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Maria

I am an architect with 20 years' experience of designing and developing spaces. I am a partner in the award-winning STG Architects Ltd, which is famous for its work on the Galroy Building in London. I enjoy working with people from all over the world and have international experience of working in Italy, Greece, Thailand, Australia and Brazil. I have a Master of Science from Sheffield University and a BA in Architecture from Hull University. I also speak Italian and Thai. When I am not working, I spend my time hiking, skiing and diving.

Emily

I am an experienced sales manager with 12 years' experience of developing customer service teams. I am skilled in negotiation, team motivation and building successful sales teams. After ten years of working in sales and customer service at Halo Bank, I am now the sales office manager of a team of 120 at Southern General Plastics Ltd. I have an MBA from Stanford University and a degree in Business Studies from Cornell University. I am creative and hardworking, and enjoy working with others.

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I am graduated specialized in Math 2019 in December. I worked in ILBC international school as a assistant teacher since 2019 November. I didn't know English very well but I tried the best in interview for this job. That's why I got this job. I am good at teaching in Math. I am also guide teacher for children. However I am a teacher, I want to be a civil servant in Ministry of Foreign Affairs Myanmar. So, I learn English very hard to get this position.

i am a student so i don't work . i really don't think i have skills i just read a lot

I have studied at the capital Mandalay, Mogok

Hi. I have studied at National Economics University since 2018. My major is Business management and i think it's quite wide. I ever joined clubs to improve my skills such as communication skills, presentation skills, critical skills,etc. I've not worked yet and now I am looking for a part time job to experience and earn income. In addition, I am learning English because it's help me get good job.

I work in the healthcare business. I have more than 20 years of experiences and I am very good at managing offices and administration. I was graduated from a master's business administration from Strayer University. I am proud of what I do now I hope you do too.

i am a social activist and i involved in social activities like, plantation drive, food drive, tourism in the world, explore beautiful places and much more things i do. i also involve in business field. now a days i am doing my MPA (master in public administration) degree which is same like MBA. i am also a part of entrepreneurship. i can apart of entrepreneurship competitions. i also wins lots of business competitions.

Hi everyone.
I’m high school student and I’m working on my English so hard to study abroad.
I want to become a successful Artificial engineer.

I'm an economist with 5 years' experience in accounting and finance. I'm working for an international company, which is well known for its accounting service. I enjoy working with numbers and helping people with their finances. I have a Master of Bank and Finance from the University of Tirana. I speak English and a little German. I spend my free time reading novels and swimming.
I'm skilled in negotiation, problem-solving, and analyzing.

I’m a first grade of university students, so I haven’t work. I think student’s work is to study. I’m studying English and Chinese now. I want to become able to speak two languages fluently when I graduate from university. My weakness is conversation, I should improve this point. If I conquered my weak point, I would like to use that at work. My aim is to become able to contribute to many people under international work. Also, I want to pass pre-level one English proficiency examination and 750 points in TOEIC. I want to do my best without giving it up of my future. 

I am student majoring in law. I have one year left. But now am living in united kingdoom with my husbend so I started to learn English language.also am looking to complete a master,s degree.I hope all this will happen.

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