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05-11-07, 13:45
Hello everyone,

We received the below e-mail today in search of freelance language professionals who are native Uyghur speakers.



On Nov 3, 2007, at 9:37 PM, Nataly Kelly wrote:

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am recruiting for native speakers of Uyghur who would be interested in doing freelance language testing work (see announcement below). Would you know of anyone who might be interested, by any chance? If so, please contact me or feel free to forward on this message. Thank you for your time and attention.

Kindest regards,
Nataly Kelly

Nataly Kelly
Independent Consultant

From: Nataly Kelly [mailto:natalyekelly@yahoo.com]
Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2007 5:54 AM
To: 'zaza.kokrashvili@mssm.edu'
Subject: Georgian Language Professionals Needed


The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is seeking linguists to conduct telephonic language tests and/or participate in other test development, test review, and translation projects in the following languages:

Afrikaans, Akan, Algerian, Arabic – Iraqi, Arabic – Lebanese, Arabic – Libyan, Arabic – Yemeni, Arabic MSA, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Baluchi, Bengali, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Cebuano, Chavacano, Chinese – Cantonese, Chinese – Mandarin, Chinese - Shanghi Dialect, Czech, Dari (Persian Afghan), French, Ga, Gan, Georgian, German, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Ibo, Ilonggo, Indonesian, Japanese, Javanese, Korean, Kurdish, Kurmanji, Lao, Malay, Mong, Pashto (Afghan),Persian Farsi, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian Croatian, Somoan, Swahili, Tamil, Tausug, Teluga, Thai, Turkish, Twi, Uighur, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Wu and Yoruba.

Multiple individuals are needed for each language.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or have a 3-5 year visa to work in the United States – a valid social security number is required. Qualified individuals must beeducated native speakers of one of the languages listed above, and should have a college degree. A good command of English is also desirable.

Individuals with experience using verbal language skills (interpreters, language teachers, language testers, voice-over artists, etc.) are preferred. Candidates should highlight related experience using verbal language skills on their resumes.

Candidates must have a landline telephone and high-speed Internet access. Candidates must also be willing to learn testing and rating protocols, follow instructions carefully and be receptive to feedback.

Successful candidates will receive paid training. Tester training and certification involves two 4-day trainings followed by a testing practice and certification process. Training for other projects involves an initial 4-day training followed by specific project training.

Certified testers do work from their home/office and are paid on a per test basis. Other projects may involve work from home and/or at the ACTFL office in White Plains, NY.

These are not full-time positions, but will offer an ongoing stream of freelance work to candidates who qualify.

To read more about ACTFL testing, please visit: www.actfl.org and www.languagetesting.com.
To apply, please send your resume by email to Nataly Kelly: natalyekelly@yahoo.com.