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English Manager

Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
November 18, 2018

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Christopher Anthony Cunliffe

Address: Jiangsu Province, China

Phone number: +86-188********

Skype name: chris2london

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Educational Background

**** ***** *iploma, London Teacher Training College

1992 – 1994 Master of Science, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland

Major: Economic Geology

1985 – 1988 Bachelor of Science, Sheffield University, Sheffield, England, UK

Major: Geology and Physical Geography

Minor: Linguistics and East Asian Studies

Certificate of Chinese proficiency (HSK2)

Certificate of Finnish proficiency

Certificate of Japanese Language proficiency

Work Experience

When: December 2013 – Present

Employer: Wall Street English (China)

Job title: Foreign Trainer (FT)

Job Description:

Teach in-school and online Student evaluation classes and conversation classes to improve students‘ English oral communication skills

Additional duties include: holding social clubs and complementary classes and holding English corners and parties

Where: Shanghai and Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China

When: Autumn 2006 – Autumn 2013

Employer: AAC Global Limited

Job Title: Course organizer and English language trainer

Job Description:

Taught business English and General English to Engineers, Business people, and civil servants, usually in-company

Performed needs analysis and assessment tests

Created tailor-made courses for companies

Where: Helsinki, Finland

When: April 2005 – August 2006

Employer: Werner Soderstom Limited (WSOY) Publishing House (Finland)

Job title: EFL/ESL textbook writer

Job description:

Surveyed English language learners on what they require from an EFL course that focused on European Union (EU) affairs

Studied EU affairs and wrote EFL textbooks that included EU history, current organizational structure, and littered the text book with extensive EU terminology questions, and vocabulary and exercises

Co-author of English textbooks

Where: Helsinki, Finland

When: May 2004 – July 2012

Employer: CC Communications

Job title: Freelance English instructor

Job description:

Taught students ranging in ages from 18 through 60 both general English and Business English

Prepared students to more effectively utilize their English skills for international business life and major EFL exams (particularly Cambridge exams)

Created study material covering a wide variety of business, technical and general topics

Where: Helsinki, Finland

When: September 2004 – August 2006

Employer: Language House

Job Title: Freelance English language editor and trainer

Job Description:

Implemented creative writing projects for EFL learners at publishing companies

Where: Helsinki, Finland

When: July 2002 – August 2004

Employer: University of Helsinki

Job Title: English language lecturer

Job Description:

Lectured on Linguistics and taught General English and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) to academics and university administrative staff

Prepared lesson materials for reading comprehension and writing purposes

Where: Helsinki, Finland

When: November 1996 – August 2002

Employer: Languages Communications Direct (sole trading company)

Job Title: Company manager and English and Japanese language trainer

Job Description:

Designed, marketed and sold language courses to business colleges, government ministries and companies in Southern Finland

Taught Business and General English and the Japanese language to civil servants and company employees

Where: Southern Finland

When: July 1992 – August 1996

Employer: Richard Lewis Communications Limited

Job Title: English language instructor

Job Description:

Taught students ranging in ages from 18 through 60 both general English and Business English

Designed EFL courses for mobile phone companies, mining companies and oil refining companies

Where: Helsinki, Finland

When: September 1990 – May 1992

Employer: Hosei Junior High School

Job Title: English language Teacher

Job Description:

Taught junior high school pupils English communication through activities

Classes contained up to 30 pupils

Extensive activation through role play, acting and pair work

Where: Kanagawa prefecture, Japan

When: May 1988 – August 1990

Employer: Jiyugaigo Training Institute

Job Title: English language teacher

Job Description:

Taught English grammar and conversation to groups of up to eight students

Classes consisted of college students, salary men or housewives (also preschoolers)

Undertook extra-curricular activities with groups of learners to provide real speaking opportunities

Where: Tokyo, Japan

When: 1980 – 1985

Employer: Various supermarket chains and Selfridges Department Store

Job Title: Store Assistant

Job Description:

Worked in sales and stock control departments

Where: London, England

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