Nancy Shyi

Freelance Chinese Translator & Editor

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Location:United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/nancyshyi
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$18
Rate/Hr
WORK HISTORY
Business Language Trainer
LearnShip Interactive
Germany & France
• Teaching adults whose first or main language is not English useful business English through conversations
• Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work
• Devising, writing and producing new materials, including audio and visual resources

Discovery Camp Coordinator
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Dallas, Texas
• Supervised all camp employees during camp hours
• Built a close relationship with all parents and kept them up to date on camp activities
• Developed curriculum related to specific topics

Infant Sensory Development Teacher
The Indigo Garden
Buenos Aires, Argentina
• Facilitated development and awareness via play
• Fostered connectedness to nature and art in a 100% English environment
• Encouraged children to use their senses to be engaged in meaningful experiences
• Led children to investigate with their senses to collect data and answer their own questions

English Speaking Kindergarten Teacher
Smart Start Preschool & Kindergarten
Taipei, Taiwan
• Developed age-appropriate thematic lesson plans to aid child learning
• Fostered a child focused classroom environment
• Conducted meetings of teaching faculty and parents to track child development
• Attended education workshops to hone my teaching skills

Native Speaking English Kindergarten and Afterschool Language Teacher
Hess International Educational Institute
Hsinchu, Taiwan
• Taught courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature
• Taught the assigned course in accordance with the course outlines in order to meet the objectives of the institution
• Engaged in group counseling for preventing the improper behaviors among young group
• Made sure that everyone is able to speak English properly after the course gets over

Long-Term Substitute Teacher
Cedar Creek Elementary School
Austin, Texas
• Assisted the primary teacher with the coordination of daily activities and lesson plans
• Utilized a hand to hand approach towards teaching combined projects, reports, plays and discussions into all core areas including gym, music and arts
• Integrated English instruction into all subject matters
• Introduced weekly parent newsletters and held frequently parent conferences

Education Department Intern/Half Day Camp Lead Teacher
Austin Children’s Museum
Austin, Texas
• Created a unique and fun learning and socializing environment for 4-6 year old campers
• Assigned duties for assistant teachers and volunteers
• Implemented age-appropriate activities related to specific topics
• Supervised children and keep them in sight at all time

DEGREE AND CERTIFICATION
August 2010
to
Present

May 2005
to
Dec 2009 Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certification
Taiwan

University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Early Childhood to Fourth Grade Generalist Certification with Bilingual Education
• GPA 3.37
• Awarded School Certificate for Academic Excellence
• Member of TexasExes
• Member of Bilingual Education Student Organization
• Minor in Business Foundations
• Minor in ESL
• Minor in Chinese

SOFTWARE/SYSTEM SKILLS
• Microsoft Office
• Typing Speed: 85 wpm

LANGUAGE SKILLS
• Speak, read, and write fluent Chinese

REFERENCE
Lisa Stein
972.670.0153
lisasteindallas@gmail.com

Kristi Cantu
915.449.2990
Kristi.cantu@perotmuseum.org

Jason Treadway
214.428.5555
Jason.Treadway@perotmuseum.org
Skills (2) Rating
Chinese Translation
Editing