English Tutors – Qualified and Experienced Native Speakers

ESL Tutors, English Writing and Business English Tutorstutors

English tutors have teaching and subject expertise. They have an in-depth knowledge of their subject as well as a passion for passing on that knowledge.  All our English and ESL tutors have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and also will have additional subject or teaching qualifications (TESL).

David LESLIE, B.Sc., TESL (Tutor)

David has a background in computer science/ IT and he was also a published writer before he decided to make his love of language into a full-time career by teaching English. He has travelled and taught overseas as well as in Canada and teaches ESL, writing, pronunciation and IELTS test preparation. David uses a creative student-centered teaching approach to inspire and motivate students through active learning, with a dynamic manner but with patience, understanding and compassion, properly paced, with a sense of fun.

Sally LO, B.A. (Journalism), TESL (Tutor)

Sally’s experience includes teaching adult ESL in the classroom for 8 years and tutoring for over 20 years. Her tutoring specialties include Business English and Pronunciation. She also has experience with SSAT and remedial tutoring in reading, writing and grammar (grades 5/6). As a classroom teacher, she taught General ESL, Job Skills, TOEIC and Business English. Her teaching style centres on developing a strong rapport with her students and adapting to their unique interests and learning style. She teaches students with compassion, patience and real-life examples and materials. Helping students to successfully achieve their learning goals (e.g., to pass a test or give a work presentation) is the best part of being a tutor.

David SANTILLI, Hon. B.A., TESL (Tutor)   

David has taught pronunciation and ESL for more than 10 years. His tutoring specialties include accent modification and speaking. His teaching style is that of a “coach” who supports and empowers the learner.  David is patient with students and uses a “learning by doing” approach.

Lily Chong   M. Ed., TESL (Tutor)

Lily holds a Master of Arts degree in Adult Education, a Communications certificate, and a TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) certification. Lily’s expertise is in business communication. She teaches clear, focused communication in the workplace, including emails, reports, presentations, and executive summaries.

Christopher Rixon   B.A., TESL, CELTA (Tutor)

With over 15 years of experience, Christopher Rixon is a highly qualified English language instructor who has successfully taught students of all ages and levels. His expertise includes teaching specialized classes in Cambridge, IELTS, and CELPIP test preparation. When it comes to language learning, Christopher firmly believes in a communicative approach, with a focus on real-world communication skills.  One of his hallmarks as an instructor is his commitment to creating fun and engaging lessons. Christopher firmly believes that learning should be an enjoyable experience. Whether it’s through interactive activities, multimedia resources, or stimulating discussions, he strives to design lessons that captivate my students’ interest.



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