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User Profile: Alessandra Guetti

About Alessandra Guetti
Alessandra is a Portuguese/English Freelance Translator. She has a Certificate in Translation and a Certificate in Subtitling. She also holds a degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Education. She has experience in the interpretation of seminars and the transcription of videos and audios. Alessandra started her translation career in 2011 working for Embassies in Brazil and has been providing language services since then. She taught EFL/ESL (English as a Foreign Language / English as a Second Language) to students of many different cultural backgrounds and various age levels in Brazil, in the United States, and in Australia. Her passion for the language industry and professional development motivate and inspire others to believe in their dreams and pursue their career aspirations.

This user has submitted 21 translations to Watching America.

Disengaging Republicans

November 6, 2016 // El País - Brazil - Portuguese

<i> We hope that the withdrawal of support for Trump by his own party has not arrived too late. </i> Although at this stage it might seem impossible, Donald Trump’s statements continue to surpass their own limits in vulgarity, reaching levels never seen before in American politics and rarely seen at some bars. A [Read more]

Arranged Reaction in the US

October 5, 2016 // El País - Brazil - Portuguese

The New York bombing should not become an electoral weapon in the face of presidential elections. The bomb that exploded in New York over the weekend, as well as the other explosive devices found both in the city and in New Jersey, are a fatal indicator of how democratic societies are exposed to terrorism and how [Read more]

The Political Lessons of ‘Star Wars’

July 28, 2016 // Epoca - Brazil - Portuguese

<i>With Brexit, and with Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and dozens of other populist demagogues, it feels like we are in the closing scenes of “The Empire Strikes Back.”</i> If the political landscape seems discouraging, it is time to watch “Star Wars” again. It is all there. A republic torn between factions [Read more]

Trump and the Media

April 28, 2016 // O Estado de São Paulo - Brazil - Portuguese

“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.” This sentence is usually attributed to the legendary CBS news anchor Edward Murrow, best known in Brazil because of the movie Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) directed by George Clooney. In 1954, Murrow was in charge of the team responsible for the [Read more]