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Ambrose Li

EAC Volunteer Participation

  • Conference (2015)
  • Toronto Branch (2015)

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Copy editing • Chinese–English translation • Page layout and more

– Knowledge of English and Chinese typography; basic knowledge of French typographic conventions (Ramat 2012)

– Facility with markup languages including LaTeX and HTML

– Experience in translating and comparative editing between Chinese and English

– Familiar with APA citation style, knowledge of IEEE / ACM citation style

– Familiarity with differences between Catholic and Protestant terminologies in Chinese

THINGS ABOUT CHINESE YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW: 

1. There is no such thing as native speakers of traditional Chinese or simplified Chinese; these are not languages
2. Chinese (Hong Kong), in its written form, is usually not Cantonese
3. Traditional Chinese is not the same as Chinese (Taiwan)
4. Mandarin is not the same as simplified Chinese
5. Cantonese can be written in simplified or traditional Chinese, but orthography differs