Expert Teachers

English Teachers

Peter Burgess


Qualifications:

B.A. (Honour in Philosophy & English)
Postgraduate in Education


Years of teaching experiences:

30+ years


Strengths:

GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Level English
English Literature
IELTS
English as a Second Language...

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Peter Burgess


Qualifications :

B.A. (Honour in Philosophy & English)
Postgraduate in Education


Years of teaching experiences :

30+ years


Strengths :
GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ Level English
English Literature
IELTS
English as a Second Language

John Freeman


Qualifications:

M.A. (English Studies: Language in Education)
B.A. (Sociology)
Certificate in TESL


Years of teaching experiences:

20 years


Strengths:

English as a Second Language
IGCSE and IB Language and Literature
Expository Writing
Bus...

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John Freeman


Qualifications :

M.A. (English Studies: Language in Education)
B.A. (Sociology)
Certificate in TESL


Years of teaching experiences :

20 years


Strengths :
English as a Second Language
IGCSE and IB Language and Literature
Expository Writing
Business English


With 20 years of teaching experience, John has worked in both language centres and international schools, with students ranging from upper primary age to adults. He has also taught Business English and Presentation Skills, having worked briefly in both the travel industry and the financial markets.

John enjoys interacting with his students and challenging them to become pro-active learners and informed “consumers.” He believes that for long-lasting learning to take place, students must be engaged affectively. Thus, John endeavours to conduct lessons in ways that draw out the students’ own life experiences and existing reservoir of personal and cultural knowledge.

Cruiz Dwyer


Qualifications:

B.A. Hons (English)
B.A. (Communication Science)


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

English as a Second Language
Young Learners (Grade 1 to 12)
Business English
Corporate tr...

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Cruiz Dwyer


Qualifications :

B.A. Hons (English)
B.A. (Communication Science)


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
English as a Second Language
Young Learners (Grade 1 to 12)
Business English
Corporate training

Cruiz has been teaching English in Singapore since first arriving here. Before that he had worked in Japan for 4 years where he instructed school students, university students, and adults. Cruiz is passionate about English and wishes to share this passion with others in a relaxed environment.

Keith Gaugler


Qualifications:

M.A. (Elementary Education)
M.A. (Rehabilitation Counselling)
B.A. (Social & Rehabilitation services)


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

English as a Second Language
Grade 3-12 English
Counselling

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Keith Gaugler


Qualifications :

M.A. (Elementary Education)
M.A. (Rehabilitation Counselling)
B.A. (Social & Rehabilitation services)


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
English as a Second Language
Grade 3-12 English
Counselling

Keith uses a positive learning environment that will encourage students to strengthen their self-confidence in becoming proficient with the English language. He enjoys teaching in small groups or with individual students from Kindergarten to Adult learners.

Susan McKenzie


Qualifications:

B.A. (Law)
M.A. (Business Law & International Economics)


Years of teaching experiences:

20+ years


Strengths:

English as a Second Language
Business English (Business writing, presentation & negotiation)
IEL...

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Susan McKenzie


Qualifications :

B.A. (Law)
M.A. (Business Law & International Economics)


Years of teaching experiences :

20+ years


Strengths :
English as a Second Language
Business English (Business writing, presentation & negotiation)
IELTS/TOEIC
Corporate training
English for Kids (3 to 16 years old)
Preparation for PSLE, 'O' & 'A' Level (speaking, grammar and writing)


Susan’s English credentials include having been a book author, a book editor and sub-editor of the Tatler group of publications. Holder of law degrees with specialisation in practical business law, Susan is a London and Singapore-trained lawyer and English teacher who has worked at the British Council, the British High Commission and the British Railways Board.

Susan encourages participation, promoting confident usage of newly-acquired knowledge. Susan shares experience, wisdom and practical insights including leadership, high-performance teamwork, personal development, business development and management.

Jonathan Tang


Qualifications:

B.A. (Linguistics)
Certificate in TESL


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

English as a Second Language
Business English
Corporate Training
Accent Reduction
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Jonathan Tang


Qualifications :

B.A. (Linguistics)
Certificate in TESL


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
English as a Second Language
Business English
Corporate Training
Accent Reduction
IELTS/TOEIC
Academic English

Jonathan has many years of proven experience teaching ESL to teenagers and adults in Canada and Singapore. He has developed a strong background in curriculum customization to suit learners'needs.

Carolyn Street


Qualifications:

P.C. (Education)
B.A. (Social Policy)


Years of teaching experiences:

20+ years


Strengths:

English as a Foreign Language
Business English & Business Culture
Public Speaking
Writing...

