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L1 Linguistic Support

Montreal, QC, Canada
August 01, 2020

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Béatrixe Lalande

****-* ****** ** ****-Royal Est, Montreal, Qc H2J 1Y6 438-***-****


Certificate: Arts and Sciences Sept 2019 - May 2020 Concordia University, Montréal, Qc

Bachelor of Arts: Linguistic Major Sept 2013 - May 2017 McGill University, Montréal, Qc

● Psychology Minor

DEC of Languages, Culture and Translation Sept 2011 - June 2013 Collège Montmorency, Laval, Qc

Work Experience


Katimavik primary school, Montreal, Canada September 2019 - present

● Worked with a diverse clientele with special needs

● Designed educational material, such as games and worksheets, to promote and facilitate the acquisition and retention of concepts seen in class

● Put together strategies, in collaboration with teachers to meet students’ needs and foresee upcoming ones

English Teacher

Zhejiang Financial College, Hangzhou, China September 2018 - June 2019

● Constructed syllabi to meet department expectations: acquire conversational skills, practice sales pitching, develop cultural tokens

● Implemented study groups between Chinese and Congolese students to improve their second language proficiency

● Devised large-scale English language educational games and designed textbook material focusing on key aspects of the English language (i.e. formulas of politeness or common mistakes from ESL learners)

Kitchen experience

Kitchen manager - Fortune Restaurant, Montreal, Qc March 2015 - August 2018

● Oversaw the day to day production and weekly menu

● Supervised and coordinated lunch and dinner rush

● Acted as mediator between staff and owners, ensuring that needs were met and issues solved between both parties

Cook - L’Anecdote; Rouge Tomate May 2012 - December 2015 Volunteer experience

The Lab for Hearing and Cognition May 2019 - September 2019 Concordia Psychology Department

● Discussed patients’ history regarding onset of deafness and their cochlear implants

● Conducted the experiment protocol: presentation of French audio cues to be repeated by the participant

● Transcribed all participants’ answers as they were produced into International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), which required a quick hand and a good ear

● Translated conversations from English French between participants and researchers Volunteer May 2017 - June 2018

Neuroscience Institute of Montreal

● Guided patients through exercises, such as playing board games, word retrieval exercises, and making small-talk, in order to regain some of the mental faculties which may have been altered following surgery

● Cared for patients’ well-being and worked as a mediator between patients and staff when families were not available

Skills and Interests


● English and French: Fluent

● German and Spanish: Intermediate

Computer skills:

● Python: beginner

● C+ and projects in R: intermediate

● Praat

Certification completed May 2018

● TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)


● Languages (currently learning American Sign Language and Kanién’keha)

● Technology (machine learning and human/machine interface)

● Music (classically trained in clarinet and saxophone)

● Rock climbing

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