EDUCATION

✓ Master’s Degree in Specialized Translation (English/French – Spanish), with a specialization in Financial and Legal Translation. 2013. University of Córdoba, Spain.

The main subject of my Master’s thesis was Insurance Translation, entitled “Insurance Translation. Translation and Analysis of a Life Insurance Policy“.

✓ Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (specializing in Public Economy). 2010. University of Zaragoza, Spain.

✓ Certificate in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. 2019. INESEM Business School and King Juan Carlos University, Spain.

✓  Bachelor’s Degree in English Philology. In progress. National University of Distance Education, Spain.

Professional development

I often take additional courses to improve my skills as well as to learn about other areas I’m interested in:

✓ Conferences and Events:

  • 2014: National Meeting of Translation and Interpreting Students. Soria, Spain.
  • 2015: 5th Conference of the Spanish Modern Languages Society. Sevilla, Spain.
  • 2018: 15th Anniversary of the Spanish Association of Translators, Copy-editors, and Interpreters. Zaragoza, Spain.

✓ Other Languages:

  • 2014: Basic Chinese
  • 2014: Chinese A1.
  • 2015: HSK 1 (Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì).
  • 2017: Thai (beginner level).
  • 2019: Portuguese (beginner level).

✓ English for Specific Purposes and Translation:

  • 2007: English for economists.
  • 2008: English for electronic trade.
  • 2014: Website translation.
  • 2015: Terminology.
  • 2015: Pronunciation, intonation, and rhythm. Advanced level.
  • 2016: Revision, proofreading, and editing.

✓ Computing: 

  • 2011: Office automation.
  • 2011: Adobe Dreamweaver.
  • 2011: Creating, editing and synchronizing professional multimedia presentations.
  • 2013: SDL Trados Studio 2011.
  • 2014: Project management with SDL Trados Studio.

✓ Business and Marketing Fields: 

  • 2008: From the businessman to the family business.
  • 2008: Innovation and knowledge management.
  • 2011: Setting up a new company.
  • 2012: Direct marketing.
  • 2013: Business advice for freelancers.
  • 2014: Advanced strategy for entrepreneurs (see certificate).
  • 2015: Written language: Key to boosting business projects.
  • 2016: Improve your professionalism as a micro-entrepreneur.
  • 2017: Enthusiasm management. Why our mood determines our results.
  • 2019: Conscious productivity.

✓ Social Networks and Internet:

  • 2008: Internet responsibilities.
  • 2008: Main issues in online business initiatives.
  • 2011: Internet positioning for enterprises.
  • 2013: Community Manager.
  • 2015: Marketing online strategies (see certificate).

✓ Environment: 

  • 2010: Environmental management: ISO 14001.
  • 2010: Economy, enterprise and environment.

✓ Music:

  • Music education (piano and keyboards) over 12 years.

And how does an economist end up becoming a translator?