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Italian to Portuguese
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Antonio Tomás Lessa do Amaral
Portuguese translations

Native in: Portuguese (Variants: Angolan, South African, European/Portugal, Cape Verdean, Brazilian, Mozambican) Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Training
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Education / Pedagogy
Engineering (general)Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Business/Commerce (general)Marketing / Market Research
ManufacturingEngineering: Industrial
Furniture / Household AppliancesTourism & Travel

English to Portuguese - Rates: 18 - 27 EUR per hour
Italian to Portuguese - Rates: 18 - 27 EUR per hour
Portuguese to English - Rates: 18 - 27 EUR per hour
Portuguese to Italian - Rates: 18 - 27 EUR per hour
Spanish to Portuguese - Rates: 18 - 27 EUR per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4788, Questions answered: 3049, Questions asked: 365
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Honours degree - Università di Bologna
Experience Years of experience: 27. Registered at Apr 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Portuguese to English (United Nations English language certificate)
English to Portuguese (United Nations English Certificate)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Antonio Tomás
Lessa do Amaral - Freelance Portuguese Translator

[email protected]
Born: in 1948, Santos - Brazil. Portuguese mother tongue.  At the moment
I'm in Milan, Italy, lecturing Portuguese at the Bocconi Management, Administration
and Economics College 6 hours a week, and I am available the rest of my
time for freelance jobs. Language pairs: English to Portuguese, Italian to
Portuguese, Spanish to Portuguese Also Brazilian Portuguese < > European
Portuguese localization.  For translations from Portuguese, the final
revision is done by a mother tongue colleague. Specialities: Technical
(mechanics, household appliances, medical equipment), legal and commercial
(contracts, tenders, certificates, insurance), marketing, HR, financial,
certificates and general translations. Education and qualifications: Honours BA
in Economics and Commerce - University of Bologna, Italy – main subjects:
Administration, Statistics, Applied Economics, Management, Accountancy,
English, Spanish, Sociology and Law - 1974/79. Trained teacher of Portuguese as
a foreign language. In-service training at Language Studies School - London UK.
United Nations English and Spanish proficiency certified. Secondary education
in Brazil and the USA. In house translator and reviser for 9 months at Logos,
Modena, Italy 1994/5. Work experience: Portuguese translator - 1993 to present.
In Brazil, Italy and on line. Some of my end clients include: Zurich
Insurance, Walt Disney, Fiat cars, Rank Xerox, EEC/EU (as a freelance), Rotary
International, Honeywell Bull, International Development Bank, Alitalia,
Speedo Sport Wear, Schindler, Pirelli, Barclay’s Bank, Adidas, Fendi, The Royal Mint, Cavalli.

Manager - 1987/92 - Pictor - Milan, Italy - advertising/photographic agency -
establishment of own supplies department. Administrative officer - 1981/87 -
FAO/United Nations/UNDP/World Bank: Chad and Mozambique and 1979/80 Swedish
health project /USA agency of international development program -
Guinea-Bissau. Translator and teacher of Portuguese - 1969/74 - Language
Studies and freelance - London - UK. Clients included British Council,
Independent Television News (interpreting), British Airways, Imperial Chemical
Industries, British American Tobacco and British Tourist Authority. Broad band
Internet link.

If you have
any questions, please write to me.

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 5092
PRO-level pts: 4788

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese1429
Portuguese to English764
Italian to Portuguese363
Portuguese to Italian196
Spanish to Portuguese179
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Law (general)626
Mechanics / Mech Engineering345
Finance (general)336
Law: Contract(s)273
Business/Commerce (general)196
Construction / Civil Engineering170
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Keywords: Technical, mechanical, electrical appliances, legal, commercial, marketing, translations, proof-reading, Brazilian, Portuguese, Brazil, Brasil, translator, HR

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