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Anna Doherty | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 24, 2014

Anna Doherty

English language professional in France
   France
  |   Meze, Languedoc-Roussillon
  |  1:11 am Local Time

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Overview

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My professional experience ranges from marketing in the fields of tourism and culture to teaching English to business professionals and guiding English-language visitors on tour in Europe.Resident in France since the 1990s after completing a BA degree in English literature and drama studies in my native Dublin, I went freelance in 2009 and now use my varied experience and my eye for detail to produce quality translations into English, to proofread and edit documents written by native and non-native English-speaking writers and to produce...

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Apr 23, 2014|Translation|$0|Working
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Apr 16, 2014|Technical Writing|$35|Completed
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Portfolio

Simple general translation
Example of a straightforward proofread with minor corrections
Original, informative piece pertaining to life in France
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An example of a rewrite of a poorly written article

Skills (8)

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French-English Translation
French To English Translation Skills Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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English-French Translation
English To French Translation Skills Test
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English Grammar
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Editing
UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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French
French Vocabulary Skills Test
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Service Description

Translation from French to English, specializing in the areas of tourism, gastronomy and literature.
In-depth knowledge of France and French culture as seen through the eyes of a non-native.
Proofreading and editing in English with a keen eye for spelling and grammar mistakes.
I also have experience in recording voiceovers for telephone messaging systems (Irish/ British English)

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Employment

Centre Culturel Irlandais
Assistant to the cultural programme
2003 - 2010
Tourism Ireland
Marketing assistant in Paris office
1998 - 2001
EF Educational Tours
Tour Director
1995 - 1995
Oxia Telelangues Systemes
English teacher
1994 - 1995

Education

Trinity College, University of Dublin
Bachelor of Arts
1989 - 1993

Keywords

French to English translation
English to French translation
proofreading
editing
writing
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