$39 (45 min)
TEFL International - 2012

Bachelor's Degree
Weber State University - 2009

Name Karissa
Country United States
Native Language English
Preferred student age
Adults (23-40)
Adults (40+)
Preferred level of students
Upper Intermediate
Can also teach
Can speak



Intensive English

By studying a little every day, you can improve quickly and be ready for an important challenge.

Business English

My students have been successful after training in English interviews, giving presentations, writing e-mails and reports, meetings, English resumes/CVs, and more!

Conversational English

The best way to speak English better is to practice with a native speaker! Let's practice what you learn or have free speaking class.

English for traveling

Traveling for work or pleasure to an English speaking country is more enjoyable when you can understand. Let's practice together so you'll be ready!

Working with English people

Having English friends

Reading and writing English

E-mails, reports, presentations, speeches, resumes, and more. I can help you be successful!

English lifestyle and culture

About Tutor

I am an experienced EFL educator with a passion for helping others achieve a better life. I have almost seven years of experience leading classrooms of diverse students in challenging, international environments. My strengths include flexibility, creativity, dedication, and outstanding communication skills


06/2015-Present English Instructor, Smilingo Online Language School
Working with students of various English abilities to improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Providing interactive lessons for business, travel, and basic communication. Creating unique materials to support my curriculum. Self-management.

04/2014-04/2015 English Instructor, L-One Language School Nagoya, Japan
Leading communication lessons for adults in small group sessions. Evaluating and placing new students. Guiding students of all levels in natural speech, grammar reinforcement, cultural training, correct pronunciation, and daily conversation. Keeping detailed and accurate records. Providing suggested activities for improvement.

09/2013-12/2013 English Instructor, Westgate Corporation Nagoya, Japan
Instructing students at Meijo University in English conversation. Developing creative and relevant lesson plans and materials while following the Westgate curriculum.
Keeping daily records and comprehensive evaluations of each students’ progress.

11/2010-05/2013 Native English Teacher, GEPIK Program South Korea
Leading classes of 10 to 40 middle school students of various abilities. Creating appealing materials using PPT, audio, video, and other visual aids. Independently organizing and executing intensive camps and events. Motivating and engaging students. Successful completion of annual teacher training and ongoing collaboration.

Teaching Approach

I have helped students of various abilities improve their English skills with lessons that are as fun and interesting as they are effective. I will provide custom materials and focus on your individual needs. Speaking English is difficult, but with me, you don't need to worry! I will make you feel comfortable. Knowledge leads to confidence and helps individuals reach their goals. Teaching is my passion!