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Tristam Reece-Smith | Elance
 
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Tristam Reece-Smith

Beautiful English translations
   United Kingdom
  |   London, England
  |  5:10 am Local Time

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Overview

London-based Oxford grad (French and German). Native English speaker, proper punctuation freak, lover of the "mot juste". Friendly and reliable, keen musician, social entrepreneur. Available for language, proofing, editing and writing tasks, and anything else that floats my boat!

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Sep 7, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$30|Completed
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Sep 3, 2014|German <-> English Translation|$33|Completed
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Jun 27, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$33|Completed
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Jun 26, 2014|Russian <-> English Translation|$190|Working

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Translation of blog article from original German

Skills (6)

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English
Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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French
Translation
English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Service Description

Talented and detail-oriented English writer, proofer, editor and translator. Works to a high standard of accuracy; understands challenges of idiom and register working in and between languages. Friendly, reliable, and always on time. Background in business development, charity management, IT and the written word. Loves nothing better than to craft copy that reads well, flows beautifully, and communicates clearly.

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Employment

New Community of Friends
Community Leader
2013 - Present
Establishing and leading, together with my wife, new, local, Christian social action community to support needy individuals in London Borough of Hounslow. Emphasis on creating nurturing relational...
Riverside Vineyard
Charity Leadership Team
2003 - 2013
Rose to position in leadership team of mid-size local Christian charity (500 volunteers), involved in training, comms., IT and volunteer management, and oversight of international partnerships....
Reed Nursing Personnel
Business Development and Operations
2000 - 2003
Produce and submit tenders, training and reports for one of UK's leading staffing providers. Worked directly with Chief Executive and Divisional Director, and liaised with clients and staff across...
Café "Le Gospel", Rouen, France
Volunteer and language student
1998 - 1999
Volunteered in Christian social action café during university language year abroad. Increased grasp of French society, culture, and colloquial language.
Language Gap Year, Bremen, Germany
Various roles
1995 - 1996
Held a variety of positions including, consistently, that of private English tutor whilst on language gap year before University. Greatly increased grasp of German language and culture

Education

Balliol College, University of Oxford
BA (Hons), Modern Languages (French & German)
1996 - 2000

Keywords

English
French
German
translation
clarity
reliable
thorough
proofreading
native English speaker
British
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