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OUR TRAINING TEAM

Next, we present to you the educational team that can help you to improve your English online through Speakingathome. You can obtain credit in our school and choose the teacher who best suits your needs. If you want to change the teacher for another lesson, with Speakingathome, it is not a problem. You have complete freedom to make any choice that will fulfil your requirements.

Conor

CONOR

United States

Conor McMahon is an experienced English teacher from Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. As a native-born American, he speaks crisp, clear native English. He also shares citizenship with Ireland, making him a dual citizen and member citizen of the EU. As a university graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Conor graduated with a bachelor’s in Writing and Literary Studies, making him well-versed in the English language, writing, and literature. Later, Conor received a Level 5, 170-hour TEFL certificate from the International TEFL Academy.

Daniella

DANIELLA

South Africa

Daniella Barone is a young teacher from South Africa who studied Civil Engineering. She started tutoring 3 years ago, where she assisted with homework and assignments, as well as exam preparation. She then went on to complete a 200-hour TEFL and Tesol course and has since been tutoring mostly online. This experience has given her the opportunity to plan effectively and think strategically about how materials can be used to help students grasp new concepts as her students’ success is of great significance to her. Daniella can assist you with reading, writing, pronunciation, conversational lessons, or preparing for a test.

Christian

CHRISTIAN

United States

Christian was born and educated in the United States of America. He holds a TEFL Certificate and has ample experience teaching students from various professional backgrounds, from doctors to businessmen. Chris is bilingual, his second language is Spanish, which has been an advantage in teaching in Latin America. Teaching is his vocation and enjoys seeing his students excel in learning every aspect of the English Language. Chris is a dynamic person and always tailors his teaching methods to his student's needs. He would like to be a part of your journey in learning English!

Marlene

MARLENE

South Africa

Marlene is an enthusiastic English teacher with five years of experience. She holds a degree in Education and a 120H TEFL certificate. She began her teaching journey in China, where she taught students of various ages and abilities. She speaks English and basic Mandarin. Because of her exposure to different cultures and learning a third language herself, she has a deeper understanding of what it means to study a foreign language. She sees herself as a diligent teacher who cares about her students. She looks forward to meeting you.

Andrew

ANDREW

South Africa

Andrew is 30 years old and lives in Durban South Africa. He has a 150-hour TEFL certificate, he has been teaching English online for 2 years now and has loved every moment of it. He has taught a large range of ages. From 3-year-olds up to adults. He has also taught a wide range of experience levels from the very basics of greetings to more complex comprehension tasks. The students he has taught range from beginners who know almost no English to almost fluent speakers of the language.

Roy

ROY

United Kingdom

Roy is an enthusiastic English teacher from the UK who lives in Italy and speaks Italian as a second language. His qualifications include a Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing degree, a TEFL certification in exam preparation and teaching English. Roy has helped his students with conversational classes, interview preparation and exams such as IELTS.

Antonella

ANTONELLA

South Africa

Antonella is from South Africa, she has more than 15 years business experience in the ICT sector as a Corporate Account Manager, holds a BTech degree in Nature Conservation, a 2nd DAN black belt in Taekwando and is currently working towards her Master`s in Nature Conservation which encompasses Climate Change. She is fluent in Italian and has been assisting predominantly adult learners with their English skills since 2016 and therefore understands how difficult it is to learn a new language. She is adaptive, and tutors at a pace that suits her students.

Bianca

BIANCA

South Africa

Bianca is a friendly teacher from South Africa with great experience in teaching English. Her goal is to teach students how to communicate effectively using the English language. She focuses on what her students need and she adapts her teaching strategy to their specific needs. She is passionate and patient and she wants to encourage students to reach their personal goals. She thinks that communication is the best life skill to have and she works to teach her students how they can communicate in different aspects of life, including business, school and personal life.

