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Tayyiba Bruce | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 20, 2013

Tayyiba Bruce

Language teacher (English, French, Italian)
   United Kingdom
  |   Leicester, Leicestershire

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I am a professional copy-editor and proofreader. As a native speaker of English with an excellent command of the language, I provide a service that is accurate, clear and always suited to the style required by individual clients. Between 2008 and 2012, I worked as an editor of teaching resources on a website for teachers. I am also a qualified teacher of Modern Languages, with eight years experience of teaching English, French and Italian.

Currently, I am studying part-time for a Masters in Applied Linguistics at the University of...

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Skills (5)

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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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English Grammar
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Business Writing

Service Description

Copy-editing and Proofreading English documents
Teaching materials (lesson plans, worksheets, presentations, tests)
Translation from French or Italian into English


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Employment

Teachable.com
Editor and Writer
2008 - Present
Duties: Editing/Proofreading teaching resources aimed at 11 - 18 year olds (worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, articles). Writing to members of the site. Creating resources for teachers.

Education

University of Birmingham
MA Applied Linguistics
2011 - Present
Institute of Education, University of London
PGCE Modern Languages
2002 - 2003
University of Leicester
BA Combined Arts
1998 - 2001

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english
linguistics
proofread
proofreading
editing
editor
language
qualified
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