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Finnish to English
English (monolingual)

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Graeme Waller
Meticulous and Accurate

Kuopio, Finland
Local time: 20:48 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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About me
Experienced British FI-EN Translator and Proofreader/Reviewer

- specialist in Geology, the other Earth sciences, and Science and Technology (general)
- meticulous and accurate


BACKGROUND
- native British English speaker and Finnish resident (over 30 years)
- have worked as a translator and as a proofreader/reviewer for over 20 years
- qualified geologist (BSc Honours Geology (2:1), University of St. Andrews, 1979-1983; postgraduate research training, University of Glasgow 1983-1987).

- good Finnish skills and a working knowledge of US English.

-have also worked in Finland as, for example, a geologist, a research assistant and an English teacher/trainer and have attended various training courses in Finland (including basic IT skills [2005, 2006] and entrepreneur training [2006]; all held in Finnish).

SERVICES OFFERED
* Finnish-English translation (FI-EN/GB/US)
* Monolingual Review (Proofreading, EN/US-EN/GB; EN - EN/GB/US)
* Bilingual Review (Proofreading, FI-EN/GB/US)
* Translation quality assessment
* Second proofreading
* Canadian English also available depending on the assignment

SPECIALISATIONS
1) Geology and the Earth Sciences
2) Science and Technology (general)

OTHER WORKING FIELDS (mainly general)
- business (administration, marketing, financial); public administration (including EU material) and general legal; technical and industrial; IT / ICT; medical and pharmaceuticals; environmental issues

SOFTWARE
- Wordfast Pro 3.4.9*, OmegaT 3.1.9
- experience of using Wordfast Classic 6.13 and several cloud-based translation tools such as Translation
Workspace and XTM
- MS Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); PDF-Xchange Editor 6 (with OCR), Acrobat Reader 11, Openoffice.Org 3.4, Avast Premier 2015 antivirus and firewall; various web browsers; Windows 8.1 Professional system; more

*able to process several formats including pre-translated SDLXLIFF and pre-segmented Trados TagEditor .ttx files (details on request); testing Wordfast Pro 4

STYLE GUIDES
- familiar with the European Commission’s style guide (British English), the EU’s 'Interinstitutional style guide', and with several other GB/UK and US English style guides.

RATES
- available on request


CV/RESUME
- available on request

CONTACT
wallergt(at)saunalahti.fi
+ 358 44 2060 488
Skype: wallertrans
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Language (PRO)
Finnish to English4
Top general field (PRO)
Bus/Financial4
Top specific field (PRO)
Agriculture4

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Sep 21



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