Elisa Covello

Freelance Creative Writer & Italian Translator

Location:Brampton, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Canada •Email:ecovello@hotmail.com
Seventeen years of teaching experience
Around 15,000 hours of ESL/EFL teaching
Around 5,000 hours in a Military environment
Joint Forces Language Test Examiner
Around 1000 hours of Italian teaching
Bilingual English/Italian
Lesson preparation, test preparation course content and outlines and administration
Receiving feedback about teachers from students, in-class teacher evaluation, writing and
editing (other teacher’s) student progress reports.
Organizational skills
Team player and ability to work well independently
Good interpersonal skills
Fluent Italian
• Planned for instruction with specific student objectives and logically sequenced instruction based
on adopted curriculum
• Used appropriate material and resources for students to engage in learning
• Used effective instructional methods according to professional standard practice
• Used a variety of formative and summative assessments for understanding at an appropriate level
• Maintained current and accurate records
• Practiced positive, consistent discipline in the management of the classroom
• Demonstrated professional work habits by regular attendance, honoring schedules/deadlines,
organizing work, and conducting assigned tasks in an effective and efficient manner
• Demonstrated gains in student performance
• Demonstrated a willingness to respond to individual learning needs
September 2014 -present Esl teacher
May 2014-June 2014
Listen& Learn
Toronto Ontario
TOEIC preparation Teacher
Quest Language Studies
Toronto, OntarioMarch 2014-April 2014
ESL Teacher
Dewey College
Mississauga, Ontario
May 2013 –July 2013 TOEIC preparation Teacher Quest Language Studies
Toronto, Ontario
December 2013- January 2014 Customer service agent
(Italian Speaker) Air Canada
Pearson International Airport
January 2013- December 2013 ESL Teacher Develop Language
Toronto, Ontario
March 2012-present Italian Teacher Mrs. L. Quattrocicchi
Brampton Ontario
July 2009 – Dec 2012
April 2008 –Dec. 2012 EFL Teacher
Business English Teacher The Language Stage
The Language Stage
Via Zoe Fontana Rome, Italy
February 2008 – March 2008 EFL Teacher Istituto per la Formazione
Formia Italy
October 2010- February 2012 EFL Teacher Italian State Police
Rome Italy
April 2007 – March 2012 EFL Teacher/Examiner Centro Lingua Estere dei
Rome, Italy
March 2005 – July 2007 Director of Studies/ Teacher The Language Stage
Rome, Italy
March 2004 – September 2008
EFL Teacher
International Language
School (Rome, Italy)
Guardia di Finanza
December 2004 Didactic Program Writer Shenker Kids
Rome, Italy
June 2003 – August 2003 Translator/Interpreter Benedict School Genoa
Placement: La Spezia Port
AuthoritySeptember 2002 – June 2003 Free lance business and general EFL Teacher
Teach In – SSPAL (Frascati), Opel, ICE, Telecom
Meta Consulting: NOKIA Horizons: Lucent
The British Institute: Liceo Artistco-A Caravilliani-
PET preparation
January 2001- July 2001
Director of Studies/ EFL and Italian Teacher (Rome)
Milan, Italy
October 2000 – July 2001 EFL Teacher Japanese School of Milan
Milan, Italy
July 2000 ESL Teacher Village English
Mississauga ,Ontario
September 1998 – June 1999 Program Coordinator /EFL Teacher
September 1997 – February 2000 Business English Teacher
The International Drenore Corp.
Softea, Geanord, Cerruti
Milan, Italy
January 1996- June 1996 Teacher’s Assistant
September 1991 – June 1994 Teacher’s Assistant
Cardinal Leger S.S.
St. Andrew’s Elementary School
July 2013-present Bachelor of Education in Adult Education
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario
September 2013 – present TEFL CERTIFICATE
University of Toronto
January 2013-April 2013
November 2007
TESL Canada Diploma
Canadian College of Educators, Mississauga, Ontario
Bureau for International Language Co-ordinationLanguage Testing Seminar Certificate
Garmisch, Germany
April 2007
October 2005
December 2000 –March 2002
August 2000
June 1998
European Certificate of Languages –Italian B2
Rome, Italy
Italian Army School
Introduction to STANG 6001 2 nd Edition
Rome, Italy
Teacher’s Assistant Diploma,
Granton Institute of Technology, Toronto, Ontario Canada
TESL Certificate,
Omnicom School of Languages Toronto, Ontario Canada
Creative Writing Certificate,
Granton Institute of Technology, Toronto, Ontario Canada
January 1991 Business Concentration Certificate,
Cardinal Leger Secondary School Brampton Ontario, Canada
January 1991 High School Diploma,
Cardinal Leger Secondary School Brampton, Ontario Canada