I’m a linguistics and English language consultant who has been supporting students, businesses, and lifelong learners since 2004.
I provide teaching, support, and consultation in all areas of linguistics and the English language.
- Advanced knowledge of linguistics
- Comprehensive knowledge of the English language
- Deep understanding of spelling, grammar, word usage, and etymology
- Skilled at student organization and time management
- Able to explain difficult concepts in plain language
- Helpful teacher attitude
- Driven by a love of learning and sharing a wide general knowledge of history, culture, and science
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- M.A. 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
- B.A. Linguistics, University of Toronto, with minors in classical history and music history
- TESL/TEFL certification for English education
- 17 years of tutoring experience
- Teaching English (ESL) since 2004
- Professional proofreader since 2008
CAD$50/hour for all lessons
First hour free
Linguistics and English Language Consultant
I’m a linguistics and English language consultant who has been supporting students, businesses, and lifelong learners since 2014. I provide teaching, support, and consultation in all areas of linguistics and the English language.
I supported deaf hard-of-hearing students at George Brown, Seneca, Humber and Centennial Colleges, transcribing lectures and class discussions in a wide range of subjects.
I taught students of all ages and levels in English grammar, vocabulary, and literature.
I proofread and rewrote English documents for Japanese corporate clients, delivering consistent and correct business English and improving overall flow and style.
I taught all aspects of spoken and written English to Japanese and international students ages 2 to 80 at several Tokyo schools.
I assisted psychologist Dr. Justin Thomas in writing and revising his autobiography and the story of the Label Liberation "I am a person first" project.
Teaching Assistant, Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto
I taught tutorial sections, assisted students, and graded exams for linguistics courses.
English Teacher, Volunteers for Thailand
I participated in and later directed English camps for all ages at several rural schools in the Isan region of Thailand, and taught English at Srisawatwittayakarn High School in Nan, Thailand.
Experimental Language Developer, Gen-X Sports, Toronto
I worked with a team of linguists in the Experimental Products Division to develop a “secret language for teenagers” using colours and shapes.
Perfect! Alex prepares in advance and takes care of each student independently. He gives tips and explains each mistake in detail. He will also give you future advice according to your teacher’s style and expectations. I highly recommend him.
Excellent student with a good attitude.
Excellent! Patient, well organized and helpful. Helped me with Syntax. Thanks Alex!
Excellent student, organized and with a good attitude.
Perfect! Alex is attentive, knowledgeable, and thorough. Would recommend his tutoring to anyone hoping to learn more about his topics of interest!
Excellent student. Organized and ready to learn.
Perfect! I’m very happy to having Alex for my teenage son.he is very competent and patient teacher
Wided was a very respectful, professional and positive client to work with.
Perfect! Alex is an excellent tutor! Extremely knowledgeable and patient. He can explain concepts very well and provide multiple examples. I highly recommend him!
Good student. Focused and dedicated.
Alex is a very knowledgeable tutor and knows what he's talking about. Do book a lesson with him if you're majoring in English Language and Linguistics like me and is struggling. Thanks to him, I passed my 1st semester of uni!
My name is Gordon, one of Alex’s many students.
Alex is one of the best teachers I have ever met. His passion to teach is overwhelming. I attributed that to his core belief of wanting students to learn and grow. Alex is the kind of teacher who will make you feel like spending time with your best friend, or your beloved up. Thumbs up. Emoji Happy Face with teeth.
Alex was extremely helpful with editing my personal essay. He patiently explained his edits and how to cohesively organize thoughts within paragraphs. I am so happy I decided to reach out ! My only regret is that I didn’t contact him sooner.
Alex was a great teacher! I was struggling in my LING 100 class and he helped me break down all the areas I was struggling with and answered all the questions I had. He was very patient which was good since I can be a bit slow to understand certain topics
Alex is an amazing tutor!
He displays a great wealth of knowledge in the field of Linguistics.
Friendly, patient, skillful and passionate about what he does. He explains concepts in a concise, effective manner.
I would definitely recommend!
I needed some help in studying for phonology and Alex met all of the qualifications. He has extremely deep knowledge on phonology and linguistics.
Alex's tutoring sessions were timely, relevant, robust and extremely thorough. He broke down problems in a very concise and efficient manner. He is patient and makes sure that you have a plan to attack problems.
I definitely recommend Alex if you need a high quality tutor.
Alex goes above and beyond meeting your learning expectations as a student. Each lesson is comprehensive, thorough and calculated to meet the needs of his students. Highly recommend for anyone interested in any aspect of linguistics at the highest level.
He is a very nice and wise person. He have helped me a lot in my development of writing and learning. You will not only learn knowledge of your learning field, but also other useful skills for being success in university from him!
Alex has a strong work ethic and is dedicated to student success! We have worked together for many years at George Brown College assisting deaf and hard of hearing students, and I have found him to be punctual and highly skilled, with superior knowledge of phonetics, grammar and sentence structure. He also has a vast wealth of knowledge on many subjects of interest to students of all ages. His teaching style is Socratic and he engages students with interesting anecdotes and supplementary materials.
Alex is highly professional and friendly at the same time. He is a super engaging and patient tutor with a wealth of knowledge the field of linguistics. I have been tutored by Alex for the last six months and I am so grateful for all his advise and direction. I highly recommend Alex to anyone who is looking for a high quality tutor.
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