Member since Jan '06

Working languages:
English to Dutch
French to Dutch
German to Dutch
Spanish to Dutch
Danish to Dutch

Petra Van Caneghem
Tourism/medical translator +10 yrs exp

Local time: 08:41 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch (Variants: Netherlands, Flemish) Native in Dutch
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What Petra Van Caneghem is working on
Mar 14, 2017 (posted via  Currently translating 'Les lois naturelles de l'enfant, author Céline Alvarez, French-Dutch, due end of March ...more »
Total word count: 0

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelMedical (general)
Law (general)Poetry & Literature
Business/Commerce (general)Law: Contract(s)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 85, Questions answered: 54, Questions asked: 27
Project History 5 projects entered

Translation education Bachelor's degree - Mercator Hogeschool Gent
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at Nov 2005. Became a member: Jan 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Excel, MemoQ, Trados Studio 2014, Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Specialised in tourism, non-fiction, medical, legal, commercial, business

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Examples of recent work
- travel guides (the French Guide Routard)
- recent non-fiction: Jihad in Belgium, Breendonk (concentration camp in Belgium), Oostfronters (Flemish SS)
- patient consent forms and information documents

Lived and worked in Copenhagen, Denmark for a year
Perfect in keeping tight deadlines
8 years experience in sales department

- Creative writing (home study)
- Wholefood consultant (home study)
- French teacher

- tourism magazines
- medical magazines issued by leading Belgian hospitals
- wine magazine
- political magazine

Key achievements
- More than 300 projects delivered on time
- More than 50 books translated on time
- Satisfied customers since 2005
- Best student of graduation year 1996, special mention for German
- Publication ‘De mens achter de Kerk’, Uitgeverij Pelckmans.
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: 91
PRO-level pts: 85

Top languages (PRO)
French to Dutch40
English to Dutch28
German to Dutch9
Spanish to Dutch8
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)20
Tourism & Travel13
Law: Contract(s)8
Military / Defense8
Finance (general)7
Construction / Civil Engineering4
Cosmetics, Beauty4
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects5
With client feedback0
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Job type
Language pairs
French to Dutch2
English to Dutch2
German to Dutch1
Specialty fields
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion1
Tourism & Travel1
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting1
Medical: Health Care1
Other fields
Keywords: toerisme, juridisch, medisch, non-fictie, reisgidsen snel, accuraat, efficiënt tourism, legal, medical, non-fiction, travel guides quick, accurate, efficient tourisme, contracts, traductions techniques vite, consciencieux, efficace

Profile last updated
Aug 19, 2018

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