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Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017 9:42 AM


A highly experienced ESL teacher/tutor/coach is ready to help you now....

"....Never before have I improved so much in terms of conversation skills and in the understanding of the English language in all its aspects...." -- READ MORE BELOW.

INTENSIVE classes can be in person in Cambridge or on SKYPE:


Three GREAT reasons to contact me now:

1. Take advantage of A FANTASTIC system that allows you to progress at a faster rate. I have my own unique system that will help you to speak and sound more like an American, and put you on the road to NOT NEEDING A TEACHER. This will save you time and money. MY STUDENTS APPRECIATE THE CORRECTIONS I MAKE AND MY SYSTEM OF TEACHING PRONUNCIATION!

2. Work with an extraordinary and experienced ESL teacher/tutor/coach who knows how to give you the individual instruction you need. I will be able to answer your questions and to give you the expert instruction you need to SPEAK and SOUND more masterful with the English language. I can teach ALL aspects of English as needed.

That's right. We can meet and talk, and you will experience my expertise and personality right away. I will give you an idea of HOW I will be able to HELP YOU. YOU WILL ALSO EXPERIENCE MY SYSTEM AND SEE HOW IT WORKS.

***If you choose, each class I will correct your mistakes and give you easy-to-understand explanations. Many of my students have discovered a new and exciting way of looking at English!***

***Are you a visiting professor, instructor, researcher, or scholar? A diplomat? I can give you what you need to be successful.***


[Please note: All testimonials have been edited for grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.]

"I could never have imagined I would find such an enthusiastic, interesting, and wise person when I first contacted James. Meeting James has been a powerful experience for me, both in terms of my English and my life. He has been the most dedicated, patient, and efficient English teacher I have ever had. After two classes in Cambridge, we have continued on Skype. Never before have I improved so much in terms of conversation skills and in the understanding of the English language in all its aspects. With new techniques and different teaching approaches, he has found a way to engage me in the learning process and to make me desire and love every moment I spend surrounded by English.

"This is not about spending hours in front of boring and inanimate books anymore and has become a complete, fun, and more intuitive process, in which we focus on those weaker aspects of my current knowledge as they come up. The teaching has been individualized based on the different aspects I lack. Besides that, learning doesn't finish every time James' face fades away on my computer screen at the end of our Skype classes. James sends interesting and well-structured materials for me to work with at home and has given me pieces of advice regarding different activities related to English that have helped me to improve at my own speed. Our classes are definitely worth every dollar I pay for them."
-- Pablo, Spain

"I sincerely recommend James, a wonderful teacher not only in English but also in life guidance, to all who seek to improve English skills and/or who are eager to understand American culture and history. James has incredible cultural sensitivity and intellectual diversity as well as a passion for and patience in teaching. I have benefited tremendously from James in accent reduction, speaking/listening comprehension, and presentation skills (just to name three areas) since we started classes a while back. I have heartfelt gratitude to James for his continuing energy in teaching and for guiding me in many aspects, levels, and stages of life."
-- Ching-Fu, Taiwan

"I learned things that I would never have learned if I had not taken James' classes. For example, I learned grammar, vocabulary, and fluency expressions that I had not heard before. There were other things like this that James carefully explained that would not have been possible for me to pick up listening to other people speak. As a result, I am better able to understand people now because of the new stuff I've learned, particularly the pronunciation work. I can also find the words more easily and speak with more confidence. For instance, now I am not afraid to pick up the phone because I know what to say, and I have no problems understanding the other person. The results were worth the price, as I can see the difference in working with a teacher with James' experience. It was like nothing I had experienced before in my English learning experiences."
-- Gabriel, France

"Having James as a teacher for a year was great. (I want to thank one of my German colleagues who gave me the tip to ask James to become my teacher, based on his own experience with James.) Now my other colleagues tell me that my English has improved a lot, and I feel much more comfortable having meetings or private conversations because I can rely on my improved understanding, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. James knew from our initial discussion that I had not been able to have classes with past English teachers for more than a short period of time and that traditional approaches would neither fit my personality nor my needs. He very often created special training materials to correct my mistakes. He sent these a few days before each class. Therefore I have my own training material today that I can always refer to, when needed. Finally, James understands a lot of foreign cultures and also U.S. people, and so besides being my English teacher he was also very often my intercultural trainer, explaining certain reactions or different behaviors that I didn't understand."
-- Markus, Germany

"I had learned English for a long time before I met James, but I could not make a real leap in speaking English. I would strongly recommend James to those of you who seriously want to improve your English. In the time I have been working with him, first with classes in Cambridge and now from South Korea on Skype, my English skills have definitely improved. He helps his students in so many different ways and provides continual support that goes beyond the classroom. After I started working with James soon after I arrived in the U.S., he began to show me effective ways to advance my English to higher and higher levels. He also closely guided me. He is not an ordinary teacher, and his class is not just about learning grammar and expressions. His teaching methods are customized and have evolved depending on my progress. He has further helped me cultivate more natural American rhythms and accents, which no other teachers could do in the past. If you choose James, you will have a great teacher and maybe even a trusted friend at the same time!"
-- Hessung, South Korea

"I worked with James for over a year. He was not only an excellent English teacher but also a life coach who helped me to overcome challenges in my work and in my life. I really appreciate what he taught me over the time we worked together. You will get more than you expect when you learn English with James."
-- Tiffany, Taiwan

"It was by stroke-of-luck that I found James on the Internet while browsing for tutors/teachers to help with English speaking skills. In the beginning, I was afraid that this experience would be a tribulation, especially since I was unsure if my expectations would be met. James was immensely helpful in easing me and mapping a chart of my needs. He has developed a unique system to train students with variable language needs. His intonation technique is especially amazing, where the student also discovers the appropriate use of an expression while learning how to pronounce words and sentences. It was one of the best experiences I have had in a short period of time."
-- Raja, India

"James is an extraordinary teacher, providing a professional teaching approach combined with a fun working atmosphere. He easily identified my weak spots and came up with an individual approach to address these issues and resolve them. He is very motivating, encouraging, creative, highly skilled, and energetic, offering not only English lessons but learning for life as well. I enjoyed this holistic approach, benefiting from a unique teaching material data base which he created all by himself and which is still available to me now, even after I have finished classes. He is simply a great teacher, which you need to experience for yourself. Words can't explain."
-- J├╝rgen, Germany

Rate for an INTENSIVE One-on-One Private Lesson:
$105/two-hour session
(Discounts for ten two-hour sessions, prepaid and scheduled in advance. Longer sessions are also available.)

I HAVE BEEN TEACHING STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS ESL ENGLISH SINCE 1997, and I have a three-page resume, which includes other teaching and work experience.

Equally effective lessons are also available for you on Skype. (I've been offering lessons successfully on Skype since 2010.)

Please call me now at 617-945-5300 or e-mail me now at to arrange a FREE ONE-HOUR CONSULTATION (longer if needed) at a public cafe in Cambridge or on Skype.


Feel free to contact me any day, at any time.

It will be my honor to serve you!


• Location: CAMBRIDGE AND/OR SKYPE, Worcester

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