Miembro desde Aug '06

Idiomas de trabajo:
inglés a italiano
italiano a inglés
alemán a italiano
francés a italiano
español a italiano

Mara Ballarini
Translator, interpreter and teacher

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Hora local: 15:30 AEST (GMT+10)

Idioma materno: italiano Native in italiano
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Let your words talk
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Servicios Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Training
Se especializa en
Recursos humanosMercadeo / Estudios de mercado
Internet, comercio-eEducación / Pedagogía
Automóviles / CamionesMecánica / Ing. mecánica
Electrónica / Ing. elect.Ingeniería (general)
Viajes y turismoInformática: Programas

Actividad en KudoZ (PRO) Puntos de nivel PRO 1090, Preguntas respondidas: 506, Preguntas formuladas: 410
Historial de proyectos 26 proyectos mencionados    2 comentarios positivos de clientes

Comentarios en el Blue Board de este usuario  11 comentarios

Payment methods accepted Transferencia electrónica, Marque
Muestrario Muestras de traducción: 4
Formación en el ámbito de la traducción Graduate diploma - Agenzia formativa TuttoEuropa
Experiencia Años de experiencia: 16 Registrado en ProZ.com: May 2006 Miembro desde Aug 2006
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credenciales inglés (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations), verified)
alemán (Ruhr-Universität Bochum - DSH)
inglés a italiano (Università del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli, Ital, verified)
alemán a italiano (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)
alemán a italiano (Università del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli, Ital, verified)

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EquiposThe Triumvirate
Software Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Idiom, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional, Adobe Designer 7.0, Adobe Distiller 7.0, MS Access, MS Publisher, TagEditor, Transtool, WinAlign, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
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Prácticas profesionales Mara Ballarini apoya ProZ.com's Directrices profesionales (v1.1).

Post-graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning
Post-graduate Degree in Conference Interpreting (simultaneous and consecutive interpreting, chuchotage & liaison interpreting EN-IT, DE-IT)
Post-graduate Training in Interpreting Techniques (simultaneous and consecutive interpreting EN<>IT)
Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures (specialised in translation, linguistics, language education)
CELTA Graduate (Pass A) – Cambridge certificate to teach English as a second language, obtained in Australia


In the field:

• I'm currently working as a freelance translator, proofreader & interpreter for private clients and translation agencies in different language combinations and different subjects (over 2 million words translated):
electrical / mechanical / civil / instrumental engineering, electronics, automotive, tourism and travel, hospitality, management, human resourses, general business, IT, software, journalism, food and wine, sports, fashion, fishery, camping, general medical and pharmaceutical, weddings, boating, education / e-learning, history).

Language consultant for an Italian company dealing in electrical/mechanical projects carrying out different translations in various fields:
some of the biggest jobs: two technical manuals of maintenance procedures for c.c. power plants En>It (140,000 words),
general specification for the subcontracting of a power plant,
technical manuals and specifications (Italian-English, Italian-German and Italian-French in both directions),
legal documents (i.e. Articles of Association, 50 pages - from English into Italian),
proofreading and editing of their Quality Manual (about 20000 words) from Italian into English,
company's brochure Italian>English.

Interpreter for an Italian and a Jordanian company (both dealing in used machinery, metals and wreckage) for different months between 2000 and 2003.
My duties consisted in interpreting (simultaneous, consecutive and phone interpreting, Italian-English in both directions) between the two Companies, and taking care of their correspondence (translations Italian-English, both directions) about agreements, payments, shipping and transport, technical specifications.

• First experience in interpreting and translating:
for the Company Pilkington (manufacturer of car windows) in Witten (Germany) in 2000,
where for a period of three months I worked as an Italian-German-English interpreter (simultaneous and consecutive) and translator for an Italian group on site at the German Company, taking care of their meetings, technical training to the workers and correspondence.

Other important experience in different fields, which has given me the opportunity to improve and specialise in various areas:
Teacher of Italian as a second language and English at high school in Australia (junior and senior year levels, including International Baccalaureate)
Teacher of English as a second language in Australia and in Italy (for over six years), including exam preparation such as Cambridge FCE & CAE, IELTS, Trinity, TOEIC, and one-to-one lessons + IELTS exam invigilator
Teacher of Italian as a second language in Germany and Australia
• Hotel Duty Manager in England and other jobs in hospitality in the USA, Australia, Germany, France
• Entertainment organizer in Spain (head-organizer in the following languages: English, Spanish, German, Italian, French) – sports and evenings
• Secretary and Autocad drawer for a Company dealing in electrical/mechanical projects for a few years + language consultant for different technical material
• Secretary (from an office work agency) for different bigger and smaller companies in Australia

Freelance translator, interpreter and language teacher
Please contact me for a free quote
One-to-one or group lessons
Exam preparation
Business Italian and Italian for special purposes
Travelling to Italy?

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Italy-Australia exchange program
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Este miembro obtuvo puntos KudoZ al ayudar a otros traductores a traducir términos de nivel PRO. Haga clic en total(es) de puntos para ver los términos traducidos.

Total de ptos. obtenidos: 1213
Puntos de nivel PRO: 1090

Idiomas con más puntos (PRO)
inglés a italiano392
italiano a inglés359
alemán a italiano239
español a inglés48
español a italiano24
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Mecánica / Ing. mecánica109
Automóviles / Camiones63
Construcción / Ingeniería civil52
Viajes y turismo40
Recursos humanos36
Deportes / Ejercitación / Recreo35
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects26
With client feedback2
100% positive (2 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
inglés a italiano12
italiano a inglés7
alemán a italiano6
Specialty fields
Mecánica / Ing. mecánica5
Ingeniería (general)3
Deportes / Ejercitación / Recreo3
Electrónica / Ing. elect.2
Derecho: (general)2
General / Conversación / Saludos / Cartas2
Alimentos y bebidas2
Medicina (general)2
Derecho: contrato(s)1
Finanzas (general)1
Viajes y turismo1
Mercadeo / Estudios de mercado1
Energía / Producción energética1
Piscifactoría, pesca1
Automatización y robótica1
Recursos humanos1
Informática: Programas1
Textil / Ropa / Moda1
Informática (general)1
Other fields
Ganadería / Cría de animales1
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