Four Tongues Teresa Garcia-Barker

 

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INDEPENDENT LANGUAGE CONSULTANT                                             

Four Tongues, Oakland, California 10/95 - present

·    Provide simultaneous and consecutive medical and legal interpretations to corporations and government agencies in Northern California (Kaiser Permanente, Federal Court of Oakland, etc.).

·    Provide various levels of private language instruction to individual clients and groups.

 

MARKETING DIRECTOR                                                                   

Access Language Services, Berkeley, California 1/93 - 9/93

·    Responsible for all aspects of marketing, advertising, and public relations. Oversaw a direct mail sales campaign that garnered business from various industries, including law firms, hospitals, public relations firms, and high-tech companies. Also served as a language consultant in international language training program.

 

SENIOR OFFICIAL INTERPRETER AND TRANSLATOR                               

United States Olympic Committee (USOC), Albertville, France & Barcelona, Spain 2/92 - 8/92

·    Performed various tasks during the Winter and Summer Olympic Games, including setting up auxiliary offices and serving as a liaison for press relations in the USOC's Village Operations. Also served as official interpreter / translator for American athletes and staff.

 

INTERPRETER, TRANSLATOR, LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR

Inlingua, School of Languages, Madrid, Spain 7/91 - 6/92

·    Provided simultaneous and consecutive medical and legal interpretations in Spanish, Italian, and French to corporations and government agencies. Also provided private language instruction to individuals.

Inlingua, School of Languages, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3/89 - 6/91

·    Translated technical and specialized materials for private firms and agencies. Completed translation and interpretation assignments for several translation agencies. Interpreted in conferences and participated in foreign language video and film narration.

·    Provided language instruction and translation services to multinational corporations in France and Spain (Motorola, France Telecom, Guy Laroche, and Seita).

 

CULTURAL AND LINGUISTICS COORDINATOR

Inlingua, School of Languages, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3/90 - 10/90

·    Provided intercultural business management seminars to corporate executives. The seminars focused on gaining a better understanding of the cultural and linguistic differences in how business is conducted in foreign countries in general and in Spain in particular.

 

EDUCATION

Master of Arts in Applied Foreign Languages, June 1988

·    University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France 

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Foreign Languages, September 1984

·    University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

·    Member of American Translators Association (ATA)

·    Member of Northern California Translators Association (NCTA)

·    Enjoy reading, traveling, snow skiing and spending time with my family.

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Teresa Garcia-barker 
 

 

 

 

 

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