So you want to be an interpreter?

Two months ago I saw an job ad for a Spanish-English interpreter in the Greater New York area. I applied and two exams later I was hired. I've been interpreting in different settings for the past month and I just want to share a bit of my experience. Fluency If you're thinking about becoming a... Continue Reading →

100 Days of Chinese Challenge in retrospect

I finished up the 100 days of Chinese Challenge at the end of April just as I was moving back to New York. The whole thing was one of the best experiences for my Chinese studies. The final stats say quite a lot. Total: 107.4 hours Daily average: 64 minutes Speaking: 44.3 h Reading: 28.8... Continue Reading →

Taking formal classes (again) and Update

Last semester around March, I got an e-mail about possible scholarships that the Confucius Institute gives out to students to go to China. The scholarship that caught my attention was the one semester one with everything but plane tickets paid. I asked about the requirements to apply for this scholarship and they said anyone could... Continue Reading →

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