Language Testers - MANY languages needed
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Nataly Kelly
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United States
United States
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English to Dari
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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 be educated 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: and
To apply, please send your resume by email to Nataly Kelly:
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