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Tyler Miller

Linguist
Ladysmith

Summary

Bilingual and technically gifted Linguist highly knowledgeable in human behavior and client consulting. Astute professional adept at using polished research skills to create and revitalize programs and strategic initiatives. Pursuing position focused on advising on socio-cultural projects. Passionate about development of Africa Languages and broadening the access to these langauges.

Overview

1
1
years of professional experience
6
6
years of post-secondary education
4
4
Languages

Assistant Farm Manager

Lester Miller
2015-06 - 2020-12

Was in charge of day to day operations on the farm, including feeding cattle and machine maintenance. Due to constant supervision of staff and working with said staff, became fluent in isiZulu and very immersed in the culture. This was the foundation of my interest in development of the knowledge of South African languages.

Linguistics Tutor

Rhodes University
2020-01 - 2020-06

Responsibilities included tutoring 60 first year linguistics students in Syntax, Phonology and Sociolinguistics. Marking the weekly hand ins and tests and essays as well as providing extra assistance should it be needed.

Field Hockey Coach

St Andrews College
2018-07 - 2018-11

Coach of the u/11a team at St Andrews for their entire season, it was a very successful season. New fitness strategies were implemented, as well as the creation of a very close and solid team structure.

Work History

High School Diploma

Ladysmith High School
2013-02 - 2014-12
  • Recieved Several Sports awards in Cricket, Hockey and Tennis.
  • Elected Vice Captain of 1st Team Hockey and Cricket
  • Captain of 1st Team Tennis
  • Honors in Hockey and Tennis
  • Elected Prefect in 2014
  • Cricket Tour to India.

Bachelor of Arts - English Language And Linguistics And History

Rhodes University
2016-02 - 2019-11
  • Minored in Legal Theory.
  • Was elected to be the treasurer for the Rhodes University Ultimate Frissbee Club in 2017.

Bachelor of Arts - Applied Linguistics

Rhodes University
2020-01 - Current
  • Currently completing my Honors in Linguistics, with a special focus on African Languages.
  • Took a major interest in Ethnography and Sociolinguistics, therefore this was one of the electives taken during the year.
  • Took a course on Python in order to become more proficient at programming, in addition to further self taught programming.
  • Mini Thesis was focused on the online perceptual ability of individuals that had not had a large amount of exposure to languages that contained clicks.
  • Elected as the Secretary of te Rhodes University Cricket Club.
  • Elected as the vice-captain of the Rhodes University Second Cricket Team.

Education

Skills

Managing operations

Python Proficiency

MS Office

Problem resolution

Interdisciplinary collaboration

Social Studies Research

Cultural Understanding

Proficiency in NLTK and NLP Tools

Work Availability

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Languages

English

Afrikaans

IsiZulu

IsiXhosa

Interests

Cricket and Hockey

Learning New Coding Languages

Learning New Languages

Gaming- MOBA's and Modded Minecraft

Linguistics Tutor - Rhodes University
2020-01 - 2020-06
Rhodes University - Bachelor of Arts, Applied Linguistics
2020-01 - Current
Field Hockey Coach - St Andrews College
2018-07 - 2018-11
Rhodes University - Bachelor of Arts, English Language And Linguistics And History
2016-02 - 2019-11
Assistant Farm Manager - Lester Miller
2015-06 - 2020-12
Ladysmith High School - High School Diploma,
2013-02 - 2014-12

Timeline

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