Working languages:
English to Spanish
English to Basque
Spanish to Basque

Izaskun Kortazar

Boise, Idaho, United States
Local time: 09:58 MDT (GMT-6)

Native in: Basque Native in Basque, Spanish Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyCinema, Film, TV, Drama

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 3, Questions asked: 3
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Washington State University
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Nov 2015. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Basque (Escuela Oficial de Idiomas)
Spanish to Basque (Escuela Oficial de Idiomas)
Portuguese to Basque (Escuela Oficial de Idiomas)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume Spanish (DOCX), English (DOCX), English (PDF)
I was born in the Basque Country where I learned Basque and Spanish. I graduated in 2000 with a B.A in Basque language and Literature and again in 2003 with a Primary Education degree. I taught Basque language full time for 4 years (16 and older and all levels of Basque including the EGA exam) until I moved to the USA in 2003. In the USA I first taught Spanish at the University of Idaho through the USAC (University Studies Abroad Consortium) program and then I taught Basque at the Boiseko Ikastola Basque preschool. I received my M.A. in Spanish in 2006 and I have taught at Boise State University teaching all levels if Spanish and Basque culture workshops during the last 10 years. I have taught Basque language at the Basque museum from 2008 to 2013. I also become the first Basque language coordinator in the USA and Canada through NABO (The North american Basque Organization) during those years.

I have translated a 100 page-book from Spanish to Basque and several documents from English to Spanish and Basque as a volunteer. I have volunteer as an Interpreter with refugee families and also edited translations and translate improvised verses from Basque to English.
I currently work as a freelance translator for the Idaho Health and Welfare Services.
I learned Portuguese in the USA and Brazil in 2013 and I have traveled to Brazil for 3 summers.
I love languages, translating them, teaching them, traveling and meeting new people.
Keywords: English, Spanish, Basque, Portuguese, Travel, Tourism, Education, Geology, Anthropology

Profile last updated
Aug 21, 2018

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