Titulación : BA Música, Certificado TEFL, MA Lingüística (sin terminar)
Name: Clarke, Jonathan Charles
Nationality: UK/USA (dual)
Address: Madrid, Spain
Tel: (34) (información oculta)
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ESL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Canterbury English (Spain)
09/1998 to 07/2000, 10/2001 to 02/2002, 09/2007 to present
Beginning to advanced level teaching in a large class and small group setting utilizing various textbooks including: Proficiency (CPE), Cambridge Advanced (CAE), First Certificate, Cambridge Business (BEC), Let’s Go, etc. Clients range from businessmen to students and children.
Taiwan International Trade and Development Council (TAITRA-ITI)
01/2007 to 06/2007
Four week intensive courses designed to give a complete and comprehensive introduction to appropriate language usage in cross cultural business relationships. The courses taught were: Business Communications, Email Writing, and Business Socializing.
Hsin Chuang Senior High School (Taiwan)
11/2004 to 06/2006
Classes for first and second year high school were based on developing students’ English proficiency through structured lessons involving group activities, grammar practice, reading comprehension, and theatre.
National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan)
03/2003 to 12/2003 and 08/2006 to 05/2007
Adult beginner and intermediate courses through the English Training Center at NTNU which included structured textbooks and various activities related to speaking and listening.
Nobel Kindergarten (Taiwan) 02/2003 to 01/2005
Classes for second year kindergarten were based on phonics, basic letter writing, reading, and music. The elementary school program comprised reading comprehension, simple grammar, and creative writing.
Excel Language Learning Center (Taiwan) 08/2002 to 06/2005
Intensive four week preparation courses for the IELTS exam which covered the four areas of skill including: listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
Yang Ming Junior High School (Taiwan)
02/2002 to 07/2002
Class preparation for large classes (45 to 50 students) included phonics, sign language, and vocabulary development utilizing various topics from sports to popular foods and games.
Canterbury English (Spain) *International TEFL Certificate
09/2001 to 10/2001
Intensive one-month course comprised of 120 hours related to the theory and practice of teaching English as a foreign language. This included sections on Business English, ESL for Children, and Theory. Also included in the course were various techniques related to the giving of presentations, lesson planning, feedback, and classroom interaction.
University of Southern California*Bachelor of Arts Degree In Music
08/1994 to 05/1998
Courses studied were based primarily in Music Education, but also included Piano and Choral Performance, Theory and Composition, and Orchestration. General Education courses included Spanish as a second language, and English Composition.
Pasadena City College
09/1991 to 06/1994
Courses in English included Advanced Writing Skills and Grammar. Music classes focused mainly on Music Education and Performance.
Columbia School Of Broadcasting 1983 to 1984
The development of vocal techniques related to radio and television broadcasting. The course was designed to prepare the student for entering the broadcasting market as a radio or television announcer.
I studied music throughout my primary and secondary education and continued to university level. I enjoy reading English literature and topics related to Asian history.
Mandarin (lower intermediate)