About Canada Tutor and Canadian Teacher Mike Simpson

Hi! Are you interested in improving your English? You’re in the right place. If you have any questions please feel free to email me via the contact page.

Mike Simpson has been teaching ESL and English in Toronto for twenty years. Hire him to improve your English. Mike will build a customized personal program for you.

Study Areas

Mike focuses on four areas:

  • Speaking, listening
  • Pronunciation, accent reduction
  • Grammar and writing (EAP/essays)
  • Business English & Canadian culture

First Meeting (Online or In-person)

Arrange a meeting and first lesson with Mike to study and discuss the tutoring process. 

Lesson Rates / Pricing

Mike offers a 4-6 lesson package that is discounted for your commitment to a multi-week schedule. Payment is made in advance.

The approx. starting rate is $30 per hour. Lessons average 90 minutes but can be longer.

Academic English or essay writing, and travel outside Toronto may be subject to a higher hourly rate.


Online tutoring takes place via Skype or Google Meet. All you need is a computing device and Internet connection.
I hope to offer in-person tutoring in 2021 or 2022 if public health evolves in the right ways to accommodate this.


Please feel free to contact me via email: hello @ canadatutor.ca

Looking forward to hearing from you!


Mike Simpson city portrait

More About Mike Simpson


I’ve worked for 20 years as an English teacher in Toronto, teaching ESL in private schools, LINC programs and colleges (George Brown, Centennial, Sheridan).

I completed certificate programs in Teaching English (TESL) and E-Learning (U of T).

My major at university was urban geography – I love exploring the city. 


Certificate in E-Learning – University of Toronto
BA in Human Geography- University of Toronto
TESL Certificate (Teaching English as a Second Language) – CCLCS
Adv. Diploma in Design-Media – Centennial College

Mike at Centennial College in Toronto
Mike with students on trip in downtown Toronto Canada

I have loved my experiences working with international students from a broad range of countries. Whether a photo from the computer lab or on a field trip, these pics represent some of the best experiences I’ve had as an English ESL instructor. Thanks to the students for joining me. 

Work with me and let’s develop your English skills. Contact me today.