MA Translation in a European Context Aston University 2002
PGCE French and German 1987
BA (Hons)French and German (Economics,Politics&Linguistics)1983
2 year freelance translating (2002-present)
14 years in teaching - 9 years as a Head of Department teaching French and German to A' Level and 2 years in industry teaching job specific business language (1987-2001).
4 years in industry 1983-1987 PA with some translation duties (computing, extrusion and Heating and ventilating)
Commercial (incl. contracts, terms of business, tenders etc.)
Marketing, Technical (Wastewater Treatment, Automotive Engineering, Computing), Education and Social Sciences
Windows XP, MS Office 2003, Trados 6.5 Freelance, Winzip, AutoCad Lt 2000
During the last 2 years I have worked on a freelance basis and have translated for both direct customers and agencies. My last few translations include:
Construction specifications (French>English)
Automotive Engineering specifications (French>English)
Customer contracts and terms of Business (German>English)
Health and Safety course information (English>German)
Wastewater treatment reports, letters, etc. (French and German>English)
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