About Language Trainers

Since 2004, Language Trainers has helped thousands of business and non-business clients across Canada and the rest of the world to learn any language, anytime, anywhere


We are experts at locating, hiring and supporting professional, qualified, native-speaking language tutors and connecting them with the ideal student.



We are the preferred course provider of many international corporations, agencies and non-profits

World Anti-doping agency

Bank of Montreal

CLE Capital

Transalta

Aberdeen Asset Management

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At Language Trainers, the customer’s needs come first: lessons take place at a time and place convenient to your schedule; materials and exercises will be altered and adapted to suit your specific learning aims; and classes can unfold as one-to-one lessons, small private groups or even online.



Our Process

Customer informs our Sales Team the language they want to learn and any specific requirements
The Language Trainers Academic Department devises a custom course syllabus
Customer's course coodinator and teacher allocated by the Relationship Management
Customer begins their lessons with their teacher
The Course Coordinator contacts customer and teacher regularly to assist with any concerns

So, whether you want to learn a common language or a rare dialect, and if you need your new skills to satisfy personal or professional objectives, learning with Language Trainers is the most efficient, practical and immersive way to achieve your goals.



Every year, we provide MORE THAN 2,000 COURSES in 80+ LANGUAGES to OVER 5,000 STUDENTS in 250+ CITIES and MORE THAN 15 COUNTRIES



And finally, we are a trustworthy language course provider! We are an ISO 9001:2015 registered company, rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau, and certified by the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP).

What does this mean for you? No matter where you are in the world, we promise to meet regulatory requirements, to continually improve, and to deliver the very best customer service to every single one of our clients.


Any language, anytime, anywhere





Head Office

Language Trainers has a worldwide network of qualified and experienced native-speaking language teachers, from London to Lima. Our head office deals with administration, course development, academic support, and matching teachers with learners.

Trainers

All of our experienced trainers are native speakers (or have a native-speaker level of the language taught) with appropriate teaching qualifications. They are locally-based to reduce your expenses and travel time.

Directors

The directors of Language Trainers have worked at all levels in the language industry, from thousands of hours teaching to running schools. They are also dedicated language enthusiasts, speaking many languages between them.

Company Information

Language Trainers Corporation of 21 O'Connors Lane, Old Tappan, NJ 07675 is incorporated in New Jersey and is a member of the Association for Language Learning and is ISO9001:2015 and BBB A+ accredited. Language Trainers was established in 2004.

Directors

Alexis Sheldon, MA, Cert. TEFL
CEO

A Cambridge University graduate (BA Hons Social & Political Science), Alexis speaks English, fluent Russian and Portuguese, good French, Italian, and Spanish, and elementary Mandarin Chinese and Hebrew. A qualified TEFL teacher, Alexis also holds an MA in Tourism Management from Brighton University.

Alexis has over 20 years teaching experience in schools from Israel to Ukraine and was previously responsible for the corporate training division of a leading UK language school. His other projects include Translation Central, a translation services agency, and Fast Lane SEO, a multilingual SEO agency.

Jon Pokroy, BA, Dip. TEFL
Academic Director

A Cambridge University graduate (BA Hons Philosophy), Jon is also an experienced English teacher, having worked in Spain, Germany and London for over 16 years. Jon speaks English and is fluent in German and Spanish. Jon holds a Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the world renowned International House training centre in London.

Jon has run training for executives in English for Specific Purposes and producing courses for Specific Purposes for corporations, universities, and the British Council. Jon has also worked as an examiner for the British Council.

Richard Sheldon, MA, MBA
CFO

Richard brings more than 25 years of experience in finance, capital raising, and strategy to Language Trainers. He has held management and CFO positions in both private and public companies including ECONnergy Energy Company, Concrete Inc., Weatherford Global Compression Services and ContextWeb. He is currently also the CFO at Complex Media. In addition, Richard was a business development executive at GE Capital and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company. Richard started his career at Arthur Andersen in London where he became a Chartered Accountant. Richard holds an MA from Oxford University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Our Team

Alexis Sheldon CEO
Jon Pokroy Academic Director
Richard Sheldon CFO
Sales
Natalia Taylor Sales Supervisor
Barbara Fuhr Sales Executive
Irina Nofenko Sales Executive
Julia Derbule Sales Executive
Luciana Alberico Sales Executive
Rachel Abad Sales Executive
Angelo Marimla Sales Executive
Medana Loczi Sales Executive/Course Coordinator
Carolina Scruzzi Sales Executive/Course Coordinator
Relationship Managment
Ariadna Escobedo Course Coordinators Supervisor
Mariana Sosa Course Coordinator
Paula Pinal Course Coordinator
Agostina Dimaio Course Coordinator
Daniela Todinca Course Coordinator
Florencia Casero Course Coordinator
Maria Jesus Vega Course Coordinator
Julieta Dimaio Course Coordinator
Flora Hanks Course Coordinator
Sofia Cubido Course Coordinator
Ian Quiroga Course Coordinator
Catherine Fulco Course Coordinator
Teacher Recruitment
Carla Filippini Teacher Recruitment Supervisor
Valeria Almeida Teacher Recruitment Assistant
Emilia Perez Teacher Recruitment Assistant
Victoria Traverso Teacher Recruitment Assistant
Academic Department
Mariana Serb Academic Adviser
Jenny McAleer Academic Advisor Assistant
Financial and HR
Ellis David Rosen Financial Controller
Gabriela Pascuali HR Coordinator
Karissa Timpug Accounts Assistant
IT and Web Development
Nicolas Ferretti IT Manager
Maximiliano German Garbate Programmer
Pablo Herrera Hardoy Programmer
Ramiro Avalos Designer
Communications
Nicolás Solé Marketing Manager
Nahuel Sotelo Graphic Designer
Mariano Rebattini Capurro Language Agency Project Manager
Daniela Solis Writer & Editor
Onerio Neto Managing Editor Portuguese
Gaetan Ludon Community Manager
Romina Orell Online Marketing Assistant & Outreach
Dan Cross Managing Editor
Ana Diaconu Community Manager for Germany
 

Feedback and Suggestions

At Language Trainers we really care about what our clients and trainers have to say. We also care about your opinion even if you are just browsing our website for the first time.
 

News

Check what’s happening at Language Trainers! Check back often for announcements regarding free language learning tools, updates to our resource library, and new community members!

Worldwide Clients

Some of our clients include:

Took French Courses in Toronto

Took Romanian Courses in Toronto

Took Spanish Courses in Vancouver

Testimonials

”My lessons with Slavica are going well. We get along well. She is fun, enthusiastic and knowledgable. Thanks!”

Pat Strizic Croatian course in Toronto
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Teacher Case Studies

Name: Maribel
Language Taught: English
Years of teaching experience: 13

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Client Case Studies

”We wanted to come to Peru with the confidence we could have small conversations with the people here. We knew that not only would it be helpful, but it would also enhance our experience and make us get more out of the trip.”

Tarran Kent-Hume & Olie Hunter Smart Spanish for an Amazon Adventure
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Preferred Supplier

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