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MY CURRICULUM VITAE

FREELANCER, TRANSLATOR, PROOFREADER, PRIVATE TUTOR & COACH

Upon recent conclusion of a sabbatical, I'm bursting with eagerness to apply - via Continuing Professional Development - acquired and consolidated skills (methodology, didactics, language depth etc.) in class – to finally teach again!

May 2019 - current

3 years' worth of dense experience in teaching adults (on average 20-40y)

  • English (ESL, including test prep for PET, FCE, CAE)

  • Français 2ième langue nationale
    (y inclus préparation au DELF)

  • Français langue maternelle

  • Deutsch Muttersprache

  • Deutsch zweite Landessprache
    (inkl. Vorbereitung auf Goethe)

Tasked with: Curriculum, Course, Textbook & Design; ​Manual for Examining; Scaling & Validation of Exams; Assessment

February 2015 - May 2018

Teaching certificate
Selected key topics: didactics (general introduction and subject-specific) & methodology, historical didactics, 1st and 2nd language acquisition (minors - young learners – young adults – adults); pedagogy (systematical studies, problem-based studies); internship; module ‘content-oriented guidance’; module ‘communicating more efficiently, in- and outside classrooms’.

2010

2010

Master of Arts (formerly ‘Licentiate’; lic.phil.hist): 
MAJOR:
MODERN ENGLISH LANGUAGES. Selected key topics: 1st + 2nd language acquisition, developing near-native speaker skills in foreign languages, vocabulary acquisition, dialectology, American ‘versus’ British English, world English(es; i.e. English varieties), writing skills (essay / composition etc. writing and assessment), modern literature, language policies, curricula (development, exigencies, implementation), applied linguistics, generative grammar, semantics, rhetoric, phonetics and phonology.
1st MINOR:
LINGUISTIQUE FRANÇAISE. Choix de sujets spécialisés : analyse publicitaire, poésie, rhétorique (s’adresser à un auditoire; parler librement en continu; sémantique, sémiotique.
2nd MINOR:
DEUTSCHE SPRACHWISSENSCHAFT. Vertiefungsfächer, Schwerpunkte: Vergleichende und kontrastive Grammatik(en); Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (e.g. Werther, Dichtung und Wahrheit etc.); Semantik; Rhetorik.

2009 - 2014

Full-time position as teacher for English, French and Evening Classes (FCE, CAE).
Tasked with

  • the coaching of individual students' senior assignments (CH: Maturaarbeit, a project to write a paper/small thesis)

  • design & assessment of written and spoken finals

*Gymnasium = comparable to British grammar schools, sixth form colleges and US preparatory high schools.

TEACHER @ VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS
(permanent & temporary)

2000 - 2014

Teaching English, Français, Deutsch
Translating
Holding sports and dance lessons
Head-counselor in youth camps

Download my detailed CV to find out more details and about former employers
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DETAILED CURRICULUM VITAE
 (PDF)

generic motivational-/COVER LETTER (PDF)

REFERENCES – DIPLOMAS CERTIFICATES (PDF)


[ LEHRBÜCHER & LERNHILFEN ]

sample STUDY AID (PDF)
sample WORDLIST (PDF)

[ analyse, quality control, education policy ]

sample FLOWCHART of institutional givens (PDF)