Working languages:
Spanish to English
English to Spanish

Douglas and Nidia Flis
English <> Spanish and Inglés <> Español

Muncie, Indiana, United States
Local time: 05:44 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English, Spanish Native in Spanish
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyCertificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs
LinguisticsCooking / Culinary
Poetry & LiteratureTourism & Travel
IT (Information Technology)
Preferred currency USD
Payment methods accepted Money order, PayPal, Wire transfer, Check
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Master's degree - Ball State University
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2013. Became a member: Dec 2013.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships INTESOL
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Google Forms, Prezi, Windows 7, OS X Yosemite, El Capitan, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Douglas and Nidia Flis endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio
Types of Translation and Interpreting (present and past):

Private-medical, counseling, legal, other.
Legal (general) documents.
Non-governmental charitable organizations.
National media research interviewing and recruiting of Spanish-language participants.
International schools.
Universities.
Religious documents, discourses in Spanish and English.

Background:

Nidia is in the fifth year of teaching full-time at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana U.S. as part of the Intensive English Institute, teaching English to international students. Her current related project is "Using Interactive Learning Technologies to Design Collaborative Reading Schemas for Low Intermediate ESL Students (2013-2014). Prior to this, she had received a Fulbright scholarship to complete a Master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at this same university.

She also taught English for five years at the Universidad Pedagógica in San Pedro Sula and had taught at a nearby school.

Nidia has published a book: “Factors That Inhibit the Acquisition of English by Hispanic Adults”, and has written a chapter in another: “Blended Learning: History, Implementation, Benefits, and Challenges in Higher Education”.

Douglas has done private and legal translations, assisted with ESL classes in a university in Central America, taught Spanish for six years in several high schools in northeast Indiana, U.S., given religious lectures both in Spanish and English, and assisted Hispanics with their efforts to qualify for a GED (high school diploma). He has a B.A. in Spanish and a B.S. in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Computer Science from Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.

Native Languages:

Douglas is native in English, with fluency in Spanish, and Nidia is native in Spanish, with fluency in English.
Keywords: English, Spanish, translation, editing, proofreading, poetry, literature, computers, hardware, software, technology, law, travel, tourism, finance, general, geography, history, manuals, linguistics, TESOL, ESL, EFL, pedagogy, education, secondary education, certificates, publications, licenses, diplomas, media, research, cooking, culinary


Profile last updated
Apr 1



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