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PONGPUN KRAINARA

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CURRENT POSITION:  Lecturer in Spanish, Minor Program in Hispanic and Latin American Studies,

Department of History, Philosophy and English Literature,

 Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: 

November 2005 – 2007     Master in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain

October 2004 - May 2005     Diploma in Hispanic Studies, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

June 1999 - March 2003     Bachelor of Arts. Major in Spanish, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

July 2014     Teacher Training Course “Didáctica del Español como Lengua Extranjera” (60 horas), Universidad Antonio de Nebrija in collaboration with the Cervantes Institute, Spain

WORK EXPERIENCE:

November 2008- present        Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, Lecturer in Spanish, teaching Spanish in different levels (A1-B1).

November 2007 - September 2008     Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand, Inviting lecturer in Spanish, teaching four Spanish courses: Spanish II (SN202), Spanish III (SN301), Spanish for Tour Guide 1 and Spanish for Hotel Staff.

June 2005 – present                Self-employment, translator and Interpreter freelance (Spanish-English/Thai), Embassy of Peru (Bangkok), Film Production Company “Cool Shot”(Madrid),  Luhare Siam Masajes, S.L. (Madrid), Imaginables, Inc. (Barcelona), etc.

September 2005                      Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Assistant, in Spanish Section: doing administration work.

October 2003 – April 2004     Hotel Plaza Athénée, a Royal Meridien Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, Receptionist, performing the responsibilities of a Guest Service Agent in Club Athénée Executive.

June – September 2003           Ministry of Culture, Bangkok, Thailand, Secretary of Director of Spokesman House, doing administration work, taking calls, coordinating with media organizations: television, radio, press, etc.

May 2002                                Embassy of the Argentine Republic, Bangkok, Thailand, Trainee, in the Economic and Commercial Section: making calls to contact Thai importers/distributors to promote products of Argentina.     

April 2002                               Embassy of Australia, Bangkok, Thailand, Trainee, in the section of Education and Training: translating documents from

English to Thai, reediting some textbooks and doing some data research.

LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES:

October 2001          Universal Cultural & Education Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand, Group leader, participating in the Universal Cultural Exchange Program to promote better understanding between Thai and Canadian youths in Canada.

August-November 2001         Thai Youth Hostels Association Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, Volunteer leader, Volunteer for Travelers and YHA Member 8th, participating and living up to the Hostelling International ideals and practices.

SPECIAL ABILITIES:   Fluency in both Spanish and English. Efficient user of Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, online communications, Moodle and e-mailing.

CONFERENCES AND ACADEMIC FIELDS OF INTEREST:

November 2016  Special lecture on the topic of “El modo subjuntivo en contraste con el modo en tailandés y su integración a la clase de E/LE” for Master Program students in Spanish, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University. Participation: Inviting Lecturer

January 2016     IX Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Asiática de Hispanistas: “Hacia el español sin fronteras”.Organized by Chulalongkorn University and AAH. Participation: Assistant (Session Moderator) and Listener

October 2015    Internacional Conference on the topic of The Pacific Alliance and ASEAN: “Synergies and Perspectives of Cooperation”, Organized by Faculty of Liberal Arts in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Colombia to the Kingdom of Thailand, Participation: Organizer and Moderator

April 2015     Academic talk on the topic of “Mundo Laboral, Mundo de Turismo”. Organized by Hispanic and Latin American Studies Program, Thammasat University. Participation: Organizer and Speaker

December 2014    IV Jornadas ELE en Bangkok. Speaker on the topic of “La integración del componente cultural en la clase de ELE: “Pasaporte Cultural”, una propuesta didáctica hacia la interculturalidad”. Organized by Chulalongkorn University. Participation: Speaker

December 2012       The 5th CLS International Conference (CLaSIC 2012): “Culture in Foreign Language Learning: Framing and Reframing the issue”. Organized by Centre for Language Studies, National University of Singapore.  Participation: Listener

PENDING PUBLICATION:

A New Spanish Grammar Textbook “El Presente de Subjuntivo (B1)”

ตำราไวยากรณ์สเปนแนวใหม่ El Presente de Subjuntivo (B1)