Nicolás R. Cueto
1996 - 1999: Aston University. Nagoya, Japan
- M.Sc. TESL
1993: ILC. Tokyo, Japan
1990 - 1992: Seneca College. Toronto, Canada
- Theatre Studies and Training Certificate
1982 -1986: University of Toronto. Toronto, Canada
- BA (Japanese and Spanish studies)
1999 - present: Takakura Girls Jr & Sr High School. Nagoya, JapanFull-time EFL instructor
Responsible for teaching, curriculum development, lesson planning, materials development, test construction and administration, and grading for over 300 junior and senior high school students each year.
2000 - present: ETJ-Aichi. Nagoya, JapanSystems Administrator (Junior level)
setup & administer a web-server (Apache) & LAN file system (UNIX, Win2k), both software and hardware (cabling, routers, boards, peripherals) UNIX-based (Linux) experience, including familiarity with non-UNIX OS's (Maintosh OS, Windows9x/2k, Japanese or English) scripting language-based programming experience at server-side (cgi) and end-user levels (PHP, Perl, Metacard) relational database experience (MySQL), including using database query language
2001 - present: Kinjo Gakuin University. Nagoya, JapanPart-time EFL instructor
Instruction and course design for theme-based false-beginner adult classes.
2003 - present: ETJ. JapanWebsite Co-ordinator
Maintaining a national website for EFL teachers based in Japan.
1999 - 2000: C.A.T.S. GmbH. Wiesbaden, GermanyPart-time software-proofer
Responsible for development of CATS Corporate English, CALL software for business English.
1995 - 1999: Nohkai Tierra. Gifu & Kumamoto, JapanFull-time EFL instructor & Area Co-ordinator.
Responsible for teaching, curriculum development, lesson planning, materials development, test construction and administration, and grading for over 200 elementary and junior high school students each year.
Serve as liaison between Japanese and English teachers/administrators.
MVP award , in recognition of initiative shown for improving school's elementary-grades EFL programme.
1994-1995: JALT-Tochigi. Utsunomiya, JapanRecording secretary
Responsible for keeping minutes of meetings and forwarding these to JALT central.
1992 - 1995: JET Programme. Mashiko, JapanALT (Assistant Language Teacher)
At the school level, assisting junior-high Japanese English teachers; at official town level, developing practical language workshops, writing multi-lingual (English, Spanish) translations of town brochures, and co-writing a weekly column for the town newsletter.
1985 - 1992: Honda Motor Co. & Mitsui Trading Co. Toronto, CanadaPart-time ESL instructor.
Responsible for tutoring elementary through senior high school students of Japanese parents stationed in Canada, and served as liaison between families and school teachers
1999 - present: EFL-related & multi-lingual websites --
1998: Japanese Folk Tales on the web (Spanish translations)
1998: The LTP Dictionary of Selected Collocations (a review)
1997: Listening Games with English (a CALL review). C@lling Japan 6/1:6
1995: a is for apple. Kenkyujo-dayori 43:8