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Robert Zwirner | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 22, 2011

Robert Zwirner

Rigorous Wordsmith
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA
  |  4:41 pm Local Time

Overview

I'm a University of Michigan graduate in English Language and Literature, a long-time short story writer and poet, and a burgeoning novelist. From teaching work and graduate school, I've several years' experience proofing and editing middle school, high school, college and graduate writing, whether creative or academic, and can teach in both English and Spanish. I've worked with for-profit and non-profit businesses, editing mission statements, business plans, speeches, and customer service documents. I've also translated documentary...

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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Service Description

Will write, edit, and proof any text for personal, scholastic or business goals. As an editor I focus on orienting themes and symbols, and as a proofer I pay special attention to rhythm, word choice and punctuation. Simple writing is good writing, elegance its byproduct.

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Employment

Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter
ESL Teacher
2010 - 2010
Taught ESL to the kennel staff at this non-profit animal shelter, a curriculum of practiced everyday phrases, vocabulary and pronunciation exercises, short readings in the form of left-page-Spanish...
Evanston/Skokie School District 65
Secretary, Bilingual and Curriculum Departments
2006 - 2006
Through Stivers Staffing, I worked as interim secretary for District 65's Bilingual Chair, Judith Yturriago, answering phones, transcribing notes from transparency to Powerpoint, running copies,...
Midtown Educational Foundation
Teacher
2005 - 2006
Taught a summer enrichment course for middle-schoolers, then when the school year began I taught SAT and ACT prep to high-schoolers. The summer course was a mix of current-events (notably, the...
Hotel Orrington
Human Resources Assistant / Banquets Assistant
2005 - 2005
Assisted Human Resources Manager with application review, basic word processing, and ID badge creation until August, when I was moved to the Banquets department, where I took phone requests for the...

Education

University of Michigan
Bachelor's, English Language and Literature
2000 - 2004
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