Dan Chen

Department of Language and Linguistics
 Dan Chen
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872100

  • Location

    4.204A, Colchester Campus



With working languages of Chinese, English and Japanese, she have been working as a freelance translator and interpreter for years. As an interpreter, she has worked for many international conferences, forums and meetings in the areas of cultural heritages, environment, general laws, social issues, finance, economics, accounting, arts and music, primarily in European countries and China. She also has extensive experience of translating key projects for international organizations and research institutes. Before coming to Essex University, she was co-teaching with lecturers from a practical perspective, on modules of Bilateral Interpreting, Consecutive Interpreting, Simultaneous Interpreting and Translation for EU in Newcastle University.


  • MA in International Business Management (Newcastle University)

  • MA in Interpreting (Newcastle University)

  • Full member of Chartered Institute of Linguists

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Cooperative learning of interpreting skills

interpreter's knowledge acquisition

Teaching and supervision

  • Introduction to Bilateral Interpreting (LA884)

  • Bilateral Interpreting (LA888)

  • Introduction to Business Interpreting (LA894)

  • Advanced Simultaneous Interpreting (LA896)

  • Advanced Business Interpreting (LA897)

+44 (0) 1206 872100


4.204A, Colchester Campus