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  1. 1. Alistair Allen Brown 2 Park Drive, Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 6QU Home: O161 969 8986 Work: 01613063397 email: Alistair@manchester.ac.uk EDUCATION 2004 – 2006 University of Dundee Masters’ in Teaching Modern Languages to Adults. Now known as Masters in ELT (English Language Training) Result: B1 1991 – 1995 University of East London Bachelors in Social Sciences and French Studies: Grade 2:2 1989-1991 Loreto Sixth Form College 3 ‘A’ Levels: Politics, English, Geography 1984 -1989 Wellington Road Boys’ School G.C.S.E’s: 4 B, 2 C Manchester. VOCATIONAL TRAINING COURSES 1998 South Trafford College RSA CELTA in Teaching English as a foreign language. Grade: B 1998 Distinction in Wine and Spirits diploma 2001 – 2003 CAE, FCE speaking examiner. 2010 – Present Currently an IELTS speaking and writing examiner.
  2. 2. CURRENT EMPLOYMENT 2004 - Present University Language Centre Language Tutor Manchester University Manchester.English. Outline of duties and responsibilities  General English Tutor Teaching on General English courses at all levels as group tutor with accompanying administrative duties including assessment and tutorials.  Pre-Sessional Tutor Leading a subject specific group of teachers (Social Sciences) and teaching on academic pre-sessional (preparing international students for their undergraduate and post-graduate studies)  In-Sessional Tutor Supporting international students by delivering weekly sessions on academic writing skills and academic speaking and listening and delivering to Masters course students (IDPM) in the department of International Development.  Matriculation Lead Tutor: Delivering an IELTS exam course providing guidance and tuition in order to help them to secure their place on undergraduate degrees.  Foundation Course Tutor Giving academic skills guidance for foundation level students in the fields of Mathematics and Science. Specific work done on presentation skills and the conventions of academic writing.  Specific Tailored Course Tutor for closed groups: Teaching about British political system to Turkish regional governors (Edcon) and British Culture to Japanese students and Engineering to French Engineers.  Exam Course Tutor For IELTS And CAE Lead Tutor: teaching exam skills to part- time evening class students preparing for exams.  Development of in-house specialist skills books for pre-sessional and insessional course. PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 08/2003 – 06/ 2004 International House, Viseu, Portugal English Language Teacher – teaching young groups; pre-intermediate to advanced and business groups. 2002 – 2003 University of Warsaw Business English language tutor of university students.
  3. 3. 2001- 2003 Warsaw University of Technology English Language teacher of business and General English groups of all levels. Advanced level group leader 2000 – 2001 University of Czestochowa Academic English tutor; writing and conversation. Specialised teacher training courses for MA students training to be teachers. Responsible for course design. 1998- 2000 Oxford Study Centre English Language Teacher; business, general English, all levels, FCE, CAE teaching. 1999 Manchester City Council Kosovan Education Programme Assistant Teacher on a programme to assimilate Kosovan children into the British state education system. REFERENCES Referee 1 Carmel Roche Director, English Language Programmes University Language Centre University of Manchester Oddfellows Hall Oxford Road Manchester M13 9PL. email: carmel.roche@manchester.ac.uk Referee 2 Howard Goodison Senior Language Tutor and Gateway Coordinator University Language Centre University of Manchester 0161 3063395/3063085 email: howard.j.goodison@manchester.ac.uk

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