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Chinese Tutor in Elkridge, South Baltimore, Columbia, Ellicott City, Severn, Maryland
With Katherine (Zip Code: 21075)
(Tutors all levels of Chinese also offers private class)
*Academic training in literature and writing
*Collaborative with colleagues, parents, administrator, and support staff
*Fluent in spoken and written Chinese (Mandarin), and Taiwanese
*Fluent in computer software packages: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, WordPerfect
**Chinese (Mandarin) Instructor, Joint Language Center, Fort Meade (June 1999 - August 1999, March 2000- May 2000)
As a contractor of Inlingua Odenton office, taught Chinese in a short-term class at Joint Language Center to reinforce students level from limited working proficiency through general professional proficiency so they could pass the Defense Language Proficiency Test. Researched each student needs to prepare all teaching materials and lesson plans.
**Administrative Assistant, American Language Institute- -Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania (July 1997-May 1998)
Managed students' files, planned appropriate extracurricular events based on their English efficiency, documents preparation, and staff and class evaluation form designing. Counseled and helped ESL students adopt and adjust themselves into a new culture, and participated in campus presentations and public intercultural activities.
**The Assistant to President, Ace Marketing Electrical - -Equipment Corporation, Taipei, TAIWAN (June 1995-April 1996)
As an English-Chinese interpreter, translated and filed all letters and documents. Handled all issues on import and export trade. Also translated personal manuals of newly imported products into Chinese. Managed all aspects of business affairs.
**English Instructor, Self-employed, Taipei, TAIWAN
(June 1992-April 1996)
Taught English as a foreign language to junior high students, focusing on grammar, reading, and writing, starting from beginning level to intermediate level. Researched each students needs to prepare all teaching materials and lesson plans. Routinely held parent-teacher conferences to report on students' progress as well as ways to improve their learning skills.
**Elementary Teaching Assistant, Private Institute, Taipei, TAIWAN
(June 1993-September 1995)
Designed curriculum materials for first and second grade students in Chinese, social studies, and mathematics. Provided individual instruction and developed a series of activities based on student-centered strategy to help students explore their interests and to reach their potential.
*B.A. FU-JEN Catholic University, Taipei, TAIWAN, 1995
Major: English Literature
*Continuing Program UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, California, 1996
Major: Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language(TESOL)
*M.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, 1998
Major: Rhetoric and Linguistics--Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language (TESOL)
Teacher Assistant, American Language Institute-- Indiana
University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania (January 1998-May 1998)
Assisted the instructor in preparing materials, objectives, and lesson plans. Designed and created grammar explanations, activities, projects, and quizzes in ESL American-English Grammar class, intermediate level. Responsibilities also including helping students do research at library or Internet to finish their assigned projects or papers, and providing tutorial services for students needing extra help. Attended staff meetings and teacher development workshop.
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS:
Extracurricular interests in crew and language clubs, movies,
cooking, traveling, reading, playing piano, and exploring.
Beth Sweeney /the director of Inlinqua (Odenton office)
Contact information available upon request
How to Reach Katherine:
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