Working languages:
Spanish to English
Catalan to English
Spanish to Dutch

Michael van Laake
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Badalona, Cataluña, Spain
Local time: 20:56 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Dutch (Variant: Netherlands) Native in Dutch, English (Variants: UK, US) Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling
Specializes in:
ArchitectureConstruction / Civil Engineering
Business/Commerce (general)Retail
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Environment & Ecology

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 3, Questions asked: 5
Translation education Other - Diploma in Translation from the Chartered Institute of Linguists - Paper 3 "distinction"
Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at Feb 2016. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, DejaVu, MetaTexis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
I grew up in Australia and the Netherlands - so I have two mother tongues.
I have lived in Barcelona since 1989 and I am fluent in Spanish and Catalan.

Freelancer at heart.

I have been doing translations since 2004 and have been lucky enough to land several interesting assignments, such as a Public Art catalogue and policy reports by government agencies. I have learned a lot over the years.

I also teach English: in-company classes with managers at companies and directors of local government agencies in Barcelona. This has the added benefit being able to get away from the computer screen and speak to real people. Good for my mental and physical health!
Keywords: DipTrans IoLET Spanish-English traductor, traducción, traducció, translator, vertaler proofreading, corrección de pruebas, redigeren español, castellano, inglés, holandés, neerlandés anglès, holandès, neerlandès, castellà, català nederlands engels spaans catalaans policy reports

Profile last updated
Jan 9, 2018

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