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Carolyn Street


Qualifications :

P.C. (Education)
B.A. (Social Policy)


Years of teaching experiences :

20+ years


Strengths :
English as a Foreign Language
Business English & Business Culture
Public Speaking
Writing (Academic/Expository/Creative)
Corporate Trainer

Carolyn is a passionate teacher of English for business and overall communication skills. For twenty years she was a Polytechnic staff trainer and lecturer in languages and communication for business and service. Her students have always fed back that she is approachable, enabling and great at confidence-building. She loves to help people to speak fluently and with clarity and efficient speech.

Scott Simmons


Qualifications:

B.A. (Philosophy & Politics)
TEFL-certified


Years of teaching experiences:

4 years


Strengths:

English Literature
English as a Second Language
Business English
English Writing (Analyti...

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Scott Simmons


Qualifications :

B.A. (Philosophy & Politics)
TEFL-certified


Years of teaching experiences :

4 years


Strengths :
English Literature
English as a Second Language
Business English
English Writing (Analytic, Creative & Expository)
Grade 1-12 English

Scott enjoys employing humor in his classes to maintain student creativity and engagement. He focuses on practice over perfection and believes strongly in the power of words. In his classes students can expect challenging ideas and situations which encourage them to reach their goals.

Vaiva Bourouffala


Qualifications:

M.A. (International Marketing)
B.A. (English)
Certificate in TEFL


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

English as a Foreign Language
Business English
English Writing (Academic & Expository)
En...

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Vaiva Bourouffala


Qualifications :

M.A. (International Marketing)
B.A. (English)
Certificate in TEFL


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
English as a Foreign Language
Business English
English Writing (Academic & Expository)
English for Kids
English for Corporate Training

Vaiva has taught English to adults and children in Beijing and Singapore. She always makes sure her lessons are fun, engaging, well structure and giving learners lots of practices. She loves building and maintaining excellent rapport with the learners, which helps them to enjoy each lesson and thus improving faster.

Audrey Pereira


Qualifications:

Diploma in TESOL
B.A. (Economics & Political Science)


Years of teaching experiences:

17 years


Strengths:

English as a Foreign Language
Academic English
English for Kids
Business Writing
B...

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Audrey Pereira


Qualifications :

Diploma in TESOL
B.A. (Economics & Political Science)


Years of teaching experiences :

17 years


Strengths :
English as a Foreign Language
Academic English
English for Kids
Business Writing
Business English

Audrey has lived in Australia for many years. Her keen interest and knowledge in literature and effective communication have propelled her passion to teach and coach students to master their learning objectives within a fun and motivational environment.

Dr. Victor Han


Qualifications:

Ph.D. (Linguistics)
Ed.M. (TESOL)
M.A. (English Language and Literature)
B.A. (English Language and Literature)


Years of teaching experiences:

10+ years


Strengths:

Chinese as a Foreign Language
English as a Foreign Language
Toeic & Ielts Exam Preparation
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Dr. Victor Han


Qualifications :

Ph.D. (Linguistics)
Ed.M. (TESOL)
M.A. (English Language and Literature)
B.A. (English Language and Literature)


Years of teaching experiences :

10+ years


Strengths :
Chinese as a Foreign Language
English as a Foreign Language
Toeic & Ielts Exam Preparation
Refining grammar skills


Dr. Han has taught both English and Chinese in Beijing, Boston, and Singapore for over a decade. He has experience with students from very different backgrounds and social settings. He enjoys teaching adult learners in a communicative approach.

Victoria Dook


Qualifications:

M.A. (English)
B.A. (English)
Certificate in TEFL


Years of teaching experiences:

10+ years


Strengths:

English as a Foreign Language
Business English
IELTS preparation
Academic exam preparatio...

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Victoria Dook


Qualifications :

M.A. (English)
B.A. (English)
Certificate in TEFL


Years of teaching experiences :

10+ years


Strengths :
English as a Foreign Language
Business English
IELTS preparation
Academic exam preparation
Writing (Academic/Expository/Creative)
Professional Writer and Published Author

Victoria has worked teaching English in both London and Singapore to a wide variety of people including diplomats, police and professionals from many industries.
She has also worked as a writer, writing on topics such as travel, arts and culture and government policies. She has won competitions and had her work published in magazines, newsletters, online and in book form. However, her first love is teaching and she strives to make an impact improving the English of her students in a positive and engaging manner. She is committed to providing a high quality learning experience.

