Member since Sep '02

Working languages:
English to Arabic
Arabic to English

Sami Khamou
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Morton Grove, IL
Local time: 10:27 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Arabic Native in Arabic
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureGovernment / Politics
Science (general)Religion
Advertising / Public RelationsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsTelecom(munications)
Computers (general)Law: Contract(s)

English to Arabic - Rates: 0.09 - 0.12 USD per word / 35 - 45 USD per hour
Arabic to English - Rates: 0.09 - 0.12 USD per word / 35 - 45 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1388, Questions answered: 927, Questions asked: 150
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Currencies accepted U. S. dollars (usd)
Glossaries Sami's Glossary
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Al-Mustanseriya, Baghdad, Iraq
Experience Years of experience: 30. Registered at Feb 2000. Became a member: Sep 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships ATA, WATA-World Assoc. of Arab Translators & Linguists
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Microsoft Word, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, PC Word, Photoshop, SDL Trados Studio 2014, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (RTF)
Professional practices Sami Khamou endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
* English-Arabic translation of manuals, brochures, marketing literature and other publications in technical, legal, financial and advertising fields.

* Arabic-English translation of official and legal documents, medical reports & academic certificates.

1961-1965: Institute of Science, Baghdad, Iraq, Diploma

1962-1963: University of Michigan, English Proficiency Diploma

1966-1970: Almustanseriya University, Bachelor of Art in Literature

Professional Experience

40 years of experience as a translator in the Middle-East, United Kingdom and USA, providing English-Arabic/Arabic-English translation to various Translation agencies.

* Responsible for all translation activities at the Ministry of Labor, Baghdad, Iraq for 15 years. Translated all new International Labor Conventions and Recommendations into Arabic. Also translated all labor and social laws into English.

* Worked for the Ministry of Labor, Baghdad, Iraq as Assistant Manager of International Relations: responsible for organizing relationship with UN, ILO, Arab league and other international organizations. Monitoring the implementation of International Labor Conventions and Recommendations and preparing annual reports to the ILO.

*Freelance Translator, London, United Kingdom and USA for 25 years providing English-Arabic translation to various Translation agencies.

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Keywords: Arabic, legal, medical, military, education, economics

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Jul 5, 2020

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