Amandine Lepers-Thornton – IAPTI

SKILLS

- ENGLISH - FRENCH


- FRENCH - ENGLISH


PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

- TRANSLATION

- EDITING / PROOFREADING

- INTERPRETATION

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2009-10 Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (French & Spanish)
Moray House School of Education,
University of Edinburgh

2005-07 Master of Science in Translation Studies
School
of Languages, Literatures & Cultures, University of Edinburgh

2003-05 Licence (Undergraduate Degree) in English Studies
Université
Lille III Charles de Gaulle (Year abroad: University of Nottingham Trent)

SPECIALIZATION AREAS

- ARTS AND HUMANITIES - BUSINESS AND INSURANCE - COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - EDUCATION - GENERAL - JOURNALISM - LEGAL - LITERATURE - PERSONAL AND COMMERCIAL CORRESPONDENCE - TOURISM AND TRAVEL

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Over 10 yrs experience working with languages

Self-employed language consultant trading as Amend in Style Translations

Translation of literary and technical documents: articles, tourism, marketing and business
Certified translation: legal documents (certificates, leases, wills), academic degrees and transcripts
Liaison interpreting: facilitating communication (public services, court, meetings/festivals, tourism)
Film & TV projects: "Fixer" for French TV companies filming in the UK (Fl Concepts & Co, Bo Travail!, La Grosse Équipe).
Fixing involves providing cultural advice, preparing shoots, developing itineraries, identifying contacts, setting up interviews and fixing on-shoot issues.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Associate of the Institute of Translation & Interpreting

Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists

Member of the International Association of Professional Translators & Interpreters

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