About me

Czech translator by education and profession. Meticulous proofreader. Systematic editor. Certified English teacher. Brave user of German, French and Chinese. Passionate bass player.

EDUCATION

2015 – TEFL Certificate (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
2014 – Masaryk University in Brno – English-language Translation (MA)
2011 – Charles University in Prague – Sinology (BA)
2011 – CELTA Certificate (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)
2007 – Gymnázium Olomouc-Hejčín, English Section (bilingual high school)

BUSINESS TRIP TO CHINA (2015)

Two months spent teaching English in China were like a breath of fresh air in my life as a freelancing translator and editor. As a certified TEFL and CELTA teacher (the acronyms stand for Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults), I worked in Suzhou as a private and in-company tutor as well as a teacher in various language schools where I got the opportunity to create my own curriculum based on human rights (the topics included e.g. censorship, death penalty, and one-child policy).

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