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Arabic to English
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Zeinab Asfour
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Amman, Jordan
Local time: 18:09 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English, Arabic Native in Arabic
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Affiliations Blue Board: Zeinab Asfour
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyTourism & Travel
Telecom(munications)Medical: Health Care
Investment / SecuritiesIT (Information Technology)
Government / PoliticsFood & Drink
Environment & EcologyJournalism

Rates
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 translation experience: 13. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2005.
ProZ.com 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
Website http://www.zeinabasfour.com
CV/Resume CV available upon request
About me
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS


• 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:
Translation-Proofreading-Teaching-Transcription


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.
English<>Arabic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

• Business cards for a multilingual translation agency.
English>Arabic

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

• News articles for Lengua Translations.
English>Arabic

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

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

• Translation of a tender concerning ambulances.
Arabic>English

• 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.
English>Arabic

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

• Article concerning Journalism and Media sustainability in Jordan.
English>Arabic

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

• 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.
English>Arabic

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

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

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

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

• Translation of a booklet for a child service center.
English>Arabic

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

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

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

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

• Transcription and translation of video tapes.
English>Arabic

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

• 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.





Education:
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:

• Proz.com 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
JORDAN

E-mail: zeinab.asfour@gmail.com



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Total pts earned: 1102
PRO-level pts: 939


Top languages (PRO)
English to Arabic694
Arabic to English238
Arabic7
Top general fields (PRO)
Other451
Bus/Financial105
Medical96
Tech/Engineering72
Law/Patents68
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Other101
Law (general)60
Finance (general)52
Medical (general)48
Government / Politics39
Religion36
Food & Drink35
Pts in 58 more flds >

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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
Corroborated6
100% positive (6 entries)
positive6
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation12
Language pairs
English to Arabic7
Arabic to English5
Specialty fields
Medical: Health Care3
IT (Information Technology)3
Education / Pedagogy2
Advertising / Public Relations2
Human Resources2
Telecom(munications)2
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
Economics1
Environment & Ecology1
Medical (general)1
Military / Defense1
Other fields
Engineering: Industrial1
Mechanics / Mech Engineering1
Medical: Instruments1
Surveying1
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




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