Online IELTS Tutor


4.9 605 classes

East Anglia - English Literature Major + Creative Writing Minor - 2:1

First taught online in 2007 and offline in 1996 - I am a UK native speaker: specialist for IELTS/business + general English. I have multiple English teaching certificates, an English Literature Major and additional Creative Writing Minor university degree + an "enhanced DBS" security check (on the automatic update service) - the first 30 minute meeting is free.

Recent Students: 8 Total Hours: 573 Last Online: 24 Sep 2021
All-time Students: 93 Total Classes: 605 Signed Up: 20 Feb 2017

About Me

I am into health and sport and like to be fresh and "on the ball for classes": I hardly ever get ill with a cold or flu. I am a Christian and do not work from Friday-Saturday evenings for this reason (24 hours a week) and do work on Sundays.

Tutor Experience

I have been teaching English online for about 14 years, as first started in January 2007 and also first offline in 1996, so have taught very many students in that time - I am well used to online teaching requirements.

I have helped many students online to achieve their goals, for the IELTS exam, business English and general English - I was born in the UK and have a standard UK accent and in addition, I am a grammar specialist.

Topic Expertise

IELTS Exam, business English, grammar and general English (etc.).

Client Reviews

Great professor!


It was a good lecture ,Mr: Philip continued teaching strategic tools for students in writing exam


It was good lecture ,Mr: Philip teach the students the strategical tools in writing exam


knowledgeable, has all the tips one needs about English language, useful links are provided, always ready to answer all the queries. friendly.



- English Language


- English Language



Philip delivered a great quick review of my written work, and helped to correct mistakes and to rephrase the sentences to create a more academic style essay. Perhaps because of the tight timeframe, I thought he talked a bit fast so I couldn't follow for a few seconds but soon picked it up again.

- English

yes Overall good.


Philip provided awesome feedback for writing tasks. He also provided me with online resources where I can review and study grammar. He also gave me a resource to start practicing reading tasks. I feel I am improving thanks to his classes.



"I passed my IELTS exam June with the following points on each component, writing 6.5, speaking 8, listening 7 and reading 6. I took classes for two weeks on alternative days it really helped. thank you Philp for the help and support." - July 2019

Nghi in Australia improved IELTS speaking from 6.5-7 after a short course in February 2019, although unexpectedly did not pass in her strong area of reading, having got 8 before in a previous non-Spires coached exam - after another exam soon after (not with classes) she passed the exam, including reading again.

"I passed 9, 9, 9 and Writing 7" - Shannarae from Australia, IELTS exam result in February 2019.

Rajesh from America (IELTS exam) - January, 2019: "I got the required score. Cleared the test. Thanks for you help - L-8, R-8.5, W-7, S-7".

Ranem from Syria successfully passed the IELTS Life Skills through an intensive study course on Spires, in November 2018.

Price: $62/hr

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I have multiple English teaching certificates, an English Literature Major and additional Creative Writing Minor from the University of East Anglia (UK) and also an "enhanced DBS" security check.


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