Jack Lachlan
    Trusted teacher
    FavouritesAdd to Wish List
    Trusted teacher
    FavouritesAdd to Wish List
    from55.71USD/ h

    English with an experienced native speaker from Britain

    Hi there! My name is Jack, and I'm a native speaking English teacher from Great Britain. I have a CELTA teaching qualification from Cambridge English, and more than four years of experience teaching English in primary and secondary schools, private language schools, English language summer camps, and private English classes.

    I offer private classes for children, teenagers, and adults, preparation classes for the Cambridge or school exams, and conversation classes. I aim to push students to get the best they possibly can out of classes without overwhelming them, and I offer periodic progress reports.

    Conversation is the best method for learning a language. In my classes we will speak a lot to practice fluency, grammar, vocabulary and exam preparation. Alongside this I normally include a mixture of games and activities that have been proven to aid learning. I strongly believe that the best classes are fun and interesting, but also academically rigorous.

    Extra information

    All you need to bring is a pen and paper, and a coursebook if you have one already. I am more than happy to either set or not set homework depending on how much time you have between lessons, and I offer a discount on group classes of up to four people.


    At teacher's location: Bern, Switzerland
    At student's location: Around Bern, Switzerland
    Online via webcam

    Use ⊞+wheel to zoom!

    General info


    English as a second language (esl), English for adults, School


    Children (7-12 years old)
    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)
    Seniors (65+ years old)

    Student level:



    60 minutes
    90 minutes
    120 minutes

    The class is taught in:


    About Me

    I have been teaching English for over four years now, and I love it. I think that lessons should be fun, dynamic, interesting and relevant to the student. However they should also be academically rigourous, and students should be able to feel and see that they are making clear progress if they are willing to put the effort in.

    I think that good conversation, games and activities are important, and that students should have to think in class, not just repeat grammar and vocabulary practice with no real application.

    I have a good British sense of humour, and I appreciate it when students do too, but my favourite students are the ones that go the extra mile and challenge themselves by immersing themslevs in English outside of the classroom by listening, reading, and watching content in English, and who practice speaking with anyone they can!

    When not teaching, I like to spend my time playing or watching sport, listening to music or watching films / series, reading about politics and history, and hiking in the mountains!


    - BA (Hons) International History and International Politics [University of Sheffield]
    - Cambridge CELTA ((Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) [Cambridge English / International House Barcelona]
    - Diplmoa Succesfull Teaching English Procedures [FORO Europeo, Business University of Navara / UP International Education]

    Experience / Qualifications

    I have more than four years of experience teaching English in primary and secondary schools, private language schools, English language summer camps, and private English classes in Switzerland, Spain, Liechtenstein, Germany and the UK.

    Ask a question

    Send a message explaining your needs and Jack Lachlan will reply soon:
    The more detail, the better.
    Ex. "Hi, when are you available to meet for a lesson?"

