Member since Aug '15

Working languages:
Chinese to English
English (monolingual)

Alice Yang
Quality Work, Enjoyable Interactions

Sunderland, Massachusetts, United States
Local time: 18:50 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English (Variant: US) Native in English
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Services Translation
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelSafety
Marketing / Market ResearchLaw (general)
Law: Contract(s)Finance (general)
Business/Commerce (general)Journalism
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersMedical: Health Care
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 28, Questions answered: 12, Questions asked: 7
Blue Board entries made by this user  3 entries

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer, Check, Money order, ACH
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Translation education Other - Taipei Language Institute
Experience Years of experience: 8. Registered at Aug 2015. Became a member: Aug 2015. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English (Stanford Univ., B.A. Communications and Journalism)
English (Univ. of Maryland, M.A. English)
Chinese to English (Univ of Massachusetts, Medical Interpretation Cert)
Memberships N/A
Software memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Professional practices Alice Yang endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
What you’ll get from me:

• Quality work at a reasonable price.
• Accurate translations. My clients remark on the quality of my work. Please see my sample translations to judge for yourself.
• Impeccably written English target texts. I have 25 years’ experience as a professional writer and editor in English language publishing.
• Rigorous checking, editing, and proofreading of every job.
• On-time delivery every time.
• Honesty. I’ll tell you if a job is outside of my expertise. That protects you and me.
• Hard work. I work hard because that’s just who I am. And because I love the work.
• Professionalism. I’m mid-career. Been around the block. I know how to stay professional.
• Friendliness. Work should be enjoyable. I help make it so by being warm and friendly in every interaction.

If you’re curious to know more:

Translation is in my blood. So is traversing multiple cultures. My father was a Chinese <> English translator as far back as I can remember. My family lived on a US military base in Okinawa, Japan, and most of our neighbors were Chinese <> English translators. So I grew up hearing constantly about the art of translation and localization. Often my siblings and I were even given little translation quizzes.

All my life I’ve been Chinese inside the home and American outside the home. Navigating between cultures is second nature for me.

After a lifetime of informal cross-cultural education as well as formal Chinese language classes from elementary through post-college—including intensive training at the Taipei Language Institute—I was able to put my knowledge and sensibilities to work as a freelance Chinese > English translator.

I translate with great excitement. And humility. I bring a lot, but I'm also constantly learning.

I hope to work with many of you.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 32
PRO-level pts: 28

Top languages (PRO)
Chinese to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Education / Pedagogy8
Finance (general)4
Law (general)4
Sports / Fitness / Recreation4

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Profile last updated
Dec 21, 2020

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