Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese
English to French

Jose Correa

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Local time: 18:12 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
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Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 6, Questions answered: 20, Questions asked: 10
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 49. Registered at Sep 2000. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
As an author I wrote a dozen books, including “Efabulações de aprendiz”, "Unflashy, matter-of-fact flash fiction," "The passage of time," "Paisagens de aprendiz," "Menos do que os olhos veem," "Portraiture," "Aurora Valeriana," "A portmanteau of nocturnal passions," "Screenwriters - the god, the bad and the ugly" etc.
As a translator, I produced the following books:
"Edouard Manet, rebel in a frock coat," by Beth Archer Brombert ("Edouard Manet. rebelde de casaca," published by Editora Record, Rio, 1998),
"Diana: her true story, in her own words," by Andrew Morton ("Lady Di: a história real, em suas próprias palavras," published by Bloch Editores, Rio, 1998),
"Past imperfect: history according to the movies," by Mark Christopher Carnes ("Passado imperfeito - a história no cinema," published by Editora Record, Rio, 1997),
"Gerchman," by Ana Maria Escallón and Damián Bayón ("Gerchman," published by Rubens Gerchman and Printz Editors, 1994),
Microsoft Corporation Manuals "Microsoft Access - Introduction to programming," "Cue cards" and "User"s guide" (1991 - 1993),
"Orchids from Carajás," published by VALE (CVRD, or Companhia Vale do Rio Doce) in 1990,
"Copacabana 100 years: love it or leave it," translated into English and French (Tazaine Ltda.), in 1992.
As a screenplayer I wrote two scripts, namely “Desenho Industrial" and "Paraty: Impressões".
As a broadcaster, I was a member of the British Broadcasting Corporation's External Services and Voice Of America's Brazilian Section.
As a talk-show host, I was into the programme "Cadernos de Cinema" broadcast by TV Educativa of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
As a journalist, I was editor of programme "Curto-circuito" broadcast by TV Educativa; a staff writer of newspaper Correio da Manhã, an outside contributor to nowspapers O Globo, Jornal do Brasil, magazines Arte Hoje, O Pasquim, Fatos & Fotos/Gente, Ele/Ela, Desfile etc.

Professional Experience:
Former employment: Antonio Houaiss Institute (1997-99) – translator/lexicographer. Ipso Facto Ltd (1991-96) – translator/owner/entrepreneur.
United States Information Service (USIS) (1985-90) – cultural assistant.
Bloch Editors (1982-84) – staff writer.
United States Information Agency (USIA) – international broadcaster (1980-82).
Canadian Consulate-General in Rio de Janeiro (1979-80) – information officer.

Languages: Portuguese/English/French/Spanish/Italian
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Total pts earned: 17
PRO-level pts: 6

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English to French2
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Jun 24, 2012

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