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Tomas Grenzner

Freenalnce ESL teacher, editor & writer

Work experience

Since Oct 2014

Freenalce Translator

I offer translation services between English and Slovak to private clients.

Since Oct 2014

Proofreader

GLOBSEC Academy Centre

Formerly known as Euro-Atlantic!, the magazine produces high-quality content concerning current international relationships.

Dec 2014Jun 2016

Teacher

Jílek Language School, Brno, Czech Republic

Teaching,  creating didactic materials, and organizing students' activities outside the school.

May 2014 & Jun 2015

PR team member & Conference journal writer

GLOBSEC Global Security Forum , Bratislava, Slovakia

GLOBSEC is one of the world's largest conferences on global security issues held annually in Bratislava, Slovakia. I worked in its' organization team for two consecutive years.

Sep 2013 Apr 2014

Teacher

TopWay Eglish School, Passo Fundo, Brazil

Teaching,  creating didactic materials, and organizing students' activities. During my stay in this school, I pioneered the format of reading & writing classes, still in use.

Education

Sep 2014Sep 2016

Master's degree in English Language & Literature; Philosophy

Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts
  • Finished double-subject program with excellent results, well-received Master's Thesis in the field of Cognitive Linguistics
  • Participated & helped organize several academic conferences on Cognitive Linguistics.
  • Work in research (see "Work experience" section)

Skills

Language Teaching: English

Aproximately 4 years of experience: teacher's training, private teaching, work in language schools.

Text Translation: English - Slovak

Substantial part of studies, aproximately 2 years of experience offering services to private clients.

Text Editing

Aproximately 3 years of experience in an editorial board.

Languages

Slovak and Czech (native)

English (professional)

Spanish (advanced)

Summary & Current Objectives

Having finished my studies in September 2016, I am currently a travelling professional looking for opportunities and experiences to broaden both my personal and professional life. At this moment I am investing most of my resources in developing my artistic skills: in recent months I have been growing as a professional musician based in Central America.