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Kerry S

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Editing/Writing/English/Mandarin Chinese/Japanese Language and Linguistics Teacher/Tutor/Translator
Edmonton, Alberta
Active 7 days ago

Reasons to Hire Me

  • I am multilingual: English, Chinese, Korean, Japanese.
  • Academic copy editing: books, theses, journal articles +

Tutor in Edmonton, Alberta

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Brief Bio: I am a native English speaker with TESL/TEFL/TESOL certification and an MA. I mainly work as a copy editor, translator, tutor, and teacher. I am certified to tutor specific courses (mentioned below) through the University of Alberta. Education: I am a native English speaker who is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. I am also proficient in Japanese. I am also an Associate Translator for the Chinese-English combination at the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta (ATIA). I graduated with a BA Distinction in Combined Chinese Japanese, a GPA of 4.0. I also hold a certificate in Chinese Translation Studies and a certificate in Japanese Translation Studies. I hold an MA in Chinese Linguistics and Pedagogy with a GPA of 4.0 as of 2017. I hold a PhD in Applied Linguistics - Computer Mediated Discourse Analysis GPA of 4.0 as of 2021. I specialize in the areas of East Asian languages/linguistics and working with East Asian students who speak English as a second language, specifically Chinese students. I have also completed 100 hours of certified TESL/TEFL/TESOL through Oxford Seminars. Courses for Tutoring Offered (University of Alberta): CHINA 101 CHINA 102 CHINA 201 CHINA 202 CHINA 301 CHINA 302 CHINA 401 CHINA 402 CHINA 428 CHINA 500 JAPAN 101 JAPAN 102 JAPAN 201 JAPAN 202 JAPAN 301 JAPAN 302 JAPAN 341 JAPAN 401 JAPAN 402 JAPAN 429 JAPAN 439 EASIA 101 EASIA 201 EASIA 211 EASIA 232 EASIA 240 EASIA 305 EASIA 315 EASIA 405 ENGL 103 ENGL 121 ENGL 124 ENGL 122 WRS 101 MLCS 300 MLCS 400 LING 101 LING 102 LING 204 LING 320 Translation Career: In July of 2016 I joined the ATIA as an Associate Translator for the combination of Chinese - English. Thus far I have worked on and contributed to projects ranging from employment contracts, drama/movie subtitling, Buddhist art/relic articles, academic journal articles, chapters of finance and stock investment materials, and economic articles to website translation, short stories, and news articles.




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