John is a TESOL certified native American. He is presently teaching TOEFL level English to university students in Ecuador. Previously, John taught English to high school students, business professionals, and university research staff in Kiev, Ukraine.
Prior to assuming his career as an English teacher, John obtained a Master’s in Oceanography and a Bachelor’s in Biology. Then he served in the U.S. Navy and retired with the rank of Commander. John was involved in the information technology field working as an A+ certified computer repair technician, and a high school network administrator. John also served as the president of the TechAlliance computer cooperative for five years.
John’s hobbies include aerobic running, hiking and foreign travel. He also likes watching meaningful movies, attending music concerts, and testing out food delicacies at various unassuming restaurants. John is very much looking forward to teaching English online where he hopes to pursue topics such as improving pronunciation, enriching vocabulary, building grammar, and sharing cultural experiences.