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Alberto Z. | Elance
 
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Alberto Z.

Italian Freelance Translator
   Italy
  |   Treviso, Veneto
  |  1:38 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I am a native Italian speaker willing to provide professional-level translation and proofreading services for English and Italian clients.


I've worked for 4 years as proofreader and translator for an Italian niche blog and a wiki-based community. Studying English is a passion I've been swept away by since I was 5 when I used to travel to Scotland; later in life I've travelled to England, Ireland and Malta. In 2008, I have been awarded an ESOL Examinations' (University of Cambridge) certificate. To provide maximum professionalism I prefer...

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Skills (5)

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Italian
Italian Grammar Test
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Italian Proofreading Skills Test
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Italian Sentence Structure Test
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Italian Spelling Skills Test
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Italian To English Translation Skills Test
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Italian Vocabulary Skills Test
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Italian Word Usage Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Service Description

A list of examples of documents I can work on includes (but is not limited to):

- Formal and informal emails, newsletters, letters and postcards
- Hotels descriptions, websites, tourist information
- Curricola Vitae and cover letters
- Technical texts about scientific topics such as: physics, chemistry and basic engineering (please contact me and send a sample beforehand; consider my Bachelor's Degree in Material Science as reference level)
- Manuals and labels
- Catalogues and product descriptions
- Software and videogames (PC, Windows based)
- Any material for a general audience

I will also work on Italian audio files (please send sample beforehand) and English audio files (only high quality sound and very clear; please send sample beforehand).

I can proofread Italian, English-to-Italian translated, simple Italian-to-English translated and simple English documents, with coverage of all aspects: grammar, word usage, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and meaning (roughly 3$/page, to be negotiated).

Software includes: Microsoft Office, Open Office, PDF Editor, Notepad.

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Employment

Niche Blog
Proofreader, translator
2009 - 2012

Education

University of Padua
Science
2009 - Present
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Italian English
Italian translation
Italian proofreading
Proofreading
Italian
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