Vanessa Montano


Qualifications:

M.A. (Applied Linguistics)
B.A. (European Studies)
TEFL Certified


Years of teaching experiences:

12 years


Strengths:

English as a Foreign Language
Business English
English Writing (Academic & Expository)
En...

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Vanessa Montano


Qualifications :

M.A. (Applied Linguistics)
B.A. (European Studies)
TEFL Certified


Years of teaching experiences :

12 years


Strengths :
English as a Foreign Language
Business English
English Writing (Academic & Expository)
English for Kids
German as a Foreign Language

Vanessa believes that language is a life skill that lets students successfully adapt to their everyday life. For this reason, she aims to bring authenticity to the classroom by using real-life connections and situations that are relevant and helpful to the students whenever they go out into the real world. Vanessa also enjoys learning from her students as much as she enjoys teaching them.

Warren Baumgart


Qualifications:

M.A. (Theatre)
B.A. (Elementary Education)
TEFL-certified


Years of teaching experiences:

10+ years


Strengths:

English Literature
English as a Second Language
Business English
English Writing (Analyti...

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Warren Baumgart


Qualifications :

M.A. (Theatre)
B.A. (Elementary Education)
TEFL-certified


Years of teaching experiences :

10+ years


Strengths :
English Literature
English as a Second Language
Business English
English Writing (Analytic, Creative & Expository)
English for Creative Drama
Grade 1-12 English (International School)

Warren has extensive experience in teaching at all levels from primary to university, and from general education classroom teacher, business communication skills trainer to single subject drama specialist, as well as humanities lecturer. Creativity is his passion, and he relish the opportunity to inspire creativity and imagination in the classroom and workplace.

David Johnson


Qualifications:

B.A. (Speech Communication)
TEFL-certified


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

English as a Foreign Language
Business English
Corporate Training


David h...

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David Johnson


Qualifications :

B.A. (Speech Communication)
TEFL-certified


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
English as a Foreign Language
Business English
Corporate Training


David has been involved the business profession for more than 30 years. He brings a broad range of business English skill sets to the table including: team management, sales, marketing and presentations, procurement, corporate finance and office administration, human resources, store keeping, Information flow and digital asset safety consultation.

As Managing Director and Director of Sales and Marketing and Business Development trainer, a few of his accomplishments include organizing the opening of offices, recruiting, training, coaching and managing sales and marketing people in Asia Pacific. He has helped people develop business plans and marketing budgets, forecasting, achievement of sales targets, deeper market penetration, robust profit margin, and an increase of sales revenue, which has consistently improved the bottom-line of the company.


David's Bachelor Degree is in Speech Communications from the California State University, Long Beach, USA and his TESOL Certification is from TEFL International, Zhuhai, China.

Rebecca Dook


Qualifications:

B.Sc. Hons (Human Sciences)
Certificate in TEFL


Years of teaching experiences:

2 years


Strengths:

English as a Foreign Language
IELTS Exam Preparation
Academic Exam Preparation
Conversati...

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Rebecca Dook


Qualifications :

B.Sc. Hons (Human Sciences)
Certificate in TEFL


Years of teaching experiences :

2 years


Strengths :
English as a Foreign Language
IELTS Exam Preparation
Academic Exam Preparation
Conversational English

Rebecca has been teaching all levels of English, from beginner to advanced, since receiving her TEFL qualification from Leeds in the UK. She has also worked as a writer, creating content for magazines and websites. She enjoys teaching students of all ages and seeing their confidence and command of the English language grow over time.

Chinese Teachers

Fei Chen


Qualifications:

B.A. (Teaching Chinese)


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

Chinese as a Foreign Language
Business Chinese
HSK Exam Preparation
Chinese for Kids

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Fei Chen


Qualifications :

B.A. (Teaching Chinese)


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
Chinese as a Foreign Language
Business Chinese
HSK Exam Preparation
Chinese for Kids
Corporate Chinese

Chen Fei enjoys in motivating, mentoring, and developing individuals in Chinese language and culture study. She has provided in-company Business Chinese communication courses, HSK exam preparation, and survival Chinese in Singapore and China. She loves teaching and seeing her students progress well.

Lin Zhu


Qualifications:

M.A. (Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language)
B.A. (Teaching Chinese)


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

Teaching Chinese a Foreign Language
HSK Exam Preparation
Business Chinese
Chinese Culture...

