Hi. I am Lucgmaan Karriem, but my nick name is Luke. I am a Certified TESOL Teacher and have been teaching English since 2011. I have taught all levels but I focus mainly on conversational lessons which is interactive and tailored to your needs. The goal is to get you talking, give you vocab and help you use it. Languages are meant to help us communicate and this is what I am great at. I have traveled to Eight non English speaking countries and lived in Thailand for four years teaching English. Come and share my experience of world English and let it becomes yours.
Steenberg High School - Steenberg, Cape Town, South Africa
I completed five subjects. ENGLISH, AFRIKAANS, ACCOUNTANCY, ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ECONOMICS
Secret Garden Properties(Pty)Ltd - Cape Town, South Africa
I currently manage a property portfolio.
2014 - 2016
TRAVEL EXPERT AND ASSISTANT BRANCH MANAGER
FLIGHT CENTRE - Cape Town, South Africa
I worked as travel expert/agent from December 2014 to September 2015. My role included providing and managing world wide travel arrangement for an international company. In October 2015 I was appointed as the acting assistant branch manager at N1 City branch. In March 2016 I was appointed as the assistant branch manager and worked until the end of November 2016. I changed branches in my last three months due to moving home and worked as a normal travel expert for those three months. I received two international trips for being a top consultant and also qualified to go to our companies global sales awards which is reserved for only the best in Flight Centre.
2012 - 2014
ENGLISH TEACHER/CAMP CO ORDINATOR
FREE LANCE TEACHER - TRANG, THAILAND
I structured english camps for for all ages between 6 and 18. This included one, two and three day camps which included learning English through fun and practical type activities and learning styles. This would include arts and crafts, games and groups works. I worked in different provinces and worked as the Camp Leader and organizer. I would provide venues and teachers to assist. Such work included camps at the Tuksin University in Phattalung Thailand. Monthly camps for little kids aged 4 to 10 and one day camps at high schools accross the south of Thailand in places like Sonkla, Phattalung, Trang, Hatyai and Phuket.
2012 - 2014
EASY LANGUAGE - TRANG, THAILAND
I worked as a tutor at Easy Language and taught from 4 pm to 7 pm Monday to Friday and 10 am to 5 pm on weekends. I worked with groups of 4 to 6 students aged 3 to 9 years old. I taught one hour lessons and had to structure and plan all lessons. I also taught ages 12 to 50 years on a one on one basis and at levels ranging from beginner to advanced conversational english.
2012 - 2013
PHATTALUNG HIGH SCHOOL - PHATTALUNG, THAILAND
TAUGHT GRADE 7 TO 11. I taught conversational english for beginners to upper intermediate levels. I worked there from December 2012 to September 2013. I had to prepare weekly lesson plans and taught up to 17 hours a week.
2011 - 2012
SATREE THUNGSONG HIGH SCHOOL - THUNGSONG, THAILAND
TAUGHT GRADE 6 TO 11. I taught conversational english for beginners to upper intermediate levels. I worked there from November 2011 to November 2012.
2005 - 2011
SANLAM PTY LTD - SOUTH AFRICA
My role included: selling and marketing financial products. Retirement planning and selling short term investments. Being self managed and meeting daily, weekly and monthly targets. I was recognized as a top achiever and consistently earned incentives.
2011 - 2011
ANNUBAAN PHANGNA - PHANGNA, THAILAND
I taught conversational english to kindergarten students for one month. It was my first teaching job. I worked there in September 2011
2011 - 2011
PHUKET TEFL INTERNATIONAL COURSE - Yaowarat Road Phuket town. Thailand
I completed a 120 hour intensive course with 10 hours teaching practice and included a 3 hour grammar closed book examination. The course started 1 August to 25 August and is accredited by Cambridge.