Member since Jul '18

Working languages:
Spanish to English
Portuguese to English

Andrew Felts
proficient and precise translations

Lancaster, California, United States
Local time: 01:40 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: English (Variant: US) Native in English
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Jul 13 (posted via ProZ.com):  Working on a volunteer English to Brazilian Portuguese translation of a theological text, 1512 words, with a native Brazilian to edit my translation. ...more »
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
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Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Religion
Law (general)Internet, e-Commerce
EconomicsGovernment / Politics
Education / PedagogyLinguistics
RetailComputers (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 22, Questions answered: 16
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Bachelor's degree - The Master's University
Experience Years of translation experience: 5. Registered at ProZ.com: Jun 2017. Became a member: Jul 2018.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Grammerly, SDL TRADOS
Professional practices Andrew Felts endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Bio

I'm a college graduate interested in translating and interpreting. I graduated from the Masters University with a B.A., double major, in Biblical languages (Ancient Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic) and Theology/Comparative Religions in 2015. I currently work in retail and I teach language courses online on italki. Translation & Cultural Competence CPD: Universidad de las Naciones: Juventud con una Misión DTS, 2011- a 6 month international exchange program, I lived in Chile for 3 months and in Brazil for 3 months Certified Translation Professional: English <> Spanish, 2016 (Global Translation Institute) Translator's Studio, Advanced Spanish > English DipTrans Preparation Course, 2017-2018  Curso de Especialização de Tradutores DBB, Distance online translation course English <> Brazilian Portuguese, 2017-2018   

Areas of Specialization: Courses and Tests for CPD Specialization: California Court Interpreter Written Exam, passing grade: 86%, 2016 *Requires knowledge of California Court system and legal terminology as well as professional work ethics Introduction to E-Commerce, 2017 (https://alison.com/) Work Experience: 10 years of professional work experience in Retail 4 years of professional teaching experience: ESL and Spanish 2 years of professional work experience in consecutive interpreting English <> Spanish Membership: National Language Service Corps (NLSC) *volunteer disaster relief for US translators, interpreters, and multi-lingual citizens http://www.nlscorps.org/ My Translation Methodology: 1. Read through the text twice to understand the scope, audience, and register of the text 2. Write a draft translation of the text 3. Write a revision of the draft translation researching idioms and specific terminology and comparing the translation against the source text 4. Edit the translation to improve style, coherence, and readability for the target audience 5. Proofread the translation checking for spelling, punctuation (including consulting style guides if necessary), and terminology

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Total pts earned: 22
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Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English18
Portuguese to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Other12
Law/Patents10
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)10
Education / Pedagogy8
Religion4

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Profile last updated
Jul 17



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