Enjoying dinner with a friend

1989 - 1994 Bachelor of Arts degree, English Literature major
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
miscellaneous subjects studied included Education & Linguistics

1998 CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults)
Columbia College, Vancouver, Canada

singing at the British Council Christmas party


Non-credit courses (distance education) in Technical Writing (not leading to certification but to stay current in this field) & Travel Writing.

Virtual courses (Yale, Harvard, others) in Education, Linguistics, Literature & Writing.

Self-study via lectures from TED (a website hosting speeches and lectures given by leading citizens from all fields and all countries)

Rubbing the pig's snout for good luck, Bouchard Gardens, Victoria, BC, Canada


Member in good standing, BCTEAL (Teachers of English as an Additional Language, British Columbia, Canada, Chapter)

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Member of Upwork.com (freelance employment website for writers and other professionals)

Member of Verbling (online teaching portal)

Member of Instagram (you can find me by searching Instagram for johnkenmuir)


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