Read about Andrea and what her students and colleagues say….

Andrea Heald – Vancouver, BC

Andrea Heald-Miller, M.Ed.

English Instructor. Vancouver, Canada.

Andrea is an award winning English language instructor based in Vancouver, British Columbia and is the owner of The Joy of English. She holds a Master of Education degree from Simon Fraser University and is TESOL certified as well as certified in CELPIP and IELTS preparation.

“I began teaching English because it is my calling! I love language and the subtleties of how humans communicate in the different situations we find ourselves in. I coach individuals who wish to use English as a tool for better communication in addition to creating an expanded awareness of how listening, body language, and voice add to one’s power as an effective communicator.

I dove-into teaching in 2014 after many happy years in the corporate sector and creating theatre as a stage manager and director. Both experiences have informed my teaching style and has lead to helping many individuals use their English skills confidently in their professional and personal lives.”



“Thank you so much, Andrea, I mean it. If it was not for your help, I would be unable to do it on my own….you are already a part of our history in Canada.”

– Leandro

“I learned speaking and writing from Andrea…she recommended recording my voice and listening to these recordings by myself….her lesson was very helpful, and I could get … confidence for the test.”

– Yuki

“Andrea is a great teacher…she is friendly and helpful.”

– Fernanda

“Andrea helped me achieve my CELPIP score…I am very happy with the class and the strategies.”

– Val

“It is rare to come across the exceptional passion and motivation for education that is consistently displayed by Andrea. I have had the pleasure of working with her for 6 years and have seen her growth skyrocket from a beginner to motivator, Instructional Specialist, Teacher of Excellence award winner, and finally masters educated leader. She expertly filled the position of instructional specialist and has acted as a mentor and resource to both new and experienced teachers. Her unique combination of business experience, ESL expertise and theatre background…. make her an asset….”


“Last Saturday I took another CELPIP test and…I get the result that I want (score 7 in speaking).

Your advice during the classes helped me a lot 🙂

Thanks for your support.”


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