Nombre
Girimonti Azpiroz, Silvia Cristina
Correo
silvia.girimonti@cunef.edu
Teléfono
+34 91 448 08 92
Dirección
C/ Leonardo Prieto Castro, 2
Población
28040, Madrid
Biografía
Formación académica
Áreas de interés
Trayectoria profesional
Publicaciones destacadas

Biografía

Born in Argentina from immigrant parents and brought up in a multicultural environment where different languages were spoken: Italian, Spanish, English, German and French; lived in Italy, England and Spain; worked in Italy, England, Germany, Rumania and Spain.

Professional profile: Organizational skills, strong communication skills, effective time management skills, capable of meeting deadlines, ability to work under pressure, problem-solving skills, self-starter, team-worker, flexible and tolerant, ability to adapt to multicultural environments, resourceful, 30 years of experience.

Formación académica

1996

ARELS Certificate in Teaching English One-to-One, Trinity College, London, UK.

 

1995

Trinity College Certificate in TESOL (grade A); Saint George’s School of English, London, UK.

 

1994

Diploma in TEFL (grade A), The Scottish International Learning Centre, Edinburgh, UK.

 

1990-1991

Expert in Marketing and Management in English, Centro di Formazione Professionale, Rome, Italy.

 

1983-1989

Degree in TEFL, Teacher Training Institute Monseñor Juan N. Terrero, Catholic University, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Áreas de interés

Evaluation and assessment

Design and development of ESL teaching materials

Teaching English for Medicine, Business and Academic Purposes

Trayectoria profesional

Since 2014

Teacher of General English and English for Medicine, Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Madrid.

  • Teaching residents in the Dermatology Department.
  • Correcting and helping with translations of medical articles.

 

Since 2009

Translator of medical books (English into Spanish) for Grupo Aula Médica, S.L.

·         Publications: Osteoporosis, Diagnóstico, Prevención, Tratamiento by Reiner Bartl-Bertha Frisch; ISBN: 078-84-7885-517-9; 2010.

 

Since 2005

Teacher of General and Business English for CSIM, Centro Superior de Idiomas Modernos de la Fundación General de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

  • Member of the Testing Group responsible for the elaboration of official exams for Acreditaciones Lingüísticas ACLES levels B1, B2 and C1.
  • Teaching Business English and English for Finance at CUNEF in 1st and 4th year undergraduate programmes and master’s programme.

 

Translator of medical documents (English into Spanish) for Centro Lingüístico de la Fundación General de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

 

Since 1995

Only in July

Teacher of English in Valentuñana Residential Summer Courses, Sos del Rey Católico, Zaragoza.

·         Teaching and developing material for a 92-hour course for young learners and teenagers.

 

2011-2015

Teacher of English for Hospitality for Vatel, International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management, Madrid.

  • Teaching 100 students doing the three-year Diploma in Hotel & Tourism Management (300 hours / academic year)

 

1997-2014

Teacher of Business English and Examiner for ESCP Europe (European School of Management), Madrid.

  • Interviewing and evaluating applicants for all the masters run by the school.
  • Developing material, designing tailor-made syllabuses and teaching three master programmes: Master in European Business, Master in Management – ranked Nº1 worldwide by FT 2010 - and Business English Seminar.
  • Teaching the academic staff
  • Translating documents, manuals and teaching materials.

 

2008-2013

Teacher of Business and General English for Linguacenter S.A. Madrid

·         In-company language trainer at Atos Origin SAE

·         In-company language trainer at CIEMAT

·         In-company language trainer at Instituto de Estudios Fiscales, Ministerio de Economía y Hacienda, Ministerio de Fomento

·         Teaching Internal Audit Director at Aegon Seguros on a one-to-one basis.

·         Teaching and developing intensives courses for managers from different Ministerios.  

 

2011-2012

Teacher of English for EUIT de Telecomunicación DIATEL and SEC in Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

  • Teaching general English, presentation skills and writing scientific articles to ten scholars in the TSIC and GDEM researching groups (60 hours).

