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Swahili Tutor: John C. Kakolaki

Classes in Dar Es Salaam, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania or online via email, text chat.

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 Profile of John C. Kakolaki Date: February 12, 2019 
The Basics
Name: John C. Kakolaki
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Self-study lessons: No online lessons
Language(s) to teach:
(N) Swahili

(N) = Also native language of teacher.
City: Dar Es Salaam
State, province or region: Dar Es Salaam
Country: Tanzania
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  • Lessons delivery:
  • Live in person
  • Email
  • Text chat
    Program Summary
    Class sizes available:
  • 4-8 students
  • Student proficiency levels:
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Facets available:
  • Grammar
  • Conversation
  • Study Abroad
  • Business
  • Test Preparation

    Teaching Approach

    General information on a number of issues about Tanzania so as to make foreigners aware of what's going on in their new environment. The sessions cover a variety of topics including politics, economic and social issues, law, business matters, environmental , and gender issues, etc. The introduction part of cultural orientation includes:
    1. Greetings
    2. African family life structure
    3. Rights of passages
    4. African life ceremonies
    5. Right of passages
    6. Circumssion
    7. Removal of the lower two front teeth

    African life ceremonies
    · Marriages
    · Burials
    · Birth naming ceremonies
    · Sacrifices
    Swahili books, tapes, & CD's for beginners and intermediates .
    This make us be unique in all tutors center
    -But the students needs is our priority

    Program Description

    KAKOLAKI small WORLD (KAsWO) work with foreigners who come to our country to work in different activities by providing SWAHILI language and CROSS-CULTURE training to individuals and groups any where in Tanzania. Also we assist to those who look for home stay.
    Most of your learning will take place through everyday interactions with community workers. However, we do some classroom based learning of Swahili, cultural orientation, translation/i nterpretation, and briefing on Tanzania to foreigners and visitors. Language learning is essential to make more of their stay by being able to communicate and interact with people of Tanzania. Visitors with KAsWO are required to do this intensive program and the cost is included in the program costs. Since we work with community workers and community based organizations all the program costs goes into the community. Following are the cultural learning services provided by KAsWO:

    Swahili Courses:

    B eginner:
    At the end of this course students will speak survival Swahili using simple vocabulary in different situations, e.g. greetings, introducing oneself, asking and answering simple questions, taking and giving simple messages to get food and services, etc. session is 3 onward.
    At the end of this course students will be able to comprehend written and spoken Swahili, e.g. reading and discussing short articles from newspapers and books, using basic functional vocabulary at work or as a tourist, and acquiring some idiomatic expressions. Session is 3 months.

    Ad vanced:
    This course is for those who have Intermediate Swahili and would like to refresh and improve. The objective is to enable trainees to have a working comprehension of political, economic, religious, and other issues of general interest and be able to express their thoughts on political, social, religious and economic issues, including in unfamiliar situations. Graduates will be able to support opinions and hypotheses, talk about abstract topics. and read Swahili fictional books. With the help of experienced Swahili and Cross-culture trainers, Swahili work books, language games, language community contact assignments, you will learn right from the start the words and phrases in everyday use.

    Cross -Culture Training:
    Th e objective is to provide learners with appropriate cultural knowledge and awareness and minimize their cultural shock to the new environment (e.g. do's and don'ts, gestures, and body language) and to breach cultural differences among nations . KAsWO is also able to arrange family hospitality programs, outings to local restaurants, traditional dances, and places of historical interest. Good News! kAsWO Solutions is now offering online cultural/educ ational interviews to different scholars as well as individuals! Everything you want to know about Africa -Tanzania and more!

    Teaching Experience

    We are been in this training as tutors for more than twenty years training Swahili and cross-culture for foreigners.

    we train foreign government volunteers, missionaries, Embassies workers, foreign investors, international business persons', tourists, travels, experts etc

    Teacher Training

    All tutor at our Training center shall have certificate, diploma or a degree and teaching licence in Education specifically in Swahili language.
    Ou r Organization is a certified and registered Training Center in Tanzania

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Teaching schedules: We Arrange with a trainee(s)
    T ake the notes that, for intensive training it takes 3 months (five hours a day for 5 days a week)
    Paymen t method:
    a) 75% Payment in advance for the time your are going to start training
    b) Another 25% Payment as soon as you finish a training.
    PS : For groups who want to take an intensive course at our training center the policy of payment notified to them through communication .
    More than 20 years experience in Swahili teaching and train

    Cost of Lessons

    $8 per person per hour per person


    Profile Creation: November 3, 2016
    Profile Last Edit: February 12, 2019
    Last Login: February 12, 2019

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