Brendan Wayne Hall
333-6, Changchon 3-Dong, Kumjeong Gu, Pusan, Korea. Phone: 582-2348 Pager: 015-5919-5505
- Native English (Canadian) speaker.
- Excellent public speaking, writing and listening skills.
- Excellent knowledge of english grammar, idioms and slang.
- Sensitivity to cross-cultural communication issues.
- Experience as a personal ESL tutor for Koreans in Canada.
- One year's experience living and working in Korea.
- Experience teaching and large classes of students in an entertaining and productive manner.
- Patient, mature, hardworking instructor.
Bachelor of Arts Degree (Geography), Saint Mary's University.
Completed two years of Bachelor of Design Program in Environmental Planning,
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
1982 - 1984.
TESL Instructor, Cho Young Gyo Foreign Language Institute.
Taught basic, intermediate and advanced English Conversation classes.
November 1996-October 1997.
Labratory Assistant, Department of Geography, Saint Mary's University.
Taught labratory coursework to first-year university students.
Environmental Assessment Assistant, Environment Canada.
Created a map library and computer database for the Environmental Assessment Division. Summer, 1993.
Environmental Affairs Researcher, Torrie-Smith Associates.
Prepared, with other staff, case materials for the public hearings into Ontario Hydro's Development Plan. Also assisted with organizing a one-week scientific seminar for 60 visiting scientists from China. March 1991- December 1991.
Project Officer, the ARA Consulting Group.
Project Officer for a program evaluation of the Canadian Program on Energy Research and Development (PERD). August 1990 - March 1991.
Project Officer, Occupational Safety Division, Canada Safety Council.
Wrote a series of safety pamphlets for the office workplace. Also prepared grant applications, published the Division's newsletter and assisted with organizing the Council's annual conference.
May 1989 - 1990.
Project Consultant, Energy Pathways, Inc.
Assisted the senior managers with a program evaluation of the Canadian R-2000 Energy-efficient Home Program. March 1988 - 1989.
Office Manager, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design Student Union. 1983-1984.
Literacy Tutor, Options Community Outreach Program.
August - October 1996.
English Tutor, Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association.
August - November 1996.
Member, Board of Directors, Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG).
1988 - 1990.
Member, Board of Directors, Malaysian-Indonesian-Singaporean Student Association (MISSA).
1984 - 1985.
Certificate in Life Skills Coaching, Ottawa YMCA, 1992.
Non-credit courses in Small Business Management, Algonquin College, 1991.
Hobbies and Interests
Skiing, hiking, creative writing, internet webpage design.
References available upon request.