Language Trainers Testimonials and Reviews from Clients
See some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.
”I am still really enjoying my lessons and love having Hiromi as my Japanese teacher. I feel like I have improved a lot and am feeling more and more comfortable with every lesson. She is a great teacher and great at incorporating all different learning styles and aspects into our lessons.”Japanese course in Guelph
”At the moment I am OK in regards with lessons. I will just be practicing the Farsi that I have learned and build on that.In terms of my lessons, they have been really great. Ghazaleh is a really great teacher and uses different methods to help me remember words!”Farsi course in Mississauga
” It was great. Francesco, my Italian teacher, was on time and he helped me to develop a study plan. He has a positive attitude and it's fun to have lessons with him. ”Italian course in Calgary
”The German lessons are going very well. Frau has me on a very good course of learning! I have found her approach with me very motivating.”German course in Windsor
”My lessons are going really well! Youmi is a wonderful teacher and I have nothing bad to say about her whatsoever: A+”Korean course in Edmonton
”The Japanase lessons with Mie have been going well. Mie's classes are well structured and she encourages me to speak Japanese during the lesson. I think that I have learned to speak much better over the past couple of months. I also found that a lesson a week is a good pace for my learning compared to twice a week that I had with a previous teacher.”Japanese course in Windsor
”Heinz has been a great German instructor and has been very flexible with some required schedule changes we have had. He has been very friendly and knowledgeable about what we can expect if we travel to Germany. I would definitely recommend Heinz for future lessons to anyone that is interested.”German course in Saskatoon
”The lessons are going well. Ariel is a pleasure to work with. His knowledge of the German language is quite extensive.”German course in Windsor
”I indeed enjoyed my first class with Kasia, my Polish teacher. She is a perfectionist and this is exactly what I am looking for in a teacher. I am looking forward to my next class!”Polish course in Montreal
”Kasia is such a wonderful Polish teacher! She's really great as simplifying everything. Can't say enough good things about her.”Polish course in London
”The Spanish lessons are going very well. I am very pleased with everything. Marthelena is a wonderful teacher and the fact that she is from Mexico, where I hope to be living, has been quite beneficial. I believe we have eight lessons left so we will finish at the beginning of November.”Spanish course in Hamilton
”The Spanish lessons with Adriana are going well. She is very enthusiastic but patient with my progress. She never lets me make a slip without correcting me. I'm pleased with the lessons.”Spanish course in Ottawa
” Hiromi does seem interested in the course material. She picks areas I need to work on and focuses the lesson around that as well as strengthening the skill set I already have. She has been a great teacher and has definitely helped me increase my Japanese language skills. ”Japanese course in Guelph
”My Italian lessons are going really well. Elisabetta is an excellent instructor who always brings additional material to aid my understanding or for vocabulary/practice purposes. She doesn't limit lessons to the book, she prepares each class very well and is very responsible and structured with her teaching.”Italian course in Calgary
”My Spanish classes have been amazing. Kelly Costello is an incredible teacher.”Spanish course in Halifax, NS
”Things continue to go very well with my Dutch lessons. There could be no better teacher than Peter – we are now in our 8th year and going strong.”Dutch course in Vancouver
”My Japanese lessons with Hiromi are great!”Japanese course in Guelph
”sadada”Afrikaans course in Halifax, NS
”Peter, my trainer, and I are now in our eighth year working together. Life wouldn’t be the same if I weren’t trying to speak Dutch better.”Dutch course in Vancouver
”I chose Language Trainers as I found the company to be very efficient in all aspects of correspondence and starting the course. I am really enjoying my classes with Britta; not only is she a wonderful teacher, but a very lovely person also.”German course in Oakville
”The lessons are going great. Hiromi is a great teacher.”Japanese course in Guelph
”I am very happy with Kasia and our classes. She’s fun to work with!”Polish course in Montreal
”I've really enjoyed my lessons. Mariya is a great teacher. The first lesson went very well, though I'm a slow learner. Mariya was very patient with me...and with my cats, some of whom tried to 'help' me with my lesson!”Russian course in Mississauga
”I like Nora very much and I really enjoy working with her. She is a clear and concise communicator and very encouraging.”French course in Windsor
”The lessons are FABULOUS. Arman is great and my girlfriend was amazed when I could read to her in Russian. I will almost certainly continue after this contract.”Russian course in Montreal
”I began learning Dutch in 2012, with a view to acquiring a reading knowledge adequate for the purposes of a research project with which I was engaged at the time. Language Trainers provided exactly what I needed. As time went by, I became increasingly interested in Dutch for its own sake and I thought that I might like to speak as well as read it. Now, seven years later, in 2019, I continue to receive lessons from the outstanding teacher provided by Language Trainers at the outset. Throughout our association, the Language Trainers staff have been unfailingly efficient, prompt and supportive. Learning a language is a process that broadens and deepens continuously, and I look forward to following this fascinating process quite a bit further still.”Dutch course in Vancouver
”My teacher has a good sense of reality as far as retention and comprehension are concerned. I don’t ever feel frustrated! Her clarity of both English and Russian makes every lesson more meaningful. I always look forward to the next lesson. Enjoying every minute!”Russian course in London
”The German lessons are going well. My teacher is very friendly and well organized. He puts a lot of effort into his lessons and doesn’t over work you. He gives you time to learn so you feel confident as you progress. He keeps the starting simple so you don’t get frustrated before you even begin. I have learned a lot in the past few weeks and am very happy with the course.”German course in Saskatoon
”The Italian lessons are still going well. My teacher is great!”Italian course in Oakville
