Working languages:
English to Albanian
Albanian to English
French to English

Diana Kristo
Accuracy, quality, punctuality

United States
Local time: 18:41 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: Albanian 
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Operations management
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)International Org/Dev/Coop
Engineering (general)Government / Politics
Finance (general)Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Law (general)Education / Pedagogy

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 42, Questions answered: 34, Questions asked: 12
Currencies accepted U. S. dollars (usd)
Glossaries Aviation Security, Defence, Diana's Glossary, Finance, Law, patents, Literary, Medical, Welfare
Translation education PhD - University of Tirana
Experience Years of translation experience: 35. Registered at May 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Albanian (American Translators Association)
Albanian to English (American Translators Association)
Albanian to English (US Department of State)
English to Albanian (US Department of State)
Albanian to English (Berlitz GlobalNET)

Memberships ATA, IMIA, NETA, NAJIT
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, FrontPage, Adobe Photoshop & Pagemaker, Word, Windows XP, 2000, Microsoft Excel, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Contests won 1st Annual Translation Contest: English to Albanian
Professional practices Diana Kristo endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Specialized in translation, interpreting (both consecutive and simultaneous)and linguistics in Switzerland (Geneva, UNDP scholarship), USA (UMass), Austria (Viena, FBIS Office), England (Bradford University), France (University of Poitiers, UNDP fellowship) and Albania (University of Tirana).
Specialized in telephone interpreting (Language Line Services, NetworkOmni, Pacific Interpreters), voice over, editing, proofreading (ATSH, RTVSH).

Thirty seven years experience both in Albania and the USA

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Foreign Languages, University of Tirana
Head of Translation and Interpreting Division, Faculty of Foreign Languages, University of Tirana
Professor of Translation and Interpreting, University of Tirana, 18 years

Doctoral in Linguistics (Dissertation: Archbishop Noli's Translation of Shakespeare)

Contract translator, conference interpreter and rating officer, US Department of State

Other clients: World Bank, IMF, Council of Europe, UNDP, IOM, USAID, immigration, hospitals, courts, many translation companies in the USA, Britain, Canada, Austria, etc.

Senior translator and interpreter for high ranking officials, businesses and media from the US, Albania, Kosova, Macedonia, Montenegro, Britain, Norway and Sweeden

Translations published in newspapers, magazines and by publishing houses

Textbook writer, editor, TV and Radio announcer of English Language Programs (10 years)

Publications (author and co-author, selected):


Translation Course, TIRANA UNIVERSITY PRESS, TIRANA, ALBANIA ,1988 (3 editions)
Text Analysis, TIRANA UNIVERSITY PRESS, TIRANA, ALBANIA, 1989 (3 editions)
English for Electric and Electronics Engineering Students, TIRANA UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1982 (3 editions)

English for High School Students(Four Books), TEXTBOOK PUBLISHING HOUSE, ALBANIA, 1989 (15 editions)
English for Mechanical Students, TEXTBOOK PUBLISHING HOUSE, Tirana, ALbania, 1982 (5 editions)
Reading, (Elementary School), TEXTBOOK PUBLISHING HOUSE, Tirana, Albania, 1990 (5 editons)
English for Vocational Schools, TEXTBOOK PUBLISHING HOUSE, Tirana, ALbania, 1982 (6 editions)

Bridging Cultures (English Textbook for High Schools), MEDIAPRINT, Tirana, Albania, 2007

Fëmijët në pyll, NAIM FRASHERI PUBLISHING HOUSE, Tirana, Albania, 1976
Keywords: legal, medical, business, education, law enforcement, patent, copywriting, pc, html, finance, immigration, administration, engineering, military, media, prose, poetry

Profile last updated
Jul 13, 2016

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