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Diplomatic Language Services Ft. Meade, MD
Language Instructor Sept.99-present
Taught Bosnian Croatian and Serbian to dozens of groups of US Military personnel deploying to Bosnia or learning the language as linguists. Taught both beginning (apprentice), intermediate, (operational) and advanced, (professional) level classes. Know the DLPT grading system and requirements.
Foreign Service Institute Washington DC
Language Instructor March-August 99
Taught the American Ambassador to Bosnia, his wife, as well as other personnel in the diplomatic
service Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian at FSI. Used a variety of methods, depending on the student, including the immersion approach to facilitate comprehension and understanding.
REEP Riverdale, MD
Language Instructor Jan.-Mar. 99
Taught an Army Reserve Unit an intensive 8hrs./day course in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian in their preparation for deployment to Bosnia, at The Army Reserve Center in Maryland.
Voice of America Washington DC
International Broadcaster, Translator Sep.98-Jan.99
Translated mostly US and World News on a daily basis and at short notice for Voice of America radio and TV show. Selected materials from ABC and Reuters news feeds provided by Voice of America, translated and broadcast them to Bosnia.
Inlingua School of Languages Roslyn, VA
Language Instructor Jan. 98-Sept. 98
Taught diplomats and military personnel Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian at Inlingua. Used the direct method approach to facilitate comprehension and understanding.
Mississippi Consortium for International Development Jackson, MS
Interpreter and Translator Oct.-Dec.1997
Interpreted lectures and translated relevant documents at a learning seminar organized by USAID and World Learning, for a group of Vice-Presidents of Bosnian Banks. Provided translation and interpretation services during their visits to official sights as well as at leisure activities.
BDM Federal, Inc. Bosnia
Interpreting and Translating Consultant Mar.-July 97
Worked for the US Army as a US citizen interpreter that filled positions that required a security clearance, in the Bosnian theater of operations.
REEP Silver Spring, CO
Language Instructor Jan.-Mar 97
Taught Special Forces at Ft. Carson Colorado an eight-week intensive language course in their preparation for deployment to Bosnia. Taught both an immersion and a conversion class.
The Economic Institute Boulder, CO Interpreter/Translator Sept.-Nov.96
Interpreted for a group of tax officials at a conference learning seminar during their stay in Boulder Colorado on training in the US. Translated relevant documents, interpreted consecutively as well as simultaneously during official functions and visits.
First Advisory Services Baltimore, MD