Member since Sep '02

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

Bram Poldervaart
passion for my job

Local time: 23:46 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: French Native in French, Dutch Native in Dutch
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2011                     Sworn
translator/interpreter French – Dutch Law court of                                    Rotterdam

1987                     Cambridge Certificate
Proficiency English : A Level

1979 – 1984               M. A French (Doctoraal Frans), University of Amsterdam
                                          (subsidiaries: History of Art,

1977 ‑ 1979                Institute of Translation and Interpreting, University of                                                Amsterdam
(English, French, German)




Areas of specialisation:

.         Technical documents: directions
for use, installation guides, maintenance guides, industrial processes, manuals, publicity material, specifications
(road building).

.         IT/electronics/Telecom:
hardware/software, user guides, installation guides,      maintenance           guides,
.         Tourism:
traveller’s guides, articles, commercial documents, tourist brochures 

.         Legal documents: certificates,
deeds, reports.

.         Medical: specifications, manuals
for medical devices, directions for use.

.         Cosmetics: Packaging, directions
for use

.         Literature, Sociology, Arts, Gastronomy
and Wine



London : Dutch, French (2 years)

The Hague (
Netherlands) : French (4 years)

for Dutch delegations
to France,
among which:

Amsterdam City development in Marseille 2004

Urban Development Agency
Vathorst (Amersfoort)
in Marseille 2006

Housing Corporations
Vestia (Rotterdam)
and IJmere (Amsterdam)
in Marseille 2005/2006

Dutch Ministry of Housing
with Minister Ella Vogelaar and the Chief Government Architect Mels Crouwel
plus group of project developers to Marseille 2007

In cooperation with French estate agents for the benefit of Dutch clients
in Montpellier,
Aix en Provence etc.


Art and culture

I work as a
free-lance journalist for a local newspaper in the field of art and culture.

As a volunteer
I organise a local theatre festival and promote a local tradition which in the
meantime has been registered on the list of immaterial heritage


And also

A sound knowledge of ITC, Business and Tourism

A passion for
French and Dutch idioms

Good quality in short notice

Enthusiasm, team work

CAT tool Trados Studio 2015

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: 635
PRO-level pts: 439

Top languages (PRO)
Dutch to French105
French to Dutch101
English to French89
English to Dutch63
German to Dutch20
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Mechanics / Mech Engineering24
Construction / Civil Engineering18
Electronics / Elect Eng17
Engineering (general)17
Finance (general)16
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion12
Transport / Transportation / Shipping12
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