MAK KUM SHI
Educator, English and Real Estate
Mak is currently teaching and developing instruction material on English, public speaking and real estate for high school students, teachers and adults. He was a manager-level communications practitioner for media organisations such as Star Media Group.
He has several international and national stories on real estate, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), information communications technology (ICT) and lifestyle, published on covers and centrespreads of several publications such as The Star, New Straits Times and Malaysia SME.
He was an award and contest judge for Star Media Group and a leading Malaysian Chinese Independent High School. He has received several awards from Toastmasters International, Malaysian Press Institute, Singapore Tourism Board and Chong Hwa Independent High School Kuala Lumpur. He was Champion for Mid Valley Club Toastmasters International Evaluation Contest 2017.
As of end-2017, he had instructed and evaluated over 400 high school students, contestants and adults at club, school and national level in poetry recitations, public speaking and English studies. In the International English Language Test System (IELTS), he achieved an overall band of 8.0. He has a Level C1 grade for the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR).
He aspires to continue his journey as an accomplished educator in English, public speaking and real estate. He also aspires to write a historical fiction novel with a 15th century setting in Asia. As an educator, he hopes to help others in their journey of realising their potential.
Millennials and young people possess unsurpassed potential for accomplishments greater than their predecessors. Through education and financial independence, people can accomplish great things. By gaining new skills and experience, he continues to stay relevant in a changing global landscape as an educator in helping others to accomplish their potential.