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.

SKILLS

  • Advanced knowledge of linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, field linguistics, historical linguistics, psycholinguistics, and language acquisition 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the English language, including grammar, vocabulary, and etymology
  • 16 years of experience helping learners understand difficult technical concepts through clear examples and plain language
  • Helpful teacher attitude, supporting clients in achieving their goals
  • Driven by a love of learning and sharing a wide general knowledge of history, culture, and science

EDUCATION

  • M.A. Linguistics, University of Toronto (focus: Phonology)
  • B.A. Linguistics, University of Toronto, with minors in Classical History and Music History 
  • TESL/TEFL certification for English education

EXPERIENCE

  • Has been teaching and consulting on linguistics and the English language since 2004 
  • Has been a professional proofreader for individuals and businesses since 2008, ensuring the highest standard of polished English writing
  • Has supported students in practical skills of organization, time management, and degree planning
  • Has taught and graded university linguistics courses during M.A. program at the University of Toronto 
  • Has worked as a naming consultant, providing linguistic context and advice for business names, baby names, and personal name changes