Member since Apr '12

Working languages:
German to English
English to German

Telse Wokersien
Excellence through Experience

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Local time: 12:08 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: German Native in German
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Excellence through Experience
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Astronomy & SpaceMedical (general)
Medical: CardiologyMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Science (general)Philosophy
Business/Commerce (general)Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Medical: Health CareEngineering: Industrial

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 2
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Money order, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Translation education Master's degree - University of Kiel, Germany
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Apr 2012. Became a member: Apr 2012.
Credentials English to German (STIBC, verified)
Memberships CTTIC, STIBC
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, ABBYY Fine, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Telse Wokersien endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Certified translator with more than 12 years experience

Freelance writer

Transcriber of handwritten texts

Please contact me for quotes / with questions or visit my website.

Beglaubigte Übersetzungen, 12 Jahre Erfahrung

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Bitte kontaktieren Sie mich und besuchen Sie meine Webseite.

I am a professional Canadian based freelance translator with 12 years of experience offering high-quality and reliable language services in the language combination German - English and English - German. I am a certified member of the Society of Translators Interpreters of British Columbia (STIBC) and therefore abide by our code of ethics regarding professionalism, business practices and privacy. Please check out my website for further information or references.

I have been translating for various clients, e.g. translation, universities, software companies, content providers and private individuals. The texts I have translated range from books, academic textbooks and treatises, scientific correspondence (from famous astronomers like Herschel or Gauss), web pages to private diaries and documents (driver's licence etc.).

I specialize in scientific (physical, medical, astronomical, mathematical etc.) and technical texts, fiction and non-fiction books, documents.

I also specialize in transcribing handwritten German text in Gothic Script, Sütterlin (Sutterlin or Suetterlin), Kurrentschrift (Kurrent Script) and Old German Script. Please check out my website for samples and references.

Author of several books, available at, columnist for the German monthly newspaper Das Echo ( and Deutsche Rundschau. Please check out my website for detailed profile and please let me know if you would like to view my CV or need any references from clients.
Keywords: German translator, English translator, transcription handwritten text, Sutterlin, Old German Script, Scientific translator, Medical translator, technical translator, Telse Wokersien, Sütterlin, transcript, handwriting

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Aug 22, 2019

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