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Member since Sep '10

Working languages:
French to Dutch
English to Dutch
Portuguese to Dutch

Margreet Mohle
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Local time: 12:08 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
Specializes in:
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringRetail

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Words translated: 714
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 3, Questions asked: 19
Translation education Master's degree - Hoger Instituut voor Vertalers en Tolken, Antwerp, Belgium; Université de Montréal, Canada
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Jul 2008. Became a member: Sep 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to Dutch (Sworn translator, Wbtv, the Netherlands)
Portuguese to Dutch (Sworn translator, Wbtv, the Netherlands)
French to Dutch (HIVT, University of Antwerp, Belgium, verified)
Portuguese to Dutch (HIVT, University of Antwerp, Belgium, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Passolo, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Training sessions attended i03-Intro to Phone Interpreting (OPI) [download]
i04-Healthcare Translation & Interpretation [download]
Software translation and localization for translators [download]
103 - Legal Terminology: Family Law Terminology [download]
PD 103: Can you learn to become a reviewer? Guidelines and practical steps to perform the job of a reviewer [download]
Professional practices Margreet Mohle endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Margreet Mohle

Native Dutch (NL) speaker working from French, English and Portuguese. MAs in translation and linguistics (terminology), translator since 1996 (often part-time). Extensive cross-cultural experience (Europe, Africa, Canada), used to working in multilingual teams. Excellent research, editing and analytical skills.

Education: Licentiaat Vertaler (M.A. in translation), Hoger Instituut voor Vertalers en Tolken (Higher Institute for Translators and Interpreters) in Antwerp, Belgium, for French and Portuguese
During my translation studies, I also took courses in consecutive and simultaneous interpreting.

M.A. in Linguistics, with a specialization in Terminology, Université de Montréal in Canada.
The course work included several translation courses (English to French) and extensive study of lexicology and terminology research and practice.

I worked as a trainee for the European Parliament in Luxembourg, 3 months in the Dutch department and 3 months in the Terminology department.

Terminology research at the Department of Translation and Linguistics of the Université de Montréal, mainly in the fields of Retail and Marketing. I was very involved in the editing stages of the Dictionnaire analytique de la distribution/Analalytical Dictionary of Retailing by Jeanne Dancette (available online here). My research project added a Dutch component and commentary to a selection of the terms of this dictionary.

I spent 4 1/2 years in Guinea, West-Africa, where amongst other activities, I translated and interpreted from English to French. I also had the opportunity to learn the Pular language and the Fula culture.

From 2008 to 2009, I worked in the field of Mechanical Engineering, in particular heating technology, editing French manuals and translating from English to French. Since then, I worked on various projects in a freelance capacity

My main working languages are French, Portuguese and English to Dutch.
I also have a good understanding of German and Spanish.

Experience in translation and review of:

Documents for European Commission
General user guides
Technical documentation
Marketing material
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Profile last updated
Nov 19, 2015

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