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French to Portuguese
English to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese

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August 2020

Ivana de Sousa Santos
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Leiria, Leiria, Portugal
Local time: 07:33 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese, French Native in French
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Training
Specializes in:
AccountingBusiness/Commerce (general)
Construction / Civil EngineeringEconomics
Finance (general)International Org/Dev/Coop
Investment / SecuritiesLaw (general)
Law: Contract(s)Management

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 594, Questions answered: 297, Questions asked: 1022
Translation education Master's degree - ISLA
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Apr 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to Portuguese (ISLA - Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administra)
English to Portuguese (ISLA - Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administra)
Spanish to Portuguese (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Portuguese to French (ISLA - Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administra)
Portuguese to English (ISLA - Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administra)
Memberships N/A
TeamsTrad Online
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume CV will be submitted upon request
Contests won Fourth Translation Contest: French to Portuguese (EU)
Business,banking/finance,economics,EU affairs,insurance,road accidents,journalism,legal documentation/agreements,marketing,international organisations,civil construction, art, history


1992 ? 1993 ? First year in Arts ? English / German ? at Universidade Aut󮯭a de Lisboa, Lu�de Cam?(Autonomous University of Lisbon, Lu�de Cam? in Portugal.

1994 ? 1995 ? First year in Arts at the University of Geneva: concluded the first year of Spanish and English Linguistics.

1996 ? 2000 ? Translation Course ? English / French ? at ISLA, Instituto Superior de L�uas e Administra磯 (ISLA ? High Institute of Languages and Administration) in Portugal. Final average of 14 points (out of 20).
- Specialisation in Portuguese, English and French: economics/banking/finance, journalism, EU affairs, legal and technical translations.
- October 1998 ? February 1999: Erasmus scholarship at the University of Lyon where I took Portuguese, English and French translation courses. Average of 15 points (out of 20)


English ? Since I was 4 years of age.

November 1993 ? June 1994 ? French Course at Ecole Schultz in Geneva, in Switzerland. Final average of 5 (out of 6).

June 1994 ? Alliance Fran硩se Diploma with the mark Assez Bien

22 August ? 30 September 1994 ? French Summer Course at the University of Geneva, in Switzerland.

7 August ? 29 September 1995 ? English Summer Course at Stanton School of English in London.

October 2000 ? July 2001 ? Diploma of French Studies at the University of Geneva, in Switzerland.

? Translation from English into Portuguese of two countries of the Amnesty International Annual Report (1999) and its introduction (2000)
- Professional training at the Permanent Mission of Portugal in Geneva during the Human Rights Commission.

Since 2001 I have been doing free-lance jobs in the following areas
- Insurance (translations from Nov. 2001 - May 2002)
? Civil Engineering (translation in March 2002 for a Civil Engineering company in Lisbon, Portugal)
- Legal + financial translations for a company in Almada (Portugal) (from Dec. 2003 - May 2003)
- Legal translations for a translation agency in Prior Velho (Portugal) (Since March 20023)
- TASCHEN books for a Spanish company in Barcelona (Since December 2003)
- Technical translations for a translation agency in Pinhal Novo (Portugal) (Since March 2004)
- Economic proofreadings for a USA-based translation agency (New York) (Since 2004)
- Legal proofreading for a Spanish school in Madrid (October 2004)
- Economic translations for a French translation agency in Marseille (since February 2005)
- Technical translation for a Greek translation agency (May 2005)
- Technical/Economic translation for a Swiss translation agency (August 2005)

Other jobs:
- English as foreign language (primary and preparatory levels) in the Portuguese school "A Colmeia" (since March 2002 - June 2003);
- English and French at "CENTRO DE APOIO PEDAGӇICO DONA MARIA II" (from November 2001 - May 2003)
- English, French, Portuguese and History at "Narcilis, Lda" (leiria)

Other jobs done in the past:
- SECRETARY - for Portuguese companies both in Portugal and in Switzerland
- JOURNALIST - for the Japanese news agency KYODO NEWS and the Portuguese news agency LUSA, in Geneva (Switzerland) (Summer 2001)
- MARKETING - collaborator of the marketing departments of the Portuguese company MARKWELL (October-November 2001)
"BANHO@COZINHA" magazine: Collaborator of the marketing department

- I've spent some years in Switzerland and my French is also, besides Portuguese, native-speaking level
Keywords: Economics, Law, and more.

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