Member since Nov '17

Working languages:
French to English

Adrian Boyle
French-English military/technical skills

Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 22:09 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
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What Adrian Boyle is working on
Oct 4 (posted via Translators without Borders):  I finished an FRA to ENG project, Proofreading, 9594 words for Translators without Borders I used Kato. A pleasure to proofread some lovely translations ...more, + 6 other entries »
Total word count: 39194

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Interpreting, Transcription
Specializes in:
Military / DefenseAerospace / Aviation / Space
Ships, Sailing, MaritimeBusiness/Commerce (general)
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringTelecom(munications)
Forestry / Wood / TimberMedical (general)
Tourism & TravelGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

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Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

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Words translated: 24,731
French to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.11 GBP per word / 25 - 35 GBP per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1
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Translation education Other - University of Westminster/Defence School of Languages
Experience Years of translation experience: 30. Registered at Oct 2017. Became a member: Nov 2017. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (University of Westminster)
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, CafeTran Espresso, Google Translator Toolkit, MateCat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
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I have been working in languages for over 30 years, and used my knowledge of French, Arabic and Russian during a military career spanning over 20 years.

Since leaving the forces, I have been concentrating solely on French, and have used my language skills in a variety of settings: translating, interpreting, transcribing, cultural mediation and teaching.

In addition to possessing linguistic skills relevant to a wide range of military subjects, I have also worked in engineering (HVAC, oil & gas pipelines), the timber industry (hardwoods), travel and tourism, business operations, hand & power tools.

During my time in the Royal Navy I also developed a keen interest in sub-Saharan African affairs, and have recently been using experience gained in this sphere to contribute to the efforts of a number of agencies in support of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, notably for the eradication of poverty, conflict prevention, public health and sanitation, and humanitarian crisis response.

Widely traveled in the francophone world, and irredeemably inquisitive, I would very happy to discuss projects relating to my niche skills, in addition to any French-English work of a more general nature.

Keywords: Military, maritime, Africa, timber, engineering, HVAC, pipelines, import, tools, travel, information management, intelligence, project management, risk, health & safety

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Oct 25

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