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Burkhard Risse

Warstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Overview

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  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Esperanto, French, German; learning Indonesian, Japanese, Thai
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Freelance Translator
  • MA Chinese literature
  • From Warstein
  • Profile 40% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Become an excellent translator and polyglot

ABOUT ME

I am a mad language learner. I do not like to go with the mainstream. That's why I prefer to learn Esperanto when I should actually go ahead with my PhD.

Interests

Learning many foreign languages. Chinese was my major at university. I also learned more or less Japanese, Thai, Indonesian, French and other languages. I write diaries in different languages on the platform Lang-8 and get corrections by native speakers. So far, I have known more than 1.000 friends from different countries. I also shoot language videos for Youtube.

http://lang-8.com/tinnakorn/journals
http://lang-8.com/tinnakorn/photo_albums
http://www.youtube.com/user/BurkhardLee

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I worked as a volunteer translator in a Buddhist monastery in Beijing and joined the future monks classes to study Buddhism.

I just attended the Esperanto World Congress in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Completely surprisingly, I witnessed the 1st Gay Pride in Hanoi, Vietnam.

I organized the fan meeting for Australian singer Darren Hayes' 40th birthday in Beijing.

我在北京龍泉寺翻譯中心當義工,主要負責漢德翻譯,偶爾也從事法語和西班牙語翻譯。我非常喜歡動物,所以我吃素。由於我吃素,遠離煙酒,所以很喜歡佛教文化和龍泉寺這個道場。我有五年在高雄教德語的經歷。一年多以來,我拍了一百多個影片(或視頻)練習漢語,日語、泰語、印尼語、法語、西班牙語、廣東話、台語、台灣蘭嶼達悟語、西雙版納傣族傣語、水語、苗語、彝語及維吾爾語。

Countries I've Visited

Indonesia, Japan, Thailand

Countries I've Lived In

China, Taiwan

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