Primary Profession: Independent Translator
Expertise: LITERARY TRANSLATION, MEDICAL TRANSLATION AND EDUCATION TRANSLATION
Bio: I am a native Spanish speaking born, raised and educated in Spain. I am a highly experience and well-trained native Certified Spanish Translator, Proofreader and Teacher. I have more than 15 years of experience in the field. I graduated from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University (ULPGC) in Spain with a B. A. in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish, English and French, where I specialized in Spanish Literary translation and Education Translation. I also graduated from the Escuela Oficial de Turismo de Madrid in Spain with a B.A. in Hospitality and Business Management. I completed my translation studies at the Université Paris VIII in Paris, France, and at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) in USA, where I specialized in Medical Translation (grade obtained A). I work in San Diego, California, as a full-time freelance Spanish and Proofreader. I translate from English and French into Spanish: Neutral Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Mexican Spanish and Castilian Spanish (European Spanish). Website: www.dspspanishservices.com
Professional Affiliations and Certifications: Member of American Literary Translation Association (ALTA) Member of American Translators Association (ATA). Member of Association of Translators and Interpreters in the San Diego Area (ATISDA).
Publications: Books translated from English into Spanish: • Translated into Spanish four novels by Diana Dempsey: "Chasing Venus" (La Captura de Venus). "Too Close to the Sun" (Desafiando al Sol). "To Catch the Moon" (Atrapar la Luna). "Falling Star"(Estrella Fugaz). • "Improvise for Real" (Improvisa de Verdad) by David Reed. •“Fourteen Observations of Good Scrum Practice”, (Catorce Observaciones para la Práctica de un Buen Scrum) by Carlton E. Nettleton.
Education: B.A. in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish, English and French at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University, 1995, Spain B.A in Tourist Management and Business Studies at the Official Tourist College, 1989, Spain Certificate in English/Spanish Medical/Healthcare Translation and Interpreting at UCSD Extension, San Diego, (2012). RSA Certificate in Teaching Foreign languages to Adults at Greenhill College, 1996 ,London, U.K. BERLITZ Instructor Qualification Program, 2012, San Diego.
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