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You can enjoy conversation over coffee (or even skype) with a friendly tutor.

 I will pair you up with a partner who is a good match for you depending on your interests and schedule.
Focus on your writing, speaking, listening, reading, presentation skills... your choice.


                                                This is a very personal way to improve your English rapidly.




I have found the best people in New York City who love discussing many topics.


friendly, interesting, intelligent



writers, artists, business professionals and teachers
who are familiar with the skills you need.



  Melody & Rachel

English teachers certified by the Department of Education in NY!!!


Masters Degree in teaching English
several years experience tutoring students (teenagers and adults)

Melody's interests / hobbies: art, acting, traveling

Rachel's interests / hobbies:
piano, singing, editing
Check out our blog!!!



(available for resumes only)

Work / Field - healthcare, analytics, administration, the arts
Interests / Hobbies - making music, exploring the city, photography, dancing, writing
"I believe everyone is an artist and should explore their dreams." 
Note: Anna's specialty is resume (CV) and cover letter revision.


Ilona Ilona

Work / Field- HR Strategy focusing on emerging markets

                       (studied philosophy and sociology at NYU)

Interests / Hobbies - reading, baking, event planning, singing
Ilona organizes many of the fun events with Nicole for Empire English.
She speaks to people in other countries by phone on a daily basis for her work.  
She has done voice competitions, broadway type musicals, and opera.
"I am interested in all sorts of things, especially if it involves COFFEE or weird and quirky stuff!"


Rich Rich 

Work / Field - ESL teacher
Interests / Hobbies - sports, camping, writing
 "What's up? I love being active, whether it's in NYC or escaping to the great outdoors."



Jonathan Wong Jon

Work / Field - Department of Education, Finance
Interests / Hobbies - Sports!!! (especially soccer)
"I grew up in upstate New York, with beautiful mountains that are famous for hiking. Nicole and I both grew up in the same hometown. And, like Nicole, I love traveling. I have a great passion for sports and, as a side job, I am a basketball referee in NYC." 
Gabby Gabrielle 
Major:  Pre-Law, Art History and Writing
Interests / Hobbies: writing, art, community service, public policy, cooking
"I'm always excited to meet new people. Everyone can learn from each other. In my spare time, I love taking my dogs (Judd & Leo) to the park. I also love taking cooking classes and traveling."

(via skype - in San Francisco)

Work / Field
- writer, professor, audio engineer
- Founder and Editor of Nomadic Sojourns Journal
- Media and Communications
Interests / Hobbies - outdoors & traveling
"I love to teach and know that there is always more to learn and further skills to acquire and hone. It is one of the most fun and rewarding things in the world to help someone with their English skills."

Francis Francis
Major: Physical Therapy
Work/Field: Youth Education
Interests / Hobbies: working out, traveling, volunteering
"I'm a mellow, easy-going guy who always likes trying new things. Life hands us surprises every day and quite often those surprises are learning opportunities."

Work / Field: 
marketing, advertising, HR policies and healthcare
Interests / Hobbies: local & national politics, sports, shopping
"I like to get out there and be active. Softball, snowboarding, kayaking, biking, you name it. And I can't wait for the latest trends! Fashion, celebrities, music... yeah, I keep up with it all."   

Work / Field:
psychotherapist with an LMSW

                     Lauren has her own private therapy practice in Brooklyn. 


Interests / Hobbies: concerts, art, reading, cooking, running, children, making things

"One of my specialties is dealing with people who are having a difficult time with transitions and adjustments. I know it is hard learning a new language, especially while living abroad."  



 Most tutors are available via skype.

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