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Age 51 Gender Male
Nationality Canada Start Date June 15 2020
Current Location China - Hongkou Teaching Preference Elementary , College/Adults
Work Time Full Time
Certifications TESOL Related Cerificate

Simon Fraser University Advanced Interpreter's Certificate, Language Interpretation and Translation · (1993 - 1994) Simon Fraser University Bachelor’s Degree, Linguistics · (1990 - 1994) Simon Fraser University ESL Teaching Certificate, Linguistics · (1990 - 1994)

Teaching Field ESL

EF Education First Academic Partnerships University Teacher September 2019 - Present (6 months) Shanghai - Teach postgrads and undergrads oral English through career and intercultural communication courses at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (ranked 42) and Shanghai Sports University. - Students score top 5% in IELTS, and CET examinations, and win national and provincial speech and debate contests through my LINGUISTICS approach that appeals to the INTELLECT. Remarkable improvement within weeks. - As a fluent Mandarin speaker, students find me much more relatable. EF English First Kids Online Foreign Teacher March 2018 - September 2019 (1 year 7 months)

Shanghai City, China - Teaching kids and teens EF's pedagogy - Consistent 5-star from parents rating: please ask me to send you the parents' comments. - Cambridge English TKT Recruiters: Despite being Asian, my elementary school graduation was in Canada. And I hold a Canadian passport. Allied Control Freelance Interpreter/Translator October 2016 - March 2018 (1 year 6 months) Hong Kong - During exhibitions, I am responsible for explaining to representatives from data centres how immersion cooling works - Intelligence and research - Interpretation and negotiations with organization such as Alibaba MnS English Academy Phonics Teacher October 2017 - February 2018 (5 months) Hong Kong - Teach children 6 and above Musical Phonics developed by Mahmood Rumjahn - an award-winning songwriter. This technique derives sounds from a phonemic level. - London Teacher Training College recognized curriculum BoardPad Business Consultant June 2016 - June 2017 (1 year 1 month) Hong Kong - Assumed sales management duties by adopting an email + social media prospecting system that reaches C-level decision makers for the "Go Green, Go Digital" campaign. As a result, previously not attainable contacts such as WWF, Disney, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and Ocean Park are in negotiation. - Train C-level executives on BoardPad's software.

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