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Feel Like a Fish Out of Water with English?

Let's Change That.

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If you are a busy business professional who feels like a fish out of water when speaking English, then you're in the right place. 


Online English Coach, Business English, American English Pronunciation Coaching

Welcome to

The English Coach



Hi, I'm Maria

I help busy professionals like you unlock better career opportunities through clear, fluent English.

You've Come Far, and It's Just the Beginning


Achieving an intermediate level in English is no small feat, and you should be proud. You understand the written and spoken word, yet when it's your turn to speak, hesitation takes hold.


Sound familiar?


Here's Where I Come In


My journey of mastering Italian has taught me the nuances of learning a new language. I've felt the frustration of not being able to express myself as I would in my native tongue.


Through this journey, I've uncovered effective strategies to bridge this gap, and I'm eager to share them with you.



How We Can Work Together

  • Grammar Guru Blueprint: Unlock the secrets to confident communication and polished writing with our comprehensive grammar course.

  • Pronunciation Spotlight: Perfect your pronunciation with interactive lessons designed for clarity and fluency.

Online Lunch & Learn Membership

Elevate your midday break with our innovative Lunch and Learn sessions, designed exclusively for busy professionals eager to refine their English communication in the context of the professional world.

Communication Skills Accelerator: Elevate your English from intermediate to advanced in just 10 weeks, preparing you for success in business interactions.

Not Sure Where to Start?

Book a complimentary Fluency Roadmap Mentoring session. Together, we'll tailor a learning path that aligns with your goals.

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โœ“ Advice about language learning through my personal stories and anecdotes. You’ll learn what to do (and not to do) to become an amazing language learner.

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Let's Collaborate

Our services are ever-evolving to meet your needs. Interested in partnering?

I'd love to explore how we can work together.

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