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Arabic to English
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Zeinab Asfour
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Amman, Jordan
Local time: 15:50 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: English Native in English, Arabic Native in Arabic
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Project management
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyEnvironment & Ecology
Food & DrinkJournalism
Medical: Health CareTourism & Travel
Investment / SecuritiesGovernment / Politics
IT (Information Technology)Telecom(munications)

English to Arabic - Standard rate: 0.07 USD per word / 10 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 939, Questions answered: 678, Questions asked: 198
Project History 12 projects entered    6 positive feedback from outsourcers

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Glossaries Business/Commerce , agriculture, Architecture, Economics, Education / Pedagogy, Electronics , Environment, Grammar, Idiomatic Phrases, Journalism

Translation education Master's degree - University of Jordan
Experience Years of experience: 16. Registered at Mar 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Arabic to English (Arab Translators Network - Arab Professional Translators Society, verified)
English to Arabic (Arab Translators Network - Arab Professional Translators Society, verified)
Memberships ATN / APTS, WATA
Software Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe illustrator, Microsoft Office xp
Forum posts 22 forum posts
CV/Resume CV available upon request
الأردن طموح بلاحدود

• Successful ten year Translation experience.
• Proven reliable and able to work to deadlines.
• Provided translation services for well known organizations and companies.
• Excellent communicator with high organizational and translation skills.
• Native Arabic language speaker, highly proficient in the English language.
• Professional attitude to service.
• Capable of working under pressure.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Below are some of the significant projects I have worked on:

RISSC - The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre I have been working at the centre for almost 4 years and have undertaken major projects in translation, proofreading, editing and research.

WHO - World Health Organization, completed various projects such as the following "A Better Physical Environment for Schools" and "World Strategies of Vector Control".

Organization for Economics Cooperation and Development (OECD) , translated the OECD - MENA Ministerial Declaration : "Attracting Investment to MENA Countries Common Principles and Good Practices"

Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) in the following subject: Connect Jordan - General framework for the internal system of the association.

Standard and Metrology Institution- the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan a document concerning Technical Regulations in Water and Industrial reclaimed wastewater.

• The Convera online project : 4000 technical terms in the field of library headers.

• News article for the Iraqi League (an Iraqi charity) and a Letter from the Secretary of State.

• Pro-teck-t : An employee manual for Proteckt a company that specializes in providing cleaning services in Dubai.

Arab translators Agency: CV's and articles concerning E-learning.

• Freelancer translator for Shakti Entrprise a Multilingual Translation Agency in the fields of Pharmaceuticals, Food products, Telecommunications, and Home appliances.

• Translation of a website for Mourelatos Group a famous Canadian supermarket chain.

• UAE's major cell phone network service provider promotion guide "a national telecommunication provider".

• Business cards for a multilingual translation agency.

• Medical reports, concerning correct methods of breathing "Pain Management Unit".

• News articles for Lengua Translations.

• Operator's manual for a new product t by a large German defense technology company, concerning laser technology and optics.

• Translation for the Universal Postal Union (Postal Operation Council – Great Britain's Complaint and Appeal to the UPU).

• Translation of a tender concerning ambulances.

• A study concerning education and pedagogy:
1) Theory AND Methods of Reliability and validity of the short form of the child health questionnaire for parents (CHQ-PF28).
2) Measurement of teachers beliefs in their control over student's outcome.

• Instruction Manuel - Procedures of wearing a safety helmet for TextWise .

• Article concerning Journalism and Media sustainability in Jordan.

• High school Certificates, in addition to certificates of Good conduct.

• A group of letters for a Computer Science Corporation providing TC-AIMS II Fielding and Training support to U.S Army and Joint Forces at Kuwait Naval Base.

• Translation of document with medical content concerning "Breast Cancer".

• Translation of one chapter of an Islamic Book, concerning a certain school of thought.

• Research papers for a PHD thesis. In addition to offering assistance throughout the thesis Preparation period.
Subject: Differential Reinforcement and Child Non-compliance Behavior.

• Translation of a website for teaching English as a second language (TESL).

• Translation of a booklet for a child service center.

• Translation of a media releases concerning Job Expo and environmental issues.

• Translation of several documents having to do with promoting business in New South Wales.

• Instructions for Participating in The Salesperson’s Discretionary Award Panel, in addition to the data of each nominee.

• Translation of a chapter of a book about the history of "Kuwait Oil Company".

• Transcription and translation of video tapes.

• Proofreading of an MA thesis, medical filed, in the subject of: Cerebral Palsy.
• Creative and linguistic proofreading of an ad campaign for an Investment bank.

• Worked in a primary school as an English teacher, in addition to providing private tuition in TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language), activities of which enriched my experience in the field of Human Linguistic Interaction.

• Translation Office Trainee: 1 Month course at a renowned translation office, specialized in: legal cases, contracts, power of attorney, certificates, declarations, delivery orders and checks.

Master's in Islamic Studies: Jordan Univerity B.A in English Language and Translation. GPA (very good 3.4 out of 4)University of Petra: University of Petra Islamic Educational College Amman-Jordan
General secondary school certificate, literary stream. Average 83,2 %

Amman Business Institute::
• Internet and Html certificate:
• Information Technology which includes the following components:
Spreadsheets using MS-EXCEL.
Microsoft Word.

the World Association of Arab Translators and Linguists:
A three month translation course from the the World Association of Arab Translators and Linguists (WATA).
Course description: Development of problem-oriented introduction to the rules and principles observed in translation from Arabic into English and sentence-based training in written languages.

Memberships of professional associations:

• Member.
• Certified Member in ATN APTS (Arab Translators Network - Arab Professional Translators Society).

" يا أيها الناس إنا خلقناكم من ذكر وانثى وجعلناكم شعوبا وقبائل لتعارفوا.....O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other"

The world is an open book! However, amongst its pages is an eye-catching mixture of different cultures & languages. Our job, as translators, is to help people broaden their horizons through helping them read this book more easily! As an individual, I am doing my best to become an excellent translator. I am passionate about my work and try to make sure it's as impressive and accurate as possible. In short, I see myself as a perfectionist and believe that where there's a will there's always a way.

Contact Information:

Zeinab Asfour
P.O.BOX 250 AMMAN 11118

E-mail: [email protected]

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Total pts earned: 1102
PRO-level pts: 939

Top languages (PRO)
English to Arabic694
Arabic to English238
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Law (general)60
Finance (general)52
Medical (general)48
Government / Politics39
Food & Drink35
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects12
With client feedback6
100% positive (6 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Arabic7
Arabic to English5
Specialty fields
Medical: Health Care3
IT (Information Technology)3
Education / Pedagogy2
Advertising / Public Relations2
Human Resources2
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
Environment & Ecology1
Medical (general)1
Military / Defense1
Other fields
Engineering: Industrial1
Mechanics / Mech Engineering1
Medical: Instruments1
Keywords: Government / Politics, Finance (general), Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng, Economics, Ships, Sailing, Maritime, Environment & Ecology, Poetry & Literature, Management, International Org/Dev/Coop, Medical: Pharmaceuticals, Law: Contracts, Genetics, Law (general), Agriculture, Medical: Instruments, Aerospace / Aviation / Space, Biology (-tech, -chem, micro-), Military / Defense, Electronics / Elect Eng, Telecom(munications), Engineering: Industrial , Metallurgy / Casting, Psychology, Education / Pedagogy, Medical (general), Religion, Linguistics, Cooking, Culinary, Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting

Profile last updated
Oct 7, 2018

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