English to German Live Interpretation Professional Derya Elijah-el
Member since May 18, 2013
I was born in Turkey but raised in Germany, lived there for over 24 years, where I completed my formal education. Associates of Applied Science degree in Foreign languages and secretarial science from an accredited institution in Germany. I have been residing in the USA for 15 years now. Practice & knowledge with the European as well as US markets. Fluent in English, German, Turkish and basic French skills. Excellent customer service representative. Currently employed at the airport with Lufthansa airlines as a check-in agent, where I daily assist when language barriers are encountered by foreign passengers. Also listed with 3 agencies as a freelance interpreter/translator and registered with the courts in North Carolina (Mecklenburg County and surrounding areas), taught a German workshop with the library system in Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, N.C., hosted international fairs in Germany, was also in charge of foreign language correspondence when working with German companies. Tour guide for a group of Turkish business people while they were visiting the city of Charlotte. Languages have always been my passion.