044 578 0777 jb@englishwithjack.fi

Meet Jack

Jack Barry is one of the most experienced English language trainers in Finland.  Across the country, for nearly 40 years, he has taught verbal communication skills at all kinds of education facilities and organisations of all types:

  • regional professional and elementary schools
  • Helsinki University
  • government agencies
  • small, private companies
  • multinational corporations
  • individuals of all ages and different mother tongues

Outside of his teaching work, he enjoys parenthood, exercise, photography and volunteering.

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Learn english with jack

English with Jack is for anyone who wants to change the way they feel when communicating in English.

Using a learner-centered approach, I prepare your training sessions based on your current skill level, considering the expectations and objectives that you set for your own linguistic growth.


  • pair work and presenting results to the group
  • groups of threes discussing and presenting to the group
  • timely and accurate feedback
  • before long, everyone is actively participating in a lively group discussion!


  • One to one Training
  • Small Groups

  • Social Media Language Learning


  • activate your essential vocabulary
  • meet your immediate needs
  • learn to write audience-friendly presentations


  • 40 years of teaching experience in Finland
  • for professionals and students
  • private and public sectors




Jack helped us to review articles and notes for a special edition of the International Hydrographic Review. His contribution enhanced the clarity of the publication and, according to my discussion with many delegates, the publication was very well received. Juha Korhonen

Hydrographic Officer, Finnish Transport Agency

I have trained with Jack on a one to one basis and today my confidence in speaking English with acquaintances, in front of an audience and to strangers has risen dramatically. Anna Jokela

Director, Finnish Transport Agency

What I have personally developed in working with Jack is my sureness and self-confidence to use English with native and non-native speakers alike. Pekka Ollila

CEO, Lekab Communications Systems Oy

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