English for Speakers of Other Languages

Improve your spoken and written English skills with the assistance of an ESOL teacher. We offer private tutoring for English speakers of all levels from beginner to advanced. Stay posted for future workshops, including how to improve job application cover letters and resumes and verbal interview skills. Please email bendlanguageinstitute@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Everyday English

Everyday English is a multilevel course for adults who want to use American English accurately and fluently. Grammar and vocabulary are taught and practiced thoroughly as we develop our reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. This course is designed for people who want to improve their fluency for professional development and everyday needs.

Sessions – Fall 2022

We are organizing small private groups for Everyday English lessons. If you have a group that would be interested in learning together, or would be interested in joining a group, please call us at 541-728-3022 or email us at  bendlanguageinstitute@gmail.com.

Private Tutor

Don’t let the current climate limit your language learning progress! Given concerns around COVID-19, our teachers are happy to meet with you digitally for one-on-one instruction. Over your phone or computer, you can speak face-to-face while sharing files, video clips, short stories, written exercises and more. Meeting with a teacher is a great way to improve your language skills through interactive conversations and exercises.

Our language tutoring rate is $46 dollars per hour, and when you purchase your time in advance you can reduce that rate down to just $42 per hour. With individual tutoring, you can work with your teacher to find a time that works for both of you. We also offer semi-private tutoring for 2-4 youth and/or adults at an affordable price, so you can have fun learning with your friends.  You can see more information about this by scrolling down to the bottom of the page.

If you are new to Bend Language Institute, send us an email at bendlanguageinstitute@gmail.com or give us a call at 541-728-3022 and we will be happy to put you in touch with a local teacher. You will have the opportunity to speak with a teacher about your language learning needs and get set up to learn a language from the comfort of your own home.


Lindsey Bakos

English Speakers of Other Languages Instructor

Lindsey Bakos
Lindsey BakosInstructor —English Speakers of Other Languages
Lindsey loves language! She is a Colorado native but has lived in Bend for three years. She has a BA in Modern Languages and History and an MEd in ESOL. She has taught English for the past eight years. Lindsey has worked as an instructor in private language schools and at the community college level with students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Currently she is teaching English online in East Asia and working as a writing/ESOL tutor at OSU-Cascades. In her free time she enjoys all things outdoors. She loves camping, hiking, kayaking, reading and cooking.

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