Working languages:
French to English

semper fidelis

United Kingdom
Local time: 15:44 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English (Variant: UK) Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyCooking / Culinary
Finance (general)Business/Commerce (general)
Tourism & TravelEngineering (general)
French to English - Standard rate: 0.08 EUR per word
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 2
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Translation education Master's degree - university of ulster,belfast
Experience Years of translation experience: 6. Registered at Jan 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (University of Ulster MA Degree in French Business.)
Memberships N/A
Software Fluency, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices mickymccay endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Recently retired from a language teaching career spanning 30 years, I’ve decided to spend the next 10 or so years concentrating on translating and interpreting.
I’ve lived and worked in France for 8 years where, apart from education, I worked in a variety of sectors including hospitality, tourism and for 2 years in construction/engineering.
Throughout my years in France and indeed at home in Ireland I was often called upon to translate and interpret. For example at CER92 in Asnieres, Paris where I was employed, translating was part of my remit, mostly in the textile industry. While teaching English at air traffic control in Bordeaux I was called upon to interpret at a conference of airport managers from EU airports.
Teaching language to GCSE and A Level has been my main occupation for the past 22 years and as such I am experienced in ensuring the grammatical correctness and true meaning of translations at an advanced level.
I am currently using Fluency Translation Suite 2013 (compatible with Trados files). Other software includes Microsoft word and excel.
I am seeking to establish myself with translation agencies and my rates are 0.04 euro per word at this stage.

Profile last updated
Jan 27, 2014

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