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Emma Paulay
Votre plume anglaise

Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France
Local time: 14:23 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English 
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Copywriting
Expertise
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchRetail
Human ResourcesAdvertising / Public Relations
Tourism & TravelSports / Fitness / Recreation
Government / PoliticsMedia / Multimedia
Journalism

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2033, Questions answered: 1685, Questions asked: 24
Translation education Master's degree - University of the West of England
Experience Years of translation experience: 10. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (University of the West of England, verified)
Memberships SFT
Software Adobe Acrobat, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
Website http://www.expressions-traduction.com
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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About me
I have been a freelance translator since 2007, having worked in a bilingual environment in the international press circulation industry in Paris for 14 years. I hold dual British-French citizenship and have been living in France since 1993. I have two children.

I hold a BA (hons) in International marketing and French and an MA in Translation (distinction). I was very keen to have formal training in translation and found that a post-graduate programme gives excellent insight into the decision-making process involved in translation and a firm grounding in text linguistics. My dissertation topic was the use of rhetorical devices in political speeches and the implications for translation.

My marketing qualifications and experience in working as import account manager in France with clients from all over Europe and the US provided me with good knowledge of business terminology. My work in the press industry also gave me an insight into transport, printing, distribution (with many hours spent in distribution warehouses and at print plants) and retail.

Living in France for a long period of time has enabled me to gain an in depth understanding of the language in all aspects of daily life. I visit my family in England regularly and am a member of local associations Le Mans 24h Classic British Welcome and a Franco-Anglo club, which have many British and American members. These contacts, along with access to the British media and reading novels, keep me up to date with the English language.
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Total pts earned: 2331
PRO-level pts: 2033


Top languages (PRO)
French to English1828
English to French205
Top general fields (PRO)
Other525
Bus/Financial519
Marketing343
Art/Literary221
Tech/Engineering194
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Business/Commerce (general)262
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters152
Advertising / Public Relations116
Human Resources104
Marketing / Market Research91
Retail64
Poetry & Literature56
Pts in 64 more flds >

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Profile last updated
Aug 17, 2015



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