Member since May '19

Working languages:
German to French
English to French
Latin to French
French (monolingual)

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Lisa Séguélas
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Val-de-Sos, Midi-Pyrenees, France
Local time: 09:28 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: French (Variant: Standard-France) Native in French
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What Lisa Séguélas is working on
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Feb 21 (posted via ProZ.com):  Dealer agreement, 3000 words, German to French ...more, + 26 other entries »
Total word count: 52352

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. Because this person is not a ProZ.com Plus subscriber, to view his or her SecurePRO™ card you must be a ProZ.com Business member or Plus subscriber.
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing
Expertise
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchJournalism
International Org/Dev/CoopInternet, e-Commerce
Advertising / Public RelationsMedical (general)
HistoryMedical: Instruments
Education / PedagogyLaw (general)

Volunteer translations

Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 7,443
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 40, Questions answered: 19
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Experience Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2019. Became a member: May 2019.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Latin to French (Université Paris-Sorbonne IV)
Latin to French (WWU (University of Münster))
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, MateCat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Lisa Séguélas endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Bio
Let me please introduce myself...

WHO AM I

My name is Lisa, I’m a freelance translator and proofreader, under the business name S. Lisa Translations. I translate from German, English and Latin (sic!) to French, my mother tongue. I also offer proofreading of French monolingual texts, translation revision and machine translation post-edition (MTPE).

WHERE I COME FROM

I have a long education background in Classical Philology, that is Latin and Old Greek Studies, associated to a strong experience of the German language,
which I gained through language and literature courses at university, an
Erasmus year and four years studying Latin and French in Germany. English has always been an important work language
for me, through the use of academic texts in my research work during my
studies and the contact with non-German-speaking academic fellows.

Translation
has always been an important part of my academic daily life, so when I
began to question my will and my abilities to become a teacher, I
thought...why not choose translation ? And it worked !

WHAT I’M WORKING ABOUT

My areas of experience are still various :

  • marketing/communication texts :
    white papers about training solutions in business, website content for
    the translation and tourism industry, press releases, customer success
    stories
  • technical texts : product descriptions
    and standard-related content for the railway industry, budget offerings
    for silos and wall linings, instructions for use of medical devices and
    oil tanking material
  • legal texts (non-sworn) : contract and patent-related content
  • medical texts : instructions for use of medical devices
  • human sciences : proofreading of a presentation poster in Byzantine Studies and a bachelor thesis about sociolinguistics

As a volunteer, I also have already translated and reviewed a lot of texts for Translators without Borders, mostly information and training material for humanitarian workers in the health care field, and content related to quality assurance.

My specialization process is still in progress.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT MY WORK :

  • being « part of the flow » of knowledge, information that goes through the world and to facilitate it
  • the chance to put my language skills at the service of others
  • learning, learning and learning ;
    not only because a translator can learn a lot of things about various
    topics through the projects he/she works on, but also because it’s part of a translator’s career to continuously learn about current or future specialization areas.

WHAT I OFFER :

  • language skills
  • precision
  • punctuality
  • good communication
  • respect of my clients’ requirements and needs
  • confidentiality
  • concern for proper knowledge and documentation about the projects I work and will be working on!




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: 40
(All PRO level)


Top languages (PRO)
German to French28
English to French12
Top general fields (PRO)
Other16
Medical12
Law/Patents8
Science4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Other12
Medical (general)8
Construction / Civil Engineering4
Government / Politics4
Psychology4
Botany4
Finance (general)4

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Keywords: english, german, latin, french, translation, proofreading, edition, post-edition, mtpe, business, marketing, medical, website, tourism, museum, education, technical, railway industry, training, communication, history, human sciences, university, thesis, white paper, product description, instructions for use, humanitarian, culture, international cooperation, internship report, medical instruments, meeting minutes, data sheet, learning & development, journalism, media report, social media, volunteering, standards, privacy policy, humanities, classical philology, antiquity


Profile last updated
Feb 4



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