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Maurice E.

Marram
14222 Dallas Pkwy., Apt. 2055, Dallas, TX 75254
(T) (972) 490-1993
mm721c82@westpost.net
OBJECTIVE

A teaching position that enables me to help learners achieve their language goal
s and objectives.

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

ESL Instructor and Spanish teacher with over eleven years college and private te
aching experience. Teach corporate/ private classes as well as college courses f
or the Dallas County Community College District, including Richland College, Bro
okhaven College, and El Centro College. Completed formal certified study in Teac
hing English as a Second Language at the University of Texas at Dallas, with a g
rade of "A". Certified Spanish teacher. Fluent level. Studied Spanish for 4 year
s as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania and studied business Spa
nish at the Escuela Superior de Administracion de Empresas in Barcelona, Spain
for nine months. Specialized in Spanish for finance and marketing. Recently comp
leted eight week advanced, intensive Spanish study at Eureka Spanish language Ac
ademy in Madrid, Spain and two week teacher training in Mexico City, Mexico . Wo
rk with adult students to build fluency in all areas of speaking, reading compre
hension, listening, grammar and vocabulary. Freelance journalist for American bu
siness publications, including the Dallas Business Journal . Proficient at Excel
, Word, Access and Powerpoint.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

September 1999
to Present
Dallas County Community College District
Dallas, TX
ESL Instructor
Teach courses in English to speakers of other languages:
- Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions and lectures.
- Conduct exercises and activities designed to meet students' English
language needs.
- Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula and course content and design daily lesso
n plans.
- Train and manage between 12 - 25 ESL students and achieve significant improvem
ents in their productivity, particularly in speaking, grammar, writing reading c
omprehension and listening comprehension.
- Observe and evaluate students' work on a constant basis to determine progress
and make constructive suggestions for improvement.
- Perform administrative duties such as creating exams, grading student papers,
grading student homework, following attendance and labs.

1998 to Present
The Language Network, Excelsior School, One World Language, Berlitz School ofLan
guages
Dallas, TX
Spanish Teacher
Teach Spanish language courses to private and business students. Cover all areas
of language including grammar, conversation, speaking and listening. Use variou
s course materials in class including textbooks, video series, audio series, new
spaper articles, DVD Rom, and interpersonal interaction. Have increased students
' speaking efficiency by nearly 100%.

EDUCATION
New York University
New York, NY
Masters of Business Administration International Business
May, 1992
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science Economics
May, 1986