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English Teacher

Location:
Catania, Sicily, Italy
Posted:
October 01, 2018

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KAREN MARIE EBERSOLD

Via Italo Svevo *

***** ********, ** ******

Tel.(from US to Italy) +39-340-***-**** +39-095-***-****

E-MAIL: ac68nw@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: To find a challenging teaching position to provide students with an exemplary education, preparing them for success in a dynamic, global environment.

EDUCATION:

Bucknell University Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Degree - Bachelor of Arts June 2, 1991 Major – Studio Arts

Minor – American Literature

Syracuse University Florence, Italy

Junior Year Abroad August 1989 – May 1990

January Project Museums of Florence Florence, Italy

Independent Study in which I wrote an insider’s guide

to small museums of Florence

January 1991

La Reine High School Suitland, Maryland

Graduated with honors May 16, 1987 (top 5% of the class)

WORK EXPERIENCE

1994 to present UNIVERSITY OF CATANIA

Catania, Sicily (Italy)

Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (general language and Commercial English) I provide instruction on an individual basis and to classes of up to 100 students in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum. I am responsible for individual and small group tutoring, as well as course development and preparation of written and oral exams, thesis corrections, and professional seminars.

2016 to 2018 GALPE FORMAZIONE – JOHN TAYLOR SCHOOL OF ENGLISH

Paternò, Sicily (Italy)

English teacher for age groups ranging from young children to adults, Cambridge exam preparation

1992 to present TUTOR/ TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER

I have done private tutoring for all age groups and levels, Italian/English

translations in various fields and simultaneous interpretation at town

functions and conferences.

2006 - 2008 GOVERNMENT – SPONSORED COURSES

Catania and Siracusa area, Italy

As sole provider under contracts sponsored and funded by the European

Union, Italian Ministry of Education and the Sicilian Regional

Government, I taught English language skills to students in need

of improving qualifications for job opportunities in Southern

Italy. In each of these courses I was responsible for all aspects of each course: preparation, teaching and final project reports.

Courses included:

Hello English Green English International e-marketing

www.apprendol’inglese.it ETNAPROMO www.inglese.it

2001 - 2002 UNIVERSITY OF CATANIA, Department of Geological Sciences

Scientific language course, rendering English concepts in Italian

1991 – 1996 PRIVATE LANGUAGE SCHOOLS - Catania and Florence, Italy

I was a teacher at the following private schools for English language preparation and TOEFL /CAMBRIDGE exam preparation.

ISTITUTO S. ANGELA MERICI (High School)

ENGLISH STUDY CENTRE

ISTITUTO LEONARDO DA VINCI

ISTITUTO GARIBALDI

ISTITUTO I. NEWTON

ISTITUTO S. ANGELA MERICI (Elementary School)

THE BRITISH – AMERICAN CENTER

THE COMPLETE ACADEMY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

WRITING EXPERIENCE

2014 Provided language consulting and translation services for CONDORELLI, a Sicilian confectioner’s, for their website

2013 – 2014 Provided language consulting services for RICA, a Sicilian cosmetics firm, in the creation of sales brochures for a new marketing campaign in the USA

Published 1994 BIRNBAUM’S TRAVEL GUIDES – ITALY (Harper Collins Publishers)

Contributing editor to the travel guides for Basilicata and Calabria

Published 1993 BIRNBAUM’S TRAVEL GUIDES – ITALY (Harper Collins Publishers)

Contributing editor to the travel guides for Basilicata and Calabria

LANGUAGES

Italian (Written and spoken fluency)

French (basic knowledge)

INTERESTS Travel: While living in Europe, I have visited most of the Western European countries. Art: (drawing, painting, printmaking, interior design.) Piano: playing and teaching. Sports: skiing and equestrian.

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