Working languages:
Arabic to English
English to Arabic

Alexandra Hirst
high-quality, inexpensive translations

Local time: 05:32 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsGovernment / Politics
HistoryLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Poetry & LiteratureMedia / Multimedia

Arabic to English - Standard rate: 0.13 USD per word / 25 USD per hour
English to Arabic - Standard rate: 0.13 USD per word / 25 USD per hour
Translation education Master's degree - University of Edinburgh
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at Sep 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Arabic to English (University of Edinburgh)
English to Arabic (University of Edinburgh)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Training sessions attended Hands On Trados Training for Beginners [download]
About me
Master's graduate of Translation Studies, with over 26 years exposure to Arabic language and culture. Specialist Genres:
Media and Advertising
Commercial Law
Arts and Literature

Current and Completed Translation Projects: 2006
Magharebia web site ( Weekly translation of news stories for English site.
Arabic commercial contract, employed by FILTRAN Trade and Translation Services.
Company web page, employed by FILTRAN Trade and Translation Services.
Channel Al Jazeera: breaking with the traditions of Arab Media Law, Al-Zaidy, Dr. Mufeed.
Essays on Technology, the Media and Democracy, Al-Yahyawi, Yahya.
Zain: The Return of Anubis, and Jalila: Attack of the Chimera, AK Comics.
Cassation Appeal Judgement from the UAE Supreme Court.
Quranic suras dealing with Paradise.
The Oven, Al-Takarli (short story)
Men in the Sun, Kanafani (novel)
Deliverance from Error, Al-Ghazali (biography)
Poetry by Al-Bayati, Al-Sayyab, Al-Sabur, Dunqul, Touqaan, Darwish, and Adonis.
Talk of the Village, Lashin
Crime, Tamir
A Fist-full of Dates, Al-Tayyib Salih (short stories)
Classical Arabic Poetry and Prose: Labid, Al-Khansa, Abu Nuwas, Ibn Khafaja, Ibn Sina, Al-Ghazali, Al Jahiz.
Qur'anic suras and classical Hadith.
Extracts from 1001 Nights, the Rihla of Ibn Battuta, the Muqadima of Ibn Khaldun, the Qur'an and Hadith.

In addition to numerous translations over the years of articles and advertisements from newspapers and magazines such as: Al-Hayat, Al-Quds Al-Arabi, Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat, Al-Ahram, Al-Khaleej, Al Ittihad, Al-Watan (Oman), Al Arabi, Al Majalla, Al Amwal, Assayad, Arrajol, Sayidaty, Hia, Emirates Holidays, Gulf Air.
Keywords: inexpensive, fast, competent, professional, academic credentials, UK based, media, advertising, contract law, commerical law, business, literature, history, religion, arts

Profile last updated
Jan 25, 2007

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