CV for Bryan Adrian -- ENGLISH online & ZOOM teaching, classroom teaching, home tutoring, report editing, investigative research/writing -- and blogging projects,
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BRYAN ADRIAN CV
TBILISI, Georgia (near Lokomotiv Stadium (Mikheil Meskhi Stadium)

BRYAN ADRIAN CV

bryan00adrian@yahoo.com
(995) 599 00 43 05 

TEACHING in TBILISI (& Batumi)

TBILISI English tutor/teacher, Nov. 2020 to current 2021) HOME LESSONS & ZOOM lessons--back to the capital Tbilisi after 3 years in the province of the Black Sea, Batumi

ENERGO-PRO Power Company, Adjara, Batumi, Georgia [Sept 2016 to Jan 2017] On-site teacher of Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, and Upper Intermediate grammar and conversation to the management staff, on location in the company, at the Batumi headquarters. 

CHALC CULTURAL CENTER BATUMI, Batumi, Georgia -- [May 2016 to December 2016} -- TOEFL Trainer Specialist, English language instructor, and reports editor American-European English language training and cultural center in Batumi, on the Black Sea eastern coast. 

INT Batumi--The Centre of Teaching English "INT", Batumi, Georgia (July 2016) Four day intensive English language summer seminars with 4 large separate groups. Neli Kukhaleishvili, Director of Studies, Mob: (+995) 599-57-62-33 Tel: ( 0422) 27-71-74

Oxford Academy, Tbilisi [May 2015 to June 2016] Conversation classes for pre-intermediate, intermediate, and upper intermediate students in Tbilisi, near the Philharmonia.

THE EUROPEAN SCHOOL, Tbilisi, [Shanghai Square, Tbilisi, Georgia], an IB method school -- [August 2014 to April 1 2015] -- Teacher of Language-A Literature and Language, 6th to 10th grades. My teaching subjects at this IB European School of Tbilisi: novels, short stories, poetry, film & theater appreciation and review writing, academic writing, essay writing-- teaching to Georgian, Russian, Greek, Azeri, Uzbeki, Kurdish, Polish, Swedish, & Kazak [privileged] teens.

JEJILI SCHOOL, Tbilisi, Abashidze St., Vake GEORGIA [Sept 2013 to April 2014]
Literature and English grammar and conversation, 7th-11th grades. Short story analysis, movie appreciation and interpretation, essay writing, SAT drills, PET practice, guided and open conversations.

LANGATE AMERICAN-GEORGIAN LEARNING CENTER, Tbilisi, Barnovi St. 73 -- [Feb. 2012-current]. Instructor and lecturer in TOEFL and SAT English test preparations, and academic writing lessons. Tour agency English speaking assistant on group tours throughout Georgian regions. Editor of children’s fairy tales. Contact: Mari Changiani, owner; infolangate@gmail.com 

LINGUA HOUSEDeputy Director & Senior Teacher/English Programs at Lingua House, in Tbilisi [Sept. 2006—Feb. 12, 2012]   T. Tabidze St 114, Tbilisi, Georgia – TRAINER for AAT [American Academy Tbilisi] essay writing exam; TOEFL and SAT test preparations, using the CD self-scoring disk from newest books published by ETS/Prometric, Business writing seminars. Creative Writing & Film seminars. 

Poetry Read Outs at Caravani Art Cafe,near TBILISI Parliament http://bryanadrian_writer.tripod.com/caravan-flier.html

Writing & Editing

THE GEORGIAN TIMES, June 2013, "Tbilisi Tempest in a Rainbow Colored Teapot?", by Bryan Adrian, go to page 13 to read Bryan's article in the original PDF,  Bryan's LGBT article on page 13, and the 4-page interview with Bidzina Ivanishvili in the same issue

“NEW KIDNEY, NEW LIFE – Doctor-Patient Trust Brings Joy to Many" By Bryan Adrian for "GEORGIA TODAY" – GEORGIA TODAY full page article about 8th floor of Tbilisi’s new High Technology Medical Center University Clinic, in the Department of Renal Replacement Therapy and Nephrology, under the guidance of Dr. Irma Tchokhonelidze, a new revolution in medical practices in kidney healthcare, dialysis, and kidney transplantation has gone into full swing in the struggling Republic of Georgia. 

Reporter, The NGO Observer, Tbilisi Georgia April 2015
http://britishcouncil-tbilisi.angelfire.com/GILEAD-in-TBILISI.html

 UNDP, [United Nations Development Program] COPY EDITOR http://britishcouncil-tbilisi.angelfire.com/UNDP-Report2008-GEORGIA.html – [2007-2011] Independent contract editor for many long UNDP reports coming out of Georgia. Tbilisi, Racha, Rustavi, and UNDP newsletter editing too. Reports range in length from 6 pp to 340 pages.  Contact persons:
 
sophie.tchitchinadze@undp.orgkhatuna.chanukvadze@undp.orgnkakiashvili@telenet.ge;khatuna.sandroshvili@undp.org; Martin Christenssen and many many others. 

