abilities among most students; strict but fair.
Went beyond budget and expectations for supplies; known by children to be caring.
Participated in small group education and field trips for handicapped children.

Taught academic, social and motor skills. Prepared course objectives and outlines following curriculum guidelines. Used audiovisual aids, lectures, and demonstrations to present subject matter. Prepared, administered, and corrected tests; recorded results. Maintained order in classroom and playground; taught rules of conduct. Counseled pupils, interacted with parents and coordinated field trips.

Education: American International College, Springfield, MA
MASTERS IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION : 2013

University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI
WISCONSIN TEACHER CERTIFICATION: 1996 – GPA 3.8

Carroll College, Waukesha, WI
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: 1992

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada)


Paul Sutton

Profession: Retired International Banker, now helping a local charity, developing social media skills and on the school's PTG

Interests: Sport, exercise, cooking, reading, stamp collecting and anything of interest

Education: Basildon Essex to GCSE level. Bankers Institute London; Cert CM (Cash Management)
TEFL, online 2000-2001. Taken various courses of interest with the Open University

Spoken Languages: English (Native: UK)


Francesca JFR

Profession: Multi-lingual stay at home mother and teacher

Teaching Experience: I currently homeschool my oldest son for the past few years.
In the past I have trained, licensed professionals, how to perform various aesthetic procedures, including but not limited to business development.

Interests: I successfully homeschool my son. When I am not tutoring, I enjoy the peace and tranquility of reviving vintage furniture. I find this to be very relaxing in the same way as cooking as they both soothe the soul, allow original creations and bring family together for great dialogues. I always catch up on the latest medical and aesthetics news; as well as curling up with a great book. In conversations I engage in an array of trending topics: self-help, current events, parenting and much more.

Education: Medical Degree from the University of Buenos Aires

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada), Spanish (Fluent), Portuguese (Conversational)


John Lawrence

Profession: Speaker, Teacher, Trainer, Business Owner

Teaching Experience: Hundreds of one-on-one teaching sessions.
Teaching (Speaking) to groups of 10 people to 2,000 people.
Teaching French to Elementary Students in a private school.
Teaching in home groups.
I also teach online via YouTube with over 1,400 subscribers.

Interests: I love public speaking, acting, singing, photography/videography, camping/hiking, swimming and reading.
I also love to travel and meet new people.

Education: From 1986-1989 I attended a college to learn how to speak in front of people, teach and train others to teach and how to prepare teaching lessons and speeches.

I also studied advanced human relations, English and counselling.

For one year, I took an international business practice course.

I also taught myself how to fix and be an expert with computers. I opened a computer repair business and also taught senior citizens how to use computers.

I also own and operate a small business in Canada.

Spoken Languages: English (Native: US / Canada)