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.
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
Melody & Rachel
English teachers certified by the Department of Education in NY!!!
Masters Degree in teaching English
Melody's interests / hobbies: art, acting, traveling
Rachel's interests / hobbies: piano, singing, editing
Check out our blog!!! excusethebananas.com
(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.
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!"
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."
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."
Major: Pre-Law, Art History and Writing (currently at Sarah Lawrence University)
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."
- writer, professor, audio engineer
Work / Field
- Founder and Editor of Nomadic Sojourns Journal
- a doctoral candidate in Media and Communications at a European Graduate School
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."
Major: Physical Therapy
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: Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Web Design, Mobile Design
Interests / Hobbies: Cooking, Gardening, Beekeeping, Homesteading
"I really like a quiet evening with friends or spending the day outside with my bees or in my garden. Do you have any hobbies you love to do? Let's meet up and talk about them."
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.