Working languages:
French to English
Spanish to English
English (monolingual)

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United Kingdom
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Native in: English (Variants: UK, US, British) 
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Dr. M. Andrews


Email: [email protected]

Skype: Text_Head_2

'A dream of a contractor. High level of professionalism and politeness, high level of expertise and very responsive. Highly recommended.'

I am an English mother tongue, U.K.-based translator with a Masters and PhD in European Cultural Studies, specialising in:

French to English translation

Spanish to English translation

English editing of translations from French and Spanish to English

I have over 8 years' experience of French to English and Spanish to English translation and proofreading

I specialize in translation and proofreading in the fields of Academic Translation, Education, Social Sciences, Arts and Culture.

However my background in Classics as well as Romance Languages also allows me to make accurate and fluent translations of texts in fields that use Graeco-Roman terms, including Ophthalmology, Medicine, Technology, Architecture, Botany, Life Sciences and Oceanography.

I have a proven ability to produce texts that read extremely fluidly in English, to deadlines.
Clients include:

Private Client – Proofreading of a proposed journal article on multi-species protests.

Private Client  – Fr > Eng translation of introduction to exhibition in Geneva - Photography and Installation Art

JPD Systems - Editing of Fr > Eng academic translation.

Cadenza Academic Translation - on long term project Fr > Eng academic translation: areas include: Anthropology, Philosophy, Literary Biography, Church History, Political Science, Aesthetic and Political Theory.

Wordbank –  US > UK English localization of website texts, images and interactives

Villengua -– Sp > Eng translation of translation services web texts; Sp > Eng translation of CV and other professional documents

Swiss Solutions – Sole translator 26.000 Fr > Eng: Public Health Policy documents; post-editing of Fr > Sp > Eng medical texts.

The University of London – An editor for the Journal of Romance Studies, translation, editing Sp > Eng; static website research, construction and copy on theme of Women's Writing in French

Taylor and Francis/Berghahn Books - editing English text with some Romance Language content

Laura Freixas (writer and European Cultural Parliament member) - Sp > Eng translation for public reading

Prof. Hugo Vezzetti (University of Buenos Aires) - Sp > Eng summarization of work on Psychoanalysis.,

CCOO (Belgian cultural agency - Fr > Eng translation of critical texts on Fine Art)

Education and Training:

2003 PhD in European Cultural Studies, Nottingham Trent University Supervisor: Professor Anny Brooksbank Jones.

1996 MA (dist.), in European Arts and Humanities, De Montfort University, with the University of Granada, Spain and Hogeschool Katholieke, Leergangen, Tilburg, the Netherlands.

1985 RSA (B) Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Pilgrims, Canterbury.

1984 PGCE in Education, English and Drama, University of York.

1983 BA Hons. (2:1) in English and Related Literature, University of York.

Associations I am a member of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland

Skills: quick touch typing, basic html programming, photography for web use.


Current Rates:

: 0.06-0.08 Euros per source word, depending on complexity of text
Editing: 0.025-0.04 Euros per source word, depending on complexity of edit

Proofreading 0.024 Euros per word or other by private agreement

If I can support you with your translating and editing projects, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you!

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: 12
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English8
French to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion4

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Keywords: French to English translation, Spanish to English translation, copyediting, proofreading, copywriting, Arts, Culture, Sociology, Ophthalmology

Profile last updated
Oct 12, 2020

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