I have 20 years' experience as an Arabic linguist. I attended the Defense Language Institute/Foreign Language Center for both basic and intermediate Arabic courses. I have worked for 3 different goverment departments. During my time at the intermediate course, I mentored and tutored students in the basic course. I have been working in Iraq for almost 10 years as an Arabic linguist performing simultaneous translation/interpretation, document translation, and working as a cultural advisor. I have worked in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, and Chad, Africa. I have experience working with Saudi Arabians, Moroccans, Iraqis, Egyptians, and Chaddiens in a variety of disciplines on a personal basis.
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