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A reliable and versatile undergraduate with extensive language and people skills and a deep cultural awareness gained from studying, working and travelling in East Asia and Latin America.
Date of Birth: th August
Japanese Fluent Passed N Top Level Japanese Language Proficiency Test.
Mandarin Operational Level Level highest HSK Chinese Proficiency Examination to be taken in Summer .
Spanish IntermediateAdvanced Alevel Qualification, Grade A.
BA in Linguistics and Japanese with units taken in Mandarin and Asian Business at the Faculty of Language and Culture, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Predicted :
year academic exchange at Department of Literature and Language Doshisha University, Kyoto
ALevels: English Lang/Lit, Spanish, Photography, Philosophy and AS Business Studies AABBA The Burgate School & Sixth Form, City of Bath College
Record of Employment/Skills:
English language instructor, GEOS, Kyoto Japan,
Teaching English language to individuals and small groups of students of ages ranging from children to company executives.
This role provided me with opportunities to put into practise the knowledge I had gained from my studies of applied linguistics i.e. how to best facilitate second language acquisition.
* Working as part of a team
* Communication in English and Japanese
* Adapting to a variety of audiences
* Ability to create and deliver fun and effective classes
Content Editor, Ambex International,
Editing and creating transcripts of recorded NASDAQ company conference calls.
This role involved extended periods of listening to podcasts or recordings and editing or creating the transcripts. I was required to distinguish between the voices of up to eight participants and to create time logs for each of their utterances. My performance placed me in the top quartile for consistency and accuracy in the / period company Editing League Tables.
* Producing accurate, highquality transcipts
* Working individually to a deadline
* Listening ability and concentration
CampCounselor and English language assistant Spain,
In this voluntary role in which I was responsible for raising the standard of English language skills for groups of participants in the age range years.
I had the opportunity to practice and improve the Spanish language skills I had acquired during a year of teaching and travelling in Latin America.
English Teacher Instituto de Idiomas Modernos, Bogota, Colombia
As well as studying Spanish and teaching English in Colombia, I travelled extensively throughout Latin America, developing my language skills and gaining significant cultural and political awareness.
Interests and Volunteering:
I worked voluntarily at We Are One Japan, an organisation dedicated to increasing cultural awareness and education in the Kansai region of Japan. We organised events for students and professionals of all ages, some of which attracted + attendees. I contributed to the organisation of these events, taught English, as well as performed magic at them.
I have been studying and performing sleightofhand magic for years and attended and subsequently taught at Tannen&;s Magic Camp in Long Island, New York. In I placed nd in the Senior Magic Competition. I have also had the opportunity to perform in Beijing, China and throughout Japan. Through this interest I have developed my creative ability, as well as an understanding of audience psychology, neurolinguistic programming and showmanship.
Can be supplied on request.