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Lin Zhu


Qualifications :

M.A. (Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language)
B.A. (Teaching Chinese)


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
Teaching Chinese a Foreign Language
HSK Exam Preparation
Business Chinese
Chinese Culture
Chinese for Kids
Calligraphy

Zhu Lin has taught Chinese to students from all walk of life. She would strive to enable her students to reach high level of Chinese proficiency through an interactive classroom approach aimed at developing communicative competency.

Xiaoting Li


Qualifications:

B.A. (Chinese);
P.G.D. (Chinese Language Education);


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

Chinese Literature
HSK Test Preparation
Chinese as a Second Language
Business Chinese

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Xiaoting Li


Qualifications :

B.A. (Chinese);
P.G.D. (Chinese Language Education);


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
Chinese Literature
HSK Test Preparation
Chinese as a Second Language
Business Chinese

Xiaoting enjoys teaching both young learners&adults and has worked with professionals from different walks of life. She incorporates cultural elements and her passion in each of her lessons.

Diana Lin


Qualifications:

M.A. (Teaching Chinese)
B.A. (Psychology)


Years of teaching experiences:

6 years


Strengths:

Chinese as a Foreign Language
Business Chinese
HSK Exam Preparation
Chinese for Kids

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Diana Lin


Qualifications :

M.A. (Teaching Chinese)
B.A. (Psychology)


Years of teaching experiences :

6 years


Strengths :
Chinese as a Foreign Language
Business Chinese
HSK Exam Preparation
Chinese for Kids
Corporate Chinese


Diana Lin has 6 years of language teaching experience in several educational institutes located in China, Singapore and Malaysia. She is a caring and open-minded teacher and is amiable to work well with learners of different ages and backgrounds. She always tries to understand her students' learning needs and help them to achieve better learning outcome.

Rae Huang


Qualifications:

B.A. (Language)
B.A. (Human Science)
M.A. (Japanese Literature)


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

Chinese as a Foreign Language
Business Chinese
Chinese for Kids
Corporate Chinese
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Rae Huang


Qualifications :

B.A. (Language)
B.A. (Human Science)
M.A. (Japanese Literature)


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
Chinese as a Foreign Language
Business Chinese
Chinese for Kids
Corporate Chinese


Rae is very passionate about Chinese language teaching, taught students from all walks of life. While she was teaching in universities, her students have won many competitions. She is committed to providing a high quality of Chinese learning experience to all her students.

Andrea Hsieh


Qualifications:

M.A. (International Business Studies);
B.A. (Chinese Literature);


Years of teaching experiences:

4 years


Strengths:

Chinese as a Foreign Language
Business Chinese
Chinese for Kids
Chinese Culture

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Andrea Hsieh


Qualifications :

M.A. (International Business Studies);
B.A. (Chinese Literature);


Years of teaching experiences :

4 years


Strengths :
Chinese as a Foreign Language
Business Chinese
Chinese for Kids
Chinese Culture

Andrea is an enthusiastic and highly qualified Chinese teacher with particular interest in Practical Mandarin and Chinese Culture.

Dr. Victor Han


Qualifications:

Ph.D. (Linguistics)
Ed.M. (TESOL)
M.A. (English Language and Literature)
B.A. (English Language and Literature)


Years of teaching experiences:

10+ years


Strengths:

Chinese as a Foreign Language
English as a Foreign Language

Dr. Han has taught both Engl...

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Dr. Victor Han


Qualifications :

Ph.D. (Linguistics)
Ed.M. (TESOL)
M.A. (English Language and Literature)
B.A. (English Language and Literature)


Years of teaching experiences :

10+ years


Strengths :
Chinese as a Foreign Language
English as a Foreign Language

Dr. Han has taught both English and Chinese in Beijing, Boston, and Singapore for over a decade. He has experience with students from very different backgrounds and social settings. He enjoys teaching adult learners in a communicative approach.

Other Language Teachers

Rae Huang


Qualifications:

B.A. (Japanese Language)
B.A. (Human Science)
M.A. (Japanese Literature)


Years of teaching experiences:

5 years


Strengths:

Japanese as a Foreign Language
Business Japanese
Japanese for Kids
Corporate Japanese

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Rae Huang


Qualifications :

B.A. (Japanese Language)
B.A. (Human Science)
M.A. (Japanese Literature)


Years of teaching experiences :

5 years


Strengths :
Japanese as a Foreign Language
Business Japanese
Japanese for Kids
Corporate Japanese


Rae is very passionate about Japanese language teaching, taught students from all walks of life. While she was teaching in universities, her students have won many Japanese language competitions, including Japanese speech competition and Sasagawa Cup. She is committed to providing a high quality learning experience.