Kerry S

Writing/English/Mandarin Chinese/Japanese Language and Linguistics Teacher/Tutor/Translator

Edmonton, Alberta
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4 years experience

Pay negotiable

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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 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 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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English as a Second Language (ESL)


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