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Graeme Waller
Meticulous and Accurate

Kuopio, Finland
Local time: 20:21 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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About me
Experienced British FI-EN Translator

- Meticulous and Accurate

BACKGROUND
- native British English speaker and Finnish resident (over 27 years)
- have worked as a translator and as a proofreader for over 18 years
- qualified geologist (BSc Honours Geology (2:1), University of St. Andrews, 1979-1983; postgraduate research training, University of Glasgow 1983-1987).

- good Finnish skills and a working knowledge of US English.

-have also worked in Finland as, for example, a geologist, a research assistant and an English teacher/trainer and have attended various training courses in Finland (including basic IT skills [2005, 2006] and entrepreneur training [2006]; all held in Finnish).

SERVICES OFFERED
* Finnish-English translation (FI-EN/GB/US)
* Monolingual Review (Proofreading, EN/US-EN/GB; EN - EN/GB/US)
* Bilingual Review (Proofreading, FI-EN/GB/US)
* LQI: Language Quality Inspection
* English Training (individuals or small groups)

SPECIALISATIONS AND OTHER WORKING FIELDS
- specialise in geology and its sub-disciplines as well as general scientific topics
- also translate and proofread business, marketing, technical, industrial, IT / ICT, environmental, legal and medical texts (all general)

SOFTWARE
- mainly Wordfast Classic 6.x, Wordfast Pro 3.4, OmegaT 2.2.x (CAT tools); Microsoft Word 2010 and Excel 2010; some experience of using the XTM 'cloud' CAT tool
- familiar with the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint
- also use PDF Xchange Viewer 2.5, which allows the mark-up of PDF text files and OCR of image PDF files, OpenOffice 3.4, various web browsers, professional antivirus and firewall software, Windows 8.1, etc.

STYLE GUIDES
- familiar with the European Commission’s style guide (British English), the EU’s 'Interinstitutional style guide', and with several other GB/UK and US English style guides.

RATES
- available on request


CV/RESUME
- available on request

CONTACT
wallergt(at)saunalahti.fi
+ 358 44 2060 488
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Finnish to English4
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Agriculture4

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Keywords: Finnish – English translations, FI-EN, su-en, englannin kielen kääntäjä, kielenkääntäja, suomi-englanti kielenkäänöksia, asiatekstinkääntäjä, englannin kielen tarkastaja, English language checking, editor, proofreader, proofreading, kielentarkastaja, kielentarkistus, oikoluku, oikolukija, native English speaker, syntyperäinen englannin puhuja, British English, UK English, brittienglanti, US English, American English, amerikanenglanti, geology, geologia, geography, maantiede, earth sciences, maantieteet, natural sciences, luonnontieteet, environmental sciences, ympäristötieteet, technical and industrial, industry, tekniikka ja teollisuus, information technology, computers, tietotekniikka, kauppa ja talous, commerce and business, precise work, accurate, CAT tools, Wordfast Classic 6, Wordfast Pro 3.4, OmegaT


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