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  • Response Time 24h
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PhD Student in Modern Languages teaches Spanish, English and French in OTTAWA

About the lesson

I use a student-centered and communicative approach with tasks that are tailored for my students' needs and interests. I teach grammar in a fun way through songs, movie clips and activities that create a bridge with the real world.

subjects

  • Academic English
  • Academic Spanish

languages

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish

levels

  • All Levels

About Irene

PhD in Modern Languages from UOttawa.
CELTA teacher
DELE diploma examiner
Alberta Teaching Certificate
South Carolina Teaching Certificate
Spanish Teaching Certificate from Spain
TEACHING & ADVISING
Advanced Spanish I & II Instructor 2017-present
Department of Modern Languages, University of Ottawa
Planned and taught in-person, hybrid, and on-line courses
Developed and implemented interdisciplinary course materials based on current events
Used technologies to enhance and facilitate learning
Collaborated with three other instructors in assessment and evaluation
Devised the diagnosis assessment (both oral and written) for students

Contemporary Spanish Culture Instructor 2018-2019
Department of Modern Languages, University of Ottawa
Planned and taught face-to-face and hybrid courses
Designed the curriculum for this new course
Integrated multimedia to teaching literature, music, dance, and film
Organized cooking workshops and field trips to the Ottawa Art Gallery, Library and Rare Books Collection Library
Invited guest lecturers (expatriates, flamenco singers, contemporary writers, and painters)

Business Spanish Instructor Summer 2017
Universidad Autónoma de México, Gatineau, Canada
Designed, developed, and implemented this new course for Mexican students
Used technology in the classroom to promote learning and cultural awareness
Organized guided tours and presentations with international companies in Ottawa & Quebec
Invited guest lecturers (Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs in Canada)
Taught translation English/French/Spanish

Bilingual Elementary Teacher English/Spanish 2015-2017
Dalhousie Elementary School, Calgary, AB, Canada
Homeroom teacher Grade 5
Learning Leader for all the Grade 5 Team (supervision, co-teaching, and mentoring duties)
Taught all the courses in both English and Spanish within the International Spanish Academies Program
Organized cultural events for the school and the community to raise awareness of cultural differences and similarities and to promote diversity and inclusion

Bilingual Middle School Teacher English/Spanish 2014-2015
Robert Warren Junior High School, Calgary, AB, Canada
Homeroom teacher Grade 5
Taught Spanish, Math and Physical Education Classes
Organized cultural events for the school and the community to raise awareness of cultural differences and similarities and to promote diversity and inclusion

Middle and High School English as a Foreign Language Teacher 2010-2014
Liceo Europeo School, Madrid, Spain
Taught English to all grades from middle to high school
Taught within the IB program, organizing projects and fund-raising activities for the community and the city of Madrid (children’s hospitals)
Worked with a team of 12 English teachers (curriculum design, assessment, and evaluation)
Prepared the official Cambridge Exams (PET, First, Advanced and Proficiency)

Elementary Spanish Instructor 2008-2010
Brown University, RI, U.S.A.
Taught Elementary Spanish using technologies in the classroom
Organized Cultural Events for the Department

High School Spanish and English as a Second Language Teacher 2007-2008
Fort Dorchester High School, Charleston, SC, USA
Implemented the Spanish as a Foreign Language Curriculum
Led the ESL team (5 members)

Elementary and Intermediate Spanish Instructor 2004-2005
Austin College, TX, USA
Taught conversation classes at the elementary and intermediate level
Designed materials based on current events
Promoted cultural awareness and diversity through workshops, field trips and guest lecturers
Edited the Spanish magazine for the Department

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  • 10 h: $150

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