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IELT Solutions

Meet The Team

Sotiria Koui, Founder & IELTS Expert

Sotiria Koui, Founder & IELTS Expert
Sotiria has been working as a teacher of English for more than 15 years for top Universities in Europe and the United States such as Cambridge University and University of Pennsylvania preparing international students successfully for higher education studies. She has also been a certified IELTS examiner as well as a trained test writer for Oxford University Press. The model of teaching she uses for the IELTS classes has been developed after extensive research on test strategies.

Talar Kaloustian, GRE expert
Talar completed her MSEd in TESOL – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages – and EdD in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. Throughout and between her studies, Talar has taught ESL, content courses and test preparation courses in the US, Lebanon, Turkey and the Czech Republic. She currently lives in Philadelphia where she is an Assistant Professor of ESL at the Community College of Philadelphia
Emily Xue, ESL Consultant
Emily is an active member of the Philadelphia education community with considerable experience in foreign language teaching and art education. She holds a Master’s degree in Education from University of Pennsylvania. She currently serves as the Academic Counselor at IELT Solutions. Before taking up her current role, Emily worked as an IELTS mock exam interviewer and teaching artist at University City Arts League. Emily wants to help make IELT Solutions the go-to place for international students who hunger for unique language learning experiences!



 

 

 

Anna Monserato, TOEFL expert

Anna Monserato, TOEFL expert

 

Anna's experience in teaching English includes tutoring students in conversation and business English, and formally teaching learners at the advanced level.  She has worked extensively with English learners ranging from high school students to Ph.D. holders and professionals, and my current work with the International House of Philadelphia enables her to assist non-native speakers with everyday communication skills, in addition to editing and revising Master’s and Ph.D. theses for visiting international scholars. She also speaks Spanish, and has taught English in Spain for a government-sponsored program that prepares high school students for university.