Localization Academy

Language Consultant – Cantonese (Hong Kong)

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TELUS International is looking for language consultants for a phonemic transcription project.

Please find below the project details:

Task description: Read and understand a set of guidelines for the task. You will be asked to provide/approve phonemic transcriptions for a list of words in the language (note, this is different from phonetic transcriptions).

Transcriber: You will provide the transcriptions in an online tool. Transcriptions will be reviewed by another linguist and if they find errors, you will need to make corrections to your work in order to be paid for that word.

Approver: You will be responsible for reviewing the transcriptions of another linguist. If you find errors, you will submit your own transcription which will then also go through a review process.


  • Native speaker of Cantonese (Hong Kong)
  • Over 18 years old.
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree with a major in Linguistics, experience in phonemics.

Estimated start date: Immediately, this is an ongoing project

Estimated workload: 4 hours per week

Project duration: 8-10 weeks including paid training


  • 20 USD per hour
  • Payments are made upon completion of the project through Hyperwallet via TELUS International AI Community Portal.

Assessment: A project-specific paid training will be administered as part of the screening for this project after you have passed our initial assessment.

If you have any questions or would like more details about this project, please contact us at aisourcing@telusinternational.ai and please include the code “yue_LC_2023” in the body of the mail or the subject line.