Chukwudi Dozie – Principal of LLF and English Tutor: Chuck is TEFL-certified and has a Bachelor’s degree in Law from SOAS. He has six years of teaching experience in a variety of settings, such as ESOL, EFL, Business English, English for Construction, Academic English, English Language, English Literature, 11+, KS3, GCSE, and A-level. A writer, he brings creativity and enthusiasm to his classes no matter the level or experience of his students. Chuck has been with LLF since September 2015, and outside of teaching, he enjoys reading, travelling, and keeping in shape.
Sarah Gogus – Office Manager and Welfare Officer: Sarah is a CELTA-qualified EFL teacher. She graduated with a degree in Law and German, including 2 years studying and working in Germany, before qualifying as a solicitor. Sarah has over 10 years’ experience working in the legal and charity sectors and recently returned to working with LLF.
Simon Du Toit – acting DOS, Course Leader at LLF, and English Tutor: London-born, Simon has extensive leadership, management, administrative and academic experience. CELTA-qualified, fluent in French, with additional languages of Spanish and German. His outside interests include linguistics, song-writing, art and London’s nightlife. Currently delivering general English, ESP, one to ones, and exam tuition.
Lufta Yeasmin – English Tutor: Yeasmin is a native English tutor, has lived in London all her life. She has great in-depth knowledge in child education, specifically safeguarding matters. CELTA qualified, fluent in Bengali with additional language awareness being Arabic. Yeasmin enjoys reading, keeping fit and loves spending time with her family.
Karolina Nazarkiewiesz – English Tutor: Karolina is TEFL-certified and has an MA in English Philology, specialisation: EFL/ESL Teaching. She has been teaching for 5 years in Poland and England and she enjoys seeing her students' efforts and successes. Flexible, very patient and enthusiastic about the English language - even some 'boring' grammar points. Outside of the classroom she loves studying foreign languages, meeting friends, travelling and going to the cinema.
Karina Pearl Thorne – Consultant and English Tutor: Karina is a CELTA-qualified tutor, has a BA in Business Studies and is currently studying towards an MA in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching with the University of Nottingham. She has 6 years’ experience teaching English as a Foreign Language in China, including Business English & IELTS preparation, with over a year’s experience teaching English as a Second Language here in England. Her passion is motivating students to enjoy the language learning process. And her specialism is integrating digital tools into the classroom as well as online teaching and learning. Outside of LLF she enjoys running, going to the cinema and theatre, as well as reading and creative writing.
Darius Vigneswaren - English Tutor: Darius is a CELTA-qualified EFL teacher hailing from Berkshire. He enjoys helping students to improve their English skills, and strives to make lessons enjoyable and interesting. Darius has a degree in Civil Engineering, and had a career as a professional software tester working in both the state and private sectors. His outside interests include hiking, fitness training, music and literature.