Maria Fernanda


María Fernanda

LANGUAGES:

Spanish

French

English

EDUCATION:

  • 2008 – Certificate in Translation French/English to Spanish-McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • 2003 – Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration– Universidad Católica de Salta, Argentina- (recognized by the Quebec authorities)
  • 1987 – DELF (Diplôme d’études en langue française) Official diploma of French Studies- Alliance Française Villa María, Córdoba, Argentina-
  • 1986 – Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education ( Chemistry and Biology ) – Escuela Normal Víctor Mercante, Villa María, Córdoba, Argentina- (recognized by the Quebec authorities)

WORKSHOPS:

  • 2004– English Courses Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels-Place Cartier Adult Education Centre, Beaconsfield, Québec-
  • October 2005- Creative Writing Workshop– Collège Gérald Godin-
  • February 2008- How to became a literary translator– Continuing Education Program -OTTIAQ (Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec)
  • December 2008- Comparative English and French Punctuation-Continuing Education Program – OTTIAQ (Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec)
  • December 2008- Environmental Translation Workshop-Continuing Education Program -OTTIAQ (Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec)
  • February 2009 – Translation Memories Workshop: TRADOS-Continuing Education Program -OTTIAQ (Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec)
  • March 2010 – Le multilinguisme et la mondialisation du marché de la traduction professionnelle, tendances et enjeux – McGill University, Montreal, Canada

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 1986/1988 Instituto La Santísima Trinidad- Villa María, Córdoba, Argentina- Biology and Chemistry Secondary School Teacher, 16 hours per week teaching secondary level 1, 3 and 4 students.
  • 2007 Substitute Teacher at the École Secondaire Félix Leclerc-Pointe Claire, Québec-
  • 2007/2011 Freelance translator – Some clients: – Éditions Christian, Sherbrooke-
  • Hue Web Studio, Montreal- General translations works from French to Spanish-
  • Andovar ( post edition of some files)
  • Gabriel Nossovitch (www.gabrielnossovitch.com) (translation of some of the workbooks for the online courses)
  • Sol Gabetta(www.solgabetta.com) (translation of her biography to Spanish)
  • Commission for Environmental Cooperation (www.cec.com) (volunteering working editing Spanish texts)
  • Expressao Lda- Translation of business letters
  • WorldWorks México (translation of the Master Course Shoshin) www.worldworksméxico.com

COMPUTER SKILLS AND CAT:

Windows XP, Vista, Word 2007, Excel, PowerPoint, Antidote, Trados basic, TransStudio, Wordfast.

VOLUNTEERING:

Meals on Wheels since August 2009, Commission for Environmental Cooperation