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  Takako RAMSDEN
   Department   Kyoto University of Foreign Studies  Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Foreign Studies
   Position   associate professor/lecturer
■ Academic conference presentation
1. 2019/10/19 The Power of Ideas: Engaging students with TED Talks (The 25th ATEM National Convention)
2. 2019/08/30 MTD (My Translation Database)―Japanese-English Equivalence Database Created by L2 Learners, Based on a Professional Translation Tool (The 58th JACET International Convention)
3. 2018/12/27 An Empirical Study of L2 Learners' Responses to the Paraphrasing Translation (PT) Method (10th ICRTEL 2018—International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning)
4. 2017/06/18 Paraphrasing Translation (PT) — A proposal for implementation of TILT (Translation in Language Teaching) (2017 The Society of Kansai University of Foreign Language Education and Research)
5. 2016/11/26 Paraphrasing Translation (PT) – A new method for developing L2 productive competence (JALT(全国語学教育学会)年次国際大会)
■ Books and academic papers
1. Book TED Ed—How to outsmart the Prisoner's Dilemma    2020/10
2. Book TED Ed—The chaotic brilliance of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat - Jordana Moore Saggese   (Single) 2019/06
3. Book TEDxKyoto—報復ではなく和解を / 矢野裕巳   (Single) 2019/05
4. Article Exploring the Potential for Applying Translation to Foreign Language Teaching:
Using Japanese-Subtitled Videos in TILT Activities Invitation to Interpreting & Translation Studies (21),pp.87-101 (Single) 2019/10
5. Article Development of L2 production competence — paraphrasing and translation as a communication strategy Kyoto University of Foreign Studies SELL (34号),pp.47-59 (Single) 2018/03
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■ Academic background
1. 2015/04~2017/03 〔Master degree program〕 Foreign Language Education, Interpreting and Translation Program, Graduate School of Foreign Language Education and Research, Kansai University, Completed, MA in Foreign Language Education
2. 1986/04~1990/09 Faculty of Education, Department of Elementary School Education, Tottori University, Graduated, BA in Education
■ Business career
1. 2008/04~2018/03 Kyoto Sangyo University Department of English Lecturer
2. 2007/11~2018/03 Freelance interpreter (English to Japanese/Japanese to English) Interpreter (English to Japanese/Japanese to English)
3. 2003/05~2017/03 Ritsumeikan University Lecturer
4. 2001/03~2010/03 The University of Sheffield MA in Japanese Language and Society by Distance Learning Lecturer
5. 1998/12~2018/03 Freelance translator (English to Japanese /Japanese to English) Translator (English to Japanese /Japanese to English)
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■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2008/04/01~ Using technological learning aids
2. 2015/04/01~ Implementing ideas for activities both inside and outside the classroom (Test preparation classes)
3. 2015/04/01~ Implementing ideas for activities both inside and outside the classroom (4-skill classes)
4. 2008~ Classroom management
● Made textbook and teaching material
1. 2016/04/01~2018/03/31 Portfolio
● Evaluation such as universities concerning teacher's concerned educational ability
● Special note of person who has experience of business
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■ Belonging society
1. 2017~ The Society of Kansai University of Foreign Language Education and Research
2. 2017~ JACET (The Japan Association of College English Teachers)
■ Results on duty
● Special note of person who has experience of business
1. 1998/12~ Freelance translator (Japanese to English, English to Japanese)
■ Qualification and license
1. 2019/09 TOEIC Score: 985
2. 2017/03 Teaching licenses (Senshu)(High school – English, Junior high school – English)
3. 2008/11 STEP EIKEN Grade 1
4. 1993/03 Passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test
5. 1990/09 Teaching licenses (High school – English, Junior high school – English, Elementary school, and Kindergarten
■ Subject
1. English Seminar Ⅰ
2. English Seminar Ⅱ
3. TOEIC Workshop Ⅲ
4. TOEIC Workshop Ⅳ
5. Japanese-English Translation Ⅰ
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■ Activity in society
1. 2012/04~ Kyoto City Shugakuin Junior High School, Study Committee volunteer
2. 2009/04~2015/03 Kyoto City Kamitakano Elementary School, Manabi School volunteer