Portuguese – English - Portuguese Translator
Translator. Average daily output: 1500 words
FIELDS OF SPECIALTY:
Legal, Websites, Art, Travel, Environment, Magazines. TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE:
More than 25 years as translator of English into Portuguese (vice-versa), including 6 years as a part-time staff translator at Cheskin Research Marketing Corporation; working from a "package" of market research done overseas, prepared reports for publication, adapting materials to a standard outline; 8 years as a staff translator at BrasilBest Magazine in San Francisco, USA. Translation from Portuguese to English of short movie shot in Brazil entitled Women’s Lives in the Northeast Region of Brazil. During this same period, operated a thriving free-lance business from home office, taking assignments from international and non-profit organizations, and translation companies. TYPES OF DOCUMENTS TRANSLATED:
Legal briefs, tobacco-related litigation for the US Ministry of Health; service contracts; articles from the Brazilian press; essays on Brazilian art and culture; video scripts, websites (ted.com, art.com, cfww.org, scarf.org, vivacazuza.org.br, sclero.org, twb.org), Birth and Marriage Certificates, School Transcripts, The Kahn Center for Cosmetic Surgery.
The United States Immigration Services.
Alameda Unified School District
OVERSEAS RESIDENCY: The United States (30 years) – Travel to Brazil two times a year. NATIVE LANGUAGE: Brazilian Portuguese
Special Ed Paraprofessional III – Alameda Unified School District More than 5 years as Brazilian Portuguese Instructor and Intercultural Coaching. Classes offered via webcam. Co-founder of IBEC – Instituto Brasileiro de Educação e Cultura, in El Cerrito, CA. EDUCATION:
UC Berkeley Extension TESOL – Teaching English for Students of other Languages (in progress)
UC Berkeley Extension Translation and Interpretation Degree San Francisco State University BA Liberal Studies Emphasis in International Relations General Consulate of Brazil in SF Portuguese as Second Language and Heritage language Teaching Methods