Our exceptional teachers

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Tatiana Vinichenko

Tatiana is the founder of Exceptional English and the teacher of English, Finnish, German and Russian as a foreign language. She graduated from Amur State University (English philology) and did her Master's degree at Tallinn University and Erasmus University Rotterdam.


Tatiana perfected her teaching skills in St. Petersburg and "polished" her pronunciation the United States (Philadelphia, PA). In Petersburg she also studied Finnish language and confirmed her knowledge of Finnish at Tampere Summer University in Finland.


By now, Tatiana already speaks 7 languages and has received a certificate of the level of a native speaker in English (C2). She is convinced that there are no people who are not capable of learning a language if they are motivated enough. Tatiana's classes are energetic, versatile and always accompanied by a good mood.

"It's impossible to find time to learn a language. If you need time, take it!"

And to quote Shakespeare: 

No profit grows where is no pleasure ta'en:
In brief, sir, study what you most affect.

Anna Alukhanova

Our charming Anna graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the Moscow Pedagogical University, where she later taught Theory and Practice of Translation, Translation and Sociolinguistics, Media Discourse and other linguistic disciplines.


In addition to English, Anna also taught Russian as a foreign language in Moscow. In her free time, she studies German and participates in scientific conferences on languages and translation.

Anna knows how to help students speak out and helps them to overcome the psychological barrier.

Irina Karnauh

Irina is a mega-positive English teacher. She has got a Master's degree as "Philologist, teacher of English, foreign literature and translator".


Since 2015 Irina has been teaching both at schools and individually. Students love her for her methodology and big optimism.


In her free time, Irina loves learning new languages and reading books in English.

"I love teaching and sharing knowledge. Learning a language is a fun and exciting process."

Anastassia Karnaushenko

Anastassia is a highly qualified Spanish teacher with a degree in Modern European Languages.


She learnt Spanish with native speakers from Spain and is absolutely fluent in Spanish in everyday life. And she will gladly teach you too!

Edgar Pacheca Ruiz

Have you always wanted to learn Spanish? If you prefer to study with a native speaker, then welcome for a Spanish class for beginner and intermediate level students with Edgar, our creative teacher from Spain.


There is no language as melodic as Spanish, and you will see it in Edgar's classes.


Edgar has completed two fields of study: Magisterio Educación Musical in the university of Alicante and Audiovisual composition in the Estonian Academy of Theatre. Thanks to this, he creatively applies our audiovisual method A&V.

In Edgar's courses you will immerse yourself into the depth of the Spanish culture, language and music, and each lesson is like a holiday!

Tiiina Toomingas

Tiina is a very kind and motivating Estonian language teacher. She completed the Master's program at the University of Technology and is talented in many areas: from educating the Estonian language to teaching computer science.


Tiina has studied multimedia technologies, and it helps her implement our signature audio-video method. Love for technicality and details helps Tiina introduce the Estonian language as a system and not only teach according to the program, but also teach the nuances of Estonian vocabulary and expressiveness of the speech.


Tiina has been successfully teaching Estonian language in our language school for two years. She also teaches Estonian language at a primary school and Lasnemäe Vene Gümnaasium as an assistant teacher.

Students love Tiina very much and study with her from year to year. Her secret is in a friendly atmosphere and individual approach to everyone!