Keenan Sass has been delivering English classes to learners of different ages and proficiency levels for the past two years with EF in Shanghai and he enjoys teaching young adult learners. Keenan enjoys being able to communicate with his learners and teaching them about worldly topics and help open them to topics pertaining to Western Culture. In turn he loves having his students open up his world to all things China related especially Chinese culture and customs. He will be teaching Oral and Written English to the undergraduates of ShanghaiTech as well as teaching General English to the Graduates. Keenan graduated from Stellenbosch University in Cape Town South Africa, where he majored in Drama and Theatre studies with a specific focus on media. He obtained his certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language the year after graduation and aims to complete his CELTA and DipTESOL within the next three to five years.
Tumi is a South African English language teacher, who has been living in China for almost two years. His teaching experience includes adults, university students, online and offline learning. Besides his expertise in English language teaching, Tumi has a background in Business Administration. Previous professional endeavours include working in vehicle financing, and IT asset management where he focused on training & development for new staff and key client account management.
Since studying abroad, Tumi has opened his mind and heart to knew cultures and perspectives. He strives to enhance his intercultural competence while living here in China. In his spare time he find plays football, listens to live music, and educates himself on great leaders.
He is proficient in creating business development strategies, gathering and analyzing market and economic data.
Experienced in cultivating relationships and collaborating with people from various backgrounds and diverse cultures. He engages presentations and reception of top management. From 2019 he joined EF as an English tutor who taught customized English class to students with various background. With the expertise in teaching Business English and Public Speaking and he’s looking forward to starting his new semester in ShanghaiTech.