ENGLISH_ FOR_YOU (American English Mother Tongue Teacher)

Score: 10171
16.00 USD /single lesson (60 min.)
Languages / English / Other

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nick English_For_You
country Italy
languages English, Italian, Spanish


BA Political Science and Economics Macalester College (Honors as a Wingspread Fellow) (St. Paul, Minnesota, USA)

Valedictorian (4.5 GPA) with “Honors” in English, History, and Music (High School diploma) Soldan International Studies High School (St. Louis, Missouri)

Computer courses in Microsoft Office software: Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Courses in Web design and Web content management.

TEFL Training (InLingua School)

Various Italian Language courses (private and institutional)

Various Courses in Translation (Italian - English) (English - Italian)

Translation work experience with Italian publishing houses, web designers, private and public companies. (List available upon request)

Film and Music Industry experience includes subtitle translations, songwriting, song lyric translations, web design and content management, and promotion for musical groups.

Experience: 16 years

About me

#1 .....NUMBER ONE !!!!... +10,783 private Individual Lessons Given!!!  99.9% Positive Feedback!  Buddy School.com American English Mother Tongue Teacher - Personal ESL Trainer -Translator!!! (Number One!!!.... since March 2008)


 ATTENTION: Please contact me for lessons ONLY if you are  +16 years old! I am sorry but I do not accept children as my online students. In addition, all students must already have at least  4 - 5 years of English learning experience and a Lower Intermediate English level. Thank you! :)


VERY IMPORTANT!  -- First-time students!

(1) First of all, please COMPLETE your student profile information page providing gender, country, time zone, and language.  

(2) All bookings must be prepaid and requested at least 24 HOURS advance!!!  Thank you! :)   

(3) When you book your lesson please write a brief message in the appropriate space box confirming that you are + 16 years old and that you have at least a Lower Intermediate Level.  

(4) In your brief message, please also tell me what kind of English learning program you need --- such as IELTS, TOEFL, GMAT test preparation, Business English, Medical English, General English Conversation, Job Interview, Immigration Interview preparation, or any other special English learning program. Thank you! :)

5) VERY IMPORTANT --  Please make sure to leave feedback (with a short WRITTEN comment ideally) after every lesson. As your teacher, I also always leave positive written feedback comments for my students! Thank you! :)


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  • Natural disaster has struck the country
  • Family emergency
  • Teacher has been hospitalized
  • Internet service was disrupted
  • Teacher has died




 + 16 years experience ---- I was born and educated in the USA and I am currently living and working in Italy as an ESL American English Teacher and Personal ESL Trainer.


I speak American English clearly with no regional accent or characteristics. I am also fluent in both spoken and written Italian and have a good working knowledge of Spanish! 


+10,783 Individual private online lessons since 15 January 2008


99.9% Positive Feedback


613 Online students in 66 countries around the world!

Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, AzerbaijanBelgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, and Vietnam.



*****Please note how much lessons cost: 

60 minutes / 16.00 USD .... one private individual lesson

45 minutes / 12.00 USD .... one private individual lesson

30 minutes / 8.00 USD ..... one private individual lesson


 English_For_You provides the following online English language services:


 1. American English Conversation lessons (offering an individualized learning program) that encourage and gives the student an opportunity to use the English they have already learned by working on vocabulary expansion, sentence structure, and pronunciation.

  2. Test Preparation for B1, B2, C1, C2, IELTS, TOEFL iBT, TOEFL ITP, GMAT, BEC, TOEIC, GRE, IFCE, and USMLE.

  3. Business English lessons: Correcting grammar and pronunciation - Role playing business situations -Telephone English - Editing business emails or letters - Practice writing, reading, and delivering presentations - Help writing proposals

  4. Job interview preparation; Video Conference and Telephone Job interviews; Graduate and Private School interview preparation including PowerPoint or Slide Presentations.

 5. ESP (English for Special Purposes) which means helping students to successfully learn and use the English vocabulary relevant to the hotel, tourism, and catering industries. There is also a course to teach and help students practice English for Medical purposes for doctor - patient, nurse - patient, and administrative situations.

 6. Proofreading and editing essays (TOEFL, IELTS, Personal Statements, etc), emails, letters, manuscripts, white papers, and proposals.

7. Translations (Italian-English) for websites, blogs, articles, papers, etc.

I am currently the Video Text Content Translator and Managing Editor for WTVideo (a news/media website).

www.guardachevideo.it  (Italian website)

www.wtvideo.com  (English and Facebook website) 



For more information about me:


SPOKENSKILLS: http://shirleymariebradby.spokenskills.com

LINKEDIN: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shirleymariebradby

FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/English.For.You  

TWITTER: http://twitter.com/English_For_You

BLOG: http://www.englishforyoushirley.blogspot.com  




TEACHING --- is my first passion...and  next is MUSIC !♥♬  ;)

♬♥♬  My band .....JALEBI Music!  


Check out our music and videos! ♬♥♬


JALEBI Music (lead singer): 



JALEBI Music (lead singer): 

ETHNOCLOUD: http://ethnocloud.com/JALEBI_Music/