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Gina Karlin

A Unit of University of Dubai

Gina Karlin

Gina Karlin
Email ID: gkarlin@udv.ud.ac.ae
Contact Number: : +971 56 75 35 281
Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/gina-karlin-56b17714
Professional Summary
Experienced Lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry and corporate contexts. Skilled in teaching and developing English as a Second Language (ESL), English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses in higher education and for various industries. Research focused on E-Learning and international education. Strong education professional with a Master’s degree focused in TESOL-Curriculum Development from The New School. She currently teaches general education courses including English for Business, Communication Skills, EAP, Sustainability and Leisure and Tourism. Her professional and research interests include TESOL, Curriculum Development, Social Entrepreneurship, International Education and Instructional Design.
Consulting Niche – Areas of Expertise

  • Communication Skills:
    • Tools for Developing Dynamic Presentations
    • Using Verbal/Nonverbal Communication Techniques to Build Leadership & Teamwork Skills
    • How to Use Cross Cultural Communication Strategies at Work
    • How to Listen Effectively by Understanding Listening Styles & Barriers
    • How to Write Business Communications
  • English for Specific Purposes:
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Banking & Finance
    • Customer Service
    • Hospitality
    • Manufacturing
  • Sustainability
    • How to create and measure goals
    • How to design mission & vision statements
  • Teacher Trainer:
    • TESOL
    • IELTS
    • Using Ed-tech tools & apps for teachers/students

    Student generated material

Professional Certifications

  • Certified IELTS Examiner
  • Google Certified Educator
  • Instructional Designer for E-learning
Professional Body Membership

  • TESOL International Association
  • TESOL Arabia
  • Applied Linguistic & Language Teaching International
List the Corporate Training / Workshops 

  • English for Sales and Marketing for the UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources
  • English for Customer Service Representatives for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)
  • Developed and executed English courses for companies in various industries including tourism, hospitality, financial and manufacturing sectors
  • Trained adult candidates to receive their TESOL certificate
Professional Association with Any Research / Professional / Corporate body 

  • TESOL International Association
  • TESOL Arabia
  • Applied Linguistic & Language Teaching International
List of Public Sectors or Private Companies/Corporate / Research Organizations in which you had been part of as employee / as Advisor / Consultant / Researcher  

  • DEWA
  • Ministry of HR
  • UAEU
  • Wollongong University
  • IELTS
List of Different Countries / Regions 

  • United States
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Brazil
  • Panama
  • Costa Rica
  • UAE