Member since Sep '03

Working languages:
Swedish to English
German to English
Norwegian to English
Finnish to English

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May 2019

Kathy Saranpa
Yale PhD, legal/medical spec.

Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Local time: 23:47 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Law (general)Medical: Health Care
MusicArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting

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Words translated: 3,372
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 115, Questions answered: 86, Questions asked: 72
Translation education PhD - Yale University
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at Sep 2003. Became a member: Sep 2003.
Credentials N/A
Memberships STINA, SKTL
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume Because of CV scams, I am happy to send you my CV upon request.
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Professional practices Kathy Saranpa endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
I specialize in legal and medical translation from German to English as well as from most of the Nordic languages (Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish) to English. I also have some familiarity with Spanish, Danish and French.

Twenty years spent teaching Swedish and German (literature and language) as well as translation seminars (UCLA, U of Wisconsin, Yale University, U of Oregon) have prepared me for translation work that is accurate, well-informed and conscious of such issues as target orientation and usability.

I have steady clients who know they can trust me to deliver excellent work by the deadline requested; therefore I am frequently unavailable for new commissions. However, I am always on the lookout for interesting jobs requiring the attention of a professional.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 156
PRO-level pts: 115

Top languages (PRO)
Swedish to English78
English to Swedish33
Norwegian to English4
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Law (general)16
Education / Pedagogy12
Medical (general)9
Poetry & Literature8
Business/Commerce (general)4
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Keywords: PhD, academic, genealogy, legal, business, personal, literature, history, arts, medical

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