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Laura Elias, M.A. | Elance
 
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Laura Elias, M.A.

Language Services with Precision
   United States
  |   Minneapolis, MN
  |  3:32 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

English -- Spanish -- Academic Writing -- Proofreading -- Editing -- Transcribing

Over 20 years of experience as a college language instructor!

LANGUAGE TRAINING: Accent reduction or general language coaching in English and Spanish.

ACADEMIC WRITING and GENERAL EDITING: Skilled at finding errors, redundancies, and unclear or vague phrases. Great with rewording, expanding, and making more concise. Able to match the tone of the author. Especially skilled with revising the writing of non-native speakers of English to make ideas sound natural...

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Service Description

Consistent, quality work, on-time, and I will always make sure that the job is done right for you!

~~Sample Feedback~~ "Thanks Laura. It looks like you've done a really good job with the language on this... the quality of the transcription you have done here requires a great deal more knowledge about language than many people realize!"

I CAN ALWAYS DO A FREE SAMPLE!

Transcriptions
I will transcribe a minute or two of your audio file to show you the quality and accuracy of my work.

Writing and Editing
I can do a page-length sample from your project so that you can see if my style suits your needs.

Proofreading
I will do a segment to demonstrate my ability to catch even the smallest details.

Language Coaching
We can do a 30-minute session as a "free-sample"!

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Employment

The ProfessorCoach LLC
Consultant
2011 - Present
Language training services
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Instructor
2000 - 2011

Education

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN
MA English as as Second Language
- 2000
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN
MA Hispanic Linguistics
- 1999
Winona State University, Winona MN
BSW Social Work
- 1987
Winona State University, Winona MN
BA Music
- 1987
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english
spanish
editing
proofreading
transcribing
transcriptions
language
coaching
academic writing
linguist
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