Member since Sep '19

Working languages:
English to Greek
Greek to English
Greek (monolingual)
English (monolingual)

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December 2019

Ilias Marios Kounas
Skill to do comes of doing

Athens, Attiki, Greece
Local time: 07:22 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Greek (Variant: Modern) Native in Greek
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What Ilias Marios Kounas is working on
Oct 4 (posted via  Currently translating a Simmel article and writing one on genetic determinism as vulgar materialism. Any suggestions? ...more »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.History
LinguisticsPoetry & Literature
Idioms / Maxims / SayingsPhilosophy
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Economics

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 36, Questions answered: 25, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted MasterCard, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Hellenic American University
Experience Years of translation experience: 2. Registered at Dec 2018. Became a member: Sep 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Greek (Master of Arts in Translation, Hellenic American University, verified)
Greek to English (Master of Arts in Translation, Hellenic American University, verified)
English (Michigan Proficiency in English, 2004, verified)
English (IELTS: 8.0 - 2016, verified)
Greek (Citation by Helene Glykatzi – Ahrweiler for my performance at the Sixth Annual European Pupil Contest in the ancient Greek Language and Literature)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS, Subtitle Workshop
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Translated, edited and proofread 400,000+ words since 2018. Experienced translator with demonstrated skills undertaking projects as a translator and proofreader of scientific, cultural and literary texts. Translating from English into Greek and vice versa, utilizing my studies in Sociology and in Translation, alongside my experience in translating and editing relevant manuscripts both in English and in Greek. Familiar with English language variants (US, British).

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Total pts earned: 36
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Keywords: Greek, Sociology, History, Politics, Philosophy, Economics, IR, area studies, Social Science, Social Theory, Arts, Humanities, academic, news, Neurosociology, Biology, new brain sciences, Classics, Literature, Poetry, ancient Greek

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Nov 13

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