OUR TEACHER

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Sophie Yang

CEO

  • Masters degree of English Language and Literature from Queen’s University. This program is ranked number one in Canada

  • Holds a MED Graduate degree from Western University

  • Undergraduate degree from Central China Normal University, the number one English program in the Hubei Province

  • She has been focusing on teaching standardized tests to students for seven years

  • Sophie was a trainer at the New Oriental Overseas Examination Centre in China

  • An official trainer at IELTS Canada

  • An official English trainer at Ontario Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL)

James White

ELA Writing

  • Doctor of Arts in History, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Master of Arts in Classical Studies, Queens University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Ancient Greek and Roman Studies, Trent University

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Trent University

  • 6 years' experience teaching in University settings

  • 16 years' experience in writing, editing and publishing

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Advanced reading and speaking skills in French

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Collin Pierlott

ELA Writing

  • Master of Arts in Medieval Studies, University of Toronto

  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Minors in Classics, English Language and Literature & Philosophy, La Salle University

  • Content Writer and Editor, outstanding STEM Study Ltd

  • Member of American Literacy Translators Association (ALTA)

  • Solid Understanding of the vicissitudes, history, and construction of the English language

  • Scrupulous in course design/development/delivery

Wesley Paupst

Academic Writing

  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Queen's University, majoring in classical science and English, minor in history

  • Bachelor of Education, Queen's University, focusing on senior English and history education

  • Ontario OCT Licensed Teacher

  • Mr. Paupst has a strong background in classical literature and a wealth of teaching experience.

  • Over the years, he has focused on the literary and historical education of upper-class students.

  • He is very good at using psychological counseling skills to help students who are tired of learning

Jonathan Boehm

Shakespeare

  • Bachelor of Education - University of Toronto

  • Bachelor Arts of English and Drama Studies - York University

  • Licensed with the OCT(Ontario College of Teachers) for senior level English and Drama

  • Have more than 10 years of teaching experience

  • Designed full year long programs in English Conversation and Drama

  • Directed numerous theatrical productions involving ESL students

  • ​Taught from elementary school to university

Rebecca Balaban

Reading Club

  • Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, Rutgers University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology and World Religion, Lycoming College

  • Archaeology, Harvard University

  • With 15 years of experience as an university professor

  • Has strong background of literature education

  • Proficient in guiding and communicating with students

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Claire Keating

ELA Reading, ELA Writing

  • Musical Theatre, Victoria College London

  • Master of Arts in Drama and Theatre Studies, National University of Ireland

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, University College Dublin

  • Incorporate dramatic elements into teaching to maximize involvements and interactions

  • Specialized in comprehensive language development of students in G3&4

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Rachel Lam

Reading Club, ELA Reading

  • Bachelor of Arts with honours in English Literature and Writing, University of Western Ontario

  • Member of the UWO Writing Centre

  • Specialized in creative writing

  • One of major founders of Reading Club program at Sister Sophie

  • Has deep understanding of the cultural differences between the Eastern and Western cultures

Sarah Brooks

Reading Club, SAT, SSAT

  • Bachelor of Arts, Honours in Art History and Visual Arts, York University

  • Professional Editorial Qualification, York University

  • A strong educational background in English Literature and Art History.

  • More than 20 years of education experience in Academic English Education and Academic Counseling

  • Holds a professional editorial qualification certificate

  • Years of private school English teaching experience, teaching areas cover Poetry, Western classic literature, academic writing and other difficult areas of English language and literature.

  • Good at using different teaching strategies and methods, being good at using psychological counseling skills to stimulate students' self-confidence in English learning.

Marc

Writing

  • Master of Arts in English Literature, specializing in Medieval Studies (MA), Queen's University

  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, major in English and History minor (BAH),Queen's University

  • Study abroad in the UK at the University of Leeds

  • Creative and consistent advice to students

  • Strong results orientation and persuasiveness while providing advice and guidance to students

  • ​Inspire students to enjoy learning English literature

Dave

ELA Foundation

  • Journalism-Broadcast Diploma, Fanshawe College

  • Television News Graduate Certificate

  • 2019 Federal Election Logger

  • Journalism Intern at CBC Toronto

  • Show Host at 106.9 The X Radio, XFM News

  • News anchoring and journalism writing

  • Teach with warm enthusiasm and welcomed by students and parents with high popularity

  • Help newcomers and international students quickly adapt to the English environment

Katherine

ELA Foundation

  • Master of Education in Language and Literacies Education, University of Toronto​​

  • Bachelor of Education in English, Dean's Honor List, University of  Macau

  • In-depth research on English Language Art 

  • Taught in many well-known institutes across the world

  • Familiar with different education systems, i.e. IB curriculum.

Joan Wu

SSAT, ELA Foundation

  • Holds a graduate degree in English Language and Literature from Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

  • She las 10 years of K-12 teaching experience

  • She was awarded the title of best teacher in Haidian District

  • She scored an 8.0 overall on IELTS and a 9.0 on IELTS Reading

  • Joan has a flexible teaching style and she is good at simplifying difficult concepts for her students

Catherine

ELA Foundation

  • Master of Professional Education from the University of Western Ontario

  • Senior IELTS Teacher

  • A former teacher in New Channel, Global IELTS

  • Her teaching style is cordial and humorous, with strong affinity.

  • She pays attention to interaction with students and teaches students in accordance with their aptitude

  • Enriched teaching experience in China and Canada and understands the difficulties students encountered in English learning.

  • Let students have a solid grasp of academic vocabulary, grammar, and IELTS key points

  • Good communication skills, make students improve their marks quickly

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Cindy

ELA Foundation

  • Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

  • Bachelor's Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language, Beijing Normal University, Hong Kong Baptist University United International College

  • In-depth research on English Language Art

  • Taught in many well-known institutes

  • First-class scholarship receiver

  • Past member of Chinese American Educational Research and Development association

FRENCH TEACHER

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Florence

French

  •  Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature - University of Montreal

  • Degree in Translation Studies - University of Montreal

  • Degree in Career Development / Planning - University of Quebec​​

  • Bilingual proficiency in French and English

  • Native yet professional French pronunciations to provide students the most authentic learning environment, both intellectual and fun.

  • Focuses on classroom interaction with students to create an active and positive learning atmosphere

  •  Greatly instilled passion and celebration of student’s individuality/uniqueness to sparkle desire for learning

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Dr. Wei

French

  • Ph.D in French Literature, Queen's University and University Paris 8

  • Master of Arts in French Literature, Queen's University

  • Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature, Peking University

  • Associate French Professor at Renmin University of China

  • Lecturer at Queen's University

  • Translated multiple French works

  • More than 12 years of French teaching experience

  • Taught different age group, from children to adults with flexible teaching style

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