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Summary

  1. In Taiwan, I have written study articles for Window 1001, an English learning website;  and reading comprehension material for the Commercial Times newspaper, Taiwan. 
  2. I have over 13 years teaching experience in Asia, including over 5 years in Taiwan. 
  • Adult  classes:  conversation, email writing, grammar, and business English classes. 
  • Children's classes:  conversation, reading and writing.

Work experience

2008Present

Instructor

English Center
  • Adult Business English (including email writing) and conversation classes. 
  • Children's conversation and reading classes.
  • GIGABYTE:  corporate classes.
20062008

English Consultant

Core and Corner
  • Provided English language consultation tailored to the needs of each student. 
  • Wrote study articles for the company's English learning website:  Window 1001 (see below). 
  • Wrote the weekly "Reading Comprehension Test" for the Wall Street Journal  page, Commercial Times newspaper, Taiwan
20072008

Window 1001

I wrote study articles for this English language learning website for the following topics:   "Management and Communications", "Trends and Perspectives", and  "Business People and Corporation".

20042006

Instructor

LTTC- National Taiwan University campus
  • Adult classes:  Beginning to intermediate reading, grammar, conversation, academic writing, email writing,  Business English and corporate classes
  • MAERSK Taiwan--on-site corporate classes
20042005

The Language Training Division, Center of Public and Business Administration Education

National Chengchi University

Instructor:  Business  Writing (email, letters)

19912002

Instructor

Academy Temp Co, Ltd.

Course developer and instructor. 

  • Children's courses:  speaking, reading, writing. 
  • Adult English courses:  Email writing, resume writing, interview prep, office telephone and receptionist skills.

Education

2006Present

NTNU Mandarin Training Center

Mandarin Chinese classes

May 1988

Bachelor of Arts

University of Virginia

Extracurricular Activities: 

  • Multi-Cultural Club President.  Planned multicultural events, including the university's first Culturefest.
  • Ushers Committee, Supervisor:   Oversaw 10-20 ushers per event.
  • Cavalier Daily newspaper, Ad design and layout.  Twice awarded "Best Ad Design".

Skills

Mandarin Chinese (spoken)
Intermediate level spoken Mandarin Chinese.
Typing
Can type 70+ words a minute

Certifications

1996Present

National Japanese Language Proficiency Exam Certificate

Japanese Government, Japan Education Exchanges and Services
2008Present

TOP Huayu Proficiency Exam

Ministry of Education, Taiwan
2000Present

TESOL short course

Canadian Institute of English, Tokyo, Japan