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 beginner 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 – Spring 2023

Everyday English will be offered again Spring 2023. Please check back for updates. If you have any questions, please email bendlanguageinstitute@gmail.com or call us at 541-728-3022 and we would be happy to help!

Individual Tutoring

Private tutoring with an experienced teacher can help you improve your language skills while working around your schedule. We offer both in-person and remote one-on-one lessons to help you meet your language learning needs. Our language tutoring rate is $50 dollars per hour, and when you purchase your time in advance you can reduce that rate down to $46 per hour.

We also offer semi-private tutoring small groups youth and/or adults at an affordable price, so you can have fun learning with your friends. If this is something that would interest you, contact us and we will be happy to arrange this. You can see more about small group tutoring here: https://bendlanguageinstitute.com/product/small-group-private-lessons/

If you are new to Bend Language Institute, just 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 to discuss your language level and interests.


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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