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Max Komlos

我來自加拿大,在1995年來到台灣。自安大略省的麥克瑪斯特大學畢業後,他曾在校內體育部門擔任行政工作數年,在來台灣展開他的教育生涯之前,Max亦分別在加拿大及南美洲教過英語。熱愛教學的他在ACES渡過許多美好時光。

Originally from Canada, I came to Taiwan in 1995. A graduate of McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario), I stayed on with the university for several years after finishing my studies, under the employ of the Department of Physical Education. Prior to beginning my career as a teacher in Taiwan, I had taught English in South America as well as in Canada. I have always loved teaching and have found the role of a teacher to be extremely rewarding. Working at ACES has proven to be wonderful. Our staff and students are the BEST!

Jona

Jona Kraft

我來自加拿大,在1995年來到台灣。自安大略省的麥克瑪斯特大學畢業後,他曾在校內體育部門擔任行政工作數年,在來台灣展開他的教育生涯之前,Max亦分別在加拿大及南美洲教過英語。熱愛教學的他在ACES渡過許多美好時光。

哈囉,我是Jona老師,我搬到台灣希望能體驗不一樣的生活方式。學習中文並不是我居住在台灣的唯一原因,我來到台灣是因為我認為這裡多樣性的文化,可以豐富我的人生閱歷。我在美國奧勒崗州立大學完成了心理學及溝通管理的課程,專攻修辭學。在奧勒崗州擔任代課老師六個月後,發現這無法讓我充份發揮所學,並想要探索更廣泛教學生涯的可能性,所以選擇來到台灣。在台灣,我熱愛每天學習及體驗新事物,並在輔仁大學華語部念了一年,從事英語教學整整九年。在閒暇的時間裡,我喜歡練習功夫、閱讀、寫作、及影片剪輯、旅行、及享受台灣美食。我甚至嘗試著學習台語!希望在很快的未來能在ACES見到大家。
Hello. My name is Jona. I came to Taiwan in 2005 to find a life less ordinary. I stayed in Taiwan not only to learn Chinese, but also because I felt that Taiwan was a place that I could learn a wider variety of things and grow more as a person than I could back in Oregon. I attended the Oregon State University and studied Psychology and Communications, with a speciality in rhetoric. This helped me to find a passion about using speeches as a method of communication and persuasion. I started teaching as a substitute in Oregon for about six months, but found that it was not fulfilling enough, so I sought out broader horizons. Since being in Taiwan, I’ve found a love of learning and the ability to gain new experiences in every day life. I’ve studied in the language department at Fu Ren University for a year and have been a teacher for the full nine years I’ve lived in Taiwan. In my free time, I enjoy practicing various forms of kung fu, reading, writing, working with film, traveling and eating Taiwanese food, as well as occasionally trying to learn some Taiwanese. I look forward to seeing your face in the classroom.