My name is Farooq Abdullah, I grew up near Washington D.C.
I've earned 3 different TEFL certifications and I have taught several different age groups in America, Asia, and in the Middle East. I've been involved in ESL for more than 3 years.
I hope to bring the knowledge and skills I have acquired to your school and do my best work.
I am both passionate about teaching, and flexible to the demands of the institution.
I have my passport and documents ready.
Thank you for taking time to review my application,
I hope to be a good fit for your institution.
British Council CELTA
— Feb 2019
I learned how to effectively teach adult ESL students through a one month intensive program designed by Cambridge University.
Chinese Culture Center TESL
— Aug 2017
I studied how to better teach English to non-native speakers.
Chinese Culture Center TEFL
— Aug 2017
I studied how to better teach English to foreign learners.
University of Maryland Government and Politics
— Dec 2018
I studied International relations, politics, and economics
Three Gorges University English Teacher
— Aug 2018
The Chinese Culture Center based in South Carolina had selected me to teach University students in Yichang, China, after my internship with them the previous year. I was teaching Media English, with a focus on reading and speaking ability to Intermediate level learners as part of an experimental summer program. Class sizes were between 30-40 students. I was part of a team who designed the curriculum for future programs, including all activities.
Center for International Education Exchange English Teacher
— May 2018
I was teaching primary school aged children (6-12 years old), at a learning center in Morocco through CIEE. I taught English part time to after school learners, in addition to organizing events. My class would typically be around 10-14 students, and we mainly focused on productive skills (speaking & listening).
Barrie School ESL Instructor
— Dec 2016
I was an English instructor for Syrian children with Beginner-Elementary level English ability. They were primary school aged children (6-12 years old) enrolled in a ESL program through Barrie School. I assisted refugee children in assimilating to American life, as well as in gaining English speaking and literacy skills. I used curriculum developed by the school for the project.
Little London English School English Teacher
— Aug 2016
I taught middle school aged children (11-15 years old) at Little London School English learner center in Hohhot, China. I was teaching English, focusing on both, students’ productive and receptive skills for a summer school program. My class was usually about 20 students. Teachers used the school’s curricula which included fields trips and outdoor activities.