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The Scottish Network of the Institute of Translation & Interpreting

Karin Bosshard

 

Name

Name

Karin Bosshard

Contact details

Town/city

Edinburgh

Country

United Kingdom

Tel (work)

+44(0)7944524201

Web

http://www.about.me/karinbosshard

Professional profile

Current role

Professional translator

ITI membership

Qualified member (MITI)

Qualifications

BA Translation/Multilingual Communication (Zurich University of Applied Sciences, 2009)

MSc Translation and Computer-Assisted Translation Tools (Heriot-Watt University, 2011)

Translation languages

English into German, French into German

General area of expertise

Commercial, Creative, Tourism

Detailed subject expertise

I offer translation services in the following specialist fields:
– Marketing, Corporate Communications
– Transcreation, Advertising
– Travel, Tourism & Heritage
– Food and Drink, Gastronomy
– Media, Journalism
– Contemporary literature (prose)

Profile

I am an experienced professional translator working from English and French into my mother tongue German (specialising in German for Switzerland). My qualifications include an MSc in Translation and Computer-Assisted Translation Tools and a BA in Translation, and I am a Qualified Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI). I specialise in the areas of marketing, tourism, journalism and literature.

I am currently in the fourth year of a part-time PhD in Translation Studies at the University of Edinburgh focusing on literary translation. I am working on a thesis which investigates the translation of linguistic variation and dialect in contemporary Scottish fiction (translation and commentary).

Additional services

Proofreading, Translation revision

Software

MemoQ, SDL Trados

Fulltime

Part-time