Nelson D. W. Lin
Teacher. Reader. Writer

Hi, my name is Nelson. I’m passionate about language, self-development, and thinking. 
I have worked as an English and Business English teacher for over 6 years, and I speak 5 languages. My classes focuses on relevant, timely feedback; deliberate practice; motivation; psychology; learning strategies; and expert coaching. I work with business professionals on professional development, presentation and interviewing skills. I help students with university classes. Other tutoring services include: TOEFL, TOEIC and GMAT (Verbal). In addition, I offer courses on multidisciplinary thinking, self-improvement and self-knowledge. Students have described me as a coach, counselor, and mentor. Check out my writing if you’re interested in any of the topics above.

Contact Me for a Free Consultation!

+1 917 257 5968
[email protected]
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why Study with Me?


Each student has unique challenges and problems. Lessons are highly customized to each student’s individual needs. You can see results much quicker because the content, teaching style and lessons are made for you. 


No textbooks. No grammar exercises during class. The best way to learn is through conversation and feedback. My students often tell me how time passes so quickly because they are focused on the topic, and not on the language.

All Levels

My students come from all over the world; different ages, different levels, different backgrounds. I’m experienced at teaching at any levelbeginner, intermediate or advanced. 


When learning any new skill, one of the most important aspects is receiving specific, relevant and timely feedback. To improve your language ability, you need to be aware of your own mistakes and tendencies. My goal is to guide you towards self-correction. 

Active Listening

One of the biggest joys in life is when people give us their undivided attention and actually listen to what we have to say. My students deserve my full attention. I’m always listening and taking notes on your pronunciation, intonation, stress and word choice.


Students have described me as a counselor, consultant, therapist, coach and mentor. My job is not only to teach, but also to boost your confidence. I want you to become aware of how your beliefs, thoughts and feelings directly affect your behavior and ability. 


Teaching is a perfect harmony between my core talents and core values. It’s a natural extension of who I am. The greatest compliment that I’ve received is “You’re not only a great teacher but also a great person.” I believe in lifelong learning and there are no shortcuts to mastery. Each day I look forward to adding value to my students’ lives.


I have a unique perspective on culture because I have lived in 4 different countries and speak 5 languages. I understand the difficulties in living in another country and learning a different language. To improve your language skills, you also need to learn about the local culture. I’ve taught students from more than 50 countries. 


 I provide guidance far beyond language. Even after I have helped students with their specific needs, they often continue studying with me to learn and discuss big ideas from different subjects—business, finance, creativity, decision making, psychology, philosophy, and science. You’ll always find me with a book in my hand when I’m not teaching.

My Services

General English

Speaking Fluency

Reading & Writing

Professional Business English

Presentation Skills
Interview Skills
Content-based Lessons
Case Study Discussions

University Classes

Business (Accounting, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Decision Making, Marketing & Sales, HR, Operations)
Case Study Discussions (MBA)
Exam Preparation

English Language Test



College Applications
Academic Writing
Creative Writing
Proofreading & Editing


Critical Thinking
Creativity & Innovation

My Courses

Multidisciplinary Thinking

Tools, ideas, and mental models to improve your thinking and decision making. Use big ideas from multiple disciplines—business, psychology, economics, science, systems, mathematics—to solve and understand problems. Maximize your creativity by thinking across different subjects.

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Upgrade yourself and become a more inquisitive, mindful, and reflective individual. Discuss topics such as values, purpose, meaning, productivity, happiness, decision making, love, social and emotional intelligence, culture, creativity, intuition, personal finance, memory, and leadership.

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Socrates famously said, “Know Thyself.” Gain a better understanding of yourself, your relationship with other people and your connection with the world. Explore your motivation, passions, personality, dark side, insecurities, fears, thinking styles, intelligence, productivity, tendencies, and habits. 

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Student Background


Any questions?

Contact Me
  • +1 917 257 5968
  • [email protected]
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