Working languages:
English to Swedish
Swedish to English

Elisabeth Torstensson
Native Swedish Translator

United Kingdom

Native in: Swedish Native in Swedish
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelSports / Fitness / Recreation
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaFood & Drink
GeographyEducation / Pedagogy

Translation education Master's degree - Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden
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Native Swedish translator, living in England, with a Master's Degree in Translation.
I translate English-Swedish and Swedish-English, as well as working as a proofreader.

I have lived in England for the last 10 years. As well as having a Master's Degree in Translation I also have a thorough understanding of the Swedish culture as well as the British culture.

I am fully aware that translating is not simply about translating a text from one language into another language, there is so many cultural differences that you have to consider as well. Localisation is an essential part of a translation!

I have a strong interest in writing and proofreading. My Master's degree includes several other courses in Swedish and English, apart from the Master programme in Translation, for example: 90hp in English, 30 hp in Swedish, 15hp in Rhetoric, 15hp in Business English, 7,5 hp in Terminology and 7,5 hp in International contacts.

I speak Swedish at home and visit Sweden regularly.

Moreover, I have a solid background from the Travel Industry, where I, apart from working with travel related things, also worked with communication, information, education and airfares. I have an IATA certification and deep knowledge and understanding of Amadeus.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Kind Regards,

Profile last updated
Mar 28, 2017

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