About us

About us

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Who are we?

Swoosh English is a premier English online learning provider, that helps aspiring students & professionals prepare and pass their OET, PTE Academic or IELTS exam with the score that they need to work, study and live in any English speaking country.

Swoosh English was founded by Alex Melia in 2013 as an online tutoring service and later on expanded the business by creating an online learning platform in order to reach and help more students around the globe.

Initially, Swoosh focused primarily on training doctors and nurses to pass the IELTS and OET exam so that they are qualified to work in UK hospitals and nursing homes. Nowadays we also teach PTE Academic too and we are focused on also helping people to work and live in an English speaking country such as the UK, Australia and the USA.

Over the course of 6 years, Swoosh and its team of highly experienced native OET, IELTS and PTE Academic teachers have trained thousands of students pass the exams. In April 2019 Swoosh was officially endorsed by OET as a premium preparation providers certifying that the learning materials provided are high quality, trusted and credible.

Today, Swoosh offers state of the art learning programmes that have a proven and effective system in preparing and passing the OET, PTE and IELTS exams.


Our Mission

Our mission is to help thousands more students and professionals achieve their dream of studying and working abroad for the betterment of their future by passing either OET, PTE or IELTS FIRST TIME!

We love seeing our students improve themselves with determination, passion and focus and by building their confidence through the help of their highly experienced native teachers and the learning resources we provide.

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Get in touch!

Email us at [email protected] or

download our press kit.

Meet the Teachers

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Academic Director

Hi there. My name is Scott and I am the Academic Director here at Swoosh English. You will see my face all over the website as I love to interact with new and current students and assist with your OET, IELTS, and PTE exam queries.

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Academic Director
Hi, I’m Una and I’m one the of the Academic Directors at Swoosh English.
I work behind the scenes in many departments to make sure our courses are always improving.



Hi, I’m Else (Elsa). I have over 25 years experience of teaching English as a Foreign Language to all ages. I’ve lived and worked in Europe, the Indian Ocean, the Caribbean, and more recently, for eight years in Asia. I’m also an ex-IELTS examiner.

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OET Teacher

Hi, I’m Suzanne a TEFL/OET teacher from London. I have been teaching English for the last number of years after completing the CELTA course in Mexico. I have worked in Mexico, London and now Spain.

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OET Teacher

Hello all, I’m Russell. I have been teaching English as a foreign language for over 25 years. I have taught general, business and technical English to all ages and have worked in several European countries and Japan.



I was an IELTS examiner for 10 years in Hong Kong and India. I have lived and taught in Nigeria, China and India, and have taught academic and business writing skills in international corporate settings. I’m Canadian, and resident in beautiful north Wales.

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OET/PTE Teacher

Hello everyone. My name’s Ann-Marie. I’m a qualified native English Language teacher from London, the U.K. I’ve been teaching English as a Second Language to teenagers and adults in the U.K and Spain for more than seventeen years.

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PTE Teacher

Hi I’m Louise, I was born in the UK but since doing my TESOL diploma in 2007 I have taught in Japan, Italy, Russia, Saudi Arabia and for the last five years I have lived and worked in Romania.

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IELTS Teacher

Hi, my name is Ian and although I’m originally from the north of England, I currently live in the south of Spain. I have been teaching English at all levels and ages for almost 20 years.



Hello everyone. My name is Fraser and I am an experienced ESL Educator from The UK. I have over 7 years teaching experience and have worked and taught in many countries such as Spain, China and France. What I love most about teaching is seeing the progression in my students English level and abilities

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Hello there, my name’s Alex and I have been teaching English for almost 9 years.
I taught in China for a year before moving to South America, where I spent 5 years teaching. I have spent the last 3 years in the UK teaching both online and at universities.During this time, I have taught IELTS, OET, Academic English, Business English and General English.


Meet the Team


Managing Director

Hi, I’m Alex, the Managing Director at Swoosh. Swoosh English was born out of a passion to help transform people’s lives through passing their English exams – whether that’s for work, study or to move to the country of their dreams.

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Course Manager

Hello everyone! My name is Bárbara, and I’m the Course Manager at Swoosh English and my job is to make sure
all the hard work from our academic directors and teachers is positively passed on to you.

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Course Administrator

Hi everyone! My name is Jensel Samuel and I am from the Philippines. I am a professional virtual assistant working as a Customer Assistant and Course Administrator at Swoosh English.

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Business Development Manager

Hi, I am Jonathan Wilson from Hungary and I am the Business Development Manager at Swoosh. I am the dedicated Business Development Partner responsible for our Business Referral Partner Programs.


Marketing Co-Ordinator

Hi, I am Desislava and I am part of the marketing team here at Swoosh English. It is our job to look after all of the Social Media platforms and make sure that you all get to see the amazing free content Alex and the teachers produce.

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Customer Support Assistant

Hello! I am Lou from the Philippines and I work as a Customer Support Assistant at Swoosh. To me, customer support means identifying the root of a customer’s problem and working to find a solution that surpasses their expectations.

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Digital Marketing Manager

Hi, I’m Liam Kingswell, Digital Marketing Manager here at Swoosh English. It is our job in marketing to improve your digital journey and ensure you have a pleasant online experience when engaging with us.

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