Abdalaal - Arabic - San Antonio, TX, USA

Mashail Abdalaal

San Antonio, TX, USA

Services

Arabic

Summary:

I am very passionate about teaching Arabic and Translating/ Interpreting Arabic/ English, not only because of the joy I receive from helping others, but also because it is my cultural background. This in itself gives my client an experience they would not receive in a formal setting from a others who has only studied and/or visited an Arabic-speaking country for a small amount of time. My services include Official or Formal Middle-Eastern Arabic from the basic level to advanced level. My experience and services include communicating, reading, writing, spelling, comprehension, grammar, and speaking of Arabic. I can also assist in tutoring for Arabic language arts, improved literacy, and homework/schoolwork.
I teach students of all ages, particularly grades Pre-K, K-12, Undergraduate, and Graduate students. Aside from the teaching of Arabic, I also tutor in the translating and interpreting of Arabic. I am a motivated, experienced teacher who can help you truly learn the language. You won't leave me having spent hours in a desk and still not knowing the language.
Knowledgeable of the Arabic Language & Providing Professional Arabic Interpreting, Translators and Transcriptionists as well as rich background of the History and Culture of the Saudi - Middle East and its Arabic
• Arabic language Art and Literacy (Speaking, Pronunciation, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Spilling, Grammar,) Teaching, Tutoring, and helping with Homework/ Schoolwork/ Professional-work (Basics to Advance) Official/ Formal Middle-Eastern Arabic / “Classical Arabic,” “اﻟﻔﺼﺤﻰ, al-fus-ha, or “literary Arabic.” / “colloquial Arabic,” اﻟﻌﺎﻣﻴﺔ, al-‘aamiyya, or اﻟﺪارﺟﺔ , al-daarija, “dialectal Arabic,” “Arabic dialect,” “vernacular Arabic,” “conversational Arabic,” or “the slang,”

 Diplomatic
 Work under pressure
 Educating Experience  General Office Skills
 Communication skills
 Internship in Design  Organizational Skills
 Report Preparation
 Written Correspondence

Work History

Retail Associate

ROSS DRESS FOR LESS

June 2013 - July 2013

Internship

VALAIRE JET INTERIORS

August 2011 - May 2012

Participated in Catalog Design to showcase the company services and offerings. The Catalog highlights various interior options for furniture, fabric, color matching, lightning, on-board entertainment centers, kitchen, lavatories, and flooring.
Participated in Design Programming where I have participated in customer interviews to understand customer needs and preferences, life style, purpose of use, length and frequency of travel, and luxury preferences. Sketch the layout and material used, coordinate colors to match customer profile and presented it to customers for approval.
Performed research on material and the psychology of colors used in the design based on customers profile, budget, and timeline
Performed material sourcing for the project to fine the best suited material within customer’s budget range and presented alternatives to choose from.

Volunteer

CINI, PRESA COMMUNITY CENTER, UNITED WAY OF SAN ANTONIO, YWLA

August 2011 - May 2013

CINI is a Non-Profit organization in partnership with Presa Community Center, United Way of San Antonio, YWLA.
I have designed and managed marketing campaigns to promote the Center to the community. Performed Event Planning and promotion. Designed new Partnership logo, the logo to be submitted to the Library of Congress for copyrighting. Helped with Data Auditing and Entry related to students.

CPR. Caretaker

AXIOM – A PLUS FAMILY CARE

November 2011 - December 2012

Provide help and services for the elderly and patients to ensure their utmost comfort and administer to them their prescribed medication. This job requires total alertness, patience, and care when dealing with the elderly and patients.

Freelance Tutoring and Translation/ Interrupting Services.

BILINGUAL COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT – TUTORING AND TRANSLATION/ INTERRUPTING SERVICES

Up to July 2013

Provided Arabic Language Tutoring, Homework/ Schoolwork assistant. Provided Professional Arabic Interpreting, Translations and Transcriptions.

