Curriculum vitae
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Ana Catarina de Sousa Almeida Lopes
Rua Luís de Camões, Lote 3, 2ºC, 8000-388 Faro (Portugal)
+351 289806577
+351 964544945
lopes.acatarina@gmail.com
Skype a.catarina.lopes
Sex Female | Date of birth 02/08/1983 | Nationality Portuguese
POSITION
Translator EN>PT
WORK EXPERIENCE
2005–Present
Freelance Translator/Proofreader
Outsourcer companies
Translation and Proofreading of several types of documents:
▪ DVD content summaries
▪ Videogame summaries
▪ Videogame Player's Instructions
▪ Promotional texts
▪ In-flight entertainment programmes
▪ Industrial machinery handbooks
▪ Waste Management handbooks
▪ Legal Document
10/2006–Present
Freelance Translator / Interpreter
Judicial Court of Loulé, Loulé (Portugal)
Translation of legal documents.
Interpreter during court hearings.
09/2014–09/2015
Portuguese and English Teacher
Saber Aprender - Centro de Apoio Escolar e Pedagógico, Loulé (Portugal)
Tutoring students from 1st to 12th grade.
10/2013–07/2014
Portuguese and English teacher
Centro de Estudos Professor Pardal, Quarteira (Portugal)
Tutoring students from 1st to 12th grade.
04/2012–04/2013
Portuguese and English Teacher
IEFP – Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional, Faro (Portugal)
English Courses.
Adult Education Courses, basic and secondary level.
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Curriculum vitae
05/2009–03/2012
Ana Catarina de Sousa Almeida Lopes
Portuguese and English Teacher
Centro Novas Oportunidades – Extensão de Quarteira do IEFP – Instituto de Emprego e Formação
Profissional, Quarteira (Portugal)
Centre of skills recognition, validation and certification for adults aiming to achieve a secondary school
diploma.
04/2009–07/2011
English Teacher
Escola Profissional Cândido Guerreiro, Alte, Alte (Portugal)
English Courses.
Adult Education Courses, basic and secondary level.
07/2010–12/2011
Portuguese and English Teacher
Centro de Formação Profissional para o Sector Alimentar, Loulé (Portugal)
Adult Education Course, secondary level.
12/2009–06/2010
English Teacher
Centro de Emprego de Loulé, Alte (Portugal)
Adult Education Course, basic education level.
09/2007–06/2009
Portuguese and English Teacher
CEAD - Centro de Explicações Anastácio Dourado, Loulé (Portugal)
Tutoring students from 5th to 12th grade.
04/2007–06/2007
Freelance Translaor
Booktaylors, Consultores Editoriais, Lisbon (Portugal)
Translation of novel/fiction.
11/2006–07/2007
Freelance Translator
Edições Pedago, Lisbon (Portugal)
Translationof pedagogy and education books.
10/2005–12/2009
Freelance Translator/Proofreader
Softitler, Florence (Italy)
Translation,proofreading and image control for DVD subtitling
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
09/2010–07/2011
Post-Grad Degree in Mediation and Promotion of Reading
University of the Algarve, Faro (Portugal)
15/12/2008–11/02/2009
Pedagogical Aptitude training course - IEFP certified trainer (CAP)
Valor por Medida, Loulé (Portugal)
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Curriculum vitae
09/2006–06/2007
Ana Catarina de Sousa Almeida Lopes
Spanish, level B.1.1 and B.1.2 – ILNOVA
Universidade Nova de Lisboa - NOVA, Lisbon (Portugal)
10/2005–06/2007
Post-Grad Degree in Translation
University of Lisbon, Lisbon (Portugal)
09/2004–06/2005
Spanish, basic level
The University of Nottingham, Nottingham (United Kingdom)
09/2004–06/2005
SOCRATES/ERASMUS Programme
The University of Nottingham, Nottingham (United Kingdom)
06/2004–08/2004
Academic Internship
Public Library of Loulé Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Loulé (Portugal)
09/2001–09/2005
Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures - English and
Portuguese
University of Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
PERSONAL SKILLS
Mother tongue(s)
Portuguese
Other language(s)
English
UNDERSTANDING
SPEAKING
WRITING
Listening
Reading
Spoken interaction
Spoken production
C2
C2
C2
C2
C2
Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures - English and Portuguese; The University of NottinghamSOCRATES/ERASMUS Programme
Spanish
B2
B2
B1
B1
B1
Spanish, level B.1.1 and B.1.2 – ILNOVA; Spanish, basic level - The University of Nottingham
French
A2
A2
A2
A2
A2
Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Communication skills
9/9/15
I have good teamwork skills that I have developed from my experience as a teacher at Centro Novas
Oportunidades and also from my experience, as a studente, as a member of República Rosa
Luxemburgo (students' community house) in Coimbra. I can easily adpt to multicultural environments,
as I did during my SOCRATES/ERASMUS sutdent year in Nottingham where I had the opportunity to
share classes and housing with students from several nationalities. At the present, I am a vonlunteer
at MUDA -Association for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights where I work in project
design.
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Curriculum vitae
Organisational / managerial skills
Digital competence
Ana Catarina de Sousa Almeida Lopes
I have good organisational and project management skills. As a member of República Rosa
Luxemburgo, Coimbra, I have participated in the promotion and organisation of cultural events succh
as: cinema cycles, poetry reading sessions and debates. During my professional experiance at Centro
Novas Oportunidades, Quarteira, I had to manage deadlines regarding my own work and my team's
work. As a freelance translator, qualities such as responsability, time and project management are
essencial.
Good command of word processing tools: Microsoft Office - Word, Execel, Powerpoint.
Acquaintance with Internet.
Driving licence
B
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Published Translations
Paraskeva, João (Org.), Discursos CurricularesContemporâneos, Mangualde: Pedago, 2007
McLaren, Peter, Pedagogia Crítica Contra o Império,Mangualde: Pedago, 2007
Oliveira, Inês Barbosa de, Boaventura de Sousa santose a educação, Mangualde: Pedago, 2008
Crawford,Kristy, A Vida Secreta dos Maridos, Lisboa: Livros de Seda, 2009
Other projects as a freelance
translator
▪ CRIA -Divisão de Empreendedorismo e Transferência de Tecnologia, Universidade do Algarve
▪ TM Design - Comunicação Visual
▪ GOTO deco design
▪ Dr. Barrie Oldham -Osteopathic Physician at Centre for Bio-Regulatory medicine
▪ Arlindo Martins - Smart Educational System
▪ NECI – Núcleo de Educação da Criança Inadaptada
▪ NATURA Garden Center
▪ CREDIBOM
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