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I am a professional native (UK) English freelance proofreader and copy-editor, based in Hampshire. Whether for individuals, businesses or publishers, I offer a variety of editorial services to enhance, correct and perfect texts so that you can be confident of an accurate publication.
I ensure that every client receives excellent service and support through my conscientious approach to high-level precision and language fluency.
Depending on your preference, I can work on your text in any of the following ways:
– British Standards Institution (BSI) symbols, either on hard copy or digitally
– Commenting tools to mark up PDFs in Adobe Acrobat
– Track Changes feature in Microsoft Word documents.
I am a native (UK) English speaker and also speak German, French and basic Italian. I have excellent attention to detail, exacting standards and a professional yet personal approach.
I have experience of working on a variety of subject matter. Having studied four foreign languages (including Latin), with a 2:1 honours degree in German and History of Art, and having worked in financial roles as well as teaching in the public sector, I consider my subject specialisms to be the following:
– The Arts (art history, fine art, music and culture)
– Introduction to Proofreading (SfEP)
– Proofreading Headway (SfEP) – Distinction (92%)
– I am a member of the CIEP, The Chartered Institute for Editing and Proofreading (formerly SfEP), and abide by their code of practice.
QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION
– PGCE Primary: University of Winchester (Merit at Masters Level 7)
– Qualified Teacher Status
– MA (Hons) 2:1 in German and History of Art – University of Edinburgh
– A Levels: Latin (A), German (A), French (A)
– Investment Management Certificate: The Society of Investment Professionals
– SAPERE Philosophy for Learning (Level 1)
– GSCEs: 2 A*, 6 A, 1 B (English Literature, English Language, Maths, Double Science, Latin, French, German, Art)
Please get in contact to discuss how I can help you or your business. I’d love to hear from you.