”The lessons are going very well. Olivia is very knowledgeable and adjusts the requirements as she understands our learning styles and levels. We’re both enjoying working with her.”French course in Guelph
”After just a few Spanish classes, I am already able to converse with native speakers. I felt confident and really enjoyed it. I have learned a lot! I know that at the end of my classes I will be able to speak even better.”Spanish course in Brampton
”My lessons with Slavica are going well. We get along well. She is fun, enthusiastic and knowledgable. Thanks!”Croatian course in Toronto
”Hortense is wonderful. I am very happy to have her as an instructor. I have really improved my ear and she is very interesting to talk with.”French course in Vaughan
”Tanushree, my trainer, is an excellent teacher. She adapted very quickly to our learning style. She is energetic and efficient and she is available on weekends. Thank you very much, Language Trainers!”Hindi course in Toronto
”Valentina is a perfect match. She is very knowledgeable and so sweet. My lessons with her are going great!”Spanish course in Brampton
”I am really enjoying the course and feel we are going at a comfortable pace. I am content with the entire course.”Swedish course in Calgary
”The students are enjoying the courses and like the one on one with the teacher. They feel it gives better progress than the group classes they previously had with other companies.”French course in Toronto
”The whole experience has been very positive and I feel that your company did a great job finding an excellent instructor. The results speak for themselves.”Croatian course in Toronto
”We’ve had three lessons with Nam so far, and they are going great. He’s been very helpful about customizing lessons around our needs.”Vietnamese course in Toronto
”I am thoroughly pleased with the Japanese lessons so far, and have not a single negative thing to report. Norie and my schedules line up quite well, so getting the sessions in has been very simple and easy. She is going above and beyond her call of duty, and educating me in culture, tradition, norms, and helpful tips for daily life in addition to her well structured, easy to follow language lessons. I'd be hard pressed to believe that I could have found a better teacher, and I can confidently say that this was well worth the money.”Japanese course in Calgary
”We were very pleased and impressed with the first lesson. I had an opportunity to speak briefly with the teacher and was amazed with her energy and enthusiasm towards learning, and look forward to the rest of the program.”Hebrew course in London
”My teacher is great! I like how I am progressing and I always look forward to the next class.”Spanish course in Halifax, NS
”We are so happy with the work that my children's teacher has been doing! She is always incredibly well prepared and makes the lessons fun with games and songs that the kids always enjoy. We are very pleased and anticipate continuing on with lessons once we have completed our initial 20 lessons. We have been very happy with our experience with Language Trainers and would recommend you very highly!”Italian course in London
”My teacher is very responsible and patient. She was willing to explain those words in different ways so that I could understand. And we did not only go over vocabulary and grammar, but also talked a lot about German culture. She had a deep understanding about Germany as that’s where she is from.”German course in Coquitlam
”I have been learning Japanese for about 8 months, covering hiragana and katakana, grade 1-3 kanji reading, and volume II of "Japanese for Busy People". Overall, I'm very satisfied with my Japanese classes. Aside from being kind and polite, my teacher is always on time for the lessons. He is also flexible and open to ideas. He would not mind modifying the course content to fit with his student's needs and wants. He would even went a step further by providing good materials for learning. An example to that would be, when I asked my teacher to modify the course content to be more reading heavy rather than writing. He'd then went to Japanese library every other week to borrow different Japanese kids books and I'd then learn by reading a lot of interesting books fit for my level. I'm honestly very touched by his ingenuity and the amount of efforts he took to guide me in my language learning.”Japanese course in Windsor
” Lessons are going very well. My trainer's efforts are catering right to my needs. I am learning things about languages that I never knew! My 2 hour lessons go by way too fast! ”Russian course in Toronto
”My classes are going smoothly. My teacher really breaks everything down and explains how the words form. It's also nice that she approaches the learning with different methods so it really makes the learning process a lot easier. The book is also interesting. I like the cultural aspects that it mentions and it works as a good guideline to follow and branch out from. Overall, I've enjoyed my experience so far.”Dutch course in Vancouver
”Our lessons are going well. We chose Language Trainers because you offer private language services and we have been extremely happy.”Italian course in Cambridge
”It’s been so nice to get some of my Japanese back and I really like my instructor! ”Japanese course in Guelph
”My daughter is very happy with her teacher. It went very well. She enjoyed the lessons and the teacher was excellent. ”Russian course in Ottawa
”Sono molto felice con i miei corsi!”Italian course in Edmonton
”My Dutch lessons are going very well because my teacher makes it easy and fun for me. ”Dutch course in Calgary
”My trainer has been great and has adapted to my needs well. For example, I've been self-studying with a textbook and she's helped me work through the exercises during our sessions, which has allowed me to not jumble up the different grammar topics. There were not many in-person Urdu lesson options where I live, and the fact that Language Trainers was able to find somebody that could meet every day for a short period of time and without a fixed syllabus was great. My schedule didn't permit me to start a course with a fixed date or travel very far to attend lessons.”Urdu course in Vancouver
”Lessons are going really well, we are getting more and more comfortable with the language and Karim our trainer has started implementing a lot of conversation which is really beneficial to the whole team.”French course in Toronto
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Teacher Case Studies
Language Taught: Japanese
Years of teaching experience: 4
Hi Syarifah! Will you tell our readers why you chose to teach Japanese and a little about your teaching history?
