NIKOLA BAUMGARTEN TRANSLATIONS, Diploma in Translation, Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists
GERMAN-ENGLISH and ENGLISH-GERMAN TRANSLATIONS
NATIVE SPEAKER OF GERMAN
IN-DEPTH FAMILIARITY WITH THE ENGLISH IDIOM THROUGH 25-YEAR RESIDENCY IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND THE UK
GENERAL AND ACADEMIC TRANSLATIONS
Education and background
I am a native speaker of German and for the past twenty-five years have lived in the United States,
Canada and the UK. For much of this time I have tutored at College Level in the English language
(Harvard University, University of Cambridge) and been German Lektor at Selwyn College, Cambridge.
I have therefore an in-depth familiarity with both the German and English idioms and a wide-ranging
knowledge of the cultures of North America, Germany and the UK. In addition to my Diploma in
Translation from the Chartered Institute of Linguists, I hold a Ph.D. in American Studies
(Harvard University) and an M.Ed. in Educational Research (University of Cambridge).
Areas of Expertise
Also, semi-specialised translations including the subjects of
- General Translations
- Literary Translations (Diploma in Translation qualification)
- Academic Translations, in particular translations of Humanities and Education texts. I have extensive research and writing experience in the Humanities and the field of Education, and I therefore consider myself particularly qualified to translate in these areas.
- Travel/ Tourism,
- Food, or the
- Media: newspapers, film, subtitling etc.
- Operating manuals
- Any other semi-specialised translations
- German Schrift: I am able to transcribe German Schrift/ Sütterlin.
Rates and service
Rates are per thousand words and depend on the nature of the text.
Further details via personal communication. Service is prompt and deadlines are strictly adhered to.
If my workload does not permit me to take on your assignment,
or if I consider your request to be outside my area of competence, I will let you know straight away.
I am always happy to supply a free sample translation of an excerpt from your text.
I look forward to hearing from you.
- Telephone: 0044 (0)1954-212925
- E-mail: nbaumgarten14(at)googlemail.com