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YUN XIAO | Elance
 
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YUN XIAO

qualified translator of Chinese/English
   United Kingdom
Leeds

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I am a qualified translator, with an MA in Chinese/English Translation and Interpreting from the University of Nottingham with a Distinction in my dissertation. I am a native Chinese speaker who previously worked as a university lecturer in China. In the UK, I have worked as a bilingual advocate and for a company responsible for pastoral care of Chinese students. I have also been working as a freelance translator, providing ad hoc English/Chinese translation, including for a range of clients.

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Academic article translated from Simplified Chinese to English for the Institute of...
Academic article translated from Simplified Chinese to English for the Institute of...
Academic article translated from Simplified Chinese to English for the Institute of...

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proficiency in Chinese and English
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Employment

Self–Employed
Freelance Translator and English Teacher
2009 - 2015
Responsibilities: • Providing English-to-Chinese or Chinese-to-English translations on an ad hoc basis for companies and individuals, including translating several academic papers of more than...
China Bridge UK Services Ltd
Assistant to the Managing Director
2012 - 2014
Role: Providing guardian services to A-Level and GCSE Chinese students in the UK Responsibilities: • Liaising between the above-mentioned students, their parents and their schools, including...
Advocacy Support (Leeds)
Bilingual Advocate
2011 - 2011
Role: Helping clients (predominantly immigrants and refugees) who cannot solve their problems due to inadequate English and a lack of understanding of the British social system, especially the...
Liuzhou Vocational and Technical College(PR China)
Convenor of English for non-English Major Students
1996 - 2009
Courses Taught: • English language (oral, listening, reading & writing) • Business English communication • Culture and societies of English-speaking countries Other Responsibilities: • Design and...

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University of Nottingham
MA in Chinese/English Translation and Interpreting
2007 - 2008
Central China Normal University (Wuhan, PR China)
BA in English Language and Literature
1992 - 1996
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