Brian Marks

February 17, 2016

I come from Ireland and have over 35 years experience as a senior finance and treasury executive working for public and private international companies. During this period I have worked with many different nationalities and cultures; have developed and nurtured teams and have trained many colleagues. Since then I have been focusing on providing language and management consulting services in Berlin Brandenburg. With my wife Beate, we have established Whether you wish to raise your level of English, prepare… Read the rest

Yuliya Shtaltovna

August 10, 2019

Yuliya Shtaltovna is a Freelance Business English Communication and Exam trainer in Berlin. She has taught Business and Academic English since 2007 when she received a Master’s degree in Teaching for Universities with a focus on Methodology in ESP for Technical Specialties. Yuliya has also been a corporate trainer mostly for IT & HR departments teaching Intercultural Communication and Soft Skills and an exam preparation coach for IELTS, FCE, CAE, SAT, SHRM and Academic Writing.  With a PhD degree in… Read the rest

Georgine Kalil

October 8, 2016

I am American and have been teaching English as a Foreign Language since 1997. I have a Bachelors of Arts in mathematics and a Masters of Arts in Teaching (middle school mathematics). Since March 2016, I have been working on a project in English and mathematics at the TU-Berlin.… Read the rest

Breanna Alexander

January 5, 2018

I’m an Ohioan with a B.Sc. in Advertising and Journalism from Kent State (Ohio), an M.A. in Linguistics (namely Sociolinguistics, Intercultural Communication, and Bilingualism) from Providence University/靜宜大學  (Taiwan) and have lived/worked abroad since 2003. I received my CELTA in 2007 and have been teaching English ever since. I have experience teaching all ages and proficiencies (mostly A1 and B2) but am currently a freelancer focusing on teaching EAP (English for Academic Purposes) at the tertiary level. My specialties are EAP,… Read the rest

Sabrina Bechler

December 11, 2017

Sabrina Bechler has taught English in different contexts. Currently, she works as a guest lecturer at the Free University Berlin in the TEFL Department. She is one of the editors of a primary school magazine for English as a foreign language and regularly writes teaching materials.… Read the rest

Annie Heringer

Ich bin eine CELTA-zertifizierte Englischtrainerin aus Los Angeles, Kalifornien. Ich bin spezialisiert auf Business English sowie Akademisches Englisch für Universitätsstudenten. Meine erste Fremdsprache war Spanisch, und ich habe in Buenos Aires, Argentinien meine ersten Erfahrungen als Englischlehrerin gemacht. Seit 2012 wohne ich in Berlin und spreche auch fliessend Deutsch. Davor habe ich mehr als zehn Jahre in New York City im Dokumentarfilm- und Fernsehbereich gearbeitet.… Read the rest

Amanda Welfare

February 17, 2016

Born in Bath, UK, I started teaching in order to learn language. After completing a BA in English, the CELTA and FTBE, I worked as Director of Studies then a freelance Business English and Multi-cultural Communications trainer across Europe. In 2017 I became a published author and have subsequently written material for various publishers. I am currently working in HR and training at Freie Universität and also completing an MA in Education from my hometown university, Bath. I got involved… Read the rest

Sherri Williams

May 22, 2016

Sherri Williams is a Freelance Business English Trainer. She grew up just north of Boston in Massachusetts, USA. After studying Spanish and art in university, she moved to Montreal, Canada where she learned French and worked in administration, graphic design and youth work before completing her CELTA training and beginning to work as an English teacher. After 10 years in Montreal it was time for a new adventure, so in February 2013 she moved to Berlin, Germany to learn a… Read the rest

Marc Abernathy

December 20, 2016

Website: Researcher, research assistant, historian, writer, author, editor, teacher, and manager. Over the past 20 years, I have worked in one or a combination of these roles. First as a historian, studying, researching, and writing about the American Civil Rights Movement with Professor Leon Litwack at UC Berkeley; next, as a research assistant for a book project with author and political talk-show host Chris Matthews; after that, as an editor, manager, and regulatory specialist for a medical ethics review… Read the rest

Allia Sadeghipour

August 14, 2020

Born in Ohio, my parents moved to my father’s home country of Iran where Farsi became my mother tongue. A few years later, we moved back to the United States and eventually settled in the suburban ranch town of Temecula. As English is my second language, my struggles in school fueled me to become a teacher in my most difficult subject: English. I currently teach online English Composition and Argumentative writing courses for Saddleback, Irvine Valley, Volkhochschule Mitte and Speexx:… Read the rest

Phoebe Blackburn

March 29, 2017

English Language trainer with 10 years’ experience working in an Embassy and a major energy group in London and Paris. Now does English training (groups & 1-1), with a focus on high-end executive coaching and TED-style coaching, using neurolanguage coaching techniques following ICF accredited certification in 2017. I’m partly based in Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin, and am looking for freelance work. Sectors: energy, waste, sustainability, start-ups, HR and general business, the Arts. I work part of my time as an… Read the rest

David Meier

June 11, 2016

I am currently part -time faculty at the University of Potsdam designing and delivering UNIcert III and IV level English courses primarily for the bachelor and Masters level students of the Business Administration and Economics degree program. The majority of my teaching experience is at the university level, and I also have private business clients. When not developing teaching material, I am an opera singer (dramatic tenor — My work prior to teaching was in corporate public relations and… Read the rest

Evan Frendo

February 17, 2016

I’m a freelance trainer, teacher trainer and author, and have been involved in Business English training and consulting since 1993. I work mostly in Europe and Asia. You can find out more about what I do at… Read the rest

