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Senior Lecturer

200 Union Street SE Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55455, United States
$ 25,000~30,000 US annually
January 31, 2012
Contact Info:
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Beryl Wen-ying Kuo Email:

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Career focus (Area of interest): Child Care, Communications, Human Resource-Training, Translation

Top Skills for work: Language, Interpersonal, Customer Service, and computer skills


- Top-performing, highly-motivated and result-oriented teaching/business professional, I have over 20 years of teaching-management experiences and an exceptionally strong record of success in education, supervision-counseling, and recruiting.

- Often known by supervisors, colleagues and students as conscientious, competent, creative, honest, dependable, and dedicated self-starter with proven ability to develop innovative instructional manuals and policies, I am respected by students as natural leader with expertise in wide variety of instructional strategies, cross-cultural knowledge, customer services, and trainings techniques.

- An enthusiastic team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact wit individuals at all levels (especially young children and seniors), I can communicate professionally with very strong public-speaking capabilities.


Aug. 2004- Feb. 2011 Senior Lecturer Tamgang & Tatung University, Taipei, Taiwan

- Teach EFL courses: Business English, Language & Culture, Reading, Writing…

- Develop lesson plans and implemented units in a Reading Workshop setting

- Develop Business English Program for Continuing Education Department

- Design the set-up of a Replacement Centre that gained grant for the university

Sep. 2001-Feb. 2004 Steward Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham UK

- Do all customer services as required and assigned

Aug. 1997-Sep. 2000 Assistant Manager (HR Trainer)National Credit Card Centre, Taiwan

- Design and sat up in-service training for staff and arrange guest speakers for management

- Revise English Year Book& help the President with all contacts/correspondence with foreign firms

Nov. 1994-May 1997 Translator-Interpreter JCH Research Co. Toronto, Canada

- Help the Canadian and Chinese-speaking business group with oral-written communication.

Oct 1994 - Jun 1997 Instructor, Langara College, Vancouver, BC, Canada

- Designed curriculum, write teaching materials and teach Business Mandarin / ESL

Aug 1991 - Jul 1993 Lecturer, National Chinghua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

- Teach EFL courses (Reading, Lab Conversation, and Translation: Theory to Practice)

Sep 1989 - Jun 1992 Managing Editor, Modern American Language Magazine, Taipei, Taiwan

- Design curriculum and publish two monthly magazines to cope with daily, radio English teaching programs I produced

- Coordinate all departments to make sure the publication and broadcast recordings are on time for distributions and radio broadcast

- Write-Edit articles with editorial team, and final proofread before sending for the publication

- Take charge of the whole business (e.g. budgeting, purchasing, HR, PR and overall management) after the manager left the work

Aug 1984 - Jul 1991 Lecturer, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan

- Teach EFL courses (Introduction to Linguistics, Introductory Western Literature, Drama-Ibsen to Shaw, Reading, Writing…

- Supervise a freshmen class to provide students with academic advice and life counseling Consult students extra curricula activities to combine learning and leisure activities for the ENG Dept.

Sep 1983 - Jun 1984 Language Consultant, Chicago Board of Education, Chicago, IL, USA

- Developed & taught Mandarin as A Second Language programme for Chicago Public High Schools

Sep. 1982- Jul. 1983 Language Centre, University of Chicago, Chicago IL. USA

- Develop/ Teach ‘Mandarin as A Second Language’ program for Chicago Public High Schools


Sep. 1982-May 1983 Post Master in Education –Applied Linguistics, University of Chicago, USA

Sep. 1981-Aug. 1982 M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, Penn State University, USA

Sep. 1977-Jun. 1981 B.A. in English Language & Literature, Chinese Culture Univ., Taiwan;


- Expanded the business revenues that saved MAL Magazine from the brink of bankruptcy

- Got frequent recognitions/compliments from audience and managers at Bham Symphony Hall

- Received great appreciation for my teaching-supervision for which students made my birthday an annual celebration in the English Department at CCU and was awarded by Taiwan’s Ministry of Education for good service at the CCU

- Was invited to an Honored Students Luncheon (as the guest of my supervisor) for hard work and good job done in my M.Ed. at Penn. State


- Ms. Pamela Lin, (professional) CEO & President, Tatung Group 886-2-25925252 ext 2207;

- Prof. Mary M. Dupius, (academic) Emeritus of Education 1-814-***-****;

- Dr. Kasia Boddy, (academic) Senior Lecturer 44-020-7679-3659;

- Dr. Richard Berwick (academic) ESL Dept. Capilano University, North Vancouver BC; Tel.: 604-***- ****; Email:

- Prof. Pen-Chung Yew, (personal) Head of Computer Science & Engineering Dept. Univ. of Minnesota; 1-612-***-****