DONNA FRANCES ALKANDARI

ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR

I have been living and working in the Middle East for the past six years.

I have six years teaching experience and enjoy working with a diverse culture.

My main area of teaching is Academic English, Business English, Business Writing and ESL .

Completed my Master of Business Administration and I am confident in my willingness to take on any new challenge that could be utilizing my talents and capabilities in an innovation and productive context.

Areas of Specialization 
  • A. Taught students in an intensive English as a Second Language program for students who are working to meet the English proficiency requirements for admission to the University.
  • B. Taught courses in listening, speaking, reading, and writing English, with an emphasis on academic writing and preparation in a student centered holistic environment; Task-based teaching.
  • C. Curriculum design for a new university; Exam procturing; Wrote exam and quiz materials for English program
Education 
Dates Job Title & Experience
May 2009 Aspen University- Masters of Business Administration
May 2007 College of Teachers- TESOL certification
2005 Troy State University, BS- Major, Political Science- International Relations. Minor- Business Administration                                                                                                
Training Experiance 
Dates Employed Job Title & Experience
Current English Language Instructor, Gulf University of Science and Technology
2008 - 2010 Grade 5 and 6 English Teacher - The English Primary School
2005 - still afternoon classes ESL 1-8, intermediate, advanced, and including specialization courses. TOEFL, GMAT and IELTS preparation courses - Berlitz Language Institute
Others
  • Grade 1 Homeroom teacher, English, Science, Math , Dasman Model School
  • (English-math-science-social studies) Grade 2 Team Leader , Future Bilingual School
  • English Instructor for Level 1 , English as a second Language at Gulf University of Science and Technology- Informatics department
  • Language Arts department, American Academy for Girls.