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HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATION

  • Formally trained in English-language teaching
  • Extensive experience with research, especially Internet-based
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate and empathic
  • Team-work oriented
  • Great organizational skills
  • Bilingual (native fluency in English and Arabic)

EDUCATION

2017

Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), issued by Cambridge University

2013 – 2016

Postgraduate certificate in Publishing at the Chang School of Continuing Education – Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada)

2015

Certificate in Modern Standard Arabic at International House (Cairo, Egypt)

  • MSA12, equivalent to CEFR Level C2 (Mastery)

2007 – 2012

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)

  • Major in Journalism
  • Minor in Philosophy
  • Minor in Political Science

WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2017 – present: Freelance English Teacher

Taught individualized private English lessons; designed lesson plans, with original tasks and materials, alongside adapted materials; built a website through WordPress and maintained a web and social media presence.

2017: ESL Student Teacher

Taught English as a foreign language to multilingual groups of adults at the lower intermediate and upper intermediate levels; designed lesson plans, with original tasks and materials, alongside adapted materials.

2014 – 2015­: Arabic Tutor at LoveArabic

Built courses for beginner and intermediate students; taught private and group lessons; designed a website through Weebly; designed promotional material for the courses.

2014­: Freelance Arabic Tutor

Taught individualized private English lessons; maintained a website providing free online lessons.

2014: Online Editor at EDMTOR.com

Edited content on WordPress to ensure search engine optimization and to fit the format of the website.

2013 – 2014: Editorial Intern at Penguin Canada

Read manuscripts and wrote reports; edited manuscripts (developmental, structural, and copy editing); assisted with research.

2010 – 2013: Writer at various publications

Wrote articles about various topics, from culture and music to politics.

2012 – 2013: Writer at Pulsar Recordings

Wrote promotional copy for new releases.

2008 – 2009: Assistant Opinions Editor at The Concordian

Fact-checked, copyedited, and wrote articles published in the weekly student newspaper.

2007 – 2008: Staff Writer at The Concordian

Published an extensive number of articles in the news, opinions, and arts sections.