Member since Sep '03

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

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July 2018

Kathy Saranpa
YalePhD/University Lecturer Translation

Joensuu, Itä-Suomen Lääni, Finland
Local time: 00:14 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: English Native in English
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What Kathy Saranpa is working on
Sep 10, 2016 (posted via Translators without Borders):  I finished an DEU to ENG project, Pharmaceutical, 1152 words for Translators without Borders using MemoQ. My first job, and it feels great to help out. ...more »
Total word count: 1152

Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. View now.
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
MusicArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
HistoryLaw (general)
Medical: Health Care

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Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

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Words translated: 2,798
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 115, Questions answered: 86, Questions asked: 70
Translation education PhD - Yale University
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. 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 current CV scams, I am happy to send you my CV upon request.
Training sessions attended Advanced Internet Search Techniques for Medical Translators [download]
Translating Pharmaceutical Documents (German --> English) [download]
Exchanging data among CAT-Tools [download]
Free time-saving tools and utilities for translators [download]
Professional practices Kathy Saranpa endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
I specialize in legal and medical translation from German to English, Swedish to English, and Norwegian to English. I also have some familiarity with Spanish, Finnish 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 hermeneutic process.

I have steady clients who know they can trust me to deliver excellent work by the deadline requested, and I am a full-time lecturer in translation, so I am often unavailable for other jobs. I primarly translate in order to keep my skills sharp and to be able to share my experience with students. 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
Cooking / Culinary4
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Keywords: PhD, academic, genealogy, legal, business, personal, literature, history, arts, medical

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