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rowenaockenden

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Native English speaker with a high level of attention to detail and thorough, diligent approach. Holds a professional proofreading qualification from a prestigious British publishing organisation. Areas of expertise: ; - academic work - dissertations, research proposals; - assisting non-native speakers to produce written work in high-quality, fluent English; - proofreading texts which have been translated from other languages; - international development proofreading and editing. Experienced at editing references in Harvard/APA and Vancouver style. Trained in the use of British Standards Institution proof-correcting symbols. Experienced in using Track Changes in Microsoft Word. Can work in both US and British English.
$10 USD/hr
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Experience

Inclusive Growth Diagnostic Report

Dec 2014 - Dec 2014 (1 month)

Proofread and edited Inclusive Growth Diagnostic report, DFID Zambia. This was a 30 page international development report; my work involved proofreading and editing the text, including charts, graphs, figures and technical language.

Education

BA French and German

1992 - 1996 (4 years)

PGCE in Secondary Education

1996 - 1997 (1 year)

Qualifications

Grammar at Work (2014)

Publishing Training Centre, UK

A detailed qualification in English grammar and usage. Completed with merit.

Proofreading (2015)

Publishing Training Centre, UK

Proofreading skills, including the use of BSI proof correcting symbols. Preparing a text for publication, including references, numbering and cross-references, contents and index pages, formatting including layout and style.

Certifications

  • US English Level 1
    95%
  • Numeracy 1
    92%
  • UK English 1
    90%

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