Sunday, January 4, 2009

Curriculum Vitae (履歴書)

Jenny A. Lu

Current Visa Status in Japan: Student (also Permit to Engage in Activity Other Than Permitted by the Status of Residence Previously Granted)

Education and Qualifications
September 08 – present Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, International University of Kagoshima (one-year exchange program)
September 06 – present Master of Arts, Teaching English as a Second Language
National Taiwan Normal University
September 04 – June 06 Bachelor of Arts, Department of Applied Foreign Languages
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
September 98 – June 04 Associate Degree, Information Management Department
National Taipei College of Business

Work Experience
September 08 – present Dispatch English instructor to Nitto Denko Kagoshima, Overseas Broadcasting Center (OBC) Tokyo(海外放送センター)(Japan)
August 08 – September 08 Academic tutor, intensive English grammar and writing instruction
October 07 – September 08 English instructor, TOEIC (high-intermediate class), TOEFL, and Pronunciation classes, English Training Center (ETC), National Taiwan Normal University
December 07 – January 08 Academic tutor, intensive IELTS instruction course
September 07 – June 08 Tutor, Writing Clinic, National Taiwan Normal University
October 06 – March 08 English teacher, OKWAP English Service (in-store English help desk)
September 06 – July 07 Project coordinator, English Corner, National Taiwan Normal University
In charge of liaison between the teachers-in-charge and the English Corner tutors
January 05 – present Assistant to Dr. Rebecca Huang Wen Jiun (NTUST assistant professor)
In charge of translating, proofreading, and editing materials for newspaper and book publications
January 05 – July 05 Founding committee member, English Café, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
February 05 – October 06 Academic tutor, 8th grade student, Taipei British School
February 05 – present Translator, Time Digital Contents
In charge of translating governmental websites and official documents (DOH, EPA, NCC), magazine articles, etc.
April 05 – July 05 Trend English (High School English Cram School), English Editor
In charge of writing and editing English-language teaching materials for the institution

Interpretation experience: Taipei Jewelry Fair (English to Chinese and Chinese to English);
American International Education Fair (onsite interpreter);
Taiwan Overseas Study Association (onsite interpreter);
Taipei International Travel Fair (onsite interpreter);
Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) (international trade fair interpreter)
Other experience: Materials writer and voice artist, Global Village (English conversation school);
Voice artist, Sanmin Book II English Textbook (for Senior High school);
Article writer, Beauty English (English learning magazine);
Research paper copy editor

Languages Fluent in English, Chinese and Tagalog (Filipino); basic Japanese and Spanish
IT Visual Basic, Photoshop, Microsoft Office; English (60 wpm), Chinese (40wpm), and Japanese (40 wpm) typing

Professional Licenses/Certifications
Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC): 990/990
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Module: 8.0/9.0
Level 3, Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Professional/Academic Honors and Awards
2nd runner-up, 2002 National Overseas Chinese English Speech Contest
1st place, 2002 Technological College Project Design Competition, Northern Division
Recipient, Dr. Doris Brougham scholarship

Reading, movies, music, travel, and learning languages

Lu, J.A. (2009). Podcasts in language education. Canada Project in Kyushu Symposiasts, 4.
Lu, J.A. (2008). Learning English in Taipei. The Language Teacher, 32(12), 30-31.
Lu, J.A. (2008). Podcasting as the next generation of teaching resource. In M. Thomas (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Language Acquisition Technologies. PA: Information Science Reference.
Lu, J.A. (2007). Podcasting: A Fresh Solution for Old Problems. Proceedings of Wireless Ready: Podcasting Education and Mobile Assisted Language Learning, Nagoya, Japan, 83 – 95. NSC: 96-2922-I-003-002.

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