Skills and Interests
Education and Training: Language and culture consulting.
Systems Analysis: World and Business
Critical Thinking/Social Perspectives
Customer and Personal Service
Intermediate skill in Spanish and Mandarin.
May 2018 – now: Exceeding Xanadu Vacations, Internet based operation
Freelance Travel Agent: A one-man travel agency that operates within the Orange County area but is open to servicing anyone who gets in touch, no matter their location in the world. It is my duty and pleasure to provide personalized customer services and advocacy combined with expertise in both destinations and the travel industry itself. Specializes in river cruises, vacation rentals, transportation charter (air and bus).
February 2018 – now: AOI College of Languages, Irvine, CA
ESL Teacher: Create and teach lesson plans in English as a Foreign Language for International students. Topics are of listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and occasionally idioms and cultural notes.
January 2015 – December 2017: Core & Corner Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan
Business English Instructor: Create and teach lesson plans in English as a Foreign Language for Taiwanese professionals. Taught individual and group classes in a wide variety of fields: financial, web-design, human resources, sales & marketing, medical, travel.
April 2014 - October 2014: MyDestination.com, Internet based operation
Freelance Content Writer: For this travel website, research and write profiles about places of interest in Taipei City, Taiwan. Publish accurate and engaging descriptions. Create, maintain, and enter information into databases.
November 2012: Supervisor Skills Series, Saddleback College Community Education, Mission Viejo, California
June 2011: BA Sociology, California State University, San Bernardino, California