Vasyl Babiy

Freelance Russian Translator & Editor

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Location:Herndon, Virginia, United States
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VASYL BABIY
1908 A Higby Drive, Stow, OH 44224, USA
Phone: 314 – 614 -5313. Email: vbabiy@kent.edu

LANGUAGE TEACHER, TRANSLATOR, INTERPRETER
English, Ukrainian, Russian

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Kent State University, OH, USA, Graduate Assistant and Instructor of Russian, Dept. of Foreign Languages
(Fall 2011- present)

Pelita Bangsa English-Mandarin School, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia (January 2009-June 2011)
Teacher of English as a Second Language
• English as a second language in junior high school

Ternopil State Pedagogical University, Ternopil, Ukraine
(September 2005-January 2009)
Teacher of English as a Second Language
• Conducted seminars on such topics as phonetics and diction, syntax, aural comprehension, writing, and speaking.
• Created informal manuals including, “Ethics of Translation and Interpreting,” and, “Ethical Dilemmas and Translation Exercises.”

Teacher Training in the United Kingdom, (August 2001-February 2002)
By Invitation of Prof. David Warwick, British Executive Service Overseas
• Conducted research on distance learning, based on Open University model.
• Participated in Prof. Warwick’s Open University tutorials for head teachers and other senior staff.
• Attended meetings with staff from higher education institutions in Chichester.
• Attended meetings at the Institute of Directors in London and the Rotary Club in Chichester, with focus on development of local enterprise.

European University of Finances and Management, Ternopil, Ukraine (March 2003-August 2003;
December 2001-December 2002)
Teacher of Business English
• Explored methods of role-playing and simulation of business situations to teach English using key business terms.
• Summarized results in a seminar titled, “Commercial English” (PowerPoint version available).
Classical High School, Ternopil, Ukraine (September 2000-September 2001)
Teacher of English as a Second Language
• Instructor of English for 11th and 12th grades.
• Led extra-curricular activities, including one-on-one tutoring sessions for students preparing for university entry exams.
Secondary School, Myshkovychi, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine (September 1998-May 2000)
Teacher of German as a Second Language
• Instructor of basic German for students of 11th and 12th grades.

TRANSLATING AND INTERPRETING

NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters), Australia (2007)
Professional Translator Accreditation

AeroSvit Ukrainian Airlines (2007-2008)
Distant Translator

Inter-Foreign Language Agency, Ternopil, Ukraine (1998-2000)
Technical Translator for Vatra-Schreder Joint Stock Co. Responsible for managing all projects in English.

Notary Public Translator (1998-2009)
Certified Sworn Translator

Interpreter for OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) (2004 and 2010)
Diplomatic Translator, Ukraine presidential elections

LANGUAGE FLUENCY

? Ukrainian and Russian: native speaker
? English: IELTS score of 7, TOEFL iBT score of 94
? German: basic proficiency in speaking and reading
? Polish: advanced proficiency in speaking and reading
? Indonesian: conversant

EDUCATION

• Master’s Degree in Education, Ternopil State Pedagogical University, Ternopil, Ukraine, 1998 (accredited by UK NARIC)
Skills (2) Rating
Russian Translation
Editing