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Certified English Teacher with Over 6 Years of Teaching Experience
Sonya S.

945 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Hourly Rate: $40

Response time: 46 minutes

Sonya S.'s Photo

Certified English Teacher with Over 6 Years of Teaching Experience
Certified English Teacher with Over 6 Years of Teaching Experience
Sonya S.

945 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

945 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

About Sonya


Bio

I am a TEFL-certified native English teacher with a bachelor's degree and over 6 years of English teaching experience. I specialize in teaching adults Business English, Legal English, and exam preparation (OET, IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, BEC Vantage & Higher); as well as, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, and Grammar courses, tailored to their individual needs. I have taught at two universities in the United States, and private language schools in Saudi Arabia; Czech Republic, Indonesia, and...

I am a TEFL-certified native English teacher with a bachelor's degree and over 6 years of English teaching experience. I specialize in teaching adults Business English, Legal English, and exam preparation (OET, IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, BEC Vantage & Higher); as well as, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, and Grammar courses, tailored to their individual needs. I have taught at two universities in the United States, and private language schools in Saudi Arabia; Czech Republic, Indonesia, and Italy. I have 10+ years of experience in the business and legal industries and have been an interlocutor for the OET exam. I have also been the director of studies for an English language school with experience developing and designing curriculum to achieve students goals.

I enjoy helping my students improve their English and achieve their learning goals. I like to make my lessons fun, interactive, and with a focus on communication. In the first lesson we will establish your areas of improvement, level, get to know each other, set goals, determine the best learning materials for your course, and together decide on a learning plan moving forward. I look forward to helping you achieve your English language goals, contact me to schedule a lesson. I look forward to hearing from you.
Sonya


Education

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Political Science
Chicago TEFL Institute
Other

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $40
  • Rate details: 24 hour cancelation/reschedule, and no-show policy. Half the hourly rate is charged if a cancelation/reschedule happens within 24 hours of a lesson's start & also if there is a no-show.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught English in 5 different countries Including Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different Universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, business English, legal English, and general English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
Grammar

Grammar

I have 5+ years of experience teaching in 5 different countries and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on improving their grammar. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.

Elementary Education

Grammar,

Grammar

I have 5+ years of experience teaching in 5 different countries and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on improving their grammar. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
Reading

Reading

I have 5+ years of experience teaching in 5 different countries and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States, where I helped students prepare for the rigors of university course study by helping them improve their reading skills. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus particularly on their reading skills. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals.

English

English,

English

I have taught English in 5 different countries including: Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, Business English, Legal English, and General English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught English in 5 different countries Including Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different Universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, business English, legal English, and general English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
Grammar,

Grammar

I have 5+ years of experience teaching in 5 different countries and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on improving their grammar. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
IELTS,

IELTS

I am an experienced IELTS exam instructor that has helped students from around the globe achieve the band score of their choice. I have lived and taught English in 5 different countries. I look forward to helping you achieve the band score of your choice. Please contact me for a lesson.
Reading,

Reading

I have 5+ years of experience teaching in 5 different countries and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States, where I helped students prepare for the rigors of university course study by helping them improve their reading skills. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus particularly on their reading skills. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals.
TOEFL

TOEFL

I have taught the TOEFL exam to a variety of students of various ages from around the globe for over 5 years now. I have lived and taught English in 5 different countries, teaching students of all ages and level. I look forward to helping you achieve your TOEFL exam goals and achieve the score of your choice.

Homeschool

English,

English

I have taught English in 5 different countries including: Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, Business English, Legal English, and General English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught English in 5 different countries Including Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different Universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, business English, legal English, and general English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
Reading

Reading

I have 5+ years of experience teaching in 5 different countries and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States, where I helped students prepare for the rigors of university course study by helping them improve their reading skills. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus particularly on their reading skills. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals.

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught English in 5 different countries Including Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different Universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, business English, legal English, and general English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
IELTS,

IELTS

I am an experienced IELTS exam instructor that has helped students from around the globe achieve the band score of their choice. I have lived and taught English in 5 different countries. I look forward to helping you achieve the band score of your choice. Please contact me for a lesson.
TOEFL

TOEFL

I have taught the TOEFL exam to a variety of students of various ages from around the globe for over 5 years now. I have lived and taught English in 5 different countries, teaching students of all ages and level. I look forward to helping you achieve your TOEFL exam goals and achieve the score of your choice.

