CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Cell. +393490849377
E-mail: francyperrone@yahoo.it
URL: www.effetranslations.com

Profile:
Freelance Interpreter and Translator;
Tour Guide.
Graduated in Foreign Languages in 2002, and then specialized in interpreting and translation in 2004;
multi-skilled with experiences abroad and with foreign people;
seeking for new clients or for a position where to exploit my languages skills and new abilities in translating and interpreting.


Education & Qualifications:

Sept. 2005-Oct. 2005 Course and Training for Tour Guide

Nov. 2003-May 2004 PGD in Interpreting and Translating at the SSIT via Gregorio VII in Rome. Job training as Interpreter and Translator at the Università Lateranense in Rome and at the Italian Camera dei Deputati included in the course.

April 2003 Job Training in Tourist Guide and Entertainment Organiser organized by Avec Tour Operator s.r.l.

Nov. 2002 Degree in Foreign Languages at the University of Lecce. Title of the thesis discussed: John Donne: poesia religiosa, meditazione teologica e “metafisica dell’amore”. Final mark: 110/110 con lode.

Oct. 2002 Job Training in “Tecniche e Segreti della Comunicazione Verbale” (Techniques and Secrets of Verbal Communication), held at the Istituto Internazionale di Cultura – Centro Studi Comunità Europee “Christian Rogges” in Lecce.

May 2000 Exam of International Business English at John Moores University in Liverpool (UK).

Jan.-June 2000 Exchange Student at John Moores University, with 4 modules followed and 3 exams taken.

July 1996 Maturità Linguistica (A-levels in modern languages: English, French, German). Final mark: 54/60.

June-July 1995 3-weeks English course at the Thames Valley School in London.

June 1995 Cambridge First Certificate in English.

Work Experience


Current position Freelance Interpreter and Translator, and Tourist Guide.
Working languages: Italian, English and French.
Particular specialization of translation in the literal, technical, scientific, medical and commercial fields.

Sept 2005-Now Collaboration with Tecnomedia Consulting for the translation of machine tools user guides.

17th July-6th August 2005 EF Leader and Teacher for teenagers in Central London.

Periodically Private English and French lessons to Italians.

Periodically Hostess/Promoter for various agencies.

April 22nd, 2005 Interpreter (it<>en) during a round table for the UNO “No Excuse 2015” Campaign, during the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between Eveline Herfkens, World Coordinator of the UNO "No excuse 2015" Campaign for the eight Millennium Development Goals, and Marie-Louise Correa, President of the World Committee of the Scout Movement Wosm (World Organization of the Scout Movement), held up in Rome, at the Sala Promoteca of the “Campidoglio”, the Italian Capitol Hill.

March 2005 Translation (it>en) of some demonstration projects of LIFE-Ambiente for the Agriconsulting srl in Rome.

February 11th-12th-13th, 2005 Simultaneous Interpreter (en<>it) for the World Tribunal on Iraq during the Session on “Media Violation against Truth and Humanity”.

Nov. 2004 – Febr. 2005 Collaboration with the Lelio Basso International Foundation in Rome, as a Translator (en>it e fr>it), a Project Manager, and Secretary for the Organization of the Session on the “World Tribunal on Iraq”, session held up in February 2005.

December 2004 Interpreter (fr<>it) during a negotiation for the NBC System in Blera (VT).

July-September 2004 Medical Translations for private people.

June 2004 Financial Translation for a Translation Agency in Rome.

June 2004 Training as a translator and a reviser of translation at the Scuola Superiore per Interpreti e Traduttori-Gregorio VII in Rome.

March and May 2004 Interpreter (Fr<>It) at the Pontificia Università Lateranense in Rome.

March 2004 Publication of an extract of the graduation thesis on a literary magazine founded and directed by Prof. Cleonice Panaro.

Oct. 2003 Tour Guide and Interpreter for the tourism agency Itersalento in Lecce.

Feb.-June 2003 English teacher at the British Centre in Rome, and Italian teacher for foreigners at the Istituto Dante Alighieri in Rome.

Jan.-June 2000 Private Italian lessons to Foreigners.

Skills profile

· Fluent English and French, either spoken, written and understood.
· Very good use of pc and of pc programs, including Internet, Word, Excel, FrontPage, Outlook Express, Windows XP; good use of Trados and Wordfast CAT tool.
· Good interpersonal skills.
· Reliable person.
· Full clean Italian driving licence.