Brian

BRIAN

United Kingdom

Brian is an English teacher having business management and public speaking experience, he eagerly supports business personnel with presentations and interviews. He is an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher and has the ability to engage students of all ages and ability. His learner-centred approach ensures that all his students are actively involved in their own learning, that their needs are met and their goals are achieved.

Jeffrey

JEFFREY

United Kingdom

Jeffrey is an English teacher from United Kingdom. Jeff's philosophy is simple, acquire the language through practice, he encourages his students to speak freely rather than spend hours studying grammar. This has helped his students to attain high scores in Speaking exams such as IELTS that they previously were unable to achieve. He supports and advises in a manner that inspires confidence in his students to encourage them to learn from their mistakes rather than be afraid of making them. Jeff has many interesting strategies/formulas to help students wanting to improve their English skills and presents them in a positive and rewarding style.

Barbara

BARBARA

South Africa

Barbara is a Native English speaker from South Africa. She has a Higher Grade TEFL Level 5 Diploma and has done a lot of volunteer teaching for many years. She has also helped students to achieve good results with their exams. She is an author of children’s story books and can help you with creative writing. She has travelled to many countries around the world and has enjoyed learning about their cultures and getting to know their people. For many years, she has worked as a Sales Executive and can help you in that area of employment. She would love to help you to become the most fluent English speaker you can be. She likes to make her lessons fun and also interesting while helping you to learn. She looks forward to meeting you and helping you to achieve your goals.

Jacqueline

JACQUELINE

United Kingdom

Jacqueline is a English teacher from United Kingdom, she has been working as an English teacher in Greece, teaching English as a second language for the past 30 years. She teaches a wide range of areas from beginners to proficiency levels. She has extensive experience in teaching Cambridge B2, C1, C2, IELTS. Jacqueline is a passionate teacher who considers herself to be a responsible, dedicated and hardworking person.

Anelda

ANELDA

South Africa

Anelda is a very kind, caring, and patient teacher. She loves to assist with pronunciation, grammar, and language use. She has a degree in education and over 8 years of experience teaching English as a second language. She is always ready to assist with any questions concerning the improvement of language. Anelda lives to embark on a journey with her students and to see progress in their language through the conversations they have.

Carol

CAROL

United Kingdom

Carol is enthusiastic about teaching English. She has a Masters Degree in Education. Carol specialised in English and Psychology in her Bachelor of Arts degree and is a qualified teacher, having taught all ages, including in workplaces, training employees in soft skills. Business English, Academic English and English exams, among others, are her specialities. Carol has many years of experience, including teaching English in Thailand and her philosophy is that "learning is a journey of discovery", and she teaches with interesting, tailor-made and fun activities, which are focused on improving your functional English and all your conversational needs.

Keegan

KEEGAN

South Africa

Keegan is a qualified TEFL teacher and completed her conversation specialized course through TEFL Full Circle, based in the UK. She has 6 years teaching experience – including teaching English online - with student’s from the ages of 5 years old to adult. Keegan is a patient and kind teacher but she will correct her students only when needed to help them progress. Keegan can assist you with reading, writing, pronunciation, conversational lesson or preparing for a test. She is here to assist you and to make sure you are a lifelong student of the English language.

Ibrahim

IBRAHIM

United States

Ibrahim is a native of Detroit, USA. He obtained his bachelor's degree in English Literature and Journalism from Wayne State University also in Detroit. He's currently pursuing a master's degree in cultural anthropology. Ibrahim has worked in the USA, Qatar and Turkey. He has taught English at levels with extensive experience teaching test preparation courses for IELTS & TOEFL. Ibrahim is currently at work on his first novel after publishing several articles and winning a National Endowment for the Arts Award for Poetry. He obtained a TESOL certificate in London, Canada and has worked extensively with immigrant communities in Michigan, California and Alaska.

