Working languages:
Arabic to English
Spanish to English

Miguel Merino
The Music of Language

Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Local time: 06:02 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Native speaker conversation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Subtitling, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Cooking / CulinaryFolklore
LinguisticsPoetry & Literature
Names (personal, company)Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaInternet, e-Commerce

Experience Years of experience: 5. Registered at Sep 2020. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word
CV/Resume English (PDF), Spanish (PDF)
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years

I am a translator and interpreter with many of years of experience and a unique cultural sensitivity, having grown up bilingual in English and Spanish and traveling extensively. For 10 years I lived in Egypt and Jordan as a musician, teacher and translator, visited other countries in the region and developed a deep familiarity and connection with local and language and culture. I hold a Master of Arts in Arabic and Islamic Studies from Georgetown University, where I studied contemporary Arabic poetry. This has led me to specialize in literary translation from Arabic to English, although I enjoy translating in other fields.

I also have extensive experience in tourism and hospitality, and am available for interpretation and guided tours of Madrid and around Spain, speaking English, Arabic, and Spanish.

Likewise I am will be happy to plan for you a special tour of Egypt, where we may visit any and every part of the country you wish, with a special focus on music and arts, and the chance to experience local cultural events never offered in the typical tours offered by larger companies.

I invite you to contact me to discuss what an unforgettable trip to Egypt could look like.

Keywords: music, arabic, spanish, english, poetry, verses, culture, instruments, arts, translation, interpretation, unique

Profile last updated
Oct 13, 2020

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