Member since Sep '19

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

Ilias Marios Kounas
Skill to do comes of doing

Athens, Attiki, Greece
Local time: 04:41 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: Greek (Variant: Modern) Native in Greek
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Jan 21, 2020 (posted via ProZ.com):  Just wrote this article on the etymologies of 'fiasco' and 'bottling': https://kounas.com/translation/%CE%B1%CF%80%CF%8C-%CF%84%CE%BF-%CF%86%CE%B9%CE%AC%CF%83%CE%BA%CE%BF-%CF%83%CF%84%CE%BF%CF%85%CF%82-bottlers ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at ProZ.com.
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Science (general)Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Genetics
Education / PedagogyAnthropology
EconomicsPoetry & Literature
Government / PoliticsHistory

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 164, Questions answered: 78, Questions asked: 7
Project History 1 projects entered

Payment methods accepted MasterCard, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Hellenic American University
Experience Years of experience: 3. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2018. Became a member: Sep 2019.
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 ALTA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS, Subtitle Workshop
Website https://kounas.com/
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
Contests won 21st translation contest: English to Greek
Professional practices Ilias Marios Kounas endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity
Bio

Translator with Masters title officially recognized Master's title as equivalent to the ones provided by Greek academic institutions, by the Greek Ministry of Education. Translated, edited and proofread 750,000+ 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.

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Total pts earned: 168
PRO-level pts: 164


Top languages (PRO)
English to Greek124
Greek to English24
Greek12
English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences68
Medical20
Bus/Financial20
Other16
Law/Patents12
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.40
Economics28
Medical (general)20
Education / Pedagogy20
Law (general)12
Poetry & Literature8
Automotive / Cars & Trucks8
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects1
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
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neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation1
Language pairs
English to Greek1
Specialty fields
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.1
Other fields
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


Profile last updated
Mar 24



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