Find-a-Linguist - Ms Carina Balbo

Name: Ms Carina Balbo MCIL 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: Member
Membership status: Current
Chartered?: Yes
Chartered Linguist section(s): CL (Translator), CL (Education)
Chartered Linguist number: 0081
Telephone number: +44(0)7578 908 440
Subject Area: General, Business, Science & Technology, Legal, Translation
Levels: GCSE, A-Level, Degree, Postgraduate, Can teach children
Statement: I have over 25 years' experience as a Spanish-English translator as well as English and Spanish tutor, 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). I have combined my two passions, and co-founded My Language Hub Ltd., a language services company. I have a solid background in linguistics, applied to both translation and language teaching. I am an active member of the CIOL mentoring team, and My Language Hub Ltd. is a CIOL Exam Centre, offering preparation for the Diploma in Translation.