Lindsay Lewis

English/ ESL consultant: Word worker, writer, teacher, mentor and poet. Author of This Won’t Hurt a Bit! on writing clear content.

Lindsay Lewis: English and ESL consultant and tutor


Lindsay Lewis:  Teacher, author of “This Won’t Hurt a Bit” and Victoria’s top English tutor

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Who am I?

With over 26 years of teaching experience  at colleges, universities and private schools, I have helped more than 500 happy Canadian and international students gain admission to the universities of their choice such as Harvard, U.Penn, N.Y.U, U.B.C ,M.I.T,  Judge MBA Business School in London, and Canadian and American medical schools. I create success stories, one student at a time!My students are doctors, lawyers, PhD candidates, writers,musicians, engineers, and happy people. What will your success story be?

I have a degree in Applied Linguistics and an RSA teaching diploma from Cambridge. I also was the youngest person accepted into the Banff School of Fine Arts Creative Writing program. My poetry has been published in various Canadian magazines, and an essay was published in The Morningside Papers by Peter Gzowski. I’m a passionate teacher, writer and word worker. Mentoring young adults and watching them bloom is my specialty.

  • Specialties include:
  • Grade 12 exam preparation
  • Essay writing, logic and style
  • Exam preparation for SAT, TOEFL, IELTS, and ACT.
  • M. A and M.B.A essays and personal branding
  • Editing
  • Grammar
  • Public speaking
  • Accent reduction
  • Poetry and short story analysis
  • Copy writing
  • I teach ALL ages, levels and abilities, including students with “learning problems.”
  • Mentoring and finding your special academic and personal gifts
  • Helping students with diagnosed learning challenges.

What my clients are saying :

“After Lindsay started tutoring me in English, my mark rapidly improved from a C to an A. I was diagnosed with some learning issues, but she quickly taught me how to think and write clearly. She’s amazing.” AJ. Current grade 12 student.

“Last semester I was getting a C in English. I’m from China so English was hard. I can’t believe I got an A on my last report card. I was so suprised!” Anson,  current grade 10 international student


” My M.A paper failed the first round. Using the tips in This Won’t Hurt a Bit! and with Lindsay’s invaluable help, I learned how to write clearly. I now feel in control of my writing.”

Stephanie, Masters Degree Student.

“I applied to several schools but couldn’t get in because my writing was weak. After Lindsay helped me with my MBA essays , I got into Judge School of Business in London. I couldn’t have done it without her! I am applying my new English skills at my job.”

Jeronimo, Chilean international MBA student


My greatest success is seeing my students succeed!

This Won’t Hurt a Bit!: Painless remedies for English ailments


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If you dread writing essays, then This Won’t Hurt a Bit is for you! Lindsay Lewis provides a step by step guide to communicating well in writing. Using humour and hands-on exercises, This Won’t Hurt a Bit is a practical writing tool for high school, college, university and ESL students, and others who want to write clear, well-structured and effectively argued essays, reports, reviews and papers. Her before and after examples eliminate guesswork and provide students with immediate relief from red ink by clarifying teachers’ comments. You will learn to:

  • avoid illogical sentences
  • spot ‘blah’ words and turn them into ‘bling’
  • build strong sentences
  • write a descriptive paragraph (without getting a headache)
  • clear the clutter of verbs and filler words

and many highly useful tips and tricks to make your writing shine.

This Won’t Hurt a Bit is based on interviews with current and past students, teachers and professors on key issues for writing strong content. These painless panaceas provide a shot in the arm, enabling students to attain an A.


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The price of my book includes sales tax and free shipping within Canada! Put some Bang into your language and enjoy writing!

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