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Colin S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 10, 2014

Colin S.

First Class Writing: I create, edit or support you
   United Kingdom
  |   Bath, BANES

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

Currently blogging on an international soccer website, and with experience of working in news and academic styles, I provide accurate and dynamic writing matched to your needs. With 20 years experience managing an English and Language Arts department in a high school I have taught English, Media and Film Studies up to university entrance level, so educational briefs are a speciality. Career development is another area where I can advise and provide effective resumes.

I am a quick worker with the ability to provide detailed proofreading,...

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Jan 11, 2012|Resumes & Cover Letters|$55|Completed
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Dec 13, 2011|Article Writing|$44|Completed
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Portfolio

This document shows the detail and clarity of editing I offer.
This is an extract from a blog I am currently writing about my own reading.
Satirical script / sketch

Skills (8)

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English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Service Description

Academic writing - experience of supporting students up to and including Oxford/ Cambridge entrance level - with a focus on grammar, style, organisation planning and content. I can edit, support or provide advice about writing in most academic fields.

Creative writing - I taught creative writing by example, imitating genres such as film reviews, science-fiction stories and autobiographical writing in order to provide models and examples for students. I can adapt my work to suit any genre or style.

Business writing - I taught basic skills with respect to business communication, with a clear focus on accurate appropriate and well organised content.

Education - writing curriculum materials in the English Language Arts field; working with understanding, reviewing and analysing Literature texts; theoretical issues related to education - how to read with children, book choices etc.

Blogging - sports and especially soccer.

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Employment

Hanham High School, Bristol
Head of English
1989 - 2011

Education

Sheffield University
Master of Education
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Lancaster University
BA Honours
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Keywords

creative writing
proofreading
business English
education
career development.
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