Meet Our Coaches

Our language coaches have extensive years of experience, certifications and native level speaking ability. We teach students of diverse cultures, countries, industries, learning purposes, CEF proficiency levels A0-C2 and ages first grade to executives and seniors. 
We create customized, personal learning plans to give you authentic, real opportunities to speak 50-70% or more during class time and activities.

We teach English, Japanese, Spanish, Intensive English Immersion, Summer Camps and online classes in the Upstate of South Carolina, including Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Laurens, Easley, Clemson, Pickens, Oconee and around the world. 

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Carmen Cummings

English Language Coach


Certified English Language Coach
Certified TESOL Teacher & Trainer
Culture Trainer
Pronunciation Trainer
Writing Editor
Former Homeschool Educator
Teaches all ages and executives
26 years experience
Speaks English, French, Japanese
Born and raised in South Carolina, USA


Yasako Parks

Japanese Language Coach


Japanese as a First Language & Second Language Coach
Licensed Japanese Calligraphy Teacher
Teaches all ages and executives

11 Years of Experience
Speaks Japanese and English
Born and raised in Okinawa, Japan

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Helena Arranz Gil

Spanish Language Coach


Certified Spanish Language Coach

P.h.D. Candidate in Applied Linguistics - Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

Specialist in Linguistics and Literature

Translator and Interpreter Spanish, German, English

Teacher of all ages and executives

6 Years of Experience

Speaks Spanish (Spain), English, German
Born and raised in Spain

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Layla Wright-Contreras

Spanish and English Language Coach


Certified Interpreter & Translator

Masters in Business Administration

Culture & Relocation Trainer

Bilingual Project Manager in Media, Education

Teaches all ages and executives

21 Years of Experience

Speaks Spanish, English

Bilingual & Bicultural dual citizen of Mexico/USA

Born and raised in Guanajuato, Mexico