Chiriaeva, Larissa

Chiriaeva, Larissa

Lecturer AY-B, World Languages & Literatures





Preferred: (408) 924-4591

Office Hours

M W 12:45 - 2:15 am in CL410N


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Foreign Institution, 1997



Ph.D. double major in German and Slavic Philology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

M. A. in Philology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia. Majors: 1.Slavic Philology, Bulgarian and Russian languages and literature. 2.Translation and Interpretation (Russian, German, Bulgarian)

Teaching Assignments

Department of Foreign Languages, San Jose State University, CA. Teaching German Linguistics, Literature, Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced German courses

Intercultural International Studies Division, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA. Teaching German and Russian language courses. Founded Russian Language and Culture Program

SVET Educational Center (Silicon Valley Enhanced Teaching), Campbell, CA. Developed educational programs and curricula for this privately held school

Translation/Localization Experience

Translated at numerous Russian-German trade and industrial conferences, worked in various companies e.g. INTER Technical Translations, Rushtek Inc., IBM etc.

Localized software products, edited and validated technical documentation such as customer on-line help, user guides and manuals