Leo Waters

I am a freelance English Language Teacher and Examiner based in Berlin, Germany. I have considerable experience of teaching exam-based courses such as the IELTS and Cambridge exams. I also specialize in teaching Business English in various companies in Berlin, and in English for Academic purposes at the Humboldt University. For further information please view When not working, I like to play squash, and the more cerebral game of backgammon.… Read the rest

Nick Munby

I’m based in Berlin and work as a freelance business English and communications trainer throughout Germany as well as in the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Hungary. I teach seminars on communication skills (presentations, negotiations etc.), using a lot of role play and simulation techniques; I worked earlier as a theatre director, actor and script writer. I moved to Germany in 1994 and have been teaching in a range of sectors and companies (Mercedes, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Telekom, Airbus, Bayer) for… Read the rest

Kit Flemons

April 18, 2019

After doing various jobs in IT, Music and Design, in 2017 I decided I wanted to move to Berlin. I turned my love for English into a career, getting my Trinity CertTESOL qualification that summer. After graduating, I was hired by the private language school that had trained me, and since then have taught people of all ages from all around the world – from young children to business professionals. I believe that the most important purpose of learning a… Read the rest

Sarah Brown

February 21, 2019

Sarah is a Berlin based English Language Coach. She loves helping her clients feel more like themselves communicating in English. With over 11 years experience teaching in Argentina, the USA and Germany, she brings fun and ease to the language mastering process.… Read the rest

Vicky Allan

December 11, 2017

Vicky Allan has been teaching English since 2013. She is the Head of the Competence Centre for Teaching English at the University of Applied Sciences, Wildau in Germany. She holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, an MSc from the University of Edinburgh, a CELTA, and a CertIBET. Vicky’s professional interests include task-based learning and learner engagement. Her personal interests include cooking and playing rugby (much to her mother’s dismay). She tweets @vickyparysek.… Read the rest

Halyna Khinchuk

I’m a freelance English teacher based in Berlin. Having graduated with a BA and a Specialist Diploma in English Language and Literature, I developed passion for teaching English and worked as a freelance English teacher, as an interpreter and a call center assistant. I got a Master’s degree in Project management in 2008. Although I haven’t worked as a project manager, I applied the knowledge in management to my daily life and of course my teaching. Having moved to Berlin… Read the rest

Wolfgang Neuendorf

February 17, 2016

I am a German teacher of English (2. Staatsexamen) and have been teaching at the Volkshochschule for more than 35 years now. I have run teacher training workshops and also organized and conducted English language study tours. In recent years I have also taught in-company courses. I joined ELTABB in 1995 and used to be on the ELTABB board for four years, three years as ELTABB Chair. You can contact me at… Read the rest

Robert Nisbet

I have recently begun teaching English in Berlin after many years working as an architect in London. My teaching covers many different types of English, hence my website is called ‘English for Everything’. I design bespoke courses and choose topics and areas of study which are relevant and interesting to my students. From my formal education and my own studies I have a broad overview of the cultural context in which English is used and I am familiar with a… Read the rest

Terence Oldani

“Communication is Everything!“ – Terence Oldani, MSc Eng, Global English Empowerment Coach and Docent. Corporate and Private In-House Coaching, Business English, Technical English, Real Estate English, All Professions, Ages and Language Skills Levels A0-C2, One-to-One and Mini-Group Conversation Sessions, Music, Moderation and Event Management, Academic and Legal English Services, Negotiation, Contract and Conference Services, TOEIC Adminstrator, Copy Editor, Interpreter, Website Translator, Licensed Exam Coach and Administrator, Preparation, Testing and Certification, TOEIC, UNIcert, telc, GMAT, MSA, TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge, CEFR (A1-C2)… Read the rest

Matthew Camp

July 9, 2018

My name is Matthew, I am a native English speaker from Texas, USA. I hold a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science as well as a certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). As a teacher, I am passionate about the English language and prefer to use culture, such as film and literature as a pedagogical tool. Accordingly, I prefer a natural and communicative teaching method that emphasizes fluency over grammatical faultlessness. My professional background includes labor… Read the rest

Christopher Chandler

February 17, 2016

I’m British, and I also became a German citizen in 2015. In the UK I worked as a Project Manager for a Construction Consultancy and in Local Government. I was on the ELTABB Board for three years (2015-2018). I live in Schöneberg. You can find out more about me at… Read the rest

Bonny McKinna

March 9, 2018

I am a CELTA qualified EFL teacher and native English speaker, hailing from the United States. I moved to Germany in the spring of 2015, first to Cologne and then in 2018 to Berlin. I teach general, business, and medical English. I obtained my CELTA qualification in 2014, and my Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2003. Having spent more than a decade working in critical care, I have an intimate knowledge of the language required to function competently… Read the rest

Mike Budden

October 11, 2017

I’m an Australian, loving life in Berlin with a background in music. My specialities are TOEFL test preparation, customer service and English for transport. Head over to to get in contact or read my interview as ELTABB member of the month.… Read the rest

Lisa Nolan

October 8, 2016

I began teaching English in 2013 in the Sydney migrant programs and EAP for international students. Then moved to Berlin in 2014, and established regular freelance teaching. I bring to English teaching a wealth of experience from a career as a cultural manager and voice teacher. My skills are particularly suited to academic and business English teaching. At GLS I had a wide range of corporate contracts for learners at all levels as well as intensive IELTS preparation courses. In… Read the rest