Working languages:
English to Arabic
Arabic to English
Spanish to English

Ghada Abaza
Context-oriented proficiency.

Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
Local time: 18:07 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Arabic Native in Arabic
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Looking forward to co-operating with future clients and privileged to be of service. I'm reachable anytime via my email, mobile and WhatsApp: +01223409541.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, Interpreting
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
LinguisticsInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)Education / Pedagogy
Cooking / CulinaryLaw: Contract(s)

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Translation education Bachelor's degree - Department of English Literature, Linguistics and Translation, Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at Jun 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, Wordfast
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Independent freelance translator with 15+ years experience in translating documents from English to Arabic and vice versa, as well as from Spanish to English, delivering excellent translation services while meeting all requirements. Presenting seamless style and grammar features in all target documents. Experience in translating different texts in all fields including formal and informal ones. Excellent in terminology-based contexts including literary and art field documents as well as a wide range of technical-based texts. Previous work experience for various companies and translation sources, in addition to knowledge of UN terminology, framework and system. Delivering work to meet tight deadlines. Have the ability to work under pressure, prioritize work and adapting to difficult situations and challenges. Ambitious for great opportunities for career development and progression.

Language Courses and Certificates:

-     UN Language Proficiency Exam Certificate in the English Language, United Nations, UN Headquarters, NY.

-  Undergone a 4-year Professional Translation and Interpretation Programme, (Arabic-English), (English-Arabic), American University in Cairo (AUC) Programme, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Egypt.

-       Undergone Spanish Language Courses (a 4-year period), Spanish Cultural Centre, Centro Cultural de Cervantes, Alexandria, Egypt.

-        Undergone German Language Courses (B2), Goethe Institute, Alexandria, Egypt. 

-         Basic knowledge of the French language.

Education and Postgraduate Studies:

-                       1933:  BA, English Language, Linguistics and Translation Department,                          Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University.

-       2009BFA, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University. Graduated: Excellent with distinction (honours).

-      2014:  MFA, Master’s Degree in Fine Arts, Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University. Degree granted with Excellence.

-    2015-2017PhD thesis’ finalization to be expected in 2018, following the acceptance of PhD dissertation proposal (November, 2017) and the fulfillment of Preliminary Postgraduate Studies for the PhD degree (2015-2016), Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University.

Keywords: Formal, informal, literary, contracts, medicine, education, visual arts, literature, business....

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Jul 29

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