Working languages:
English to Greek

Nadia Tsakou
Translator-Copy Editor-Proofreader

Athens, Αττική, Greece
Local time: 21:22 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: Greek Native in Greek
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Services Translation
Expertise
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureLinguistics
Science (general)Education / Pedagogy
HistoryGovernment / Politics
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaMedical (general)
Cosmetics, BeautyLaw (general)

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Experience Years of experience: 2. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2019.
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Software Adobe Acrobat
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
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Bio

I am a professionally
trained translator, copy editor and writer with strong editing and proofreading
skills. 
At ease in using new
technologies and digital tools to ensure top quality of diverse projects. Due to my extensive experience in teaching, I have honed strong organization and time management skills. 

Skills & Strengths

Alert & Focus on
Quality & Detail

Critical & Creative
Thinking

Vision for Lifelong Learning

Deep Knowledge of the
Greek Language

Ability to Complete
Projects within Tight Deadlines

Comparative Research of
Various Sources 

Education

Master’s
(MA Cand.) in Creative Writing
                                                                          in progress

Hellenic Open University                                                                                                                  


Bachelor
of Science (BSc) in Philosophy – Psychology & Pedagogical Studies        
awarded:
1988

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Experience

Freelance Translator
2019-present                                                                                                 

Greek Literature Teacher in Public
Secondary Education                                                 1990-present

Professional
Development & Certifications

2-year
Program in Professional Translation
(English Greek)                                          expected: 09/2020

Hellenic
American College - Hellenic American Center for Lifelong Learning

Completed an array of general and specialized
translations in the areas of:


·        
Business
& Finance

·        
Politics

·        
Law

·        
Medicine

·        
Physics

·        
Technology

·        
European
Union

·        
Journalism

·        
Literature

·        
Social
Sciences & Humanities


Certificate
of Training in Editing and Proofreading
                                                         
01– 06/2018

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Center for
Lifelong Learning)

Additional Information

Languages                        Greek:
Fluent written and oral communication skills
(Native Speaker)

                                        English: Excellent written and oral
communication skills
(CPE)

                                                  French: Very good written and oral communication skills (SorbonneC1)

IT Skills                             MS Office (ECDL): Windows
 Word Excel                                                           Internet Outlook

CAT Tools                           SDL Trados Studio
2014

 

Keywords: english, greek, translation, editing, proofreading, creative writing, science, finance, websites, journalism, literature, politics, social sciences, humanities.


Profile last updated
Jan 19



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