SIMA ABED RABBOH
Syria: Phone 00963 11 611 4 228 – Fax 00963 11 6119626
Mobile 00963 94 52 84 80
Saudi Arabia :P.O. Box 127238. Postal code: 21352 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Phone 00966 565 121 041 , Fax 00966 2 6683319
Date of birth: 28/6/1976
Marital Status: Married
2001 BA in Archaeology, University of Damascus, Syria
1998 DUTFA (Diplôme Universitaire Traduction Français –Arabe,
Specialized Translation (Politic, Scientific and Technical, Literary, Law)
French-Arabic, Arabic-French, University Lumiere, Lyon2, France.
Arabic: Mother tongue.
English: Excellent – speaking reading and writing.
French: Excellent- speaking reading and writing.
Spanish: Excellent – speaking reading and writing.
Italian: Excellent- speaking reading and writing.
Very good knowledge in Middle Eastern Ancient Languages (translation of
manuscripts): Aramaic, Ancient Hebrew, Acadian and Phoenician.
1997: I have translated the subtitles (English-Arabic) of some American
Home Videos for a renowned Syrian home videos center.
1998- 2000: Translator Interpreter: From and into Arabic-English-Spanish
Kabbour Company, Damascus Syria.
2001-2002 December: Head of the Translation Dept/Translator from and
into Arabic-English-French, Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Lawyers & Translators,
Jeddah Saudi Arabia.
2002-till present: Free lance translator and interpreter.
2004: I have translated the best-seller entitled "The Da Vinci Code"
Written by the renowned author Dan Brown.
2005: I have translated the non-fiction book entitled "Imperial Hubris"
written by Michael Sheuer.
Language pairs: English><Arabic-French<>Arabic-Spanish< Arabic
Areas of Expertise: General texts-Archeology-Journalism-Sociology-
Religion-Politics-History-Philosophy-Business related documents and
books (Marketing-Advertising- Management,etc...) -Legal documents (for
example: Birth certificates-Contracts-Litigation, etc…)-Novels- Film
Software: Trados-L&H power Translator 7.0-MS Office Windows XP.
1996- Advanced American Business Course – USIS (The United States
Information Services. Damascus, Syria.
1998- Course in Spanish Arts, Literature and Society- The Royal
Diplomatic School of Madrid, Spain.
1999 Course as a volunteer at the Institute for Rehabilitation of the
Mentally Retarded Adults, Damascus-Syria.
Microsoft Office: Complete facility of use.
Excellent Internet surfing and Email handling.
References are available upon request.