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Portuguese to English: Charles Dickens General field: Art/Literary Detailed field: Education / Pedagogy
Source text - Portuguese Charles Dickens indubitavelmente foi um dos mais influentes escritores ingleses de sua geração e ainda atrai leitores ao redor do mundo devido à sua capacidade e astúcia tendo criado personagens que se encontram facilmente em qualquer extrato social de qualquer sociedade do mundo.
Translation - English Charles Dickens was undoubtedly one of the most influencing British writers of his generation and still attracts readers all over the world due to his skill and wit by having created characters that are easily in any social strata of any society in the world.
English to Portuguese: Corn: Substance of Our Life General field: Science Detailed field: Food & Drink
Source text - English The supermarket does not by any means represent all the uses of corn in our culture. If you live in North America - and even very possibly if you do not - the house you live in and the furniture in it, the car you drive, even the road you drive on, all depend for their very existence on corn.
Translation - Portuguese O supermercado não representa, de forma absoluta, todas as utilizações do milho em nossa cultura. Se você vive na América do Norte - e mesmo se você muito possivelmente não viva lá - a casa em que você habita e a mobília dentro dela, o carro que você dirige, até a estrada sobre a qual você dirige, tudo depende, para sua própria existência, do milho.
Years of experience: 35. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2021.
Portuguese to English (Universidade de São Paulo) English to Portuguese (Educational Testing Service - TOEFL)
Adobe Acrobat, Lokalise, Microsoft Office Pro
I have been translating projects from diverse companies related to fields such as medicine, sports, nutrition, and literature. I also dedicate time to the tutoring of individuals interested to improve their language skills for several exams such as TOEFL, GMAT, and others, and to my satisfaction, all of them have been plainly successful.
I have worked with physicians from several top-rated hospitals in the country and managed to help them through their process of improving language skills (EFL) and also by translating projects involving physiology, cardiology and medical topics in general.
I have translated official documents and a revising editor for companies in the textile and plastics industry which definitely improved my translation skills in this specific area.
Literature and History have also been my target of inspiration as I have read many books and articles about geopolitics and world History, which have been useful in order to prepare my own background for my future plan of publishing my own books.