Classroom management and teaching assistant

OCISD/ ANDOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL / CASTLE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Orlando FL

January 2005 - May 2008

Worked as teaching assistant and provided schoolwork and classroom management

Project Coordinator

AL HAZZAA COMPANY

Worked as Project Coordinator and Assistant Manager to propose and oversee the design aspects of Internet outlets, cable services, and programming for specific users in residential areas.

Volunteer

AL JAMIAH AL FAISALIAH

Volunteered at the orphanage to teach girls from grade 1-10 basic elements and principles skills in interior design, sample manual carpenter that is used in the interior environment for fun and/or decorating, basic home maintenance skills, wood and wall painting, windows and doors treatment based on their age.

Internship

ARCHITECTURAL LINES

Architectural Lines is a firm that provides Architectural, Engineering, Environmental Design services, supervision and project management services.
I have remodeled and redesigned residential subdivision environment for foster care homes and orphanages (one of two Interior Designers in the group with other Engineers and Architects).
I have remodeled and redesigned a commercial building to fit the needs of middle-school special needs children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Internship / Self-Employed

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY- INTERIOR DESIGNER

Up to December 2004

Designed and remodeled the interiors and spaces of two separate apartments units.
Assigned to work on a class project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia that entailed furnishing and designing the interiors of two apartments to serve as a model living space within a big housing project.
Redesigned a residential apartment building to fit the needs of low-income families.
Worked in a simulator dorm as a housing manager.

Kindergarten Teacher

AL MANARAT SCHOOL

Three years experience teaching kindergarten where I obtained certificates of gratitude & appreciation. One year experience teaching Art in primary and intermediate school where I obtained three certificates of gratitude and appreciation.

Projects

Professional Experience

INTERIOR AND INTERNAL DESIGN:
 Designed and remodeled interior space for two apartment units
 Project Coordinator & Assistant Manager to propose and oversee the design aspects of Internet outlets, cable services and programming for space users in residential area
 Remodeled and redesigned residential subdivision environment for foster care homes and orphanages
 Remodeled and redesigned a commercial building to fit the needs of middle-school special needs children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
 Assigned to work on a class project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia that entailed furnishing and designing the interiors of two apartments to serve as a model living space within a big housing project
 Redesigned a residential apartment building to fit the needs of low-income families
EDUCATION AND TEACHING FIELD:
 Classroom management and teaching assistant
 Volunteered at the orphanage to teach girls from Grades 1-10, interior design basic elements and principals skills, sample manual carpenter that is used in the interior environment for fun and/or decorating, basic home/house maintenance skill, wood and wall painting, windows and doors treatment, according to their age
 Arabic Language Tutoring, Homework/ Schoolwork assistant
 Two years experience in teaching kindergarten. I obtained certificates of gratitude & appreciation
 One year of experience in teaching Art in primary and intermediate schools. I obtained three certificates of gratitude & appreciation
TRANSLATING AND INTERPRETING SERVICE
 Effective freelance for a translation agency involving translation and interpretation service to clients where needed.
 It includes translating documents and articles from the English/ Arabic language into another.
 Ensured that the resulting translation relayed the message as clearly as possible.

 A highly motivated professional with multiple college degrees.
 Talent for quickly mastering new concepts.
 Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels.
 Demonstrated history of caring, volunteering, and mentoring in areas of expertise.
 Flexible, versatile, and able to maintain a tactful sense of humor even under pressure.
 Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences.
 Thrives in deadline-driven environments.
 Excellent team skills.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Art in Home Economics / Housing and Home Management / Interior Design Management of Housing and Institutions Department

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Master of Art in Home Economics / Housing and Home Management / Interior Design

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Intensive English Program Diploma

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

Post Graduate Student in Organizational Leadership Ph.D.

NOVA SOUTHEAST UNIVERSITY

Post Graduate Student in Environmental Design Ph.D.

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

Fishler School of Education and Human Services

Center for Multilingual Multicultural Studies

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