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British English

with Alison Thackray

 Alison has been teaching English to adults and children since 2004. Believing that learning is most effective when it is fun, she is committed to creating an entertaining educational environment, supporting individual learners to develop to their full potential. Her experience teaching phonics and early reading make her perfectly placed to help learners connect sound to written language, developing conversational fluency alongside reading and writing skills. Alison holds a Trinity (Cert.) TESOL and an MA (Hons.) in Social Anthropology with Development. 

 Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, a really long time ago, she describes her British accent as "the best accent for being understood".  Alison can't wait to join you on your language learning journey.

 American English

with Sacha Stevenson


Sacha is a Canadian and known Youtube personality, best remembered for her English learning series "Seleb English". Unsatisfied with the lack of attention given to pronunciation in many English courses, she decided to take a step beyond providing free content to casual learners on Youtube, by developing more structured language learning content for serious learners. Sacha is TESOL certified, has 7 years of experience teaching English as a second language, and also enjoys learning foreign languages herself!

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Alison and Sacha are passionate about the English language and committed to helping you learn like a native, through a holistic, communicative approach.  Develop your natural language acquisition, focusing less on grammar and more on contextual language use.

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