Working languages:
Russian to English
Swedish to English
Czech to English

Barry Appleby

Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 15:50 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English 
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44 Broad Road
Eastbourne, East Sussex
BN20 4QU

Tel: 00441323484725
Skype: barryappleby1948

Name: Barry Leon Appleby
Nationality: British
Date of birth: 09.09.1948
Place of birth: Whitechapel, London.

Secondary school:Hackney Downs School 1960-67
Higher education: University of Lancaster 1967-71 B.A. (2:1) Russian and Soviet Studies
(minor in Czech language and literature)
Polytechnic of Central London 1976-77
Diploma in Technical And Specialised Translation

Languages: English (mother tongue)
Swedish, Russian (very fluent)
German, French (fluent)
Czech, Italian, Modern Hebrew, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish (working knowledge)
Resident in Sweden 1979 to 2008

Work experience: Executive Officer/Admin. Trainee
HM Customs and Excise 1975-76
Translator, W.P. Thomson & Co.
(Patent Agents) 1977-78
International Telephonist, Post Office Telecommunications 1978-79
Export shipping clerk, Sea-Land Containership AB, Gothenburg
May-October, 1979
Translator, Teknotrans AB 1979-81
Translator, Teknik Text AB 1981-1983
English Copywriting Service
Self-employed translator, copywriter
and lexicographer 1981-2005
Partner, Maywin Media AB 1997-2003
Office manager, General office duties, liaison with suppliers, film distributors, laboratories
etc. Checking of contracts

Author of Elsevier's Dictionary of Commercial Terms and Phrases

Co-author of Elliot's Guide to Films on Video

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Dear Barry,
I just got the verdict from the Swedish Research Council. Only 14 % of the applications got through. Gladly enough, I was granted three years full time research. An important part of this was your excellent translation of the application form.

Best regards,
Keywords: Russian, Swedish, finance, general texts

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