Full-time student of the MA in TESOL and Translation Studies at Aston University, Birmingham, UK | English-Spanish tutor | Freelance translator
Recent Translation projects:
2011 – Eng - Esp translator for the Madison Ava Jones. Bang, bang, bang. Short stories
2011 – Eng - Esp translator for the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre
2010 – Eng - Esp translator for the ToteMan’s World.
Full Employment History
Feb 2011 - Sep 2011: EFL trainer for Skrivanek, 18 h/w. Hradec Králové, CZ.
Feb 2011 - Sep 2011: English tutor in Hradec Králové. Levels: FCE, CAE, IELTS, C1, C2. HK, CZ
Oct 2010 - Feb 2011: Eng-Fre into Spa Translator at the Advanced Language Center. Col, MX.
Oct 2010 - Jan 2011: EFL teacher at kindergarten level. Public Education System. Col, MX.
Mar 2010 - Jul 2010: ATI. (Association des Traducteurs et Interprètes, IT services. Paris, FR.
Sep 2009 - Jul 2010: Au pair for a French family, private Spanish & English tutor. Paris, FR.
Mar 2009 - Jul 2009: Au pair for an English family. London, UK.
Oct 2008 - May 2009: Spanish Language Assistant at Gumley House School. London, UK.
Jul 2008 - Sep 2008: EFL teacher at High School 15. U de Colima. 18 h/w. Col, MX.
Jul 2008 - Sep 2008: EFL teacher at Psychology, Social Work & Pedagogy Fac. U de C. Col, MX.
Sep 2007 - Jul 2008: EFL teacher at High School 3. U de Col. 220 students. 24 h/w.?Col, MX.
Sep 2007 - Jul 2008: EFL teacher Colima High School. 27 students 4 h/w. Level: B2. Col, MX.
Sep 2007 - Jul 2008: EFL teacher at Anáhuac School. 15 h/w. Levels: A2, B1,B2, C1. Col, MX.
Sep 2006 - Jun 2007: Fullbright TA at Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School. 32 h/w. MN, USA.
Sep 2006 - Jun 2007: ENG-ESP translation services for Franklin Bakery.? Manuals, memos, newsletters and other documents. Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Sep 2004 - Jun 2005: Tutor of English at High School 4. Universidad de Colima. Designed, proposed and implemented a program for students with low proficiency in English. The program is still running and hiring several English teachers.
Aug 2004 – Dec 2004: TESOL tutor. Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, AR
Research and Training:
Pre-thesis: Comparative Study Between Colloquial Spanish and Argentinean Colloquial Study, the result was a 500-word dictionary including meaning, parallelism in Argentinean and Mexican Spanish, examples, quotations from Argentinean and Mexican literature: author, book, page, and phrase.
Postgraduate: Aston University. MA in TESOL and Translation Studies. 2011 - 2012 Birmingham. UK
Undergraduate: ?Universidad de Colima. B.A. Language Teaching (Spanish, French and English). 2002 - 2006 Colima, Mexico
Certifications and Accreditations:
2010: Advanced French courses at l’école L’étoile. Level: C1. Paris, FR.
2009: TESOL ICTC: International Cambridge Training Centre, Mexico. Teacher’s training.
2011: IELTS : Academic module: 7.5.
2008: iTOEFL: 613 pts
2008: TEF: Test d’Evaluation de Française: 494/900. ?Level: B1
PC & Mac, Image editing, office suites, website publishing, translation and localization software, technical maintenance, ADOBE suites, etc.
Awards and scholarships:
2011: Ferguson Scholarship: Aston University. Birmingham UK
2004: School exchange: Universidad Fasta. MDP, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Collaborator: El Español de los Jóvenes. José Manuel Gonzalez Freire. (2006) Universidad de Colima. Colima, Mexico