    Availability of a typical week

    7  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00  Thursday at 7:00  Friday at 7:00  Saturday at 7:00  Sunday at 7:00
    8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00  Thursday at 8:00  Friday at 8:00  Saturday at 8:00  Sunday at 8:00
    9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00  Saturday at 9:00  Sunday at 9:00
    10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00  Saturday at 10:00  Sunday at 10:00
    11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00  Saturday at 11:00  Sunday at 11:00
    12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00  Friday at 12:00  Saturday at 12:00  Sunday at 12:00
    13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00  Friday at 13:00  Saturday at 13:00  Sunday at 13:00
    14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00  Friday at 14:00  Saturday at 14:00  Sunday at 14:00
    15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00  Friday at 15:00  Saturday at 15:00  Sunday at 15:00
    16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00  Thursday at 16:00  Friday at 16:00  Saturday at 16:00  Sunday at 16:00
    17  Monday at 17:00  Tuesday at 17:00  Wednesday at 17:00  Thursday at 17:00  Friday at 17:00  Saturday at 17:00  Sunday at 17:00
    18  Monday at 18:00  Tuesday at 18:00  Wednesday at 18:00  Thursday at 18:00  Friday at 18:00  Saturday at 18:00  Sunday at 18:00
    19  Monday at 19:00  Tuesday at 19:00  Wednesday at 19:00  Thursday at 19:00  Friday at 19:00  Saturday at 19:00  Sunday at 19:00
    20  Monday at 20:00  Tuesday at 20:00  Wednesday at 20:00  Thursday at 20:00  Friday at 20:00  Saturday at 20:00  Sunday at 20:00
    21  Monday at 21:00  Tuesday at 21:00  Wednesday at 21:00  Thursday at 21:00  Friday at 21:00  Saturday at 21:00  Sunday at 21:00
    22  Monday at 22:00  Tuesday at 22:00  Wednesday at 22:00  Thursday at 22:00  Friday at 22:00  Saturday at 22:00  Sunday at 22:00
    23  Monday at 23:00  Tuesday at 23:00  Wednesday at 23:00  Thursday at 23:00  Friday at 23:00  Saturday at 23:00  Sunday at 23:00
    from $55.71At teacher's location
    from $55.71Online via webcam
    from $55.71At student's home

    Good-fit Instructor Guarantee

    Our guarantee for your private lessons that will let you find tutors without worrying.

    If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

    Online reputation

    • Instructor since October 2017
    • Phone number verified
    • Google+ connected

    Good-fit Instructor Guarantee

    Our guarantee for your private lessons that will let you find tutors without worrying.

    If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.


       LinkedIn      Google+

    Support assistance in French, English or for assignments and work to be done.
    Student in last year of Master in Child and Adolescent Psychology, I propose a school support for children in the middle cycle of Harmos (from 4P to 8P) or the orientation cycle (9P to 11P) for French and / or English. My mother tongue is French and I have just returned from a year in the United States as an au pair. Being dynamic, smiling and helping, I will try to best help your child / teen in the difficulties he / she may encounter during his schooling (homework, written work, dissertations, ...). I will do my best to help him progress without stress or overload.

    English and/or Spanish Language Courses (business, academical, classical, slang, stereotypes)
    Dear friends, My goal is to keep natural language environment. Involvement is everything, right? This class is for all. I am a 26 years professional from Moscow. My native languages are Russian and Chuvash. I speak also English. And I am learning Spanish, French, German, Turkish and Chinese (Mandarin). BA & MA in Sociology at Lomonosov Moscow State University. MA in Marketing at Higher School of Economics (Moscow). I lived in Brussels (Belgium) for half a year (exchange program at KU Leuven). And also university program in Thailand (Walailak University) and Turkey (Maltepe University). I specialize in tutoring project management, human resources, public relations, branding, IT specializations, common slang, clear business and classical language, jokes, small talks, business communications.

    English, Mandarin Chinese, Music theory - Private Tutor
    I am currently a Masters music student at the Hochschule der Künste Bern. Coming from Singapore/London, both English and Mandarin Chinese are my first languages. I also speak fluent Polish, French and a little German. If you're looking to learn English, Mandarin, Music Theory, or need help with school work, please do get in touch. Tiffany

    French and / or English course by experienced teacher
    Graduate teacher, 22 years of experience in secondary school. I have been teaching support since the beginning of my career. I attach great importance to personalized support. I am a student in his progression and I am concerned about his confidence and progress. I am available and can move easily. Do not hesitate to contact me for more information.

    spanish, English, biology, math, French, any other subject in English or Spanish
    I like teaching, I have been a tutor to friends, classmates, primary students and to my own sisters since 3 years ago. its something that I like to do. Right know im tutoring a adult on English, and working as an translator with the Mexican embassy.

