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Gina G.
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Gina has a BA and MA in Spanish language and literature. She is very active with the Spanish-speaking community in her city, promoting the Spanish language, giving music lessons in Spanish, and doing translation and interpretation work. Gina travels frequently to Spanish-speaking countries and is looking forward to sharing her passion for the Spanish language with you. from bio: Buongiorno! Bom dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour! My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for translators, interpreters and language professionals. I work as an interpreter (medical, psychiatric, and general /conference interpretation). I do freelance translation work and am currently doing translation projects for Duolingo and an art gallery in France. I have been teaching and tutoring foreign languages since 1990: adults, college and high school students, and grade-school children; classroom, group, and private lessons; for business, travel, and exam preparation. My passion for languages started at a very young age. I grew up multi-lingual, have lived and spent time in multiple countries, and am always involved with international groups in my community. I am a member in the following organizations: Chartered Institute of Linguists (UK) International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI) American Association for Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Language Busters (Brazil) Tous Bénévoles (France) Alliance Française of Charleston APTRAD (Portugal) Translators Without Borders Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Italy/Portugal) Instituto Cervantes (Spain/Portugal) I love to share my passion for languages with others. My lessons can focus on conversation, grammar, test preparation , etc, depending on the needs of the student. Let me know your goals and we can work out a lesson plan.
About Gina G.

Buongiorno! Bom dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour! My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for translators, interpreters and language professionals. I work as an interpreter (medical, psychiatric, and general /conference interpretation). I do freelance translation work and am currently doing translation projects for Duolingo and an art gallery in France. I have been teaching and tutoring foreign languages since 1990: adults, college and high school students, and grade-school children; classroom, group, and private lessons; for business, travel, and exam preparation. My passion for languages started at a very young age. I grew up multi-lingual, have lived and spent time in multiple countries, and am always involved with international groups in my community. I am a member in the following organizations: Chartered Institute of Linguists (UK) International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI) American Association for Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Language Busters (Brazil) Tous Bénévoles (France) Alliance Française of Charleston APTRAD (Portugal) Translators Without Borders Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Italy/Portugal) Instituto Cervantes (Spain/Portugal) I love to share my passion for languages with others. My lessons can focus on conversation, grammar, test preparation , etc, depending on the needs of the student. Let me know your goals and we can work out a lesson plan.

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Great first lesson

Posted Aug 27, 2021
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I give Gina a 5 star because it doesn't have a 10. She is awesome, smart, fun, and caring. I take Spanish and makes so much easier because she also speaks fluent Portuguese (my native language), and she can explain the difference between both language. I highly recommend Gina :)

Posted Apr 13, 2021
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great experience. Very kind teacher :)

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Experience
Interpreter
Jan 2000 - Present
Freelance, through several international companies
Interpretation (Spanish/Portuguese/French/Italian to English): medical, psychiatric, educational, social, tourism
Translator
Sep 1990 - Present
Freelance, through several international companies
Translator: (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English) for art galleries, cultural organizations, tourism, literature, personal documents
Tutor, teacher
Jan 1990 - Present
Self-employed through multiple companies
I have been actively teaching and tutoring French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish since 1990 - private and group lessons, in person and online, classes for businesses, high school classes, and university and community programs.
Education
MA Romance Languages and Literature
Aug 1993 - Jun 1995
University of Connecticut
Romance Languages and Literature
Sep 1991 - May 1994
University of Michigan
Languages
French
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Italian
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Portuguese
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Certifications
Chartered Linguist
Mar 2021
Chartered Institute of Linguists
I have been accepted and verified as a Chartered Linguist (French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian) by the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a UK-based institute for interpreters, translators, linguists, and language professionals.
Interpreter
Jul 2020
VRI Interpretation
Ethics of Medical Interpretation
Affiliations
Chartered Institute of Linguists
Mar 2021
CIOL is the leading UK-based membership body for language professionals. It aims to enhance and promote the value of languages and language skills in the public interest and provides regulated qualifications through the IoL Educational Trust.
International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters
Oct 2020
Objectives: To promote ethical practices in the field of Linguistic Translation and Interpretation.  To represent and protect the interests of its Members, who shall be Translators and Interpreters in all of their specialties.  To stimulate the creation of institutional bonds with other associations and public entities, both foreign and domestic, in defense of the Translating and Interpreting profession.  To contribute to the training, specialization and professional development of Translators and Interpreters, by means of professional training activities and academic dissemination, such as the organization of congresses, seminars and meetings, and through the issuing of publications and the development of academic activities, etc. To be in attendance, in the person of its Representatives, at congresses, events and meetings relating to linguistic translation and interpretation.  To issue public opinions on subjects related to and surrounding translation and interpretation activities.  To establish personal, postal, electronic, telephone and/or any other type of communications links with Members of the Association so as to permit constant interaction on professional and social issues. To advance general knowledge regarding the task of Translators and Interpreters. To promote the intellectual and cultural improvement of its Members.
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Apr 2020
The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese promotes the study and teaching of the Spanish and Portuguese languages and their corresponding Hispanic, Luso-Brazilian, and other related literatures and cultures at all levels of education.
Alliance Française Charleston, SC
Jul 2017
The Alliance Française was first established in Paris in 1883 with the aim of promoting French language and culture around the world. The Federation of Alliances Françaises in the United States was founded on March 4, 1902. One of 1,135 chapters in 138 countries, Alliance Française de Charleston was founded in 1960. Its 300+ members represent the mingling of two groups: a French community seeking to stay connected to their French heritage and an American community interested in experiencing French culture.

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