TRAM TON

A dynamic and dedicated ESL teacher with over 23 years experience

AWARDS

  • Teacher of the Year for 3 academic years (granted by the University of Dalat)

  • Excellent Employee for 15 academic years (granted by the University of Dalat)

EDUCATION

  • M.A in English Language, Vietnam National University Hanoi, 2003

  • B.A in English, Dalat University, 1996

  • Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Carleton University, Canada, 2002

And other non-degree programs: 

  • The Training of Trainers for ICT in Language Instruction, SEAMEO RETRACT and Danang University, 2014

  • English-for-Teaching Course and Assessment, National Geographic Learning, 2014

  • English Language Teaching for Primary Education in Vietnam, National Foreign Language 2020 Project and Danang University, 2011

  • Study of the United States Institute on Contemporary American Literature sponsored by the United States Department of States, University of Louisville, USA, 2010.

LANGUAGES & SKILLS

  • Native Vietnamese. Proficient English. Intermediate French. 

  • Ability to organize extra-curricular activities: English speaking clubs, English dramas/ sketches, musical shows.

  • Singing (winner in a French songs contest organized by the Ministry of Education and Training, the Ministry of Culture and Information and the French Embassy in 1997 with a one-month scholarship in France), playing the guitar, playing badminton, doing various crafts and painting

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Lecturer of English, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Dalat University, 1996-2017. Courses covered: English Grammar, Speaking, Listening / Reading and Writing for freshmen and sophomores; Literature, Linguistics and Translation & Interpretation for juniors and seniors; IELTS for lecturers of non-English majors

  • Visiting lecturer of American Literature, Yersin University, 2012 to 2015

  • Trainer in courses for primary and secondary English teachers in Lam Dong, Dak Nong and Kon Tun, National Foreign Languages 2020 Project, Ministry of Education and Training

NON - TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Training Quality Manager, Vietnam USA Society – the English Centers, 2017 to present. Responsibilities: Managing, training and evaluating teaching staff (around 100 teachers and teacher assistants); and designing and reviewing teaching programs and textbooks

  • Head of ESP (English for Specific Purposes) Department, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Dalat University, 2006-2008

  • Translator, Film Department, VTV3 - National Television, 1998-2000 

  • Author of research papers about Oral Skills, Culture and Language, Translation and Translation Theory, Literature and Literary Teaching in Dalat University Scientific Bulletin and The Language Magazine (a national magazine)

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