 

2011-2012

Teacher of Business English for 101, advertising agency, Madrid

  • Teaching three Directors on a one-to-one basis.

 

2009-2012

Teacher of Business English for Washington Institute, Madrid.

  • In-company language trainer at Grupo Grünenthal España.
  • Preparation for TOEIC exams.

 

Aug-Sep  

  2011

Teacher of General English for British Council Young Learners Centre, Madrid.

  • Teaching two groups in 100-hour intensive summer courses.

 

2009-2010

Language Consultant for Department of Psychiatry in Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid.

  • Teaching and developing material for a 120-hour course for two researchers.
  • Teaching six researchers to write scientific articles
  • Translating scientific articles (Spanish into English)

 

2005-2009

Translator of medical and pharmaceutical documents (Spanish into English and English into Spanish) for TNS Global Healthcare Division, Madrid.

 

Jan-June 

   2009

Teacher of Business English for BEO, Business English Only, Madrid.

  • Teaching Sales Manager at Lilly on a one-to-one basis.

 

Sep 2008

Teacher of General English for British Council Young Learners Centre, Madrid.

  • Teaching two groups in 100-hour intensive summer courses.

 

Nov-Dec   

   2006

Teacher of English for Capital Energy Spain, Madrid.

  • Teaching the President and General Manager on a one-to-one basis.

 

Nov 2005

Senior Teacher of Business English for Ask Consultores, Madrid.

  • Teaching and developing material for three immersion courses for civil servants of the Ministerio de Economía y Hacienda.

 

Jan-June

   2005

In-company language trainer for Lennox-Refac S.A. Spain, Madrid.

  • Teaching two groups from Sales Department.
  • Teaching Financial Manager on a one-to-one basis.

 

2000-2002

In-company language trainer for Transfer, School of Languages, Madrid.

  • Teaching businesspeople at Knight Frank, La Caixa, AENA.

 

April-June

    1999

Teacher of English for Colegio Santa Illa S.A, Madrid.

  • Teaching English to 6-8-year-old children.

 

1991-1998

Teacher of English and Coordinator of English Department for YES School of English, Las Rozas, Madrid.

  • Teaching all levels and ages from pre-school to adults, Cambridge exams, General and Business English.

 

1995

PET and KET Cambridge Examiner and Invigilator, Madrid.

 

1991-1992

Teacher of English in Academia Abaco, Majadahonda, Madrid.

 

1991-1992

Teacher of English in Escuela Infantil “Los Angelitos”, Majadahonda, Madrid.

 

1990-1991

Teacher of Spanish in Scuola S Fillipo Neri, Rome, Italy.

  • Teaching a group of 8-year-olds as an extracurricular activity.

 

1987-1989

Teacher of English in different primary and secondary schools in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

1988-1989

Coordinator of English Department and Teacher of English in  Colegio Virgen del Pilar, primary school in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

COURSES ORGANIZED AND TAUGHT

 

Improving Oral Skills

Writing Scientific Articles

Academic Writing

English for Medicine

English for Nurses

English for Psychology and Psychiatry

English for Secretaries

English for Travellers

English for Restaurant Workers

English for the Media

Writing Effective CVs

Job Interviews

Business English

Effective Communications

Assertiveness

Management Skills: Communication, Motivation, Teamworking, Time Management and Delegation

Effective Presentations

Participating and Running Meetings

International Negotiations

Socializing in English

Telephone English

Writing Emails

Preparation for Cambridge Exams – KET, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE

Preparation for IELTS

Preparation for BEC

Preparation for TOEIC

 

Publicaciones destacadas

To be published in December 2016-January 2017: B1 Certification Exam Trainer, B2 Certification Exam Trainer and C1 Certification Exam Trainer. Three books for the preparation of ACLES official examinations.

Translation into Spanish: Osteoporosis, Diagnóstico, Prevención, Tratamiento by Reiner Bartl-Bertha Frisch; ISBN: 078-84-7885-517-9; 2010.