    English for pre-intermediate and upper-intermediate students
    I am a CELTA trained and certified English teacher living in Switzerland for the last six years. I have worked as a journalist in India, and write articles for an online magazine based in Zurich. I have taught both pre and upper-intermediate students during my observed teaching practice sessions in CELTA - St.Gallen. I offer private coaching sessions for those interested in speaking the language better. Students can bring their own course books if they wish, or I could use some of the authorized course books I have with me. I am creative with my lessons, and students can rest assured they will enjoy their lessons. Students could also select a topic of their liking time to time which I could take into consideration to design a lesson plan. There will be plenty of speaking practice in my class and students will also be given handouts to take back and revise what they learnt during my class. Let's have fun speaking English together! :)

    homework help of all kinds, for all candidates
    I am a bilingual law student looking to help any profile that needs support for school work. My goal is to advance the student while transmitting the weapons he can use in his future studies, as well as to give him the desire to learn.

    Private lessons in English (Communication, preparation for exams etc ...)
    Teacher graduate offers an individualized pedagogy, an aid in the preparation of interrogations or exams. My goal is to make the student progress without overburdening him. I give homework after each lesson and provide periodic progress reports.

    English and Arabic private lessons for children and adults in all domains.
    I specialize in tutoring Arabic and English private lessons depending on the needs of each student as he/she is allowed to choose a specific lesson he/she would like to learn. I assign homeworks after each lesson In addittion to exams or small tests from time to time. Lessons are given at teacher's place.

    Private lessons in Spanish - English
    Hello, I offer you a Spanish or English course. My goal is to give a pleasant education, in line with the level of the student, so that the student progresses regularly.

    Private lessons in French and English
    Serious and motivated student offers French and English classes.

    Language course (german, swiss-german, english), school help and correction of files
    Multi-lingue offers to teach you the following languages: - English - German - Swiss German - French I adapt to your level, your expectations and your requests. Varied courses for all ages. Having a high academic level, I also offer support for homework and tutorials. I also propose to correct your files, homework and works (orhtograph).

    Private language course English - French - German
    Hello, My name is Aileen and I am pursuing a pedagogical training in Biel en ems. My three mother tongues are French, English and German and that is why I have deepened my grammatical knowledge in English and German since I am studying in French. Regularly I go to German-speaking Switzerland and Germany and I also travel to America for longer periods. It is now more than 3 years that I teach in the Jura. Generally to children under the age of 15 years. I speak only the language of learning of the student, unless parents wish for other suggestion. Speaking the language with the student allows the brain to avoid translating everything and learning with pictures, explanations, and so on. I am available for any questions and wish you a pleasant day, Aileen

    French and English courses for all levels at home where I travel to your home.
    I have been teaching support classes for all levels for three years to children and adults. My goal is to help people who have difficulties with English and French by offering them simple and effective methods. I report monthly to see the progress and weaknesses of the person.

    Experienced Native English Teacher Excited to Help you Excel in English!
    I offer all types of classes which I have experience teaching in the past: 1. General conversation classes These can be done in groups and the cost split. These are fun and engaging classes which focus on getting people talking. Communication (i.e. describing, discussing and chatting) is the objective and writing activities and learning grammar are left for homework. 2. English for Cambridge Exams I have worked in a language academy successfully preparing students for Cambridge Exams for two years. I have also worked as a linguist for a start-up company which creates online preparatory oral Cambridge exams. I cover: Cambridge English: Key Cambridge English: Preliminary Cambridge English: First Cambridge English: Advanced Cambridge English: Proficiency And can provide materials to see you achieve the results you desire. 3. Matura Preparation I am highly experienced in working with young adults and have prepared many students for their final year exams. I have been a Matura expert for two years (co-examiner) and I am happy to share the tricks of the trade in passing your exam. 4. Business English classes I have experience teaching people from bottom level to top in meeting their specific communication demands. Professional writing, cross-cultural communication, business terminology and telephone practice are just some of the topics which I address early on. I like to use my own material with the supplement of the actual text, data or documents (etc.) from your day to day practices. 5. General English If you are a student who wants to improve their grades, an adult who wishes to start a new language or return to English for fun or work, I can meet you to discuss your hopes and we can see what we can achieve together so that you'll be excelling in English before you know it!