Member since Dec '13

Working languages:
Italian to English
French to English
Spanish to English

Janice Giffin
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Arese (MI), Lombardia, Italy
Local time: 11:22 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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What Janice Giffin is working on
Nov 25, 2016:  Currently working on my first novel, Italian to English, 25 chapters. It is about a young Italian woman who adheres strongly to her Othodox Jewish faith, but at the same time, aspires to professional achievement. It's fascinating, extremely meticulous work. ...more »
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Marketing / Market ResearchPoetry & Literature
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersEducation / Pedagogy
Cooking / CulinaryCinema, Film, TV, Drama
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingTourism & Travel
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 394, Questions answered: 267, Questions asked: 30
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Advertising and Public Relations, Arts, Arts & Crafts, Music, Business and Marketing, Education/Pedagogy, Food and Wine, Food Technology, General conversation, Idioms, sayings, maxims, legal, Maritime

Translation education Master's degree - San Diego State University
Experience Years of translation experience: 11. Registered at Sep 2013. Became a member: Dec 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Italian to English (Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazion (previously Istituto Universitario di Lingue Moderne))
Italian to English (Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazion (previously Istituto Universitario di Lingue Moderne))
Italian to English (University of Oregon, B.A. Romance Languages, Ital)
Italian to English (San Diego State University, M.A. Linguistics, Engl)
Italian to English (Equipollenza- See attached scanned document )

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Training sessions attended The difference between proofreading and editing [download]
Speed up your terminology search [download]
SDL Trados Studio 2014 Getting Started Part 1: Translating
The difference between proofreading and editing [download]
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About me
Prof.ssa Giffin offre Servizi come traduttrice dall' italiano all' inglese e correttrice di bozze in inglese.

E' stata traduttrice per Tracce.TV, un contenitore web di short documentaries e contenuti multimedialigeo‐localizzati che raccontano storie di eccellenza del territorio.

Ha collaborato con il Centro per la Cultura d’Impresa (Milano) e con la Fondazione Ansaldo (Genova) per la pubblicazione on-line della versione inglese di “Cultura e Impresa” (

Collabora anche con singoli professionisti per la revisione e correzione in inglese prima di pubblicazione o presentazione pubblica di testi accademici e professionali.

Janice Giffin offers Italian to English translation copyediting, and proofreading services in a wide range of fields: technical, scientific, humanities and tourism.

Her area of expertise includes translation (Italian to English) and/or editing of academic and professional texts for conference presentation or publication.

More recently she has translated documentaries and retimed them as subtitles for a new web tv portal that promotes local tourism in the Milan area.

Janice personally coaches Italian researchers, teaching assistants and professors in the preparation of their academic subject courses to be taught in English.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 442
PRO-level pts: 394

Top languages (PRO)
Italian to English307
French to English47
Spanish to English40
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences34
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General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters74
Education / Pedagogy54
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion52
Tourism & Travel44
Cooking / Culinary36
Marketing / Market Research32
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting22
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Keywords: Italian, academic papers, conference presentations, business reports, subtitling, documentaries, tourism, marketing, art, literature, travel, food and wine, education, pedagogy

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