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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
Art: Crafts
Banking and Finance: Banking, Finance, Economics
Business: General Business Documentation, Management, Quality Assurance
Education: Assessment, Certificates and Transcripts, Educational Management, E-Learning, Materials Production, Pedagogy, Teacher Training
Engineering: Chemical, Civil, Mechanical
Environment: Biodiversity, Conservation and Protection, Pollution Control
EU Matters: General and Political, Agriculture and Fisheries, Financial, Energy, Environment, Law and Justice, Human Rights, Trade and Competition
Information Technology: Localisation, Software, Websites
Insurance: Accident, Aviation, Domestic
Law: Certificates, Civil, Commercial, Company, Contracts, International
Medicine: Alternative Therapies, Mental Health, Public Health
Patents: Agriculture and Horticulture, Biology, Chemistry, Copyright, Engineering, Environment, Information Technology, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceuticals: Clinical Research and Trials
Politics: Central Government, Human Rights, International Development, International Politics, Local Government
Other Skills: Editing, Proofreading, DTP (Desktop Publishing), Subtitling, Transcription, Software localisation
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.