About the teacher

 

Ms Marianne Vanderklugt

English language teacher

  • Diploma of Teaching
  • Graduate Diploma of Education (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Master of Educational Studies (Applied Linguistics)
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Résumé of Ms Marianne Vanderklugt

Personal Details

Postal address: PO Box 3367 Rundle Mall SA 5000

Telephone: (08) 8332 1615

E-mail: mari63@senet.com.au

Educational Background

  • Master of Educational Studies (Applied Linguistics), 1994, from Northern Territory University
    (now Charles Darwin University)
    . Awarded an academic scholarship by Northern Territory University.

  • Graduate Diploma of Education - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages),
    1990-1991, from The University of South Australia. Two-year half-time course. Awarded an academic scholarship by the Education Department of South Australia in 1991.

  • Diploma of Teaching (majoring in English), 1987-1989, from the South Australian College of Advanced Education (now The University of South Australia). Three-year full-time course.

  • Completed the following subjects towards a Bachelor of Arts, 1983-1984, at The University of Adelaide: one full year of Advanced German and Advanced French, and one semester each of Italian, Latin and Japanese.

Details of Employment as a Teacher/Lecturer

  • Self-employed English language teacher – teaching higher level English language (including IELTS test preparation) and academic study skills to small groups and individual students from a non-English speaking background.
    November 2007 – Current

  • Proprietor / English language teacher at Fountainhead College – teaching higher level general and academic English language classes (including IELTS test preparation) to adult international students.
    April 2000 – November 2007

  • Lecturer in English as a Second Language at the English Language Centre at the Adelaide Institute of TAFE – teaching English language and academic study skills to adult international students, to prepare them for further study at TAFE or university (including teaching the Bridging Course).
    August 1999 – April 2000

  • Lecturer in the Integrated Bridging Program at The University of Adelaide – teaching English language and academic study skills to international postgraduate students (including AusAID sponsored students) enrolled in Master’s degree courses (in Politics, Economics, Education and Public Health).
    January – June 1999

  • Lecturer in the Preparatory Program at ELLS (English Language and Literacy Services) at the Adelaide Institute of TAFE – teaching settlement English to traumatised refugees.
    September – December 1998

  • Self-employed English language teacher – teaching English language and academic study skills to adult migrants and undergraduate and postgraduate international students.
    August 1995 – June 1998

  • English language teacher at the SA Adelaide Language Centre – teaching general English to mixed-level classes and English for Hotel Management (including IELTS test preparation) to international students. Designing the curriculum for the Cambridge First Certificate in English course.
    July 1996 – July 1997

  • Lecturer in the TESOL Teacher Education section at the Centre for Applied Linguistics at The University of South Australia (CALUSA) – teaching Linguistic Studies 1 to qualified teachers enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Education – TESOL, and supervising postgraduate students enrolled in this course who undertook their Teaching Practicum in my classroom, requiring me to give them advice and feedback about the lessons they presented to my students.
    February – July 1995

  • Lecturer in the English Language Programs section at the Centre for Applied Linguistics at The University of South Australia (CALUSA) – teaching English language to adult migrants and international students, including developing curricula for and teaching:
    English for Tertiary Study
    Intensive English for Professionals
    Business English
    English for Professional Employment
    English for the Tourism Industry
    English for Interpreters and Translators (including NAATI Test preparation)
    English for Nurses (including medical terminology)
    English for Doctors and Dentists, including preparation for the OET (Occupational English Test)
    General English at all levels
    July 1992 – August 1995

  • English language teacher at the English College of Adelaide – teaching English language at all levels to international students.
    January – July 1992

  • English language teacher in the New Arrivals Program of the Education Department of South Australia – teaching English language to migrants and refugees.
    February 1990 – January 1992

Other Employment

  • Editor and proofreader (free-lance) – editing and proofreading of reports, Ph.D. theses, articles, essays, manuscripts and dissertations for native speakers of English and for university students from a non-English speaking background.
    December 1989 – current.

  • Translator (free-lance) – translating of academic articles, reports, documents and books into English.
    January 1986 – current.

Leisure Interests

Languages, singing, reading, economics and finance, sociology, personal development, walking, table tennis.

References

I would be pleased to provide references on request.

 

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