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Could including this help my CV?
Thread poster: Sara Senft

Sara Senft  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 16:38
Spanish to English
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Oct 4, 2008

While I was in college, I completed field experience hours in several bilingual/Spanish classrooms. (This was part of the requirement for my teaching degree.)

I was thinking that this might help my CV. The bilingual classrooms included a mix of native English speaking and native Spanish speaking children.


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Katalin Horváth McClure  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 16:38
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English to Hungarian
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Are you looking for teaching jobs? Oct 5, 2008

If you are looking for teaching jobs, maybe. Although I think it is a fairly standard requirement to receive a teaching degree, so the fact that you have the degree implies that you had field teaching experience, so I don't think that would be necessary to explicitly include.

If you are not looking for teaching jobs, then I don't see how it would be relevant. Translation jobs would probably involve different vocabulary and different set of skills then those used in classrooms...


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Sara Senft  Identity Verified
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Come to think of it, my idea was a stretch Oct 5, 2008

You're probably right. It did seem like a stretch.

My reasoning had something to do with cultural experience, or something along those lines.

Katalin Horvath McClure wrote:

If you are looking for teaching jobs, maybe. Although I think it is a fairly standard requirement to receive a teaching degree, so the fact that you have the degree implies that you had field teaching experience, so I don't think that would be necessary to explicitly include.

If you are not looking for teaching jobs, then I don't see how it would be relevant. Translation jobs would probably involve different vocabulary and different set of skills then those used in classrooms...


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