Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
German to Portuguese

Paola Ghetti
Translator and Interpreter, MA, PhD

Leeds, United Kingdom
Local time: 11:48 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Training, Subtitling
Specializes in:
LinguisticsPoetry & Literature
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)Agriculture
EconomicsEnergy / Power Generation
Environment & EcologyNuclear Eng/Sci

Translation education Other - Leeds University
Experience Years of translation experience: 2. Registered at Sep 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (Leeds University, postgraduate studies)
Portuguese to English (Leeds University, Postgraduate studies in interpreting and translation)
French to Portuguese (Paris VIII (PhD in literature))
German to Portuguese (Brazil, Goethe/Baukurs C2)
Memberships N/A
Software N/A

I am a professional conference interpreter and translator trained at Leeds University. My language combinations in interpreting are Portuguese <> English, and French, German > Portuguese (my mother tongue). As a translator I translate from EN, DE, FR and SP into PT. Prior to devoting myself full time to interpreting and translation, I gained a doctorate in literature and philosophy and previously studied language and literature at BA and MA level.

During my undergraduate and postgraduate studies, I gained extensive experience in translation and language teaching. I taught Portuguese as a second language for various schools and companies in Rio de Janeiro (including Baukurs, Thyssen Krupp, and the German television channels, ARD and ZDF), and worked as a proofreader and translator from English, French and German in to Portuguese for publishing houses in Brazil such as Sextante, Nova Fronteira, and private clients. 

In the past six years I have lived in France, Germany, and the UK and am very enthusiastic about living and working with people from different cultures, areas and backgrounds. 

Keywords: Portuguese, German, French, English, environment, politics, philosophy, literature, energy

Profile last updated
Oct 28, 2019

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