English Classes in Toronto – CES Toronto Teachers
Want to take english lessons in Toronto? Please meet CES Toronto’s instructor team. All of our instructors are experienced, credentialed and care about your learning success.
Amelia was born and raised in Toronto, but is a lover of other cultures and traveling. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Carleton in Ottawa. After working in Toronto in the non-profit sector, Amelia moved to Seoul, Korea in to pursue a career in teaching. She is a recent graduate of the CELTA certification program in Berlin, and is excited to bring her knowledge of the teaching practice to the student of CES here in Toronto. When Amelia isn’t teaching, you can find her rocking climbing, doing yoga, or at the latest art exhibition.
After majoring in English at the University of Toronto, Ann decided to dedicate herself to a career teaching English. Though she is a young teacher, she has had much experience working with various age groups from toddlers to mature professionals. Her teaching philosophy includes plenty of laughter in the classroom because she believes students acquire language best when they are having fun.
Anton studied English, History and Philosophy at the University of Toronto. He has taught in Canada, Spain, and Brazil. He likes books, tennis, coffee, and short bios.
Chantal appreciates the opportunities teaching English offers to meet so many people from around the world. Since completing her B.A. and CELTA in 2015, she has taught in Canada, Vietnam and Thailand. As a new teacher at CES, she is excited to continue working in this field she loves, helping her students discover the joys of learning English in a dynamic city like Toronto. .
Having taught English for 12 years and obtaining a TESL Canada certification, Clement’s focus is for his experience, knowledge and dedication to enhance the experience and goals of his students. He has taught all levels of general and specialized English programs and continues to develop in various skill-specific courses. He has a BA in Social Studies from York University and enjoys reading and traveling.
Deniz has been teaching ESL since 2009 and has taught learners of many different nationalities in the United States and her native Turkey. She has a range of teaching skills and approaches as well as a keen understanding of needs of learners with varied backgrounds. Deniz has a Master’s degree in English Translation and is currently pursuing a Master of Education at the University of Toronto. Having lived in seven different countries, she can relate well to a student’s journey towards language proficiency and provide the support and guidance they need.
Diana started teaching English in 2013 in Montreal, and has since taught in Toronto, Barcelona, and London. She has a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University, and received her CELTA certification in 2012. Diana has experience teaching both children and adults of a variety of levels, and particularly enjoys Speaking classes where she can engage directly with her students and get to know them better. In her spare time, Diana enjoys reading, listening to live music, and hanging out with her dog, Ruby.
Hannah’s love for teaching learners of English has been reflected in her nine years of teaching experience, both in Canada and abroad. With a BA in Sociology and an MA in Korean History, as well as a TESOL certification, Hannah believes that the learning never stops, and encourages her students to also explore new boundaries with their English education.
Born and raised in Toronto, Jonathan has taught students from all over the world and from all walks of life. After completing his CELTA certification eight years ago, Jonathan has developed an extensive teaching experience in both general and specialized programs. Today, Jonathan works with both students and teachers to create a positive and productive learning environment for everyone at CES. When he isn’t in the classroom or his office, Jonathan spends his time watching the Toronto Raptors, and playing and testing board games.
Kate has spent many years travelling, living and working in other countries. Most recently, she taught English in a Korean middle school before returning to Toronto to teach English as a Second Language. She has a B.A. in Radio and Television Arts and an M.A. in International Relations. Kate enjoys teaching students from around the world and exchanging opinions, stories, and ideas.
Sara is a passionate ESL teacher committed towards enhancing the standards of English language teaching and learning across academia. She believes that every student walks into the classroom with a unique set of talents and it takes a perceptive teacher to tap into their potential and extract the most out of their abilities. Having obtained an MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, followed by a CELTA, Sara is continually focused towards growing as an ESL teacher and creating an effective learning culture amongst her classrooms. She has taught international students from a wide set of cultural backgrounds and considers it one of the most exciting parts of her job!
Serene would like to be a part of world where everyone can communicate effectively in one language, but that would mean that she would lose out on opportunities to do what she does best – teaching! As a teacher with eight years of experience in Canada and abroad, she has garnered a reputation for being an approachable, knowledgeable and lovable teacher. She has a passion for thesis statements and will not rest until passive sentences can be understood and written by everyone. And yes, she loves to laugh!
Valery has a B.A. in English and German linguistics, and a post-graduate diploma in TESOL from Oxford Brookes, U.K. She has attended a range of TESOL conferences as both participant and presenter, across North America, and continually attempts to improve her teaching with the latest methodologies. She has been teaching ESL for over a decade in Canada and throughout Europe. Valery has taught a variety of age groups – her youngest student was 2 years old, and her oldest was 75! She enjoys a challenge, and treats every student with patience and respect, regardless of level or ability. She likes adding humour to her classes, and was voted “secret comedian” by her students at CES. She enjoys travelling, learning new languages, cooking, and Zumba.