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Bosnian to Serbian
Croatian to Serbian
English to Serbian

Ana Mikša
psychology / social sciences specialist

Serbia

Native in: Serbian (Variant: Montenegrin ) Native in Serbian
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
Expertise
Specializes in:
Cooking / CulinaryLinguistics
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMedical: Health Care
Medical (general)Psychology
SafetyLaw: Contract(s)
Law (general)Environment & Ecology

Experience Years of translation experience: 16. Registered at ProZ.com: Jul 2018.
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CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Ana Mikša                                                                                      

Email: veljkovici@yahoo.com

  


 

PERSONAL STATEMENT 

I
am an experienced, dedicated and detail-oriented translator and proof-reader
capable of delivering diverse, fast and accurate translation work in various
fields. Besides this, I am a qualified and committed English language teacher with a proven record of helping
students progress, providing positive learning experiences as well as building
and maintaining stimulating and consistent environment for students. In
addition to translating and teaching English for 17 years, I am also
experienced in leading, monitoring, motivating and instructing other teachers.

 

 

EDUCATION

September, 1997 – June, 2001

Master’s Degree in
English Language and Literature,            Faculty
of Philosophy, University of Niš, Serbia

                                                           

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

September, 2001 – Present
Freelance
translator

      
Translating and
proofreading various types of texts from English into Serbian and from Serbian
into English in the following fields of expertise:

Ø  PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL
SCIENCES
– research projects and reports,
abstracts, master and doctoral theses, presentations, scientific papers

Ø  LITERATURE AND LINGUISTICS – research projects
and reports, abstracts, master and doctoral theses, presentations, text
analyses, literary texts, scientific papers

Ø  TECHNICAL
instruction manuals, environment protection research projects and reports

Ø  LEGAL
– c
ontracts, agreements, administrative and
procedural documents

Ø  MEDICINE
– scientific medical texts, scientific research projects and papers, abstracts

      
Some of the companies
and institutions I have done translations for: Philip Morris International,
Construction Company ‘’Građevinar’’ Niš, Faculty of Philosophy Niš, Institute
for Serbian Culture Priština, Faculty for Media and Communication Belgrade, Military
Hospital Niš – Science Laboratory, Association of Transactional Analysts etc.

 

September,
2001 – Present
English
Language Teacher, Oxford Centar Foreign Language School, Niš, Serbia

      
Teaching English to all
age groups: kindergarten (aged 3-5), pre-school (aged 5-6), primary levels
(aged 7-14), secondary levels (aged 15-18), adult students

      
Teaching different
levels of English: elementary to advanced

      
Preparing students for
international examinations such as FCE, CAE, CPE, TOEFL, IELTS, SAT

      
Teaching approximately
courses averaging 60-80 students per semester in groups of 6-11 students

      
Conducting 5-7 classes
per day on average

      
Conducting classes with
individual students

      
Administering and
checking final examinations

      
Devising, writing and
adapting curriculum and course materials

 

 

September, 2007 – Present
Studies
and Programme Coordinator, Oxford Centar Foreign Language School, Niš, Serbia

      
Developing global
lesson plans in line with the course requirements

      
Revising and modifying
the syllabus to meet the students’ 
learning needs

      
Testing students and
assigning them into the adequate groups based on their age and knowledge

      
Developing annual
timetables for all groups

      
Devising final written
and oral examinations for all levels

      
Observing the classes
of teachers, coordinating training and providing assistance if required

      
Assessing students’
work and progress and analysing data to keep standards and expectations high

      
Taking part in the
school quality assurance by attending and contributing to school meetings, weekly
briefings, monthly and annual self-review processes together with the school
management

 

 

October, 2004 – June, 2005
Teaching
Assistant, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš, Serbia

      
Teaching English to the
1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year
university students at the departments of Sociology, Journalism, History and
Psychology

      
Planning and developing
English lesson plans, coursework materials, specific activities and assignments
to meet the course and curriculum requirements for each department

      
Evaluating students’
class work and assignments

      
Planning and preparing
preliminary examinations

      
Devising and
administering written and oral examinations

 


KEY COMPETENCES AND
SKILLS

      
Able to communicate
effectively both verbally and in writing

      
Good at problem solving

      
Possessing excellent
organisational skills

      
Committed and detail-oriented
translator and proof-reader

      
Good at delegating
responsibilities

      
Flexible and adaptable

      
Able to work with tight
deadlines

      
Able to deliver fast
and efficient service

      
Able to do multi-tasking

      
Able to use
computer-assisted and internet-based teaching and translation resources

      
Able to research new
topic areas and maintain up-to-date subject knowledge

      
Able to teach across
all ages and levels

 

 

LANGUAGES

·      
Serbian – mother tongue ( and its familial variants Montenegrin, Bosnian and Croatian)

·      
English – professional
use and near-native command of the language

·      
Russian – intermediate
level of use

·      
Spanish – intermediate
level of use

 

PERSONAL INTERESTS

·      
Reading

·      
Arts and Crafts

·      
Travelling

·      
Learning languages

·      
Meeting different
people and cultures

Keywords: Serbian, English, psychology, social sciences, medicine


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Jul 11






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