Dave McKenzie Language Resume
David Patrick McKenzie
8259 Tradd Court
Charlotte, NC 282~0
Worldly Wise Language Services, Charlotte, NC. ~99~-present
-Translation and interpreting services in German and Russian, including technical and financial fields.
-Instruction to corporate executives in survival skills in the language of their choice for short and long term assignments abroad.
-On-call for International House
~Private instruction in German for US Airways personnel based in Charlotte. -Have used German, Russian, French, and Spanish in many sales and service jobs.
Inlingua, Inc., Charlotte, NC. ~992-~993
-Taught using the Inlingua imersion method.
-Taught general English as a foreign language.
-Taught business English geared to international finance and trade.
-Taught intercultural workshops for Americans traveling abroad and foreign nationals living and working in the united States.
winter Park High School, winter Park, FL. 1989-1990
-Taught elementary Russian language in grades 9-~2.
-Taught one class of Russian in International Baccalaureate, an accelerated honors program that earns a diploma of European and Asian equivalency.
-Taught German language in grades 9-~2.
-Faculty head for both German and Russian clubs.
-Used German, Russian, Greek, Chinese, and Spanish to teach students whose native language was not English.
-Attended Rassias Method seminar at Stetson University, Deland, FL.
-Used IBM and Macintosh computers to create teaching and testing materials. -Worked with some of the first soviet exchange students in the united States. -Worked as a freelance interpreter for a film crew shooting a documentary of
Moscow Technological Institute's baseball team during their winter training.
Professional Affiliations and Credentials:
-Faculty life member of SLAVA, The National Slavic Honor Society.
-Member of the American Council of Teachers of Russian.
-Member of the American Association of Teachers of German.
-Earned 2+ ratings in German and Russian oral proficiency exams in accordance with American Foreign service standards. (3 is basic native fluency)
Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. - Russian and Slavic Linguistics
B.A. - Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
S.T.E.P. - Secondary Teacher Education Program
certification in Foreign Language Education.
college: 9 semesters Russian (30 credit hours in ~O courses)
4 semesters German (~4 credit hours in 3 courses and placement exam)
4 semesters Linguistics (~2 credit hours in 4 courses)
2 semesters Japanese (8 credit hours in 2 courses)
2 semesters Mandarin Chinese (8 credit hours in 2 courses)
Prep 5 years German 4.0 g.p.a.
School: 4 years Latin 4.0 g.p.a.
3 years French 4.0 g.p.a.