Working languages:
Chinese to English

chica nueva

Local time: 09:15 NZDT (GMT+13)

Native in: English (Variants: New Zealand, British) 
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aka lai an
Account type Translation student
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University University of Auckland, Faculty of Arts, Centre for Translation & Interpreting Studies
Year of study
Area of interest Literary, Scientific, Media
Study type On Campus
Student organization
Specializes in:
AgricultureEducation / Pedagogy
GeographyGovernment / Politics
ManagementPoetry & Literature
Tourism & Travel

Preferred currency NZD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 3299, Questions answered: 5044, Questions asked: 332
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 28
Experience Registered at Jan 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Chinese to English (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters, verified)
Memberships NZSTI
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices chica nueva endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
- training in agricultural science, language and literature, business and teaching
- working experience in government, education and industry

Specialist qualifications:
- BAgrSc (Lincoln), BA in Humanities (Auckland/Canterbury)
- diplomas in teaching and business(AUT)

Language Qualifications:
- 2 years study of Chinese in China (BLCU) 1982-83
- BA(Hons) in Chinese(Waikato) 1998
- Qualified as a translator (by NAATI examination) 2001
- 2 years study of Spanish in Chile 2010-11
- Spanish Proficiency DELE Level C1 2011
- Chinese Proficiency HSK Level 5 2012

- translated modern Chinese literature into English as part of university coursework 1998
- started translating professionally from 2001
- commercial translation work undertaken: educational certificates, academic transcripts, legal and immigration documents
- I translate from simplified Chinese as used in the PRC
- typed scripts only; sorry, no handwritten scripts
- I have also translated Chinese literary, geographic, cultural, educational, tourism, technical and journalistic texts (see portfolio)
Keywords: agriculture, government, industry, commerce, manufacturing, literature, language, education, Chinese geography, Chinese tourism, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese literature, Chinese education, Chinese journalism

Profile last updated
Feb 7, 2017

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