Sophia M. United Kingdom Verified tutor - ID and qualifications checked

I am a professional English Teacher with ten years teaching and business experience. I have taught adults in further education colleges in London and recently I have been working with Russian and Eastern European children at private English schools in Varna.

Qualifications: TESOL · Business & Marketing · Certificate of Further Education
Languages: English Native Native speaker ·
19 years experience

About me

Previously, I worked for Sony UK in business and marketing; organising trade shows and travelling world-wide. I also worked in customer service, public relations and publicity. I gained valuable experience dealing with different cultures and helping them improve their English.

My qualifications include a post-graduate degree in teaching – specialising in EFL, a Diploma in Business & Marketing and a TESOL Certificate. I have lived in the UK, USA, Africa and Bulgaria – I believe this helps me understand the needs of my clients. My hobbies include dancing, writing short stories and enjoying nature.

I would love to teach you and look forward to having a good student-teacher relationship. My lessons will include a variety of up-to-date topics that I will adapt to help you achieve your personal goals. I am really looking forward to hearing from you!
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4.9

Jure (George) R.
Croatia, 02/11/2022

After 3,5 years and over 150 lessons with Sophia McArthur we can only say she and OTUK are best english learning system on-line. Individualized approach, short and long term objectives, responsiveness, progress reports and much more. We can’t wait to start OTUK for our younger kid as soon as possible.

Suzie P.
Italy, 23/10/2022

I liked very much lessons with Sophia. She has been very kind and joyful. Furthermore she is very professional. She corrected me many times, and I need it!

Hafsa A.
British Indian Ocean Ter, 14/07/2022

We had enrolled our five years old daughter on a short course with Sophia. It’s worth mentioning that Sophia was utterly professional, polite and engaging in her approach. She has great teaching skills. We’d certainly recommend her to our friends.

Sonia Y.
Hong Kong, 07/10/2021

Thanks Ms Sophia. Karen enjoyed the lessons and will continue the lessons in the future.

Emma B.
Switzerland, 22/09/2021

Sophia is a fantastic teacher and adapts promptly to students needs. She makes lessons fun and useful.

Solomon A.
Ethiopia, 17/08/2021

My daughter enjoyed the lessons with you. She said you are a good teacher.Thanks for supporting her!

Katie W.
Hong Kong, 08/08/2021

I am grateful that Miss Sophia was my teacher. She is such a kind and a caring teacher! She improved my English so much in the past 2+ years that I am more confident to speak with native English speaker. I am regretting that I can’t attend her lessons because of my relocation, but I’m sure that I will choose Miss Sophia to be my teacher again in the future!Thanks you Sophia!!

Katie W.
Hong Kong, 09/09/2020

Patient & Nice

Franzese F.
Spain, 07/06/2020

My teacher is very kind and I'm learning a lot with her. She is patient and she explains very well the things.

Olga K.
Luxembourg, 19/08/2019

I am very grateful to Sophia for the lessons she was doing with my 6-year-old daughter. Sophia is extremely professional and adjusts the lessons to your needs. I highly recommend Sophia as the best British English teacher my daughter and I have ever had.Thank you again!Olga and Maryna

Cyrine O.
Canada, 29/07/2019

I LIKE THE FLUENTS OF THE TEACHER AND MY DAUGHTER FOUND EASY TO MAKE A TOUCH WITH HER

Darija I.
Macedonia, 08/11/2018

Sophia is really kind and pleasant. Darija really likes her. I hope they'll have wonderful time together, and successful lessons as well. Thank you

Gabriela N.
Czech Republic, 22/10/2018

Dear all,I like about my lessons especially a personal tutor's attitude towards me. I enjoy online English lessons because my tutor listens to my needs and wishes. She always searches for some extra information from different media credible resources which helps farther develop the given topic. She also shares her opinions with me as the British citizen on a study text. And she shows sincere interest in my educational materials. I appreciate such a thoughtful and acquainted tutor.Best regards,Gabriela Nov

Sasha V.
Canada, 31/05/2018

Sophia has been working with my younger sister, Ira, for a few months now. Ira is enjoying her lessons very much and improving noticeably. We couldn't ask for a better arrangement. Sophia is a great teacher, very flexible and understanding, as well as getting along very well with Ira. I couldn't be happier with the decision to start these lessons.

Alla O.
Russia, 13/02/2018

The teacher — Sophia is a great person with all the necessary skills and experience in business communication. It was a pleasure to have lessons with her!

Maria B.
Russia, 02/05/2017

Sofia is a wonderful teacher. I really enjoy studying with her.

Andrea G.
Italy, 15/11/2016

Sophia is a real enjoyable person, always smiling but at the same time professional. The only problem is the skype connection that usually doesn

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Sophia M.
United Kingdom Verified tutor - ID and qualifications checked
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