Most Popular

English,

English

I have taught English in 5 different countries including: Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, Business English, Legal English, and General English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught English in 5 different countries Including Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different Universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, business English, legal English, and general English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
Reading

Reading

I have 5+ years of experience teaching in 5 different countries and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States, where I helped students prepare for the rigors of university course study by helping them improve their reading skills. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus particularly on their reading skills. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals.

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I have taught English in 5 different countries Including Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different Universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, business English, legal English, and general English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have taught English in 5 different countries Including Italy, Indonesia, The Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and The United States. I have 5+ years of experience and have taught at 2 different Universities here in The United States, preparing students for the rigors of university course study. I specialize in teaching exam preparation courses (IELTS, TOEFL, BEC Vantage, FCE, OET, and TOLES), as well as, business English, legal English, and general English. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have 10+ years of business and legal experience. I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus on pronunciation, grammar, reading, and vocabulary. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Please contact me for a lesson.
Reading

Reading

I have 5+ years of experience teaching in 5 different countries and have taught at 2 different universities here in The United States, where I helped students prepare for the rigors of university course study by helping them improve their reading skills. My students have come from over 10 different countries and I have specialized knowledge and experience with helping students who want to focus particularly on their reading skills. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals.

Test Preparation

IELTS,

IELTS

I am an experienced IELTS exam instructor that has helped students from around the globe achieve the band score of their choice. I have lived and taught English in 5 different countries. I look forward to helping you achieve the band score of your choice. Please contact me for a lesson.
TOEFL

TOEFL

I have taught the TOEFL exam to a variety of students of various ages from around the globe for over 5 years now. I have lived and taught English in 5 different countries, teaching students of all ages and level. I look forward to helping you achieve your TOEFL exam goals and achieve the score of your choice.

Ratings and Reviews


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Diani

The best teacher, I have had. I recommend her 100%. Very nice and wonderful personality, so if you need a teacher, think in Sonya.

Diani, 53 lessons with Sonya

The best tutor ever

I am very happy to have Sonya as a tutor. She is professional, friendly and knowledgeable. After I started classes with her, I feel more confident when I talk. She always corrects you and gives you reasons. I love her, she is the best tutor I have ever had

Maria, 13 lessons with Sonya

Excellent Tutor

We dealt with writing Scales. How to be a good writer and ways in which you can achieve that. Sonya is a very experienced tutor and she knows how to help students overcome their deficiencies.

Delcontee, 5 lessons with Sonya

She is very Knowledgeable and well rounded.

I had a lesson on TOEFL reading and her method of answering the question are very helpful. I learnt about note taking for the article, parts of an essay and how to maximize time.

Idara, 7 lessons with Sonya

Great teacher

Sonya has a very good personalities. She has a very thorough approach. The lessons are very interesting and varied. Highly recommend. 10/10

Guzel, 46 lessons with Sonya

Great Tutor!!!

Sonya is a great tutor. Just a few classes with Sonya and I passed the TOEFL exam!!!:) She helped me to improve my English. She is a very patient and committed teacher. She had very good advice for me. Thank you:)

Magdalena, 5 lessons with Sonya

Very good Tutor

Sonya is helping me in my preparation for the Toefl Test. I learned a lot about taking notes in my second lesson. She is very patient. Also, she has a lot of experience teaching English.

Michelle, 37 lessons with Sonya

Sonja is an excellent teacher!

Today was my second lesson, and it was great! Sonja is very patient, she is sharp to catch my weakness areas, and always given great tips for each lesson. I am very thankful with Sonja to make my clases with clear concepts, and easy strategies to apply in my study.

Estela, 15 lessons with Sonya

Knowledgeable and passionate Tutor

Taking lessons with Sonya helped me so much. I improved my English perfectly for my TOEFL test. Sonya is an amazing tutor, I have not realize how one hour of reading we did practice together. Thats how much I enjoyed. She is the best teacher I ever had!

Elham, 14 lessons with Sonya
Hourly Rate: $40
Response time: 46 minutes
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