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Ulfet Sahin
English Literature , MA., Psychology,

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Local time: 23:38 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Turkish (Variants: Izmir, Cypriot, Standard-İstanbul ) Native in Turkish
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Poetry & LiteraturePsychology
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Translation education Master's degree - Eastern Mediterranean University
Experience Years of translation experience: 14. Registered at ProZ.com: Apr 2018.
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word
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EDUCATION

 

*         Graduate degree in 17th Century English Literature, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Sep 2008 – June 2009)

*         Undergraduate degree in English Literature and Humanities, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Sep 2004 - June 2008)

Comparison - UK Framework Levels: RQF Level 6 / SCQF Level 10 / CQFW Level 6

Comparable UK qualifications: Bachelor (Honours) degree

 

*         Foreign Language, Sami Yangin Anatolian High School (Sep 1996 – June 2003)

Comparison - UK Framework Levels: Between RQF Level 2 / SCQF Level 5 / CQFW Level 2 and RQF Level 3 / SCQF Level 6 / CQFW Level 3

Comparable UK qualifications: Between GCSE and GCE AS level

Additional comparison information: Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A-C. English is studied as a second language.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

*         Fundraiser, Oxfam Ltd. – Newcastle Upon Tyne, November 2017 – ongoing)

*         Freelancer, Sworn Translator, Istanbul, Turkey (January 2014 – ongoing)

Various legal documents translation for several companies.

*         English Teacher, High School Team Leader and Erasmus Project Coordinator,

Cihangir Private Schools, Istanbul, Turkey (May 2014 – June 2017)

*         English Teacher, British English Language Schools, Istanbul, Turkey (October 2011 – December 2014)

*         Translator, Turkish Airforce Army, Ankara, Turkey (September 2010 - June 2011)

*         English Teacher, Aydinlikevler High School, Kayseri, Turkey (October 2008 - September 2010)

*         Lecturer, Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey (June 2008 - October 2008)

*         Assistant Student, English Literature and Humanities Department, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (February 2005 -  June 2008)

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

*         Both Turkish Government and Eastern Mediterranean University awarded with a full scholarship.

 

PUBLICATIONS AND TRANSLATED BOOKS

*         Yarım Kalan Aşk / Stranded Love by Massimo Marino – Babelcube Inc.

·          Still translating Daimones by Massimo Marino

*         Obur Balina / How the Whale Got His Throat by Rudyard Kipling – 1001Çiçek - Arkadaş Kitabevi

*         Şşşt! Kardeşim Uyuyor / Shh!My brother is napping by Ruth Ohi - 1001Çiçek – Arkadaş Kitabevi

*         İtme – Çekme / Pull and Push by Denise Ryan – 1001Çiçek – Arkadaş Kitabevi

*         Many translations / essays for magazines such as Forex Turkey.

 

SEMINARS & COURSES AND OTHER EDUCATIONS

 

*         Learning to Learn Skills In the Primary Classroom, Oxford University, 2018

*         Understanding IELTS Techniques for English Language Tests, British Council, 2018

*         Exploring the World of English Language Teaching, University of Cambridge, 2018

*         Teaching for Success: Practices for English Language Teaching, British Council, 2018

*         The Alignment of Starters, Movers, Flyers and Key for Schools and the Impact on Learning, University of Cambridge, 2018

*         Online Resources And Digital Tools For Improving Your Language Knowledge And Language Ability, University of Cambridge, 2018

*         CPD Certified Dyslexia Training, IDL Literacy, 2018

*         Teaching for Success: Practices for English Language Teaching,

*         Teaching Skills for Educators, Global Text Project, 2017

*         Becoming a Better Teacher, Exploring Professional Development, British Council, 2017

*         UES ELT FEST, Antalya, ELT Union, 2017

*         Advisor - ALMUN Model of United Nations 2017, Deutsche Schule, 2017

*         Advisor - Kabatas Model of United Nations 2017, Kabataş Erkek Lisesi, 2017

*         Cevre College 13th ELT Conferences, Cevre College, 2017

*         NGO - I LOVE PROJECT, Youth Art, 2016

*         Advisor - Kabatas Model of United Nations 2016, Kabataş Erkek Lisesi, 2016

*         Advisor - Kabatas Model of United Nations 2015, Kabataş Erkek Lisesi, 2015

*         Advisor - ALMUN Model of United Nations 2015, Deutsche Schule, 2015

*         Cevre College 11th ELT Conferences, Cevre College, 2015

*         Basic German Certificate, Certificate Press, 2014

*         Psychology of Personality Certificate, St.Clements University, 2012

*         General Psychology Certificate, St.Clements University, 2011

*         Basic Psychology Certificate, St.Clements University, 2011

*         TEFL Seminars, Oxford Press, 2011

*         Human Resources Management, Gazisoft Education Company, 2010

*         Computer Operating Certificate, Akdeniz Public Education Centre, 2010

*         Certificate of Teaching, Eastern Mediterranean University, (2004 – 2008)

 

COMPUTER & OTHER SKILLS

*         Office Applications: MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

*         Smart Board Usage

*         Till & Pos Machine Usage

LANGUAGES

*         Turkish (Native)

*         English (Advance)

*         German (Basic)

VOLUNTEER WORKS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

*         Charity Organizer of ‘OKUMAK ONLARIN DA HAKKI’

·      From Jan 2008 – Jan 2009, with five of my friends, we started a charity on Facebook to help the schools in East and South East of Turkey. Within this charity, we built up libraries and sent the schools stationary materials.

 

*         Member of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Turkey)

*         Member of LÖSEV

 

*         Charity Organizer of CK ATAKENT YOUTH FEST

In 2015 & in 2016, my students and I organized ‘CK ATAKENT YOUTH FEST’ to raise donations for LÖSEV, which helps children fighting cancer.

*         Volunteer in Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums  - Discovery Museum

*         Volunteer in Tyne & Wear Achives & Museums – Great Exhibition of the North 2018

*         Volunteer – Translator in The UN Volunteers

*         Volunteer Retail Assistant in St. Oswald’s Hospice

 


Keywords: english, turkish, english language teaching, english literature, psychology, books


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