Emma

EMMA

United Kingdom

Emma is an experienced online TEFL teacher with experience in teaching both children and adults of all abilities. She is happy to teach conversational classes to develop confidence and fluency as well as business related topics and IELTS preparation classes. As well as teaching, she has work experience in customer service and business administration. She is very patient and encouraging and loves seeing her students gain confidence and achieve their goals. She speaks both English and Spanish and currently lives in Central America where she has embraced new languages and cultures.

Lynette

LYNETTE

New Zeland

Lynette is a creative Speech and Drama teacher and a TEFL certified English teacher. She is also experienced in teaching foreign students English online. She holds an Associate Trinity College of London and has trained students in the performance arts at competition level. In addition she has a medical qualification in Blood Transfusion Technology and is able to assist students in learning medical terminology. (English for Special Purposes). Her easy going teaching style, patience and sense of humour will ensure that students enjoy learning in a fun and relaxed environment.

Kat

KAT

United States

Kat is a bilingual English and Russian speaker with a BA in Education, MA in International Relations and over 7 years of teaching experience in America, Europe, and Asia. She is a certified Oxford Trinity educator and has taught different ages and levels. Kat is very passionate about teaching and always finds the right approach to her students. Her easy-going personality, patience and sense of humor create the right atmosphere for learning where students are actively involved, feel confident and relaxed.

Marian

MARIAN

South Africa

Marian has worked as a language teacher for over 20 years and has extensive knowledge and experience teaching adults. From 2006 to 2018 she taught ESL in Abu Dhabi, the UAE, to students from different nationalities, from beginner level to advanced. Besides teaching general and business English, Marian has also done IELTS, TOEFL, and PET exam preparation. She has a BA, HDE, and the CELTA, and was a certified IELTS Speaking Examiner for 8 consecutive years. She is looking forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your English goals.

Heidi

HEIDI

United States

Heidi is an English teacher who was raised in the United States. She is an Educational Psychologist, who has over 20 years of experience teaching English. She has worked as an English and Spanish translator and she is totally bilingual. Heidi`s aim is to support whatever your goals may be in learning English, no matter what your English level may be at this time. She is looking forward to meeting you and making your English learning journey, a fun and gratifying experience.

Kana

KANA

United Kingdom

Kana has great experience in teaching English online to students only from an intermediate level B1 and above and preparing the following certifications and areas: IELTS, TEFL, TOEFL, Business English, Cambridge English and ESL (English as Second Language) conversational. Kana has a passion for teaching and helping her students. She often prepares a program tailored to the needs of her students who want to go from intermediate to advanced level.

Rosemary

ROSEMARY

United Kingdom

Rosemary has a passion for teaching English Foreign Language. Her qualifications include a BA in English and History, a BA Honours degree in English literature and as well as BA Honours in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Rosemary has taught Academic English, English for Specific Purposes, IELTS preparation and English conversation classes. She believes that language is about communication, and therefore, one learns language through using language. Her lessons are interactive, varied and interesting, created to suit the needs of individual students.

Scott

SCOTT

United States

Scott is an engaging and patient teacher from Raleigh, North Carolina. He has completed his TOEFL certificate and he has been teaching Spanish speakers in English. Scott has tutored both children and adults and can help you with any need from grammar to practising your skills such as listening or even pronunciation. He has travelled extensively through Europe and Central America and has an appreciation for all cultures. Scott is also a yoga teacher which has helped him to be patient and understanding with his students' learning pace and needs. He is excited to help you learn and master English and cannot wait to meet you.

Sharon

SHARON

South Africa

Sharon is a native English teacher from South Africa, she has a TEFL certificate and solid experience as a Business Coach to graduate students. She has both classroom teaching experience and teaching English online to adults for the past 2,5 years. Sharon can assist with Business and conversational English and preparation for IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC exams. Sharon connects easily with people and is enthusiastic about helping people develop to their full potential. She is patient, energetic and positive and is looking forward to making your learning journey a memorable one.

