When you sign up for any of our courses you will have full access to our highly qualified and experienced personal tutors whenever you need them.

If you want advice about looking for work or need to ask a question about teaching English to someone who has been there and done it, and literally written the book… then your personal tutor is the one to ask!

All of our tutors have:

  • A second degree (MA or equivalent) in English or relevant field
  • A higher-level TESL/TEFL qualification (or equivalent)
  • Several years experience working as an ESL/EFL teacher
  • Relevant teacher training experience and qualifications
  • And of course a friendly and helpful attitude!

Sheila Corwin, MA TESOL

Sheila began her career as an ESL teacher for an intensive language program in California. She then moved to Florence, Italy, where she taught for a private language school. In 2004, Sheila took a position as an English language university professor in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. At the end of her contract in Mexico, Sheila returned to California to pursue her MA degree in TESOL. In 2007 she returned to Italy where she has been working as an English teacher trainer and living happily ever since.

Miri Yochanna, PhD in Linguistics

Miri is a Canadian/Israeli who has been working in the EFL field for the past 20 years in Israel. She is in charge of the development of English testing material at the Center for Educational Technology in Israel, heading up the English division in the Evaluation Dept. She also teaches various specialized courses at Hakibbutzim College of Education in Tel Aviv.

Ellen Bradley, MA TESOL & Certified ESL Teacher Trainer

Ellen is an American teacher trainer who has been in the foreign language and ESL teaching profession for over thirty years. She has traveled extensively in Europe, as well as parts of Asia and Central America. Recently she co-trained on a US State Department program a group of Turkish teacher trainers selected to train 48,000 teachers in Turkey.

Ron Bradley, MA TESOL & Certified ESL Teacher Trainer

Ron spent many years teaching EFL in Japan, Mexico and Korea. He has since attained an MA in TESOL and is also a certified ESL teacher trainer. Ron now works as a teacher trainer and trainer of trainers for various organizations and has trained teachers in Mexico, Costa Rica, Thailand, and Algeria, as well as in many locations in the US.

Larry Jarocki, Ed.D

Larry has been working as an ESL teacher and teacher trainer throughout Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the former Soviet Union (including occasional forays into the Caucuses and Central Asia). He has recently returned to the US where he continues to work as an ESL instructor and teacher trainer.

Andrea Word, M.A. in Applied Linguistics

Andrea has been teaching since the early 1990s at public and private American universities. She is currently teaching upper-division and graduate-level TESOL courses at a research university in the southeastern U.S. She has an M.A. in Applied Linguistics.

Jay Schwartz, M-EdPsy

Originally from Florida, Jay now lives and works in Greece. Aside from teaching he also contributes to various EFL related publications and conducts professional and commercial seminars for TEFL publishers. He is an active member of TESOL Greece as well as a current supervisor and former board member of TESOL Macedonia-Thrace. He has an M-EdPsy.

Kate Rebour, MA in TEFL

Kate is a British TEFL Teacher currently based in France, where she has lived and worked in the field of TEFL for 20 years. She has an MA in TEFL and has taught English to a wide variety of adult learners, and more recently she has been focusing on one-to-one lessons, designing tailor-made courses that match both the language needs and interests of the learners.

Scott Ward, M.Ed TESOL

Scott is an American EFL teacher and teacher trainer, with many years experience in South East Asia. He has an M.Ed with a specialism in TESOL and is a Senior EFL lecturer at Rajabaht University, Thailand. He is also actively involved in teacher training programs in Korea and Thailand within the countries’ Child Development, Continuing Education and English Education departments.