Friday, 23 November 2012

Thursday, 22 November 2012

resume examples

There are several ways to make a resume but the one I like best is chronological -organized by time.

Here is some of my resume

Brian Dean
brianhdean(at) yahoo (dot) ca
011-9262-3236 (Busan, South Korea)
08211-9262-3236 (from outside of Korea)
Education:1992-1995 Brock University Honours Bachelor of Recreation, a four-year degree

Major Life Experiences:
Mar. 2010 to present
Dongseo University, Busan
Taught university students conversational English
Evaluated students ability and assigned grades
Mar. 2003 to 2009
Gwandong University, Gangneung and Yangyang, Gangwondo
Taught university students conversational English
Evaluated students ability and assigned grades
Jan. 2002 to July 2002
Seoul, various locations
Volunteer: Swim Coach, World Cup VIP Services, and Cultural Centre Marketing Advisor
Taught swimming to school age students at Olympic Park Pool.
Guided VIPs at Seoul World Cup Stadium during World Cup games.
Advised the National Centre for Korean Traditional Performing Arts (국악원) on translating and marketing issues.
Jan to Dec 1991
World Traveler
Worked for passage on two ocean going sailboats for four weeks, raced at a major Australian Regatta
Tree-planted in suburb of Sydney, Australia Trust for Conservation Volunteers
Learned about human equality
Interests and Awards:
Cycled from Vancouver to Toronto to better understand my country
Competed on Varsity swim team for five years.  Captained it for two years. Five time ‘Team Spirit’ award winner.  Two time National Qualifier
Excellence medal at Hai Dong Gum Do (swordsmanship) Black Belt test
May 2007, Spoke at a university symposium about "The Korean War, the past  53 years of armistice and the impressions of a foreigner"
Lectured on "creativity in the classroom" National KOTESOL Conference
Maintain creativity research blog at
Supplementary Qualifications:
Red Cross First Aid, Sport Injury Prevention and Care
National Lifeguard Service and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Coaching Qualifications: level two swimming, level one canoeing
available upon request
Simply, you have four or five sections to your resume:
Name and address
Objective (optional -mine does not)
Qualifications, interests and awards

For Education, I think you will write something like:

2011~present    Dongseo UniversityTourism and hotel management. Graduation date: 2013

Experience can include work, volunteer work or other important experiences.  Did you live in a foreign country?  Or on a farm and do daily farm work?...

This site has a starter resume that you can fill in.

Remember, you only need a simple resume to class.  If you want to improve your resume, I am will to help anytime this year and in 2013.

Friday, 16 November 2012

final exam (fall 2012)

YES: I will ask you five of these questions.

Unit 8 (p122)
1) What kind of guy/girl do you like?
2) What kind of coffee do you like?

Unit 9
3) What are some dreams or hopes for your future?
4) What goals have you set for this year?  Are you achieving them?
5) Tell me about 2 things on your bucket list?
6) Adjectives:  This book is _______.  This classroom is ______.  Your jacket is______...
7) Adverbs: Brian teaches ______.  Cheetahs run ____.  "I walk to school ____ but I walk home _______"...
8) What is one of your strengths?
9) What is one of your weaknesses? How are you managing it?
10) Ask Brian about one of his hopes, dreams or goals.

Unit 10
Job interview questions
11) How are you  a better candidate than your classmates?
12) What are your soft skills?
13) What are your hard skills?
14) Ask Brian 2 job interview questions.
15) What is your major?

16) Give advice for 1st year students.
17) What are some regrets you have?
18) What are you proud of?

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Class 164

Tuesday/ Thursday, 11:00, Room V504

No class on Tuesday, November 13

Double class on Thursday, November 15

10:00 class in room V504

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Audio Relay, fall 2012

If you have photos, please share them on your blogs.