044 578 0777 jb@englishwithjack.fi

 Jack Barry

  • a native New Yorker
  • 1980 – moved to Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 1988-89 – taught Humanities at University of Helsinki
  • 2000 – started his own language company
  • 2017 – hobbies: poetry, photography, keeping fit

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Active participation

  • conversation that goes beyond the weather
  • feel comfortable speaking and understanding English
  • face to face and online training

Experienced native teacher

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

For professionals and students

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

Staging your best self at modern social gatherings

telling stories about:

  • books and articles you’ve read
  • music and paintings you like
  • people, places and countries you know

English with Jack courses have been designed to meet your needs, never forgetting the fun in learning. Discover the selection or suggest your own.







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

Former Communications 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

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

Please contact Jack when you are ready to improve your English.