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Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese
Portuguese to English

mirian terra
Translator & Electronics Technician

Brazil
Local time: 04:51 BRST (GMT-2)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Professional Linguist and Translator Working in Translations/Proofreading into Brazilian Portuguese
Account type Freelancer
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Computers: HardwareComputers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksConstruction / Civil Engineering
Electronics / Elect EngEnvironment & Ecology
IT (Information Technology)SAP
Computers (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 51, Questions answered: 45, Questions asked: 12
Blue Board entries made by this user  1 entry

Payment methods accepted MasterCard, Visa, Money order, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries electronics, mechanics (mech technology)
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Translation Studies - Universidade de Brasília
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2009.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (Universidade de Brasília)
Portuguese to English (Universidade de Brasília)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices mirian terra endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
I have been working as a translator for 6 years (or if considering the time I’ve been studying Translation almost 10 years). I am an Electronics Technician, graduated at the local institute for education, science and technology (IFGo) and then I graduated in Translation Studies at Universidade de Brasília (UnB). Having a degree in Translation made a plus not only in my knowledge of English language, but also as a translator. At the university, we are encouraged to translate several kinds of texts (economy, law, science and literature) English-Portuguese-English. So during this time, I could have an idea of in which area I would specialize later. I had the chance of working at the Brazilian Science and Technology Ministry where I was in contact with various environmental guidelines.

After my graduation, I kept in touch with this field of knowledge translating/proofreading papers/articles to some graduate students of Geology field (remote sensing mainly, but also sedimentology). I have translated some articles related to politics and they are hosted at a Brazilian website (it can be mentioned upon request). I’ve also worked in some medicine areas (cardiology, oncology and psychiatric ones only). I am translating in these areas so far.

Lately, I am specializing mainly at Computers/IT field and Electronics, translating/proofreading some texts in these areas for some translation agencies and other clients.


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Total pts earned: 51
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Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese40
Spanish to Portuguese8
Portuguese to English3
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering23
Other12
Science4
Bus/Financial4
Medical4
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Electronics / Elect Eng16
Agriculture4
Automotive / Cars & Trucks4
Law: Contract(s)4
Mechanics / Mech Engineering4
Other4
Religion4
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Keywords: brazilian portuguese, environment, ecology, geology, geography, remote sensing, electronics, agriculture, government, politics, proofreading, translation, IT, eletrical engineering, telecom, hardware, computers networks, english, foreign affairs.


Profile last updated
Dec 10, 2010






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