“Tell me and I forget,
teach me and I may remember,
involve me and I learn”

Benjamin Franklin

Welcome to this American-English-speaking community!

You have just accessed a space filled with skill, passion, commitment, yet sprinkled with lots of laughter and light-hearted moments.

Hey there!!
I’m Andy

the teacher

I’ve proudly been a teacher of American English for over 20 years, though I feel like I haven’t actually worked a single day in my life, I mean, is it even legit to have so much fun while working?? You’ll tell me!

Learn more about AndySays!

My Target

Possess good knowledge of the language, yet feel like you need to take it up to the next level

Are tired of textbook English

Want to sound smart and professional

Are interested in up-to-date, real-life language

Need structure and discipline English-wise

Want to improve your pronunciation

Just want to be yourself in a non-native language

Your Target

The perfect travel companion, lunch-break date and conversation-starter

Your daily (hope so!) / weekly motivation shaker

Business English that will turn heads and impress your co-workers and business partners

Step-by-step guidance - Andy never loses sight of you!

Is never boring, I promise!

A real time-saver, everything you need in one place

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Shake Up Your English


Business English


Business English


“Rome wasn’t built in a day”



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Let’s Learn Together!


“Our Shake-Up-Your-English courses will provide you with the right tools and motivate you to face your English-speaking challenges with a straight-backed and chin-up attitude, as I like to tell my students!
And don’t forget to have a blast while you’re at it!” A.S.

Student’s feedback

“I’ve been having lesson with Andy for 5 years. I love having our weekly conversation because, with her, you can learn and improve your English with fun. During our conversation we laugh a lot but every time is one more step to become more confident.”

Alessandra, Medical Doctor

“Professionalism, seriousness and an innovative teaching method based on active dialogue have allowed me to quickly reach levels of conversation that I never would have believed. Thanks Andy!”

Paolo, International Business Director

“I’ve just completed the Shakeupyourenglish B2 course and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their skills fast and effectively. I’ve learned a lot of new words and now I have more clear ideas about grammar tenses. Great value for money!”

Marco, Entrepreneur