- Dundee, GB
- £15 /hr
- Available now
A professional, confidential and reliable service aimed at making life easy for my clients. Let me cross the i\'s and dot the t\'s for you.
As a linguist I take pridemore...A professional, confidential and reliable service aimed at making life easy for my clients. Let me cross the i\'s and dot the t\'s for you.
As a linguist I take pride in delivering top quality work, be it a proofread manuscript, a translated document or a language class. My clients include students preparing the final draft of their dissertations and PhD\'s to business professionals preparing business and promotional materials for overseas markets.
My translation interests include language education, bilingualism, SLA, public sector administration, economics, European culture and political affairs, renewable energies and climate change.
I am an Associate member of both the Chartered Institute of Linguists and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, and have experience working in the UK civil service, overseas charities, commercial organisations and educational institutes.
Area Covered: UK & EU via internet
Work Experience Summary: English Language Teaching Assistant Oct 2008 - May 2009
IES Velzquez, C/Francisco Carrion Meji’as, Seville, Spain
Teaching English to secondary school pupils aged 12-16 years of age
Assisting staff develop their language skills
Promoting intercultural activities within the school
Research project examining the Regional Government\'s bilingual educational program
Administration Officer Oct 2005 - Present
Jobcentre Plus, Department of Work and Pensions, Lindsay House, Ward Road, Dundee, DD1 1QB
Offering support to customers wishing to make new claims to benefit and contact other Government departments related to aspects of the benefit system.
Help customers find suitable employment using various job-search and career development databases.
Contribute to organisational goals through a program of Personal Development Planning and inter-departmental initiatives to achieve pre-determined national policy goals.
Since starting university in October 2006 I have worked on a part-year basis during university holidays.
Overseas Field Worker Oct 1998 - May 2005
La Torre del Vigia, Apartado 6-2671, Zona 6A, El Dorado, Panama
Administrator responsible for the day-to-day running of a branch of an international charity.
Substitute supervisor, visiting groups throughout the country to ensure a high level of adherence to national policy directives; providing training to local administrators.
Organising one-to-one and group seminars on a range of social issues.
Education Summary: Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh 2006 - Present
MA (Hons) First Class - Spanish and Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL)
*Including translation & interpreting studies, international organisations, society & institutions in contemporary Europe and applied linguistics.
Proofreading course - Publishing Scotland (Nov 2009)
European Computer Driving License - ECDL (Nov - Apr 2008)
Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain 2008 - 2009
ERASMUS exchange year.
*Including specialised translation, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, history of Europe, IT for translation.
Dundee College of Further Education, Dundee 2005-2006
SCE Higher Spanish (A)
Morgan Academy Secondary School, Dundee 1980-1985
4 SCE Higher Grades (2A\'s, 1B, 1C); 8 SCE O Grades (5 A\'s, 1B, 2C\'s)
Spanish-English Translator, Proofreader, TESOL tutor