John Newton Czech Language Specialist

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Top-quality translations from Czech and Slovak
Ad hoc Czech/Eng interpreting - Law, Health, Business



John Newton BSc DPSI MITI MCIL RPSI

  •  Translator / registered Public Service Interpreter, over 35 years experience in Czech and Slovak
  •  Science graduate, also qualified teacher (PGCE), journalist, PR practitioner.
  •  Mother tongue English, former long-term Prague resident. Family bilingual
  •  UK career included magazine editor 1985-87 and local government PRO 1987-97.
  •  Member, Institute of Translation & Interpreting (ITI)
  •  Member, Chartered Institute of Linguists (IoL)
  •  Registered Public Service Interpreter (NRPSI)
  •  Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) (Czech - Law)
  •  Member, Association of Police and Court Interpreters (APCI)
  •  Member, Home Office Central Interpreters' Panel
  •  Registered translator for European Parliament external translation dept.
  •  Recommended translator, Czech Embassy, London
  •  Interpreted for Czech ministerial visits
  •  Appeared on BBC tapes for students of Czech

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Specialist areas

  •  Medical/pharma (discharge summaries, operation procedures, drug trials, journal articles, marketing authorizations, SPCs, patient-physician liaison, medical and drug legislation, etc.)
  •  Law/Legal (police, judicial, legislation, property and commercial law, intellectual property, business contracts)
  •  Government and public administration (including EU)
  •  Personal documents and certificates

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Rates

From 80-95 (GBP) per thousand words target text, pro rata, or equivalent in other currencies (typically 0.11-0.13/word target). Standard payment terms 30 days of invoice, or by arrangement. Minimum charges apply. Email me me for a quote or for interpreting rates.

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Quality

Qualifications - MITI, MCIL, DPSI, RPSI

Know-how - Four decades of professional experience and training in a variety of disciplines and specialist fields.

Commitment - All work is carefully double-checked for accuracy and can be supplied certified to your requirements.

Localization - Good translation is about re-creating sense, meaning and mood in the target language. If I am given a Czech press release, say, and the English version is destined for the press, I make no apologies for localizing and restyling it whilst remaining faithful to the original. Different languages convey messages in different ways. I make sure the message is right in English (UK or US). My translations read like originals. Try me. And come back for more.

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John Newton

18 Queensberry Road
Kettering, Northants NN15 7HL
United Kingdom
 Tel:   +44 1536 417053
 Fax:  +44 1536 523046
 Mobile: +44 7803 207211


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