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Rachel Degner | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 12, 2015

Rachel Degner

Connecting people by bridging the language gap
   United States
  |   Bridgman, MI
  |  9:39 am Local Time

Overview

I am a native of Brazil who has lived in the U.S. for the past 17 years. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a TESOL Certificate (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages).

Languages and people are my greatest passions, and that is surely reflected on my work.
In addition to excellence and attention to detail, my clients receive personalized and timely services and have at their disposal all the interpersonal skills and language and cultural knowledge I have acquired over the past 16 years teaching, training, editing,...

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Service Description

English and Portuguese translating, editing, proofreading, and teaching.

Types of text:

scientific
commercial
literary
educational

Process:

- Use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used;
- Utilize appropriate software for presentation and delivery;
- Research legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation;
- Proofread and edit final translated versions;
- Provide clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text
- Prioritize work to meet deadlines;
- Provide quotations for translation services offered;
- Consult with experts in specialist areas when needed;
- Supply subtitles for foreign films and television programs;
- Retain and develop specialist knowledge on specialist areas of translation;

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Employment

Whirlpool Corporation
Language Trainer
2002 - 2015
Provided ESL services t Taught Business English, K-12 tutoring, and test preparation such as TOEFL, SAT, ACT, and GMAT. Employed my multilingual abilities (English, Portuguese and Spanish) to...
Benton Harbor Area Schools
ESL Interventionist
2012 - 2014
Facilitated relationships with students, parents, school, and community. Monitored student social and academic progress in full inclusion classrooms. Delivered bilingual and social/cultural...
Lake Michigan College
Learning Center Coordinator
2003 - 2006
Hired, supervised, scheduled, trained, and evaluated tutorial staff. Coordinated and delivered services to special needs and international students. Developed and maintained records on students,...
Lake Michigan College
Tutor, Proctor
2000 - 2003
Provided small group and individual instruction in content areas. Assisted students in the use of supplemental instruction materials and technology. Developed lesson plans and handouts to fit...

Education

Lake Michigan College
Associate's in Science
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Liberty University
Bachelor of Science
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Keywords

detail oriented
interpersonal skills
English
ESL/ EFL
Brazilian Portuguese
timely
thorough
translating
assessment
training
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