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Microsoft Office English

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
January 04, 2018

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Excellent written, oral, interpersonal communication and language skills in diverse settings

Strong writing, editing, and presentation skills

Team player, patient, flexible, dynamic, creative, resourceful, cheerful, open-minded, willing to learn, determined to persevere

Computers:Microsoft Office, Internet, Sabre

Languages:English, Spanish, working knowledge of French and Farsi


Personal/professional development courses, upgrading, workshops & online tutorials

TESL Certificate University of Toronto 2000

Microsoft Office Academy Of LearningToronto1999

Social Work Courses Ryerson/George Brown College Toronto 1995

Settlement Worker Certificate George Brown College Toronto 1994

Bachelor of Arts English Brock University 1990



Worked with newcomers from diverse backgrounds to provide survival English in various legal, medical educational and social settings

Instructed students in English skills of grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing, pronunciation, conversation and essay writing, resume and job skills

TOEFL and other test preparation

Developed good rapport with students of various ages and levels(adults and children)

Facilitated self-awareness through individual and group learning and participation

Engaged students through humor and activities designed for interaction

Created trusting atmosphere through sensitivity to student strengths and personal learning styles

Developed lesson plans appropriate to student abilities, interests and needs

Prepared reports and tests to evaluate student progress

Interpreted Spanish and Farsi for newcomers in various settings


Implemented positive discipline to promote student responsibility and to maintain classroom order

Motivated and instilled confidence in students by providing positive feedback and guidance

Ensured students’ understanding of concepts by providing clear explanations

Presented an interesting variety of material in creative, practical and interactive ways, such as field trips, music, games, audiovisual aids, guest speakers, flyers, newspapers and other useful material



Saudi University & Saudi Institute teaching adult female students Sept 2017now

Private school in Oman taught English to primary grades 1-5 2014

English tutor in Toronto Canada 0ngoing

Saudi school taught ESL to female university students 2010

Modern Knowledge School Bahrain taught English to high school students 2009

Queen’s College Toronto taught Korean students 2009

Canadian School of Kuwait taught ESL from kg-grade 8 2008

Atakamul Intl School Kuwait taught English to primary classes 2008

Saudi Hail University taught female university students 2007

GrigorasCanada Toronto administration and office work 2007

Private Academy in Xindou China taught ESL to adults and children 2006

Ibra College in Oman taught English to female/male students 2005

Winter Camp in Korea taught groups of kids age 10-15 2003

Various language schools, colleges and LINC centres in Toronto, Canada: 1995-present


Published 6 poetry compilations

Writing, music, art, drama, music, travel and culture

Travels: Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, China, Bahrain, Saudi, Abudhabi, Kuwait, Oman, Canada and U.S


KATIMAVIK participant in a program involving community service, group life skills, social, physical and recreation projects such as playground construction and repair

Bingo volunteer for Toronto Colonics Society

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