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ESL(LINC/TOEFL/EAP/ELT)Instructor- MA English, MA TEFL, Post-grad.Diploma in TEFL, Post-grad.Cert.in TESL,Toronto along-with 13 years of professional teaching experience with diverse undergraduates and adults at language centres, colleges and universities.
ESL(LINC/TOEFL/EAP/ELT)Instructor- MA English, MA TEFL, Post-grad.Diploma in TEFL, Post-grad.Cert.in TESL,Toronto along-with 13 years of professional teaching experience with diverse undergraduates and adults at language centres, colleges and universities.

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Kehkashan (Kacy) Chohan

2901 Kipling Avenue ♦ Etobicoke, ON, M9V 5E

: 416.904.2072 ♦ : 416.746.1986 : kascy786@yahoo.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE • Over 10 years of professional ESL teaching experience with undergraduate students and adults • MA in TEFL, MA in English, TEFL Diploma, TESL Cert.- TESL ONTARIO CERTIFIED • Competently facilitated diverse students with varied socio-cultural backgrounds • Strong interpersonal and communication skills developed through classroom teaching and administrative functions such as Assistant Director and Level Coordinator • Proficient in MS Office and Educational/Instructional (CALL) technologies • Multilingual: Urdu, Punjabi and Arabic RELEVANT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE •


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Taught students using systematic plan of lectures, demonstrations and discussion groups: ○ LINC in compliance with CLB and LINC curriculum guidelines ○ English Proficiency Tests – TOEFL (iBt and pBt), TOEIC, IELTS, MELAB ○ EAP – English I and II to university students at graduate level ○ ESP – English for Engineering to university graduates ○ Business and Functional English to adult professionals Developed curriculum -All Skills (L/S/R/W) – Intermediate to Advanced Levels Prepared lesson plans, teaching materials and learning activities based on thorough assessment of students’ abilities, strengths, weaknesses, interests, and learning styles Prepared, administered and graded examinations and tests to evaluate students' progress

Assisted the English Language Center Director in accomplishing all administrative taskssuch as, program planning, course descriptions, curriculum and syllabi designing, developing faculty prospectus ,university research projects and selection of ESL resources and materials • Prepared, administered, and evaluated entrance examinations for all prospective students, as Acting Coordinator, for the College Admission Committee • Performed all administrative roles pertaining to student records, including tracking assessment and preparing progress reports; solved conflicting issues raised among students • Worked, in collaboration with faculty from other departments, to develop career path for students and help them with program selection • Organized, prepared presentations and participated in professional development conference EDUCATION AND TRAINING Postgraduate Certificate, Teaching of English as Second Language (TESL) 2005 Benns Educational Services, Toronto Masters Degree, Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) 2005 AIO University Masters Degree, English Literature 1999 Punjab University Postgraduate Diploma, Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) 1998 AIO University Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Functional English 1996 AIO University
(Credential Evaluation: World Education Services (WES) as equivalent to Canadian Education)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Eglinton LINC and ESL Centre, Toronto LINC Instructor • Taught LINC based on CLB to multicultural Adult immigrants Centre for Inquiry Ontario, Toronto Ontario, ESL Instructor

01/2009 - Present

01/2009 – Present

• Taught communication skills to International ESL students Alain University of Science & Technology 09/2006 – 08/2008 ESL/TOEFL Instructor • Taught ESL Skills – Reading/Writing/Listening/Speaking Grammar/Vocabulary • Taught English proficiency test-preparation TOEFL & EAP • Worked as a Coordinator and Assistant Director • Participated in TESOL/TESL professional development workshops EI Language Centre, Toronto 09/2005 – 12/2005 ESL Instructor • Taught communication skills and designed curriculum for EAP Ajman University of Science & Technology 10/2003 – 06/2005 ESL/ELT/ EAP Instructor • Taught ELT, EAP, TESOL, ESP utilizing available multimedia and virtual technologies • Assisted the ELC Director in designing university courses and developing curricula • Worked in accreditation committees, task forces and prepared academic PPP presentations • Provided the ELC with English resources , multimedia and CALL materials and software Preston University US 01/ 2003 – 09/2003 English Instructor • Taught English Language to BBA, BAIS and BAIT undergraduates • Prepared, conducted assessments and Exams Sharjah Public School / Kamal American School 09/2001 – 10/2002 High School English Instructor • Planned, prepared and delivered lessons to ‘IGCSE’ & ‘GCE-‘O’ and ‘A’ Level’ classes • Prepared and marked tests Zenith Computer Institute, Dubai & Sharjah. 02/ 2000 – 10/2003 English Faculty (Part-time) • Prepared students for TOEFL, Business English and Functional English Certificate Programs Grammar School Dubai/Dawha School Sharjah 04/2000 – 06/2000 High School English Literature Teacher • Taught English Literature, preparing High School students for A level English Exams Happy Home English School, Sharjah 09/2000 – 08/2001 Senior English Teacher - Prepared students for O level- IGCSE (British System) exams PAF Inter-College Chaklala/Allama Iqbal Open University 11/1996 – 01/2000 English Instructor - Taught English Language and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS -TESLOntario, TESLCanada /International, Humber College (CITP) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT • Celebrating the International Year of Languages, 36th TESL Ontario Conference, 2008 • Our Visions Our Voices, 33rd Annual TESL Ontario Conference, 2005 • Teaching, Learning, Leading, TESOL Arabia Conference 2004 /2005 • Assessing the Skills Areas, CTELT, American University of Sharjah, 2003/2004 ○ AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS • • Letter of Appreciation -Director Assistance (2007) • Certificate of Merit - Best Helper (1995) • Letter of Credit - Best Teacher (1994)
Kacy Chohan
: kascy786@yahoo.com

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