I’m a Linguistics and English language expert who has been helping students, businesses, and curious people since 2004.

 EDUCATION

  • MA Linguistics, University of Toronto (focus: Phonology)
  • Trained in all major fields of Linguistics, including Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Field Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Language Acquisition 
  • BA Linguistics, University of Toronto, with minors in Classical History and Music History 
  • TESL/TEFL certification for English education

 EXPERIENCE

  • Tutored Linguistics throughout studies at the University of Toronto 
  • Taught Linguistics classes during Masters program at the University of Toronto 
  • Advanced knowledge of Phonetics and Phonology 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the English language 
  • Deep understanding of spelling, grammar, and word usage, with knowledge of etymology 
  • Experience as a naming consultant, providing context and advice for baby names, business names, and personal name changes 
  • Has been teaching English (ESL) since 2004 
  • Has been a professional proofreader since 2008 
  • Skilled at student organization and time management 
  • Wide general knowledge of history, culture, and science 
  • Able to explain difficult concepts in plain language
  • Helpful teacher attitude