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Find-a-Linguist - Ms Carina Balbo

Name: Ms Carina Balbo FCIL CL
City: Letchworth Garden City
Country: United Kingdom
Native language(s): SPANISH
Language(s) of qualification: ENGLISH
CIOL number: 26462
Membership number (pre-Autumn 2016): 023149
Membership grade: Fellow
Membership status: Current
Chartered?: Yes
Chartered Linguist section(s): CL (Translator), CL (Education), CL (Language Specialist)
Chartered Linguist number: 0081
Telephone number: +44(0)7578 908 440
Language Specialist: Cultural briefing consultant, Trainer of language teachers, Linguistics specialist, Foreign literature specialist, Language consultant
Statement: Over 2 decades' experience in translation and language teaching both abroad and in the UK. I hold a BA (Hons) in Translation, a BA (Hons) in English and TEFL (National University of Cordoba, Argentina), the CIOL DipTrans, an MA in Applied Linguistics & TESOL (University of Leicester), and a MA (Merit) in Management (London Metropolitan University). Co-founder of My Language Hub Ltd., a language service company providing translation, localisation, interpreting, transcription and language training for both the private and public sectors. With a solid background in Linguistics, translation and language teaching, I have developed "Foundations of Translation", a translation-training course that prepares candidates for the Diploma in Translation.