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Working languages:
English to Czech
Czech to English
Slovak to English

finistka

England, United Kingdom
Local time: 15:39 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Czech 

Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling
Expertise
Specializes in:
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaPoetry & Literature
GeographyTourism & Travel
LinguisticsTransport / Transportation / Shipping

Preferred currency GBP
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 3, Questions asked: 15
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Experience Years of translation experience: 3. Registered at ProZ.com: Aug 2009.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Training sessions attended SDL Trados Studio 2009 Getting Started for Translators
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About me
Native Czech speaker, resident and working in the UK since 2003; experienced in providing outstanding translation and interpreting services using legal, industrial and social services vocabulary. Professional, self-motivated and responsive to clients’ needs, priorities and deadlines. Diploma in Translation and MA in Philology.

Translation
• Provided English pages for a Czech website designed to attract English-speaking customers.
• Provided English text for promotional leaflets containing technical printing and branding guidelines for a sporting product company.
• Translated EU documents (ex decisions, explanatory memorandums, agreements, invitations to a public hearing, fact sheets, regulations, opinions, notices) from English into Czech for publication in official legal journals.
• Translated reports (ex Hearing Impairment, Psychologist), minutes of meetings (Child Protection/ Child in Need/ Child at Risk), SEN statements and other documents from English into Czech and Slovak for local authority’s social service and education departments.

Interpreting
• Interpreted between German and Czech speakers in a financial business meeting for German owned Czech clothing manufacturer. Accompanied a tour of factory, facilitated discussion of quality control and the production process.
• Provided Finnish/ Czech/ German/ English interpreting services at meetings and conversations between engineers, managers and staff on technical details of building a production line at a paper mill and the repair/ construction of systems and machinery at a district heating plant.

Linguistics
• Conducted language proficiency testing by telephone interview and reported on candidates’ capabilities for a recruitment agency.
• Taught Czech language skills to expatriate Finnish and German employees of a telecom company over a four year period.
• Proofread and checked translations of EU documents into Czech prior submission for publication.
Keywords: social services, SEN report, child protection, child in need, government, community, subtitling, Czech, Slovak, English, Lithuanian, Finnish, German, EU


Profile last updated
Mar 17, 2013



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