English-speaking natives, with training and educational experience. Meet them!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marian has worked as a language teacher for over 20 years and has extensive knowledge and experience. From 2006 to 2018 she taught ESL in Abu Dhabi, the UAE, to mostly adult 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jemma is a native English speaker, and lives in South Africa. She is a qualified TEFL teacher, she is also qualified in teaching young learners and teaching online. Jemma has a passion for learning new things and aims to instill the same passion in her students and is excited to help her students on their journey to learn English.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Angela was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on Long Island. She is an American writer, published author and English Language professional. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Art History degree from Long Island University, New York. She is also a photographer and consultant for art and photography exhibits, books, and events both in Italy and the U.S. Once a twenty year resident of Los Angeles life and culture she moved to Italy in 2010 and has been teaching both in the classroom and online ever since.
Maritina is a native American speaker from Houston who is now living in Argentina. She has great online teaching experience from an elementary level up to an advanced level. As well as teaching online, Maritina works with first graders at a local bilingual school where she helps her students become more fluent in the English language with daily encouragement. Maritina has a passion for teaching and helping her students and she likes to make her lessons fun and interesting while helping you learn.
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.
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.
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 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.
Alice has 4.5 years of experience working mainly with adults, both online and in person. In her lessons, she ensures every student participates and feels comfortable enough to speak and make mistakes. She incorporates topics of interest to the student so that they learn more easily, combining them with grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, and listening. She always controls her teaching talking time because the lesson should be an opportunity for students to talk, practice and ask questions. Her students have described her as patient, kind, fun, and thorough in her explanations. She has experience creating curricula for students, and teaching IELTS and Cambridge certificates. She also includes extra materials to send to students and support outside the lesson.
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.
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.
Brae 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.
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.
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.
Roger has a Bachelor of Business, a Masters of Management, and a Masters of Teaching English as a Second Language. He has taught Academic and Business English at the university level in Canada, China, and the United Kingdom. His teaching style is informal, and he will encourage you to ask questions about points in the lessons that you do not understand or are unfamiliar with. Roger believes that verbal and written English is now the global language of Business and Education and having good English communications skills will advance your career. He invites you to contact him to discuss how you can become more confident and successful in your use of English as a second language.
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.
Jordan is a certified TEFL teacher who received 98% in her English Plus Global TEFL course of 150 hours, and with that, she taught English overseas and online to many people ranging in age for over a year. She is a native English speaker who got 95% in English at school and also took Advanced Programme English. Jordan has taught students as young as 9 months to adult students. She is great at public speaking, reading and writing. Jordan enjoys making worksheets, PowerPoints and visual notes so her learners excel. She is easygoing, patient and kind with people, and would love to help you further advance in English- whether is basic spelling or essay writing.
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.
If you still have doubts about the effectiveness of our online English courses via Skype and our method, please take a look at what our students say about us.