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Location:
Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 02871, United States
Salary:
+50,000
Posted:
August 28, 2018

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PATRICK THOMAS WARK

** ****** ****, ********** ** 02871 * 401-***-**** * ac6uc6@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL STUDIES UNIVERSITY Shanghai, People’s Republic of China Master of Law in China Studies, June 2018

GPA 3.73

Dissertation: How the South China Sea Became Chinese; A Defense of the Chinese Perspective of Historic Sovereignty over the South China Sea

Defended orally in English and Mandarin Chinese, May 2018 SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY Pennsylvania, USA

Bachelor of Fine Arts, July 2004

Activities: Santa Reparata International School of Art (Florence, Italy); Bratislava Academy of Fine Art and Design (Bratislava, Slovenia); Recipient of the 2002 SRU Painting Scholarship and the 2002 Study Abroad Scholarship; Member of SRU’s Rugby Club, Art Club and Ski Club; 2004 Solo Senior Art Show

CERTIFICATIONS

HSK LEVEL 4 MANDARIN PROFICIENCY

Confucius Institute Headquarters, Beijing People’s Republic of China TESOL/TESL

Oxford Seminars, Rhode Island USA

EXPERIENCE

SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL STUDIES UNIVERSITY August 2015-July 2018 Foreign Expert/Language Instructor

• Designed course curricula in 4 subjects (Western Culture; Academic English; Colloquial English; Presentation Skills) for the Training Center for Overseas Studies and the College of International Cooperative Programs

• Taught up to 10 classes per semester, requiring a weekly 1.5-3-hour lecture per course and end-of-term student evaluations

• Taught professionals from around China including other professors, executives from national corporations, and government officials in order to prepare them to work or study in English-speaking countries

WALL STREET INSTITUTE (Shanghai, People’s Republic of China) March 2013-August 2015 Foreign Trainer

• Created lesson plans for more than 60 incremental levels of classes in order to help students develop specific English language skills and to test spoken English proficiency

• Designed presentations and activities to foster group communication and reinforce language skills LANGUAGE SPIRIT (Beijing, People’s Republic of China) June 2012-February 2013 Private ESL Tutor

• One on one tutoring of adult ESL learners residing throughout mainland China through the medium of online video conferencing.

FORESTRY AMERICAN SCHOOL (Kaohsiung, Taiwan/Republic of China) August 2010-January 2012 English & Science Teacher

• Taught daily classes on the subjects of English and Science

• Other responsibilities included detailed lesson planning, designing and implementing testing systems and composing weekly progress reports

SELF EMPLOYED (Kaohsiung, Taiwan/Republic of China) March 2009-August 2010 Freelance ESL Teacher

• Privately hired (directly or through an agent) to do several hours of ESL teaching and tutoring per week at various private schools and homes around the city of Kaohsiung READING TOWN (Daegu, Republic of Korea) January 2008-January 2009 English Teacher

• Lesson planning, test designing, and the teaching of English as a second language to students of all ages and skill levels.

SELF EMPLOYED (PA/RI/OH/KY/NY, U.S.A.) 2002-2010

Artist

• Produced original oil paintings and sold them both privately and through group or solo art exhibitions. LANGUAGE

MANDARIN CHINESE

Intermediate to advanced level spoken proficiency

Intermediate level reading and typing proficiency



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