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Linda Arui | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 30, 2013

Linda Arui

Experienced translator/writer
   Canada
  |   Prevost, Quebec
  |  10:10 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $39

I have been a professional translator (French to English) for 30 years, and a freelancer for 14. In that time, I have translated documents on pretty much every subject you can imagine. I recently branched out into writing, a field that requires much the same skill set.

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Oct 29, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$300|Completed
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Skills (4)

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French-English Translation
French To English Translation Skills Test
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Service Description

French to English translation: I work quickly and provide accurate and finished copy. I have a degree in translation from Concordia University in Montreal, and worked 10 years at the Quebec Ministry of Education as a translator and team leader. I have been freelancing for the past 14 years.

Revision/editing: I have extensive experience revising content translated from French, and editing content written in English.

Proofreading: I am an excellent proofreader in English.

Writing: I have less experience in writing, but it is a field that uses the same skill set as translation.

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Employment

Self-employed
Freelance translator
1999 - Present
Clients include the Quebec Ministry of Education, public service unions, textbook publishers, Merck Frosst, school boards, etc.
Quebec Ministry of Education
Translator/Team Leader
1989 - 1999
Translation, revision, editing, evaluation, proofreading of educational documents in every field and at every level (elementary, secondary, college). Documents for students, teachers, parents,...

Education

Concordia University
Bachelor of Arts, French-English translation
1980 - 1983

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Translation
English
editing
proofreading
writing
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