Simple English

About Me


I’m a Cambridge University qualified English tutor, born and raised in Manchester. I’ve been teaching for nearly 15 years and have specialized in teaching English for over 5 years, working in the UK and Spain as well as online.

I’ve also delivered courses, presentations and been speaking publically for over 15 years. During this time I have spoken regularly at public events ranging from 50 to 700. 

Contact me if you’re fed up of grammar and boring books and want to learn ‘real’ English. Or if you need to nail that presentation, job interview or meeting.

After working at a couple of major language schools in Manchester I concluded that a formalistic way of teaching is not the most beneficial or quickest way to learn a language. Many of my students could understand the tutors, each other and the recordings on the CDs but once they left the college and entered the real world, they were frustrated with not being understood and struggled with people who ‘don’t speak English properly’ and ‘eat their words’!

If you’re looking at this page then you have probably worked out by now that the best way to learn English is with a specialized, personal tutor. Hence, I now teach freelance using a variety of methods that allow my students to understand and be understood by the general native English speaker. I specialize in improving spoken English, with focus on pronunciation, intonation and rhythm, including slang and common phrases, therefore helping you to communicate in day to day life. My main approach is a communicative method as I believe (and research has shown) that the most effective way to learn a language is to actually speak it.
I’m flexible and can discuss and help you build vocabulary in any area you like as well as helping with job interviews, work projects, exam preparation (FCE/IELTS), business English or just helping to build your confidence.

My lessons are relaxed and fun as I feel students learn better this way and feel more confident to use the language, leading to quicker progress. Plus, I like to have a laugh ; )

I also provide other services such as a proofreading service. Up till now, I’ve proofread hundreds of websites including one of Europe’s largest printing company websites. Contact me for a free quote. I can help you with essays/dissertations, coursework, web marketing content, websites/blogs and much more.

In addition, I offer an English/Spanish translation service.

And last but not least, I design top class WordPress sites and can offer cheap hosting and SEO.



Online english courses

No more struggling to fit your English lesson in, or travelling for miles. Learn from the comfort of your home or work, via Skype or other communication software.


Simple mistakes can lose you that job you want or that grade you need. I provide high-level proofreading of websites, blogs, essays, dissertations and much more. 

business presentation


Due to my years of experience in public speaking and delivering courses, I can build your confidence by using simple techniques and tried and tested methods, helping you to reach your full potential. 

Customer Reviews

Read what others have said about me.
And I didn’t even need to bribe them   : )

For more comments, look on my main page.

Antonio (ITALY)

" After 9 years in UK I have finally decided to take english lessons, surfing on the web I found Simple English and I decided to give it a try. After only a couple of lessons with Del, my world is changed, he was able to share with me some complex concepts in a super easy way and most important thing to me, without spending time reading long documents or memorising rules. Del is without any doubt a highly professional english teacher, his lessons are friendly and very enjoyable, you can apply his teachings immediately. I am very confident to say that If you really want to dramatically improve your english and/or simply boost your talking skills, Del is the solution for you! "

Paul (Australia) Manager

" Del has been proof reading our extensive marketing copy for several months and we are genuinely impressed. The quality of his work is impeccable, but his initiative, flexibility and communication skills combine to make him especially highly valued. Five stars! "

Christina (England) DIRECTOR

" Del is a true professional, he took my idea and executed it better than I could have imagined. While discreetly making suggestions to iron out the potential flaws or pitfalls that could have emerged. The final result is something that reflects everything I'm about and that I'm proud to show off. "


" Del is a qualified english teacher. He helped me and my colleague to prepare for the business conference. To work with him was easy and enjoyable. If you are searching for a good teacher of english, Del is a good choice."