Working languages:
Spanish to English
Portuguese to English
English (monolingual)

Jason Summers
Ph.D. in Spanish & Port., Fast, Expert

United States
Local time: 01:51 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Training
Expertise Detailed fields not specified.
Spanish to English - Standard rate: 0.11 USD per word / 55 USD per hour
Portuguese to English - Standard rate: 0.11 USD per word / 55 USD per hour
English to Spanish - Standard rate: 0.11 USD per word / 55 USD per hour
Portuguese to Spanish - Standard rate: 0.11 USD per word / 55 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 24, Questions answered: 13, Questions asked: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 27. Registered at Feb 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Software Other CAT tool, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV/Resume (DOC)
I teach translation, and I handle translations in a variety of areas - medical, technical, business and culture (art, music, literature, journalism and religion.)

Translation pricing ranges from $0.09 - $0.15 per word depending on the time to complete the translation and the technical difficulty of the text.
Editing and proofreading pricing is $0.04 - $0.07 per word depending on the time to complete the work and difficulty of the text.
Minimum charge is $25 - for translation or editing.

Experience (since 1991)

- Translated medical and government documents, educational books, business correspondence brochures, journalistic and academic articles, history and fiction: Spanish <> English, Portuguese > English, Portuguese > Spanish.
- Edited and proofread a variety of writing, from basic Spanish to advanced graduate work in both Spanish and English. Topics ranged from literature and culture to computers, business practices, law and health care.
- Trained graduate students to translate written materials on a variety of topics - both commercial and academic - Spanish > English.
- Edited and taught writing and translating techniques: structure and organization, voice and tone, grammar and punctuation.
- Edited and taught Spanish grammar and writing.
- Edited written work (articles and dissertations) from speakers of English as a second language.
- Consecutive Interpreter for the Indiana University-Purdue University NAFTA Conference.

Please contact me via e-mail to discuss your translation needs or any questions by clicking here. Education Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana
- Ph.D. in Spanish, 2001, Graduate Minors in Portuguese and Film.
- Specialties in 20th-century Latin American literature and culture, 20th-century Spanish culture, particularly issues of social justice, political repression, prison and exile.
- Wrote a 270-page manuscript on prison, exile, and political repression and their effects on literature and culture amongst Latin American and U.S. Latino writers and societies.

Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green, Ohio
- M.A. in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, 1994. Minor in creative writing.
- Wrote a 90-page treatise on art, music and literature and their relationships to political, religious and cultural developments in Latin America during the 20th century.
- Studied in Spain for two years, followed by a year of study and work as a research assistant. Focused on Spain during the first years, then the Caribbean during the last year.

Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, Kentucky.
- A.B. in Journalism and Spanish, 1990. Specialties in editing, reporting on computers and legal matters.
Keywords: education, medical, technical, Internet, websites, html, pc, business, marketing, finance, advertising, tourism, journalism, politics, art, music, religion, fiction, non-fiction

Profile last updated
Nov 29, 2013

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