Benedetta Franchi

Work History

Work History
May 2014 - Sep 2014

Project Assistant

Consulta Europa, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Translation of European documents from English to Spanish and Italian. Management of European Projects such as Vale, Town Twinning and Erasmus+, partners search, management of newsletters, articles and web page and evaluation's summuries. Organization and participation to events related to the educational and environmental field, such as: Green Hero, La Noche de los Volcanes, II Foro empresarial Canarias Aporta.

Jan 2014 - May 2014

Volunteer English Teacher

Sequoia Foundation, Brazil

Teaching online English to Brazilian students from Rio de Janeiro.

Oct 2012 - Dec 2012

Assistant

Italy-Israel Chamber of Commerce of Tel-Aviv, Israel

Support for market and trade partners researchers; provision of services to Italian companies interested in establishing or fostering commercial relationships among Italy and Israel; cooperation for  events; organization of B2B meetings between Israeli and Italian companies.

Feb 2011 - May 2011

Assistant

Spanish Consulate of Florence, Italy

Assistant of the Consul, managing the Consul’s agenda, translating from Italian to Spanish and vice versa, management of various correspondence writing (memorandum, letters, etc.), provision of assistance to resident and visiting Spanish people, including emergency assistance or if passports are lost/stolen/damaged.

 

Education

Education
Nov 2013 - Dec 2014

Intensive TEFL course

Via Lingua, Florence, Italy

Study of English Grammar and Pedagogy. Teaching and preparing English classes to students of different ages and of different English level, under the supervision of native English speakers professors.

Sep 2007 - Nov 2013

First-cycle degree in Intercultural Studies

University of Florence, Italy

English, Spanish and Italian Literature and Grammar, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Contemporary History and Geography, Comparative Literature, Anthropology.

The final dissertation consisted in the study of teaching oral Spanish to foreign students. Title: "La oralidad espontánea en la didáctica de la lengua española".

Final mark: 103/110.

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013

Master Degree in Interpreting and Translating

Ca' Foscari Unversity of Venice, Italy

Translation from English and Spanish into Italian. Consecutive interpreting from English and Spanish into Italian, Didactics, Comparative Literature.

The final dissertation cnssited in the translation from Spanish to Italian and in the traductologycal analysis of part of the Spanish book "Aquarium" by Marcelo Figueras.

Title: "Yo te inventaré palabras insensatas que comprenderás. Traducción de una comunicación odiséica en las tierras extremas de Aquarium".

Final mark: 110/110.

Sep 2009 - Jun 2010

Spanish Philology

Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

Spanish Philology, Basic Portuguese, Comparative Literature.

Skills

Skills

Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet

Certifications

Certifications

B1 French Level

Language Campus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain