Zolile Kalashe

My Services

I translate technical texts from English to IsiXhosa such as Legal, Mathematics, Medical, Finance, Communications, Politics, Educational, Banking and all other Market research related projects.

Advisory type

Writing & Translation

Service line

Generalist, Editing, Proofreading, Translation, Translation - Business, Translation - Legal, Translation - Software, Translation - Medical, Translation - Scientific, Translation - Technical

Expertise

Editing and Translation skills - Computer Literate (Familiar with Microsoft Office - MS Word Excel Power Point) - Translation Tools I use are “WORDFAST CLASSIC” and “WORDFAST PROFFESSIONAL

Government / Public Services

Previous Employers

1. Annemarie de Raay : Ipsos Markinor Research ( Departmental Language Services Manager) 011-6868423 or 0829534171 Annemarie.deRaay@ipsos.com 2. Thembi Kemisho: Transworld (Project Manager) 011 7922053 Thembi@transworld.co.za 3. Hossam Soror @ Soror Language Services (Co-founder) T: +27 (0)11 793 6677 or 083 301 6409 Hossam@sls.org.za 4. Ehab Mohamed: Bayantec Gala (Cairo - Egypt ) Project Manager Cell: +2011 293 04411 Tel: +202 376 06789 Fax: +202 376 06759 ehab.mohamed@bayan-tech.com 3 Naguib Mahfouz St., Agouza, Giza – Egypt (GMT +2) 5. Sandra Reinbrech (I also translated The NAMA News from English to IsiXhosa for her) 083 321 2251 sandra.reinbrech@librasquared.com 6. Jabulani Sizwe Khumalo (FinScope Advise) Cell +27 83 292 4773 Tel +27 11 315 9197 JabulaniK@finmark.org.za 7. Mrs. Nomvula Zono (Maths Centre of Professional Teachers) 011-2768229 or 0828156014 Nomvula@mcpt.org or Welma Malherbe 011-8690845 or 0824993397 Welma@mcpt.org 8. Sandra Pillay (I translated Women’s world Day of Prayer Programme for her) 011-9754598 wwdp@telkomsa.net

College / University Degrees

Bachelor

UNISA

Specialized training, Certifications

Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing (UNISA-2015) Editors and Translators skills Certificate (UNISA-2016)

Other credentials

1. I proofread a Xhosa translation for Microsoft in 2012 2. Mathematical Manuals for Foundation Phase, Intermediate and Senior Phase (Translation of Mathematics from English to Isixhosa) 2011 3. Cape Nature Annual Report 2010/2011 Dept of Environmental Affairs 4. Gauteng Open Road Tolling (GORT Project) 2011 5. Cosatu Local Government Manifesto 2011 6. Women’s world Day of Prayer Programme 6-March 2009 is also available in IsiXhosa 7. I also translated The NAMA News from English to Xhosa in 2007( It’s property news for FNB, ABSA and Standard Bank which appears monthly only on the Internet)

Languages

English, Xhosa

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  • Rate/hour ($): 50-100
  • Experience level (yrs): 10+
  • Size of typical clients: Startup