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Sabine C. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 27, 2015

Sabine C.

Expert for translations, editing and ghostwriting
   United Kingdom
  |   Chatham, Kent

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

A native German with a degree in English literature, a full teaching qualification + experience as an English/German teacher both in Germany and in England, a freelance translator and published writer. Graduated from Bonn University in 1984, qualified as a languages teacher in 1986 (Wiesbaden T. T. College).
I spent the 1978/9 winter term at Edinburgh University where I did a course about systemic grammar and the teaching of literature. I learned that the interpretation of poetry can be based on a matter-of-fact analysis of the structure...

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Jul 26, 2015|German <-> English Translation|$438|Completed
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Jul 4, 2015|German <-> English Translation|$0|Completed
Jun 4, 2015|Children's Writing|$66|Completed
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May 22, 2015|Children's Writing|$0|Completed

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Portfolio

This is a sample translation of an extract from modern German fiction, probably my...
A sample of modern German fiction translated into English
This was a biography writing assignment, I have written other biographies for the same...
I translated the case study from German into English.
Based on information in English I had to rewrite facts for children in a fun way.
translated analysis of Carl Orff's music to Shakespeare's comedy "A Midsummer...
I created a modern version of "Romeo and Juliet" in German
The articles had to be about topics like music festivals and travelling in Europe with...
I wrote 10 articles about music festivals, travelling in Europe, European culture etc.,...
This is an article about travelling in Europe with the keywords caravan and insurance
I translated German lecture notes for an automatic engineering course into English.
I translated and adapted a German brochure into English.
I translated and adapted a product cost flyer for the British branch of a German company
I translated and adapted a list of facts in English into german
Assignment to write a biography of a famous person
Biography writing assignment
I translated and adapted a German case study for a German company expanding into the...
Creative writing using keywords in a context about travelling within Europe
Assignment to write a biography of William Wilberforce
Assignment to write a biography of a celebrity
I did a sample translation with source and target text for comparison
I did a sample translation of an excerpt from 19th century literature with source (Mary...
I translated a passage by P.G. Wodehouse with source and target text for comparison
I translated an excerpt from a science fiction novel with source and target text for...
I translated a text about evolutionary theory by Richard Dawkins with source and target...

Skills (12)

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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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German
German Sentence Structure Test
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German Spelling Test
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German Vocabulary Skills Test
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German Word Usage Test
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Translation German English
German To English Translation Skills Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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UK English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Translation English German
English To German Translation Skills Test
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English Grammar
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Legal Transcription
company websites
Biographies
Proofreading (English and German)
Content Writing

Service Description

I can offer both English-German and German-English translations in the areas of literature, law, technology, medicine and most other subject areas. As a writer I can offer my services as ghost-writer, content writer and editor.
I think my ratings speak for themselves and I am looking forward to working with you in the future.

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Education

Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelm Universitaet Bonn
Erstes Staatsexamen (Master of Arts equivalent)
1975 - 1984

Keywords

German native
degree in English Literature
Teaching Qualification
Published writer
Experienced translator in the areas of literature
law
technology
medicine
academic writing
travel.
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