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Teaching language involves a balance among skills, empathy and careful planning.
 

To do it effectively, you need experts with patience and experience.

We are confident that our instructors at Language Links are the experts.



Meet our dedicated and passionate instructors at Language Links!

OUR ESL 
INSTRUCTORS

Our instructors are native English speakers from Canada and have qualified certificates for teaching.

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Instructor

Rory

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Business

English for Workplace

Hello, my name is Rory. I like apologetics & polemics, playing music, watching movies, reading, hiking and martial arts.

 

I’ve been teaching English for several years now and began my vocation in the rolling hills of Tuscany, Italy, just outside the city of Siena. From that point on, I began teaching English regularly over the summers, particularly, in the United Kingdom. I was later hired for a full-time ESL teaching position in Toronto in early 2016 and have been teaching many students since then. I teach everything from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in a publicly funded school, and also teach English lessons to adults at Language Links.

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Instructor

Carolyn

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Academics 

English for Workplace

International Test Preparation

I have been teaching English to adults for 20 years. I have a Bachelor degree in Speech-Language Pathology and certification with TESL Canada. I have taught general, academic, and business English at all language levels. I try to create a relaxed and interesting environment so that it is easier for students to learn. I focus my lessons on what my students need to improve and believe that making mistakes is part of the learning process. My goal is for students to become more confident about their English skills.

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Instructor

Carla

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Academics

English for Business 

English for Workplace

Hi there! My name is Carla. I’m a creative and enthusiastic educator who enjoys building meaningful relationships with students while creating a learning environment that is fun and encouraging. I have been teaching English for 9 years now to both young learners and adults.  I have a diverse range of experience, from schools in Vietnam and China to online learning platforms.  I have also taught Science and Art in an ESL context and enjoy incorporating aspects of these subjects into my lessons. I would love to help you improve your language skills!

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Instructor

Lina

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Business

English for Workplace

International Test Preparation

Hello, my name is Lina and I am from Toronto Canada. I am an Ontario Certified English Language Instructor (OCELT) and currently work at Language Links. I also teach ESL at a private college in Toronto and I have a background in quality assurance in various industries. I have experience teaching ESL to children aged 4-15 and adults 18 and over. I became an ESL instructor because of my passion to help others learn a new language. I understand firsthand the challenges that students face when learning a new language and I am passionate about creating a caring, compassionate, and fun learning environment where students feel engaged and motivated to improve their English. I look forward to working with you!

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Instructor

David

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Academics

English for Workplace

International Test Preparation

Hello everyone,

My name is Dave, and I currently reside in Toronto, Canada. I have been an ESL teacher for almost 20 years. My adventure teaching English started in a small village just north of Seoul, South Korea. In Korea, I was the head kindergarten teacher. I loved teaching children. From Korea, I moved to Japan and lived in a city outside of Tokyo called Ichikawa. I taught adults and children there. 16 years ago, I moved back to Toronto where I mainly teach adults. I have taught all levels from beginner to advanced. I have also taught business English as well, but my specialty is test prep courses, specifically IELTS. I am currently an English examiner, and I have written two textbooks for the IELTS test. I hope to see you in my class soon.

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Instructor

Ryan

 

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Business

International Test Preparation

Ryan has travelled extensively through Asia, Europe, North America and the Caribbean. He is currently living in Montreal, Canada learning French, so he can appreciate the difficulties students face when acquiring a new language.  


Ryan is a qualified lawyer and has a Master of Education, specializing in Teaching English as a Second Language. He has taught all levels of General English (A1-C1), Academic English (EAP, Bridging), Test Prep courses (IELTS, PTE, CAE) and Business English (corporate, hospitality, gaming and more). Ryan is always welcoming new faces, so feel free to stop by for a demo.

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Instructor

Daphne

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Business

English for Workplace

Greetings everyone!  My name is Daphne and I am from Canada. I am excited and looking forward to teaching English in fun and interactive ways in our online classes! My background is in administration and healthcare, one of my joys was being a mentor and teach students on rotation in the clinic. I have always dreamt of teaching since a young child and this is a passion I am following.  My focus is to be a dedicated instructor to the students I am entrusted with. Our world has become such a small place with advances in technology.  Knowledge of the English language brings confidence and opportunities in aspects of business, social settings, and meeting new friends!  My students are my pride and joy, it would be a privilege to share in each student's journey towards their success in learning the English language.  

I am presently teaching ESL and Real Speak to wonderful young learners ages 5 -12 and also Real Speaking to young adults. Our world has become such a small place with advances in technology.  Knowledge of the English language brings confidence and opportunities in aspects of business, social settings, and meeting new friends!  My students are my pride and joy, and it would be a privilege to share in each student's journey towards their success in learning the English language.

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Instructor

Tiffany

 

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

Hello, my name is Tiffany.  I have been a volunteer teacher for over 20 years.  I have personally experienced the challenges and rewards that come from learning a new language, first with American Sign Language and now with Spanish.  I love to teach, and especially love the curiosity and appetite to learn that my younger students display! Learning should be enjoyable, interactive and engaging.  The students in my classroom will receive the tools and encouragement they need to excel in their efforts to learn English. 

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Brandon

 

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Academics

English for Workplace

Hello! My name is Brandon and I am a passionate teacher with a desire to help students improve their English language skills. I have years of experience working with learners of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. While at Language Links I have taught several students ages 6-15 at every level of English proficiency. My classroom is effective and enjoyable for every student I teach. I can’t wait to welcome you to my class and give you a terrific learning experience!

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Instructor

Krysten

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Workplace

Hello! My name is Krysten and I strive to help, teach and meet others. I have grown up, trained, and studied in Canada, allowing me to achieve my fluent excellence in the English language. My outstanding English ability is what I offer to pass along to valued students.  Through gained experience working previously with a variety of groups of people, in homeless shelters, open water rescue missions, elderly nursing homes, alongside previous experience as an instructor with young learners, I have learned to adapt and provide according to each specific need. This is what I strive to pass along to my students.  

 

I am here to make a difference in my students' lives, so that they may later be granted special opportunities.  My online classroom is dynamic and diverse, with many activities and opportunities for challenges that invoke growth. I see my students as individuals I can take the opportunity to learn from, as to better their learning, as well as strategies specialized for that specific student's needs. Each lesson brings another great possibility to develop people, build careers through knowledge, in turn, creating unimaginable opportunities for my students.

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Instructor

Bianca

 

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

Hello! My name is Bianca. I'm excited to help your child learn English! I have a university degree and I have many teaching English as a Second Language certificates. I have 3 plus years of experience teaching online to children and adult students. I have taught many children between the ages of 4 -12 online and I have worked with children when coordinating summer camp workshops and tutoring 5 - 7-year-olds in different subjects like Math and English. I am a patient, creative and fun teacher! I like to personalize my lessons to the individual student. In my free time, I like to ride my bike, read and draw. 

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Instructor

Ryan

 

 

Communicative ESL

REAL Speaking

English for Workplace

International Test Preparation

Hello! My name is Ryan. Over the years I have travelled the world playing professional basketball. I played in Sichuan, China! I have also played in many other countries across Asia, Europe and South America. During my travels, I have developed a passion for teaching through my sport! I also enjoy meeting people from different countries and sharing my culture with them. My goal is to use my experiences to help people around the world. I am very excited for you to join my class and improve your English skills while having lots of fun! In my lessons, I utilize props, images, video and visual aids to enhance the material. I look forward to meeting you. See you soon!

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