James Coates


My name is James.

I am a native English speaker.

I provide English training to learners of all levels to help them communicate more effectively.

Learn English from the comfort of anywhere.

What I do

Conversation practice

Practise your English with a topic of your choice, and correction and feedback

General English

Structured lessons with authentic language to help you be confident in the real world

Business English

Tailored Business English coaching which you can take to work today

What my students say

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“I can only say good things”

Friendly, empathetic, attentive. Good adaptation with your student. Denis

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Tout se passe bien

The conversations are interesting and the pedagogical approach is good. Véronique

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Bad taste for Marmite!”

I learned more useful things in 7 months than all those years in French school! Benjamin

Professional experience

I have more than ten years’ experience of training in-company, in language schools and in higher education.

Before training to teach English to adults in 2010 (Cambridge Celta), I worked as a graphic designer, web developer and systems administrator for over fifteen years.

Download my curriculum vitae here.

Get in touch

I aim to answer requests for information within one working day. If you think we could work together or would simply like to know more about me, email me@jamescoates.eu or call me on +33 9 72 57 45 00.