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Marcel Bas
Writing my MA thesis in Linguistics

Voorschoten, Zuid-Holland
Local time: 17:30 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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Account type Freelancer
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Training
Specializes in:
LinguisticsTourism & Travel
ReligionGovernment / Politics
Cooking / CulinaryZoology
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 3
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at May 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume English (PDF), Dutch (PDF)
About me
Good day, my name is Marcel. I live in the Netherlands and I am a native speaker of Dutch. I translate and edit Dutch, Afrikaans and English texts. I speak seven languages, four of which fluently: Dutch, English, Afrikaans, and German.

I am conducting research for my Master's thesis in Linguistics at Leiden University. It will focus on linguistic code-switching in the Afrikaans speech communities in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

As a part of my M.A. programme at university I have completed the English > Dutch and Dutch > English advanced translation course.

I have done translations for web-sites, translated research proposals, lyrics for stage artists and sociopolitical organisations in which Afrikaans, English and Dutch were target and source languages.

Another substantial part of my work is proofreading, correcting and editing Dutch and English (academic) texts written by non-native speakers of these languages.

I also give private Afrikaans and Dutch language classes.
Keywords: afrikaans, dutch, german, french, dialects, south africa, philosophy, culture, thesis, paper, style check, spell check, zuid-afrikaans, zuid-afrika, nederlands, duits, frans, taalkunde, nakijken, correctie, politics

Profile last updated
Oct 9, 2015

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