Ellen

ELLEN

United Kingdom

Ellen is an enthusiastic and patient teacher who lives in Darlington, United Kingdom. She has completed the 150-hour TEFL certificate and has experience teaching English to young adult learners in England. She also has previous experience teaching English as a foreign language to six-year-olds in Istanbul. She is willing to work with each person individually so they can get the most out of the experience possible. All feedback to students will be constructive and positive.

Pearl

PEARL

South Africa

Pearl is a native English teacher with 2 years of teaching experience. She is a patient and energetic teacher. She holds a 120-hour TEFL certificate. She has a huge passion for teaching and is experienced in teaching English to children, teenagers and adults from levels A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. She can help you with Grammar, conversational English, help you prepare for interviews, pronunciation and can help you with articulation. She likes engaging with people and can help you learn English with confidence.

Ami

AMI

South Africa

Ami is a fun and patient teacher from Johannesburg, South Africa. She has completed her 168 hours higher TEFL certificate through The TEFL Academy. She is a native English speaker and has 2 years of experience teaching English to students. Ami has taught students as young as 7 to college students. She has travelled all over the world experiencing different cultures and environments, it is one of her favourite things as well as people. Ami enjoys creating interesting exciting classes and will make sure you feel confident as you master your English! She is looking forward to meeting you and helping you succeed. 

Braeden

BRAEDEN

South Africa

Braeden started teaching English five years ago in Barcelona. Since then, he has worked at language academies, as a private tutor, and through e-learning platforms. His broad range of experience includes English beginners to experienced professionals. He has worked with people from all over the world. His approach in the classroom is goal-orientated. His focus on self-expression and open communication is an experience loved by students.

Alistair

ALISTAIR

United Kingdom

Alistair has a masters in teaching English as a foreign language. He lived and taught in Turkey for eleven years before returning to the UK to teach IELTS to teenagers and business English to mature professionals. Alistair will focus on students’ goals and speaking to develop their skills by giving constructive feedback. Whether for an IELTS speaking test, a business presentation or simply to just improve general English, students will soon feel more confident and be more competent.

Kelly

KELLY

South Africa

Kelly is an amazing creative teacher from Durban, South Africa. She has completed her 150 hours Master's Certificate Tefl and Tesol certified through Global language in the UK. English is her first language, and she has a passion for teaching younger kids, aswell as teenagers and adults. Kelly enjoys creating an adventurous and interesting class, to make sure her students acknowledge the language well and can help you with reading, writing, understanding, and achieving your desired goals. She will give you the confidence you need to become your best!

William

WILLIAM

United States

William a U.S. native and graduate of the university of Chicago in business and structural engineering, starting his own company in the building and construction industry at a young age and was a real estate investor over 30 years in business until 2008 economic collapse. Retired in Mexico now, has been teaching countless Classes with international students from around the world. He is a polymath of knowledge and conversational expert in all fields of endeavor, with a vast hands on experience teaching all levels, he is certified and will help you in are relaxed environment. Covering all English exams and advancement of Knowledge and career.

Tom

TOM

South Africa

Tom is 31 years old and lives in Durban, South Africa. He’s TEFL/TESOL certified through Global TEFL in the UK. He has 10 year’s experience in the financial industry in South Africa, having worked as a Senior Manager and as a consultant. He also has a National Diploma in Exercise sciences, and loves sport and maintaining healthy lifestyle. Tom can assist you with reading, writing and pronunciation skills in English, and is passionate about helping his students achieve their English language goals to their fullest potential.

Linda

LINDA

United Kingdom

Linda has over 30 years’ experience teaching English in both France and the UK. She has worked with students from many cultures and levels and can help you build your confidence through lessons tailored to your needs. She is a fluent French speaker and understands how hard learning a language can be and how much motivation it takes. She teaches general English as well as business skills for meetings and presentations. Through regular practice she can help you to speak more fluently and confidently in a fun and enjoyable way.