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Bushra M Shukairy

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2009-2011 Orange Coast Community College, Costa Mesa, CA 2011 California State University Long Beach, CA Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and Francophone Studies Spring 2013 June-July 2013 American Language InstituteCalifornia State University, Long Beach TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Specialist 160 hours of training included: Professional TEFL Trainer: Michael Boustany (see his credentials on Letters of Recommendation page) Guest Lecturers (Special Topics such as Using Technology, Teaching Business English, Teaching with games, One on One Tutoring,etc.) Class Observations at the Intensive English Program (Listening/Speaking, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Pronunciation) Micro-Teaching Experiences (for example Speaking, Grammar, Games, Compliments. See Lessons page) Tutoring Experiences with English Language Learners (one-on-one and small groups) in the American Language Institute Conversation Lab. Tutoring lessons included Planning Trips and American Culture. Practice Teaching to children (including English language learners) aged 4 to 8 Practice Teaching to English language learners in the American Language Institute Listening/Speaking classes Individual Lesson on Proverbs Eportfolio link:

Work Experience: Administrative Assistant: Nada Heritage Language School

Responsibilities: Work closely with Principal and Administration Oversee all paperwork (memos and flyers) to be sent out Mailing and Emailing maintenance Secretarial duties


Skills Learned: Adaptable and flexible Public Relations Organization Compromise Patience

Homework Tutor

June-July 2013

Volunteered as a tutor (all skill areas in the Homework Lab at the American Language InstituteCalifornia State University, Long Beach Reviewing homework Correcting pronunciation Explaining grammar Explaining and teaching vocabulary Skills Learned: How to explain in multiple ways so that the student understands To use simple and clear explanations

ESL Tutor at California State University, Long Beach

Esl Specialist Level 1

Spring 2013

Tutoring Writing (paragraphs, essays, thesis statements, structures, flow) Tutoring Reading (skimming, scanning, looking for key words, vocabulary) Tutoring Speaking (conversation skills, pronunciation) Brainstorming, story making, creating logical statements and flow, parts of speech, grammar, proofreading, creating good study habits, good English structures, vocab, etc.

Skills Learned: Determination Hard work Perseverance

ESL Lab Conversationalist: California State University, Long Beach 2011-Fall 2013
Responsibilities: Engaging ESL students in conversation to strengthen their English language skills Correct and explain grammar mistakes Correct pronunciation Monitor students conversational speech Students practice English in real life situations Skills Learned: Listening Conversation skills improved Punctuality Culturally sensitive

Teachers Assistant: Nada Heritage Language School

Responsibilities: Helping children stay on task Correcting homework and schoolwork Recording student progress Teaching follow up lessons Individual tutoring for slow learners


Skills Learned: Taking and keeping control of a situation Organization Public speaking Patience

StarTalk Technology Workshop


Summer 2009

Workshop attendee and interpreting assistant Translating and interpreting other participants questions and the instructors directions: Arabic <-> English Assisting in overall pace of workshop Skills Learned: Various social media resources for teaching Computer software resources for teaching Simplicity in speech

Bilingual in English and Arabic, advanced in French and beginner in Korean Two years of college-level Arabic courses at CSULB Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Very technology savvy Fast learner, hard working, determined, loyal, with great leadership skills