Member since May '10

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

Jenny Westwell
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• I am a creative and flexible linguist with a passion for translating, and a strict adherence to Mark Twain's maxim that the difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.

• I have 18 years of bilingual work experience in Spain as a translator, interpreter, proofreader and language tutor. I currently work as a freelance Spanish-English translator and EFL tutor.

• Specialist fields: Legal, Non resident taxation, Government and International Politics, Tourism, Property, Arts, Literature

• I regularly translate journalistic articles commenting on the U.S. political scene and American foreign policy for Watching America:

Recent translation work includes the following.

Contemporary art history: extracts from a forthcoming book on the Second Havana Biennial

Tourism: Spanish-English website translation; English-Spanish website translation; Spanish text localization; English proofreading; researching and writing new English text on outdoor pursuits in the Sierra Nevada region of Spain; tourist brochures on Seville and Valencia.

Market research/tourism: 3 major projects for a UK-based consultancy company on tourism in La Rioja, Andalusia and the Costa Dorada

Legal: Certificates; contracts and agreements; powers of attorney; town planning regulations; Owners' Association statutes, internal rules and regulations; extracts from the Spanish Civil Code

General: letters and emails
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 401
PRO-level pts: 397

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Spanish to English296
English to Spanish77
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Law (general)108
Law: Contract(s)67
Business/Commerce (general)32
Construction / Civil Engineering16
Poetry & Literature16
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs16
Education / Pedagogy12
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Keywords: Spanish-English translator and English proofreader, journalistic translations, U.S, foreign policy, U.S. government, Spanish wills, powers of attorney, private contracts, purchase agreements, Owners' Association statutes and internal regulations, title deeds, tourism, contemporary art history

Profile last updated
May 11, 2018

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