English tutor skilled in motivating and mentoring students of all ages and learning levels. Practical experience living in South Korea and studying Korean culture and social sciences. Engaging and enthusiastic in hands-on learning with students. Well-traveled and fluent in English and Korean. Dedicated to creating an enjoyable, inviting, and dynamic learning atmosphere.
Fluent in English, Korean
Extensive English grammar knowledge
1 year as an ESL instructor
720 hands-on teaching hours
MS Office proficiency
Basic fluency in Japanese
English Teacher, 09/2011 to 07/2012 Teach and Learn In Korea (TaLK) – Seoul, South Korea
Educated 90 students in the basics of English grammar and conversational speaking.
Developed and taught a curriculum to improve students' conversational abilities.
Designed seasonal programs emphasizing vocabulary, pronunciation and reading comprehension.
Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
Improved instruction methods by using a variety of assessment tools and strategies.
Attended workshops to learn about student motivation and engaging learning activities.
Sales Representative, 09/2008 to 07/2011 Cell Towns Verizon Wireless – Vancouver, WA
Increased customer satisfaction through customer service for Verizon Wireless customers.
Recommended merchandise to customers based on their needs and preferences.
Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.
Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
Engaged with customers in a sincere and friendly manner.
Completed all cleaning, stocking and organizing tasks in assigned sales area.
Built relationships with customers to increase likelihood of repeat business.
Associate of Arts: with Honors, 2010 Clark College - Vancouver, WA
High School Diploma: 2007 Mountain View High School - Vancouver, WA
Earned a 12-month contract with the National Institute for International Education (NIIED) of South Korea to work teaching ESL to students of all ages.
Won third place in the Best After-School English Program contest sponsored by the Chungnam Office of Education in 2011.
Invited to speak at informational event for the TaLK program, by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea.
Recognized in the Joy Seattle newspaper for providing a talk about the experience of teaching English in Korea at the Lake Washington Technical Institute.