Working languages:
English to Spanish
English to Catalan
Spanish to English

Alicia Moreno
English to Spanish-Catalan translator

United Kingdom
Local time: 13:17 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Spanish Native in Spanish, Catalan Native in Catalan
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Transcription
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsCertificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs
Poetry & LiteratureBusiness/Commerce (general)
Textiles / Clothing / FashionCinema, Film, TV, Drama
Education / PedagogyCooking / Culinary
Media / MultimediaFood & Drink
Preferred currency EUR
Payment methods accepted PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education PhD - Lancaster University, UK
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at Feb 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (University of Salford, verified)
Spanish to English (University of Salford, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Alicia Moreno endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Traductora de Inglés a Español y Catalán

I am a highly experienced linguist with a passion for languages and translation. I have taken up research on translation, having contributed to a better understanding of cross cultural problems in literary translation from Spanish and Catalan into English. My PhD thesis explores issues arising from the translation of irony.

A graduate in English and German by the Barcelona University, I embarked on postgraduate studies in the UK. I successfully graduated in Advanced Translation Studies by the University of Salford. My main expertise lies in literary, educational, general business and marketing translations although I have also worked in other fields.

Over the past few years, I have had experience in proofreading, interpreting and translating in different areas of expertise and subject fields, such as CVs, literary works, medical and technical texts.

As a language lover, I also know other Modern Foreign Languages, including German and French, which I have studied to an advanced Level.

I have extensive experience in teaching Modern Foreign Languages, particularly Spanish and French. I worked as a MFL teacher and Spanish coordinator at Leyland St Mary's in Lancashire, UK, for over 13 years. During this time, I developed numerous educational projects including exchanges with schools in Spain. I have therefore an excellent knowledge of the grammatical aspects of the language as well as being in tune with the cultural nuances in communication.

I have become interested in the implementation of the new technologies in language learning, and I am committed to motivating young learners. In the UK, I also provided support to local primary schools in including Spanish in their curriculums at KS2.

In order to develop my expertise in MFL teaching at different levels and different contexts, I became a teacher of English as a Foreign Language at IES Argentona, in Barcelona. I am now an associate tutor at Edge Hill University.

I have excellent communication skills, I can collaborate across countries, and I am rigorous with my work.

Profile last updated
Jun 15, 2017

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