Member since May '02

Working languages:
Italian to English

Maria Burnett
Humanistic work in the 21st century

United States
Local time: 16:58 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian, English (Variants: US, UK) Native in English
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About myself:

I am a dedicated translator who thoroughly enjoys the translation process. I am also an editor and proofreader and work in this capacity for multiple companies. You can be certain the final product will be a flawless, stylish, correct translation with the appropriate cultural nuances.

Born in Italy, I have lived in the US for 45years. I graduated cum laude from the University of Bologna, the oldest in the world, then continued on and graduated with a Master of Arts from SUNY Buffalo at the top of my class. I am 100% bilingual and in tune with both cultures.

I am in constant contact with colleagues in Italy and work for both US and Italian-based companies.

I have been a full-time translator for 29 years and I have the benefit of experience. Over time I have translated hundreds of documents and refined my skills in the process. I feel I have much to offer because of my experience and education, as well as my age. It is true, you learn with time...

I keep myself current with translation practices and technology by taking classes on various topics and mastering new challenges.

One of the most important steps in the translation process is research beyond the words themselves. It is crucial to be familiar with the topic prior to starting the translation. I find that a challenge and I make it a practice to research any and all obscure terms, their origin, their development and the final role they play in the translation.

This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects6
With client feedback2
100% positive (2 entries)

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Language pairs
Italian to English6
Specialty fields
Poetry & Literature4
Marketing / Market Research1
Tourism & Travel1
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Jul 29, 2020

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