Bryan Adrian's iREPORTS on CNN online's "EYE ON GEORGIA" 
fotos:
https://web.archive.org/web/20151203103531/http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-628246; and https://web.archive.org/web/20151203103923/http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-628248
videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1GINLm2Ing
 
https://web.archive.org/web/20151203103320/http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-628249

REVIEWER for TripAdvisor - Reviews of venues, hotels, restaurants, and destinations written by Bryan Adrian on TripAdvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Profile/bryan-quiller-hire?tab=reviews&fid=627cfdd3-7e56-4b70-9957-def6c0dbb6b7

Poetry SLAM
http://britishcouncil-tbilisi.angelfire.com/Tbilisi-Poetry-Readout.html

Editor of English translation of short story by Irakli Lomouri, for USTARI PUBLISHING, September 2013, owner and publisher TAMARA NACHKEBIA, 119 Tsinamdzgvrishvili st, Tbilisi, Georgia, 0102, Telephone 995 322 964081-----E-mail: ustari2010@gmail.com, Website: www.ustari.ge 

VOICE OVER narrator for TV ads for ADactive Advertising Agency, July 2013, Mariam Mikelashvili, manager, Afaqidze 11, Tiflis Business Center, 3rd. Floor, 0183 Tbilisi, 
Georgia, Tel: 0322 24 20 40, a subsidiary of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide

CTC Consulting and Training Center, Tbilisi, Georgia , May 2013, Otar Chkheidze St. 0177 Tbilisi | Phone: +995 32 220 67 74, Copy Editor for May 2013 report on "Sustainable Integration of the Internally Displaced People into Value Chain Creation of the New Settlement Areas". 
http://www.ctc.org.ge/en

Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia – [2009-2010] Editor of many reports, short and rather long. Contact: Natia Kakiashvili

Georgian National Science Foundation -- [2010-2011] Editor of reports in English. Contact persons: Lela Khubutia and Natia Jokhadze.

UNICEF, Tbilisi, Georgia [2008 February] Final edit on English version of Giovanna Barberis’s “Newsletter of the UN Children's Fund, UNICEF in Georgia”. Contact person:: mtskitishvili@unicef.org

ECMI. Editing/Copyediting/Proofing, for near 80-page Report, for ECMI Regional Representative in the Caucasus, Tom Trier, in Minority Issues and Rights, in the Republic of Georgia. [June/July 2007] ECMI Monograph #6, “Resettlement of Ecologically Displaced Persons: Georgia 1981-2006 [funded by Danish and German governments]

SECO-SDC-Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation [Swiss Embassy branch, Tbilisi, Georgia]-- [Feb. 2007] "Ad Hoc" editor, rewriting and editing and proofing of website pages in English for this Humanitarian Aid Society of the Swiss Regional Cooperation Office for the South Caucasus. http://bryanadrian_writer.tripod.com/SDCFilm-bryanadrian.htm

ICCN Conflict Resolution NGO, Tbilisi [ Oct 2013-Aug 2014] . Editing of conflict resolution reports and surveys for director Maia Katsitadze. Mostly reports concerning Abkhazia & Georgia. 

Copy/Content Editor of Master's Degree Thesis papers for international graduate students in Europe [2012-2015]. St Andrews Scotland; University of Ghent, Belgium; Grenoble University, France, and others.

STORY TELLER for children at the BRITISH COUNCIL of Tbilisi [2007-2008]. Contact: Rusudan.Bakhtadze@ge.britishcouncil.org

Short stories, blogs, poems, filmscripts, news articles, video & tramp journalism, by Bryan Adrian ... click this link PORTFOLIO

ELECTRONIC WHIP Deputy Editor and Feature Writer London/New York City
ELECTRONIC WHIP LONDON

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FULLY RELOADED TBILISI PARLIAMENT 2008, by Bryan Adrian

"Jumping Ship in Batumi" short story by Bryan Adrian, which can be read at http://carpathian_bronze.tripod.com/jumping-ship-Batumi.html

 TV INTERVIEWS in Tbilisi:

GEORGIAN WINES advertisement, featuring Bryan Adrian

Bryan on RUSTAVI-2 Georgian TV speaking about working at LanGate Georgian American Education Center, March 11, 2012 http://www.myvideo.ge/?video_id=1645703

Bryan on PIRVELI Georgian TV at Lingua House Language Center, regarding death of US anthropologist in central Georgia May 19, 2008 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iqMaSI5tDE

MediClubGeorgia 2018
click here for video with Bryan's narration --
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cb1ZHHx2Sk&feature=youtu.be

PUBLISHING & Editing EXPERIENCE in NEW YORK CITY & Wash DC:

