Member since Jul '08
English to German
Translation, Copywriting, Language Tuition
| Freelancer and outsourcer, Verified member |
|Translation, Editing/proofreading, Post-editing, Training, Sales|
|Business/Commerce (general)||Advertising / Public Relations|
|Education / Pedagogy|
|Also works in:|
|Marketing / Market Research||General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters|
|Finance (general)||Tourism & Travel|
| GBP |
| PRO-level points: 24, Questions answered: 29, Questions asked: 8 |
| 0 projects entered |
|Wire transfer, Money order, Check, Cash|
|Euro (eur), Pounds sterling (gbp)|
|Master's degree - Rostock University plus Postgraduate Certificate Translation University of the West of England|
|Years of translation experience: 5. Registered at ProZ.com: Sep 2006. Became a member: Jul 2008.|
|English to German (University of the West of England, verified)|
German (Rostock University, verified)
English to German (City University (London), verified)
English (Chartered Institute of Linguists, verified)
|Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX|
| 8 forum posts|
|CV available upon request|
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Ina Brachmann MA
iGerman Language Matters
English | German
Let me take your language matters into my hands and make it count.
Associate of the Chartered Institute of Linguists
Member of the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters
Nationality: German | Residency: UK
TRANSLATION/EDITING/PROOFREADING (5 years)
“I have used Ina's services, and found her reliable and the work is of high quality. So I hope that the person she finds for you may have the same qualities.” Gary Y.
„I would be pleased to recommend you very highly. I have been pleased with the service and quality.“ Gary Y.
„N. my wife, and I were very happy with your translation, it certainly captured the nuances of our letter and it was sent without further 'tweaking'. […] Thank you for your professionalism - we may yet come back to you for more help should we need it.” Andrew K.
“Ms Brachmann is providing an excellent and efficient service to meet the quality and strict time scales required by our organisation. We are working closely with Ms Brachmann on a number of other projects including a fully translated website and power point presentations.” Phil H.
“I have enjoyed how we worked together for this project, and I will contact you also in the future for other German translations.” M. B.
"Vielen Dank für die pünktliche und akkurate Übersetzung. [...]" VSE
"I've had quite a good look through and it looks very good. Thank you for your hard work and research." TLC
"We have worked with Ina for over a year and we keep going back to her for a number of reasons: Ina is a very professional and conscientious translator who always goes the extra mile to ensure her clients are happy. Her linguistic skills and specialist knowledge are without par and she always takes time to discuss the project at hand. Ina is a partner in whom we trust, so we can definitely recommend her to any other potential client who is looking for a quality translation and quality service." PI, Testimonial
“I have used the services of Ina Brachmann / German Language Matters on a regular basis over the last two years. I have found Ina to be very friendly and quick to respond to communications. Deadlines have always been met and returned work of good quality. She has always been willing to undertake research in order to achieve the best translation possible. I would certainly recommend her English to German translation services to others and will use her again when I have a suitable requirement.” TLC, Testimonial
MENTORING (1 year)
“Thank you for sending the literature list, which I’ll arrange to be forwarded to students. Thank you for contributing to the event, which received very good feedback, collectively and your presentation. 46 students attended, and 44 completed feedback forms were returned. 34 students rated your presentation ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’.” Chris P.
“Ina is extremely helpful. She proofread my CV and gave me invaluable advice on how to make a good Curriculum Vitae. Ina is friendly, professional and reliable. I would highly recommend her services.” T. N.
"[...] I strongly believe, that her ability to balance challenge with encouragement, qualifies Ina as one of the top candidates in the tuition profession. I am glad to have had the privilege of experiencing Ina’s services and I am delighted to highly recommend Ina to other applicants." M.G.
“I contacted Ina to ask, if she was willing to give me some advice on how to start your own business as a self-employed translator. Being a beginner in this field, I had so many questions that needed to be answered. Ina replied very quickly and not only was she very friendly in the way she responded, she also took the time to answer every single question I had and give some very good advice and many tips that were very useful for me. I am so thankful for her help and I really appreciated this pleasant exchange. I would definitely recommend Ina's services to others!” M. S.
LANGUAGE TUITION (5 years)
“With 90 minutes extra tuition each Wednesday evening, over just 7 months, Xxx's improvement was truly impressive; resulting in a 3 grade rise from the D prediction, to a much welcome ‘B’ following the June ’10 exam. […] Overall, we were delighted with Ms Brachmann’s preparation, diligence and strong, engaging personal skills in helping our teenager through what is probably the most difficult phase of any language learning; from beginner’s general confusion to real capability in both using and understanding a foreign language and its structure.” K. and D. M.
"Ms Brachmann was extremely efficient and well-organised. She sent self-assessment papers through to xxx before their first meeting, and followed these up with face-to-face assessment during the first session. She then provided xxx with material which was relevant to both his interests and his ability. [...] Ms Brachmann was very easy to get along with. [...] Her constantly positive and upbeat approach made the learning fun and productive. [...] I would wholeheartedly recommend Ms Brachmann to anyone looking for help with their German language, and I would be happy for her to give my contact details to any prospective students who would like to ask me any further questions." S. G.
"Ina’s lessons were interesting and helpful. She taught in a professional and sympathetic manner, responding well to my requirements. I mainly wanted speaking practice, which she provided through discussions about topics based on up-to-date media resources. She was sensitive to what topics would interest me and about which I would have opinions, so I could practice my German freely. I very much enjoyed her sessions and the time always passed quickly. She offered an encouraging and comfortable atmosphere in which to improve and progress. I wholeheartedly recommend her as a tutor." A.D.
BUSINESS SERVICES (5 years)
"Ms Brachmann has an interdisciplinary knowledge of the fields she has been involved in. Her work can be described as a merging of professional expertise within business, finance and marketing, writing and linguistic skills.
GoA have worked with Ms Brachmann since January 2008. She has proven to be extremely resourceful when faced with tasks such as terminology research and exploration for creative solutions.
She also has demonstrated a great ability to work professionally onsite dealing with clients, colleagues and the appropriate authorities. We have been confident in regularly hiring Ms Brachmann for bilingual communicative tasks, which include translations from English to German. We are glad to continue our co-operation with Ms Brachmann for the foreseeable future." GoA
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND (3 years)
“Ms Brachmann possesses extensive experience in the area of project management and implementation. She likewise displays comprehensive, detailed and up-to-date specialist expertise, above all, in the field of empirical social research. She invariably applied the instruments and methods available to her to highly productive practical effect and steadily developed and built on her existing knowledge through her attendance at a variety of different seminars. She always displayed exceptional independence and responsibility in the manner in which she approached and dealt with her work, proving herself in the process to be a highly dependable, conscientious and determined individual. She coped admirably well with the challenging demands that were made of her in terms of the quality of her work, and thanks to the pace and intenseness that featured so prominently in her approach to her work, her meeting the deadlines agreed never posed a problem for her.
Her technical ability coupled with her social skills, her cooperative manner and her unfailing reliability, loyalty and discretion contributed immeasurably to her popularity as well as to her being held in the highest regard among superiors and colleagues alike. In her dealings with external business associates, her manner was that of a self-confident and versatile individual. She possesses distinctive persuasive powers and negotiation acumen, remaining constructive and objective at all times when engaging in discussion. In her capacity as Project Manager, she built productive relationships with all of the partners involved, coping with any conflicts of priority with consummate ease and to the complete satisfaction of all concerned.” Prof. Dr. Gerald B.
*Please note: Some personal details and specifics of the projects involved have been removed from these testimonials to preserve client confidentiality but if anyone involved has a query or complaint regarding the presentation of these testimonials then please contact me
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