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- 6 Mole Pl, Oxford OX4 7SD, UK
PROFILE: A professional copy-editor and proof-reader with over 20 years’ experience with a sharp eye for detail. Able to take on work at short notice and deadlines are honoured. I am regarded as highly professional and reliable.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA History; Chartered Institute of Linguists Intermediate Diploma in Spanish (equivalent to a pass degree).
SKILLS: Copy-editing (on-screen and hard copy); foreign-language copy-editing (Spanish); proof-reading (on-screen and hard copy); checking digital material; competent and fast keyboard skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat; familiarity with APA, MLA, Chicago styles, and Hart’s Rules.
LANGUAGES: Spanish (fluent); Portuguese (good); French (reading knowledge); Italian (reading knowledge); Catalan (reading knowledge); Latin (rusty A Level); Classical Greek (very rusty A Level).
CLIENTS: Cambridge University Press; Fakenham PrePress (outsourced Bloomsbury titles); Fishbooks (outsourced Routledge titles); Hodder Education; HWA Text and Data Management (outsourced Routledge titles); Macmillan Education; Pearson Education; Oxford University Press; Routledge; Sage Publications; Wiley.
SUBJECTS: Anthropology; archaeology; communication studies; cultural studies; education (primary and secondary); English as a foreign/second language (EFL/ESL); English language teaching (ELT); Europe; history (ancient, medieval, and modern); international relations; language; languages other than English (Spanish, Portuguese); Latin America; linguistics and applied linguistics; literature; literature other than English (Spanish/Portuguese); politics/government; religion, social sciences/studies; tourism/travel.
MEDIA: Books; major reference works; journals; dictionaries; ELT and school course books.