Tutor in Burnaby, British Columbia
• I would love to increase my tutoring opportunities in ESL or Spanish, but can also tutor elementary school subjects and English through grade 12. • Having lived in two Latin American countries and having practiced Japanese style karate for 30 years and an East Indian meditation system for 18 years, I feel I am culturally "aware" and sensitive to the needs of my students. • Taught Japanese karate to children and adults for 20 years; obtained certification as a Panamerican Referee 1999. Refereed in Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Brazil and taught karate referee course for British Columbia and Canada. • Worked with children who have learning disabilities, mental health issues, and behavioural problems to teach them to improve study skills, organize their work, and maintain a structure in their routine. • Taught English as a Second Language for staff at Arturo Igartua Publicidad in Guadalajara, Mexico, 1974-197... and in Colombia privately in 2013-201.... Completed 155 hr. TESOL/TEFL (ESL) certification course, including English grammar, punctuation. • Tutored students through Community College programs and Adult Basic Education programs as part of their community rehabilitation program. • Assisted with program development for 10-week classroom prevocational program. Implemented program and provided follow-up training and monitoring during subsequent work experience placements that led to paid employment. Performed associated report writing to medical, insurance, and legal communities.
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