Street News weekly newspaper, New York City; deputy manager and feature writer for the first newspaper on homeless issues and veterans without jobs in USA. :"Why We Have More Lawyers than Toilets in America"  http://britishcouncil-tbilisi.angelfire.com/Street_News_NYC.html 

Electronic Whip, Egyptian-British-American pioneer cyber-magazine on world issues published in London and New York City. Deputy manager and feature writer. “Strike Against Globalization Now!” [1996]  https://www.angelfire.com/de/Boiishaft/history-Times-Square.html and OCT 9 1999 (3) articles (Wayback Machine) https://web.archive.org/web/20000815064928/http://www.pcug.co.uk/~whip/usa/
https://www.angelfire.com/de/Boiishaft/god-of-war.html and  https://www.angelfire.com/de/Boiishaft/B-Traven-Circle.html

POETRY by Bryan Adrian published in "AISLING," in the Aran Irish-Scottish Isles https://www.angelfire.com/poetry/aisling/bryanadrian.html

ACTOR, Bryan Adrian as the warden in Tamer Ezzat's award winning movie THE DECISION [2002]

Senior Copywriter, Columbia University Press [CUP], NYC, [1987-89] Book jackets, catalogue copy, promos, press releases, marketing strategies, book reviews & direct mail advertising. Books published by Columbia during my tenure included, architecture, cosmology, psychiatry, science, politics & social sciences, i.e., any field in which Columbia has a faculty member or author on their staff. Direct Supervisor: Catalogue and Advertising Manager, Judy Bernstein. Outside Clients: (1987-89) Churchill Livingstone Medical Books, 650 Ave. of the Americas; WH Freeman (Scientific American), 41 Madison Ave., NYC. Atcom Press Science Newsletters. Kluwer Publishing. http://bryanadrian_writer.tripod.com/PORTFOLIO.html

HEAD START -- Trans-Management Systems Corporation (TMSC), 1133 15th Street, NW Suite 450Washington, DC – [Jan. 2006-May 2006] Writer/Editor, HTML code proofing, for T-MSC Consultants, intra-governmental agency for HEAD START, a program for underprivileged kids started by LBJ, and now under Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health & Human Services [HHS]. Frequent use of online and agency software developed by military subcontractors ICF Kaiser International, Cleverex, and Caliber, for HHS. Trans-Management Systems Corporation (TMSC) manager: Kevin Jones // HEAD START Knowledge & Information Management Services IT Warehouse, 1200 N. Henry St., Suite E, Alexandria, VA http://www.trans-mgmt.com/partnering/

NAHB, Margaret Elgin, PhD --[Summer, 2005], Washington, DC--National Association of Homebuilders, a partner and frequent meetings venue for officers of FANNIE MAE semi-federal loan agency. Desktop publisher. Tables, charts, text, electronic formatting, electronic visuals, Paintshop Pro, some web design. Four-color printing. I was the freelance desktop publisher on this project putting together a very large bound color report on distance learning [online] for the members and the Board of Directors, of this home building trade association. Margaret Elgin, PhD, project leader.

IFPRI, Akhter Ahmed, PhD, Senior Research Fellow for the International Food Policy Research Institute, a division of USAID--[Summer, 2005], Washington, DC. I was Desktop Publisher for Mr. Ahmed's MS Word 2005 report on food distribution among the poor of India's many states. Power Point Tables, charts, text, formatting, visuals.

THE PRESIDENT'S INITIATIVE ON RACE, White House Annex — WASHINGTON DC, Summer 1997. Researcher and data operator for the husband and wife team Clintons' race initiative (Marian Wright Edelman), first term. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_America_Initiative

DKWR, DRESDNER KLEINWORT WASSERSTEIN RESEARCH, 75 Wall Street office, NYC. [April 2001--SEPTEMBER 7th, 2001, Friday, 6pm] Editor/Desktop publisher for Financial Analysts on Wall Street until the Sept. 11th 2001 disaster http://www.gasandoil.com/news/2001/06/ntr12288

WASHINGTON REPORT ON MIDDLE EAST AFFAIRS -- "Biased Mideast Coverage"
by Bryan Adrian,
Letters To The New York Times, Feb. 8, 1994
 
https://www.angelfire.com/zine/cetaceandragon/WRMEA.html

TEACHING experience in EU:

Wines of Georgia! (blogs by Bryan Adrian)

http://britishcouncil-tbilisi.angelfire.com/Fifth-Tbilisi-Wine-Cheese-EXPO.html
http://britishcouncil-tbilisi.angelfire.com/Georgian-Wineries.html
 http://britishcouncil-tbilisi.angelfire.com/Levan-Ujmajuridze-AGRO.html

EDUCATION:

Languages: Spanish [long ago fluent]; German [basic conversant]; French/Portuguese [basic level of reading and very elementary conversation]

REFERENCES: PROVIDED UPON REQUEST