German native. 10+ years translating, proofreading, editing, writing.
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Anthropologist M.A. & German as foreign language teacher & freelance translator..
Studied in Berlin, Germany and in CapeTown, South Africa.
Freelance writer and translator since 1998 - fields: Journalism, Social Science, Travel, Academic translations, Hotel & Tourism-industry, Website translation.
Various publications in travel magazines, travelwebsites, social science magazines, newpapers - print and online.
5 years experience in hotel & travel PR & CR, website, print, writing, editing, and translating.
5 years experience in language instruction & teaching experience in South Africa, Germany, India.
Languages: German (native), English (excellent), French (good), Hindi and Zulu (basic).
English to German translations, proofreading, editing.
Translation, editing, proofreading of academic texts.
Fields: humanities, social sciences, literature, art. - 10 years of experience at all levels from assignments, to PhD thesises, as well as translations for academic journals.
Translating, writing, editing, of texts in travel, hotel & tourism industry.
Various articles produced for travel-magazines, 5 years of experience of translating or writing hotel website information, as well as travel blog and social media management for hotel and hostels.
Editing, proofreading, and general help with German documents for foreigners, who find themselves in the unfamiliar world of German bureaucracy, or need personal correspondence help.
...Translating is not just replacing a word with one from a different language, you need to translate the cultural concept as well, to get things understood and done...
German language teaching and coaching on request.