Working languages:
English to French
Spanish to French
Italian to French

Maryline David
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Native in: French 
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Jul 19 (posted via Translators without Borders):  I finished an ENG to FRA project, Business models, 2799 words for Translators without Borders I used OmegaT. Loved working on this project :) ...more, + 4 other entries »
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I am a native French translator working from English, Spanish and Italian. My aim is to help you send clear and intelligible messages to your clients, employees, readers, funders, shareholders or any other parties you may want to communicate with, in their own language.

By working in partnership with a professional translator, you can be sure that the words you have carefully chosen to reach your audience will be treated with care and respect, and that everything will be done to help you reach the goals you have set for your text.

I specialise in the following fields:

- international relations, international organisations, international development, public health and foreign policy (I hold a BA in International Relations, have taken a postgraduate module entitled Politics of the Middle-East and North Africa, and I have subsequently worked as an intern in a research centre in Yemen)

- business communication including copywriting, SEO, press releases, annual reports, websites, brochures, leaflets, correspondence with clients, market research, blogs, e-books, internal communication, social media (I have worked in media monitoring, market research and copywriting for a number of important clients both in-house and on a freelance basis)

- education, parenting, pedagogy and special education including textbooks, training courses, educational products (I have worked as a teaching assistant in English as an Additional Language for three years, and am still very interested in schooling, national education policies, special educational needs and bilingual education)

I am a native French speaker and the idea of becoming a translator crossed my mind when I was a teenager. It became the title of an essay on the oft-used topic, "What do you want to be when you grow up?"

The fact that I got an excellent grade in that essay or that I have always been passionate about languages and intercultural communication do not mean I am now a competent translator, but the following elements can all account for my professionalism:

- I have hands-on experience in my specialisms (see above)

- I am committed to continuing professional development (I am about to graduate with an MA in Translation from Queen's University in Belfast, and have applied to become a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and the Société Française des Traducteurs)

- I can show you a portfolio of work I have undertaken and I am happy to sign any work that is for publication (even commercial and/or technical documents as I am willing to take responsibility for my work)

- I have successfully worked with a number of agencies and direct clients who can vouch for my skills and dedication

I also have a personal interest in the following :

- Islamic philosophy & Islamic literature (I have attended numerous online classes on these topics, I have worked on the translation of ahadith for my MA dissertation and am doing research on the translation of Sufi literature as part of my doctoral studies)

- modern literature including novels, short stories and children's literature

- natural health & alternative medicine (I have taken courses in herbal medicine and cupping therapy)

- fine arts & crafts

- swimming
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English to French8
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General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4

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    Keywords: French, Français, Frances, Francese, English, Anglais, Ingles, Inglese, Spanish, Espagnol, Español, Spagnolo, Italian, Italien, Italiano, salud, healthcare, santé, salute, journalism, journalisme, giornalismo, periodismo, social sciences, humanities, sciences humaines, sciences sociales, ciencias sociales, ciencias humanas, sienze sociali, sienze umane, children's literature, littérature jeunesse, literatura infantil y juvenil, letteratura per l'infanzia, education, éducation, educación, educazione, international relations, international development, foreign policy, relations internationales, développement international, politique étrangère, politique extérieure, relazioni internazionali, sviluppo e cooperazione internazionale, politica estera, relaciones internacionales, desarollo y cooperación internacionales, politica exterior, business, PR, marketing, advertisement, internal communications, website, brochure, affaires, relations publiques, publicité, site internet, brochure, pubbliche relazioni, pubblicità,

    Profile last updated
    May 21, 2018

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