S.T.A.R. Answer: Communication Skills

This post is one of the series of posts in my S.T.A.R. Answers Series in which I response to behavioral interview questions from my experiences.

Question:
Give me an example of a time when you were successful in communicating with a difficult person(s) or circumstance?

Situation

A class of 30 Korean Graduate students with advanced to beginner level of English abilities.

Task

Teach a non-language subject to a wide range of English abilities in a Graduate level class.

Action

Taught with visual methods using PowerPoint, class presentations, and group work.

Result

All students improved their own language ability and were comfortable communicating to myself along with their peers at the end of the semester.