At Enlighten, we are a team and community of dedicated, experienced, native language teachers from many countries. Highly qualified linguistic professionals, we hold masters degrees and/or certificates for Teaching Foreign Languages.
We are creative and provide a wide range of materials to make your experience stimulating and effective whether you are a beginner or an advanced student.
Having lived and travelled in different parts of the world, we are sensitive to the experiences you may encounter when launching into a new language. Setting targets and assessing your progress on a regular basis is an important part of our service.
We look forward to embarking on a successful, unique linguistic journey together!
We are here to inspire and challenge you!
Co-founder / Managing Director Enlighten
Growing up in a multicultural environment I understood from an early age the importance of acquiring strong communication skills to enjoy life fully and face the challenges of a diverse and ever-changing world around me.
Learning new languages can be exhilarating and allows us to connect with people on a deeper level and discover new cultures.... Read more
Hi! I’m Daniel from eastern Pennsylvania. I have two roles at Enlighten: School Coordinator and teacher. My role as a School Coordinator is to organize our students’ classes to make sure ... Read more
Hello! I'm Ric from Exeter in the south-west of England. As pedagogical manager in France I am here to help the team with teaching materials which are specifically designed ... Read more
Hello, I’m Alexia, Madame Back-office! One could think that I am rather annoying, well yes, I am 😊! I am the one who insists on the administrative tasks being done correctly at Enlighten ... Read more
Head of French as a Foreign Language
My name is Stefan. I am from Auxerre, the department of Yonne in France. I studied management, information systems and French as a Foreign Language in Lyon. ... Read more
English Teacher & Head of Translations
Hi, my name is Anne-Marie and I come from Melbourne, Australia. I have been living in Lyon for 6 years and have been part of the Enlighten team for nearly two years. ... Read more
English Teacher & Business Developer Nice
Hi, my name is Jay and I am the team leader in the south of France for Enlighten team Nice! I’m originally from Newport Beach, California and have an extensive background ... Read more
English Teacher & Team Leader Toulouse
Hello! I’m Marie, an English teacher from Philadelphia in the US. Growing up with an American father and a French mother, I became aware of the particular issues that ... Read more
English Teacher & Team Leader Paris
Hi! I'm Antonio from Oxford in the UK. I have been living in France and particularly in the Paris region since I left university (not Oxford university 🙂 ) back in the early 90s.... Read more
My name is Liam, and I’m originally from sunny Tampa, Florida. After working in the field of Human Resources for several years and helping other people find their perfect careers, ... Read more
Hello! I'm Sophie and I'm an English teacher from Leicestershire in England. I have been teaching English for 3 years. After completing my training in Argentina I went on ... Read more
Hi, I'm Esther! I'm from near Birmingham in England and studied French at the University of Leeds. I joined to the Enlighten team in October. ... Read more
Hello! My name is Rosario. I recently started to work with Enlighten in Toulouse, France. I come from a bilingual and bicultural family, English mother and Spanish father. ... Read more
Hello! I’m Patrick, and I’m originally from a town near Miami, Florida, in the United States. I moved to Bordeaux in 2017, after a few years of traveling throughout the ... Read more
Hi, I’m Fiona, and I’m originally from the UK. However, I moved to France in 2016 from South Africa, where I’d been living for five and a half years, working in an orphanage ... Read more
Hello, my name is Willow, I’m originally from Leeds in the North of England! I moved to France when I was just a child. My parents wanted me and my siblings to be bilingual, so I ... Read more
Hello! I'm Elisabeth, initially from Sheffield in England and now settled in Marseille. I did an MA in English Literature and after several years working as a teacher in the classroom ... Read more
Hi Guys, I’m Nicky. I’m 34 years old from Wales, UK and I’m still pretty fresh to the teaching game, but I’m definitely loving every minute of it. I moved to Lyon Nov 2017 from Australia, ... Read more
Hi! I’m Nick from Miami, FL in the US. I joined the Enlighten team in 2018 in Paris. Though my background is in Engineering, I have been teaching English since 2010 ... Read more