Translator #1159
Capital Federal, Argentina
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Elena has been in the English language field for over thirty five years. As soon as she graduated as an English-Spanish teacher she started teaching kids and adults as well. Soon after, she did clerical work, working as a bilingual secretary in Pfizer Laboratories in Buenos Aires. Elena is a certified English-Spanish/Spanish-English translator from the School of Law of Buenos Aires University. She is also a competent proofreader in both languages.

Highlights

Last Login
10/11/16
Samples
3

Language Projects

  • English (US) to Spanish (South America)3

Summary of Language Experience

English (US) to Spanish (South America)

Elena is a native Argentinian, born in Buenos Aires, but has been speaking English since her early childhood because her mother was English. She is a certified English/Spanish-Spanish/English translator with a strong legal background, having graduated from the School of Law of Buenos Aires University. As an English teacher she taught English not only to children but also to adults, specially ESP (English for Specific Purposes) and she has been involved in translation during all her active life. Elena is retired now but keeps working as a freelance translator.

Industry Projects

  • Legal4

Summary of Industry Experience

Legal

Elena worked as a bilingual secretary in the Legal Department of Pfizer Laboratories, Argentina, for sixteen years. Being involved in legal matters awoke her interest in Law prompting her to enter the Faculty of Law of Buenos Aires University, where she studied to become a Certified English/Spanish-Spanish English translator. She loves reading books such as John Grisham´s "A time to kill" because they deal with legal matters.

Product Projects

  • Other3

Summary of Product Experience

Other

Elena has translated over a 100 monthly reports during the sixteen years she worked in the Legal Department of Pfizer Laboratories in Buenos Aires. She has also helped her executive students in companies such as Microsoft, Nortel, ACE, and others in the preparation of presentations and finantial statements. While she lived and worked in Israel she handled the clerical work in the Marketing Department of the Weizmann Institute of Science.