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Ask me about Jamaica! Are you curious to learn more about Jamaica- to go beyond Reggae and Jerk? Its history, people, politics and culture?

Ever wondered about life in Jamaica beyond the lights of Kingston’s allure? This class offers an ethnographic journey of practises and cultures in rural Jamaica, illustrated through photos, songs and videos. Let's explore life in rural Jamaica!

Born and raised in a remote rural district/village, I will take you on an authentic journey of first hand experiences- reliving fond childhood memories, the stories my grandmother told me and what a typical day is like. This will be grounded in the history and culture of Jamaica.

Coming from a background in diplomacy, sharing about Jamaica's culture and historical experiences has always been essential for opening the door to a deeper unerstanding. I have an avid interest in other cultures and always take the time to explore wherever I go. Having been to South and Central America, Asia, North America and Europe, I know the unique value of such rich experiences. Whenever I was home-sick while posted abroad, talking about my homeland was the only cure.

I will share with you all there is about living in rural Jamaica, from different perspectives of my childhood, teenage years and adult life. One unique bit is that the district's enduring small farms form the centrepiece around which everything revolves.

Come prepared with a curious mind, and if you want to make notes take your pen and paper or do so on your devices.

It is important for me that your are learning, so I encourage you to ask questions.

Let's go beyond Kington's enigma!

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Spanish, French

About Me

I am a native English speaker who is fluent in Spanish. I have helped others to learn English and Spanish over the years, teaching stduents and adults in classroom settings as well as personalized sessions. I am a professional with over 10 years expertise in Foreign Policy and have lived, studied and worked in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Caribbean. I am multicultural and understand how to interact with people from different cultures. With my charismatic and outgoing personality I welcome everyone and assure you that you will be a better stduent, writer and improve your skills with me.

Education

MA, Development Studies; BSc International Relations, Spanish and Political Science; Post-graduate Certificate in Diplomacy
Training in UN multilateral processes on resolutions drafting

Experience / Qualifications

Teacher of English and Spanish; Foreign Affairs and Diplomacy; Policy development and drafting; Academic research in Conflict and Development; writer on the Medium platform; manage the end-to-end editorial process for interviews for an NGO

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Avec son calme, Monalee a su de suite cibler mes besoins
Great start to lessons: my learning needs are not clearly defined and linear but Monalee was able to guide and improvise through clever listening at each moment of the lesson. Clear material had been prepared but as this was our first session together the flexibility mentioned above was all important.
Do you like writing poems and prose like I do? I will help you in creating the perfect work that expresses everything you want to reflect in your writing. Creative writing is a personal and intimate journey of satisfaction that I can help you to attain.Together we will work to make the best writer you strive to be!
Your age doesn't matter! I welcome everyone. If you have kids I can accompany them during play time to speak in the language as well. I also do accompaniment of adults to real life settings, brining the language to life. For example I can accompany you to the supermarket or the pharmacy etc and we speak in English or Spanish to bring your language learning to life. Languages open the door to opportunities. Give yourself the opportunity to discover the world and new experiences by learning a new language or by improving your fluency. I can help you and I will be there with you every step of the way. You will learn tips and tricks to grasp English or Spanish more quickly and I will share my experiences to help you learn. Learn from the comfort of your home with me there, or via webcam.
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A powerful CV that communicates who you are us the best gift to yourself in the professional world. Let me help you craft the best version of yourself on paper! From there I will work with you to develop targeted interview skills. You no longer need to miss out on amazing job opportunities. Stop struggling preparing alone! Let me help you.

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