SI-UK IELTS Instructors

SI-UK IELTS Instructors

The team who will be helping you reach your target IELTS score.

SI-UK IELTS Instructors

London Instructors

Maria Samsonova


Hometown: London, England
Academic: MPhil in TEFL from State Pedagogic University, Saint-Petersburg

Maria is passionate about teaching and believes that establishing a good rapport with learners from various cultures is crucial in helping them build confidence in their ability to achieve goals both academically and socially.

Maria has taught students from China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, South Korea, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Singapore, Russia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Latvia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Chechnya, Morocco, Libia, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, Spain, Italy, Germany, Ghana, Somalia, Congo and Finland.

James Nuttall

IELTS Instructor

Hometown: Cambridge, England
Academic: University of Kent

After graduating with honours from the University of Kent at Canterbury, James earned a CELTA (the Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) in Norwich. He went on to earn a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Diploma with Trinity College London in 2013, and the IDLTM (International Diploma of Language Teaching Management) with the University of Brisbane in 2015.

James taught Academic English preparation course at numerous locations such as in Canterbury, Norwich, Cambridge, London and also in the UAE, before moving to Japan in 2004. James has been teaching IELTS, TOEFL and EAP at SI-UK since 2010 and is now part of the SI-UK London IELTS team.

Contact SI-UK and begin your path towards hitting your target IELTS score!

The IELTS class is a very effective way of preparing yourself for the IELTS test. I learned to use my English in new ways.
Louise Karlsson

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