Learning languages is one of my favorite hobbies and teaching Japanese in a foreign country has been my dream since I was a child. Since I spent most of my life in Japan, I was embedded in the Japanese culture, sense of thinking, values, norms and etiquette. Having this background knowledge about Japanese, and to some extent Malay, my mother tongue, enabled me to offer a more complete and refined way of teaching. I further enhanced my knowledge of the Japanese language and its cultures by enrolling at Musashino University Tokyo, where I earned my first degree in Japanese Literature and Cultures. At the time, I was already interested in second language acquisition, so I went on to study Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at the Western University in London, Ontario. I have been teaching Japanese ever since and, over the past two years, I have dedicated myself to improve my bilingual (i.e. Japanese and English) skills to aid my lesson planning and learner evaluation abilities.
What made you want to work with Language Trainers?
Language Trainers allow teachers to work with fantastic, enthusiastic students. And the company supported my teaching in so many ways, including providing teaching materials, teaching tips, and access to resources.
And what has been your most memorable experience with us, so far?
I always feel happy when I see my students are making progress. It is the best moment when I can communicate with them in Japanese.
And what do you expect from your students for them to achieve this progress quickly and efficiently?
Curiosity and constancy are the key requirements to learning any new language.
Similarly, what should students expect from you?
I keep in mind each student’s goals and interests, so I can make lessons interesting and keep the student motivated in their learning.
So, would you recommend students to sign up for a course with Language Trainers?
Absolutely! Language Trainers take care of their students and encourage their language learning. You can get so much support from them!
Client Case Studies
”I have already recommended Language Trainers to at least ten people since doing the program.”Learning French for his Family
Language Trainers: Good morning, James. How are you?
James Wolf: I’m good, thanks.
Language Trainers: Would you mind telling us a little about yourself?
James Wolf: Yes, well my name is James, and I'm a 28 year old US Army Officer in the California National Guard and a Web Producer for Cal State University.
Language Trainers: And when did you start studying with Language Trainers?
James Wolf: I started In June 2011.
Language Trainers: James, which language did you study and why?
James Wolf: I studied French. My wife is from France, and her family —my in-laws—do not speak any English. I wanted to learn some basic French in order to be able to communicate with them.
Language Trainers: So why did you choose Language Trainers to begin studying French?
James Wolf: I had used a few self learning programs out there like Rosetta Stone and Pimsleur, but I just was not learning as fast as I wanted to. When I heard about Language Trainers and how they recruited tutors from actual educational institutions I figured it was worth a try.
Language Trainers: Was Language Trainers worth the try?
James Wolf: Yes! I studied with the tutor three times a week for 2 months and learned enough in that time to hold short conversations with my in-laws in their native tongue. I was really surprised how fast I was able to start applying the language. I was extremely pleased by the results of the program.
Language Trainers: That’s great to hear! What was the most helpful part of the course to you?
James Wolf: The teacher was amazing! She tailored each lesson based off my needs and focused specifically on topics that I would need. And she adjusted to my unique learning style, as well. I'm a kinetic and auditory learner so we did muscle memory and listening exercises over flash cards.
Language Trainers: Would you recommend Language Trainers?
James Wolf: Absolutely! I already have to at least ten people since doing the program.
Language Trainers: And on a final note, what's been the most rewarding experience to come from your Language Trainers experience?
James Wolf: I traveled to France a week after my two months of tutoring and was able to hold conversations with my in-laws. They were very impressed, as they knew I spoke no French at all prior to that trip.