Working languages:
French to English

Helen Chauveau
Quality translator, meticulous proofer

Moret sur Loing, Ile-De-France, France
Local time: 03:38 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Transcription
Expertise
Specializes in:
AgricultureCooking / Culinary
Cosmetics, BeautyGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 12, Questions answered: 12, Questions asked: 45
Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
Payment methods accepted Money order, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Experience Years of translation experience: 28. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2010.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (PDF), French (PDF)
Professional practices Helen Chauveau endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
I'm a widely-read, native British/New Zealander with a degree in French and German (languages and literature). Translating literature, recipes and cosmetics copywriting is my passion and I also have nine years experience of translating analytical studies of the global grain and cereal markets, with a focus on Export/Import and consumption of grains by the milling, distilling, brewing, starch, animal feed and biofuels sectors.

My rates are negotiable depending on text and volume.

I travelled widely around Europe as a young woman, and have lived in France for twenty years, therefore my French is near-perfect, although I translate only from French into English, in order to ensure the highest standards.

I am driven by a obsessive desire to correct the errors on all the ill-translated restaurant menus and user manuals which have had the misfortune to cross my path!

I'm married to a Frenchman and we have two bilingual teenagers, thanks to whom I'm extremely up-to-date with French slang, tasteless humour and swear words!
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: 16
PRO-level pts: 12


Language (PRO)
French to English12
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering4
Other4
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama4
Education / Pedagogy4
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4

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Profile last updated
Mar 3, 2011



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