Catalina is a qualified philologist, teacher, translator & interpreter of English, Chinese Mandarin and Arabic. She holds Bachelor’s Degrees in English and Arabic studies and Master’s Degrees in East Asian Studies specialized in Japanese and Chinese Languages, in Translation, Teaching Spanish as a FL and SL, and Research and Innovation in Training and Curricular Design. She has the official Chinese Proficiency Test Certification Level in HSK 6 and HSKK Advanced (Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì). She has many years experience in teaching Chinese Mandarin to children, teenagers and adults, both in in-person and online classes. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Social Sciences and her research thesis is on affective factors influencing education. She loves teaching languages and is a lively, creative and committed professional.