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Terry has taught English in Canada and Asia for the past twelve years - both in class and online - teaching all age groups and levels. He has taught all aspects of English including travel, business, conversation, and academic. In addition to spoken English he has also taught written English (business, creative and general purpose).
Terry utilizes a communicative approach to teaching that requires using the language being studied in role-plays, case studies or casual conversation.
Prior to teaching English Terry worked in the corporate world for several years. Among the companies he has worked with since starting his teaching career are Nova (Japan), Microsoft, Nestles, Pizza Hut, Ford Motor Company, several federal governments, Gulf Oil, life insurance companies, software development organizations, several five star hotels as well as universities and schools (public and private). He has worked and lived in Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam, India and Pakistan affording him the opportunity to experience the issues one encounters when learning a new language.
Education and Qualifications
1976 B. Commerce (Honors) University of Alberta
2010 MA Communication and Technology University of Alberta
TEFL Teaching Certificate
2010-2013 Online ESL teacher , Business, General and ESP, Canada
2009-2010 Head Teacher./Assistant Manger , HCMC, Vietnam
2008-2009 Professor – Business Communications, North China University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China
2007-2008 Language and Communications Specialist, Microsoft Global Technical Support , Bangalore, India
2006-2007 Head Teacher, Banks and Lee Academic English, Seoul, Korea
2005-2006 Language and Communication Skills Consultant, AAC Consulting, Lahore, Pakistan
2004-2005 Head Teacher, English Language Center, Ulsan, South Korea
2003-2004 Language and Communications Skills Consultant, Webhelp, Mumbai, India
2002-2003 ESL teacher, Better English, Zhong Shan, China
2001-2002 ESL teacher, Nova, Osaka, Japan
teaching ESL to small groups of adults and children, regular lesson planning using different sources, preparation for KET, PET, First Certificate and IELTS exams.
Currently working on a novel, have worked as a journalist/columnist. Have been involved in drama clubs both as an actor and writer as well as organizing drama clubs and newspapers at the schools at which I have worked.