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SILVINA B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 9, 2016

SILVINA B.

ENGLISH - SPANISH TRANSLATOR
   United States
  |   Brentwood, CA
  |  7:29 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $13

I have bilingual Written and Oral Communication skills in Spanish (my native language, as I was born in Argentina), and English. I have been a freelance translator for almost 20 years, in areas such as Legal, Marketing, Stock Markets, Education and others. I also have an extensive experience in teaching Spanish and English as second languages.

Globalization is making possible different types of relationships among people. The relevance of languages increases every, allowing a direct approach to information, transactions and any type of...

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May 21, 2012|Academic Writing|Private|Completed

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Spanish/ English translation of the whole curriculum (legal terminology) of a School of...

Skills (8)

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English To Spanish Translation Skills Test
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Spanish Grammar Test
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Spanish Proofreading Skills Test
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Spanish Sentence Structure Test
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Spanish Spelling Skills Test
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment in order to meet deadlines.
Detail-oriented way of working, so as to keep the substantial meaning of the translated material.
Extreme attention to the structure of sentences and to grammatical aspects.
I do myself the localization and proofreading of the translated document. It is the perfect way to keep the spirit of the original documents. I do not use translation tools. My job consists in writing the document in another language without changing its essence and nature.

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Employment

Contractors
Spanish/English & English/SpanishTeacher
2007 - Present
Private Tutor and Teacher, customizing and creating my lessons according to the requested needs. I always have tried to teach useful material, giving my students enough tools to enable them to...
Contractors
freelance translator
1998 - Present
Translation from English to Spanish, Localization and Proofreading of documents on different areas like Law,Business, Finance, Economics, Aviation, Social Sciences and Education.
Elementary Schools in California
Spanish teacher
1997 - 2005
Worked for IES Language Foundation following their curriculum based on every day vocabulary and songs.
Department of Justice of Argentina
Team Leader, Business Law area
1986 - 1996
I worked in the development of a THESAURUS and other linguistic tools with the main goal of improving the search process of legal documents in their database.. Some of them had to be translated.

Education

BERKELEY UNIVERSITY
Certificate Program in Business Administration
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ALLIANCE FRANCAISE
Certificate of French Studies
1978 - 1983
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE in Argentina
Certificate of Proficiency in English
1979 - 1981
NATIONAL COLLEGE OF SAN ISIDRO
Bachelor' s Degree
1976 - 1980
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE in Argentina
First Certificate in English
1979 - 1979
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ENGLISH
SPANISH
TRANSLATOR
LAW
FINANCE
ECONOMICS
TEACHER
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