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Working languages:
German to English

Andrea Garfield-Barkworth
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Local time: 04:27 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English

Account type Freelancer
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Textiles / Clothing / FashionTourism & Travel
Sports / Fitness / RecreationNutrition
Marketing / Market ResearchGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Cosmetics, BeautyFood & Drink
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 135, Questions answered: 116, Questions asked: 103
Payment methods accepted PayPal
Experience Years of translation experience: 32. Registered at Jan 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
Training sessions attended Effective Technical Writing for Translators [download]
Shirts, shorts and shoes: fashion translation at a glance [download]
Professional practices Andrea Garfield-Barkworth endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
A British native speaker born in the United Kingdom with more than 30 years experience in translation from German into English.

In 1982, I decided to pursue my passion for languages by relocating to live and work in Germany. Working for 19 years as a bilingual secretary for a pharmaceutical research institute in Munich and a further five years as a part-time translator for a research institute in Hamburg has given me an in-depth knowledge of the life sciences sector.

In order to maintain a healthy work-life balance around my three children, I opted to work from home in 1988. During this time, I reacted to a local need for English by setting up a variety of classes aimed at children and adults using very different approaches.

I returned to a full-time career as a professional freelance translator in 2008 and am very happy to have done so.

Profile last updated
Jun 30

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