Teachers

Ülle Koppel

Teacher of Estonian on the basis of Russian, English and Finnish.

Classroom lessons in Tallinn.

In-company training.

Training via Skype.

Tallinn Pedagogical Institute, teacher of Estonian language and literature.

Has worked at Tallinn School of Service, Tallinn Finnish school, Tallinn Health College and other Russian and Estonian schools.

Over 20 years of experience in teaching Estonian as a foreign language. Students have achieved very high results at language level examinations.

Jaava Masing

Teacher of Estonian and Finnish on the basis of Finnish and English.

Classroom lessons in Tallinn.

In-company training.

University of Tartu, Master of Arts in the Humanities.

Estonian and Finno-Ugric languages, MA.

Has worked as an Estonian and Finnish teacher in City Language School.

Enda Trubok

Teacher of Estonian language in Narva.
Estonian language courses on the basis of Russian.

Tartu University, Faculty of Economics, project management.
Tallinn Pedagogical Institute, teacher of Estonian language and literature.

Tartu University Narva College, Estonian Language Division, Estonian language assistant; Co-ordinator of MISA Ida-Virumaa county Sillamäe Language Club; Narva Adults Gymnasium, mentor; Mentor of MISA project „Language learning through mentoring“; Mentor of „Individual language learning with the support of a mentor“ project; International collaboration with Croatia, Serbia; Albu Elementary School, teacher of Estonian language and literature; AV Aleksandrovka secondary school, teacher of Estonian language and culture; Sunday school in Simferopol; Representative of daily newspaper Eesti Päevaleht in Crimea.

Kristina Koppel

Text editor.

Translator: English – Estonian.

Tartu University, Estonian and Finno-Ugric linguistics (Estonian language), MA.
Tartu University, Estonian and Finno-Ugric linguistics (Estonian and Finnish languages), BA.

Ülle Koppeli Keelekool (Ülle Koppel Language School), text editor, translator.
Estonian Language Insitute, lexicographer.
Language skills: Estonian (mother tongue), English, Finnish, Russian, German.

Katrin Liiva

Teacher of English, Estonian and Russian on the basis of Russian, English and Estonian.

Classroom lessons in Tallinn.
In-company training.

Tallinn Pedagogical University, teacher of English and German (MA).

Organizer of courses and children’s camps, teacher of English and Russian.

Has worked as a teacher in Merivälja kindergarten, as a head assistant in OÜ Victoria Shipping, as a consular assistant in the embassy of Great Britain, as an English and Estonian teacher in TÜ Praktika ja Teadus as an English teacher in Väike-Õismäe High School in Tallinn.

Peeter Veltson

Teacher of English on the basis of Russian and Estonian.

Classroom lessons in Sillamäe.

Has worked as a freelance translator, has cooperated with publishing house Koolibri and Eesti Raamat. Works as an English teacher in Sillamäe Eesti Põhikool.

Juune Holvandus

University of Tartu, Estonian language and literature (MA).

Has worked as a journalist, teacher and travel guide.

Has taught Estonian in Tartu Health Care College, Kivilinn High School, Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences.

Estonian language courses for A1-B2 levels on the basis of Russian and English.

Has worked as a guide in travel agencies Marhaba Tours, Toptours, Robinson Reisid, Up Travel and Tiit Reisid.

Has published articles and three books: “On sul juba boyfriend” (2003), “Arabesk, vesipiip ja umma” (2007) and “Punasest merest Jordani jõeni” (2015).

William O’Brien

Teacher of English on the basis of Estonian and Russian languages.

Doctoral Student; The Ohio State University
Kirjatäht Language School in Tallinn intensive advanced Estonian language program
​Indiana University intensive elementary Estonian language program
​M.A. The Ohio State University
International University in Moscow advanced Russian language and area studies program
B.A. University of Central Florida

Andra Kütt

Teacher of Estonian in Tallinn on the basis of Estonian

Tallinn University, linguistics, MA (cum laude).
Doing PhD studies in linguistics at Tallinn University.
Junior scientist at Tallinn University.
Founder of Keeleilu Erahuvikool and supervisor of Estonian classes.

Elena Gorshkova

Tallinn University, School of Digital Technologies, MSc;
Volgograd State Socio-Pedagogical University, business English;
Volgograd State Socio-Pedagogical University, Teacher of English and Chinese.

Work experience:
Animated video course “Chinese for kids”, Chinese and English teacher for kids and adults

Daria Safronova

2015 -2016 The City Law School (London, UK)
Graduate Diploma in Law

2011-2015 Autonomous University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain)
Bachelor’s Degree in Law (GPA 82%)

2013-2014 University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK)
Erasmus Programme

2008-2011 Autonomous University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain)
Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Language and Literatur