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Interest

  • Korean language and culture
  • Japanese language and culture
  • Romance languages
  • Traveling
  • Modern Literature 
  • Pop music from around the world (i.e. Latin-America, East Asia, Europe, Northern Africa, etc.)
  • Popular culture from around the world
  • Self-defense
  • Exercising

Objective

Looking for a challenging position as an English teacher. I will use my knowledge and expertise in English and language learning to impart strategies that can be used to learn English more efficiently and effectively. These strategies will improve the student's knowledge of grammar and fluency of the language. The students will also communicate well by speaking with proper pronunciation and pace.

Education

Aug 2008Present

Bachelor of Arts

University of Kansas
  • 3.04/4.0 GPA.

Courses taken include:

  • Linguistic Analysis
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Western Civilization I & II
  • Eastern Civilization
  • English Composition
  • English Literature
  • World Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Korean I
Aug 2007May 2008

Tulane University

Attended freshman year at Tulane University. Transferred to the University of Kansas the following year.

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite
Proficiency in Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop.
Microsoft Office
Proficiency in MS Office 2003-2010.
Korean
Novice speaker of Korean.
Japanese
Novice speaker of Japanese.
French
Professional working proficiency in French.
English
Bilingual proficiency in English.
Spanish
Spanish native speaker.

Work experience

May 2012Jun 2012

Temp

Staffing Kansas City

International Quilting Expo

Kansas City Convention Center

May 18-20, 2012

- Inside Sales Representative for Trubite, Inc. I performed customer service duties, promoted Trubite merchandize,and processed new sales orders.

- $30,000+ in sales.

Just for Her Expo

Overland Park Convention Center

June 1-3, 2012

- Managed the "Will Call" box office; I accepted confirmation receipts and processed event tickets.

Mar 2010Feb 2012

Sales Associate

Walmart Supercenter
  • Helped customers locate merchandize.
  • Processed sales quickly and accurately.
  • Checked identification cards for all tobacco, alcohol, and ammunition sales.
  • Used the Telxon system to create picks, bin overstock merchandize, and work new modulars.
  • Provided Spanish interpretation services for Spanish-speaking customers.
Jan 2009Mar 2010

Hostess

Casa Agave Mexican Restaurant
  • Greeted customers in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Scheduled, organized, and prepared reservations.
  • Organized server sections and maintained an efficient customer flow.
  • Maintained a positive representation of the restaurant to customers and other parties.
  • Evaluated customer satisfaction.
  • Completed financial transactions as required.
  • Participated in end of shift side duties.
Aug 2008Mar 2009

Office Assistant

Kansas African Studies Center

Assisted the office manager with a variety of duties:

  • Filed documents
  • Answered phones and took messages
  • Date entry
  • Sent faxes
  • Distributed mail
  • Updated the Center's website
Aug 2007May 2008

Office Assistant

Tulane Latin American Library

Assisted the library coordinators with a variety of duties:

  • Made copies
  • Created brochures
  • Inventoried new periodicals and new book collection
  • Checked-in new materials and retrieved their statistics for the library database
  • Translated informational text from English to Spanish
Jun 2005Aug 2007

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Olathe Public Library
  • Processed new periodicals
  • Assisted library patrons with locating library materials
  • Ensured the availability of reference and non-reference materials
  • Shelf read to ensure the proper location of library materials
  • Assisted in the Sesquicentennial project