Crystal Fisher– Founder of Bespeaking and Business/ General English Teacher
Crystal loves teaching and is passionate about motivating others to find their English-language personality. She started teaching English in Stuttgart, Germany in 2010 and founded Bespeaking in 2014 because students needed more flexibility, convenience, and personalization in their lessons. Teaching tailored, individual English lessons online was the perfect solution. She is patient, clear, and empowers her students to speak English confidently and fluently. She has taught students from all over the world with various interests and reasons to learn English. She is a university-trained clarinetist, enjoys traveling to get to know different cultures, and absolutely loves being a teacher.
Erin – Bespeaking Blogger and General English Teacher
Erin found her passion for teaching when she was in high school and especially enjoys teaching English. Teaching English online is a great opportunity since she’s able to work with students and their schedules! Having lived in Germany for the past few years, and majoring in English and German at the College of William & Mary, she can communicate comfortably in both languages and loves the challenges that language brings! Erin is also a trained yoga teacher, writer, and is passionate about exploring new countries and cultures.
Jacque – Business and General English Teacher
Jacque has been living and working in Germany since mid-2018. He completed a degree in Film Studies, which included vast amounts of scripting and directing. He then went on to work for several programs in Cape Town, South Africa both on the technical and production side. He gained his TESOL certification to broaden his opportunities in Germany, and along with that has brought in a wealth of knowledge in many sectors. His approach to language learning is target only, while increasing fluency through vocabulary and structure.
Rebecca – Business / General English Teacher
Rebecca comes from the south west of Ireland from a city called Limerick. She studied Psychology & Sociology and went on to do a Masters in Work & Organisational Psychology. She moved to Germany in February 2016, which is when she fell in love with teaching English, and she has been doing it ever since. She loves getting to know her students and enjoys making learning fun for them. She wants her lessons to be a relaxed safe space for her students to speak, make mistakes, and learn at their pace and in their style. She is a carefree and easy-going person, and the atmosphere of her lessons reflects this. She loves reading, everything and anything!, but also a lot of fantasy. She loves travelling, and her favourite part about travelling is learning about different cultures and trying new cuisines.
Chris – Business and General English Teacher
Chris has been living and teaching general and business English in Germany since 2011 and has particular experience teaching legal and technical English. Chris focuses his lessons on fluency and breeding confidence, allowing his students to find their own flow and, therefore, improve at their own pace.
A native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the U.K., Chris is a former magazine editor and author, with two published novels to his name. He is currently working on his third. As well as writing, Chris is a huge cinema enthusiast and has over 700 films in his collection. He also enjoys reading and spending time with his wife and three daughters.
Ann-Marie– Business/ General English Teacher
Ann-Marie is a passionate and professional English trainer who has collected over 14 years teaching experience, approx. 16,000 lessons, in the South of Germany. Her lessons are customer-centric and tailored to meet the student’s requirements. As an Irish native, Ann-Marie encourages a lively lesson in a variety of environments. She teaches both business English and General English, and has experience in technical and medical English, as well as exam preparation. Ann-Marie structures her trainings around the individual learner, focusing on their requirements, and paving the path to their language success.
Ann- Marie is currently doing an MBA in International Management, Logistics and Consulting, and hopes to finish in Spring 2021. When she isn’t working, she enjoys growing and harvesting her own vegetables, cooking, meeting people, getting to know new cultures, and learning new things.
Tori- Business/ General English Teacher
Joel – Business/ General English Teacher
Joel has been living and teaching General and Business English in Germany since 2014 and completed his CELTA qualification at the Berlin School of English in 2017. Joel places students’ unique learning needs and language goals at the centre of lessons, helping students to develop fluency, naturalness and confidence. Before moving to Germany Joel lived in London, and has a professional background working in Health and Social Care. Joel has a Social Work Degree and LLM Master of Laws.
Lindsay – Business/ General English Teacher
Lindsay is originally from the United States of America and has an educational background in Design and Design History. In 2013, upon moving to Germany, she began teaching English and has enjoyed it immensely ever since. A naturally open person, Lindsay is passionate about learning what interests her students and how to help them through language. Her experience teaching people from a wide range of industries enables Lindsay to create a comfortable, accessible, and fun learning environment for her students, no matter what their focus may be.
Parallel to teaching, Lindsay also continues to work on art and design projects. Her most recent initiative includes an online publication, Kinship + Craft, that provides intimate interviews with artists, designers, and craftspeople from around the world.
Sarah – Business / General English Teacher
Sarah has been a teacher since 2014. She studied Public Relations and International Development, and to put it simply, she loves words and the world. Originally from the East Coast of Canada, Sarah moved to Heidelberg, Germany in 2020. After completing her CELTA certification, she decided to become a full-time English teacher. Her goal is to make students feel comfortable and confident speaking English. Everyone has a communication style and Sarah enjoys helping students find their own way to communicate clearly and effectively. She enjoys teaching both General and Business English, and will work with each student to focus on their specific needs and goals. In her free time, Sarah loves music (singing, playing piano and making dance party playlists), crossword puzzles, reading, and traveling.
Kim – General and Business English Teacher
Originally from Texas, Kim has been teaching English in Germany since 2015. She has a degree in Foreign Languages and the CELTA teaching certificate. She is fluent in German and Spanish, and can also speak a bit of Ukrainian and Mandarin. Kim’s lessons are targeted to the student’s immediate needs and she is eager to share her love of language. She has taught both general English and business English for a wide variety of industries, including banking, marketing, and pharmaceuticals. She specializes in helping students find new ways to improve their language skills outside the classroom. Kim is highly motivated and loves the cultural exchange aspect of English-teaching.
Alexandra – Business / General English Teacher
Alexandra has been teaching English in Germany online and in person since 2015. She finds passion in sharing not just English with her students, but the story of language as a whole. She works together with her students to uncover and address their individual needs, strengths and areas of desire, all based around the main goal of language: the ability to effectively express oneself and communicate with others. She views her role as a partner and mentor; there to present, clarify, and challenge the student in their language learning process.