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English to Bulgarian
Bulgarian to English

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May 2021

Pavel Tsvetkov
Top 3 Linguist (Bulgarian >< English)

Varna, Varna, Bulgaria
Local time: 08:08 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: Bulgarian (Variant: Standard-Bulgaria) Native in Bulgarian, English (Variants: UK, US) Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Language instruction, Native speaker conversation, Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Website localization, Subtitling, Voiceover (dubbing), Interpreting, Transcreation, Training, Operations management, Project management
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Law (general)
Medical: Health CareMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Engineering (general)Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Advertising / Public RelationsTourism & Travel
Internet, e-CommerceComputers: Software

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1593, Questions answered: 755, Questions asked: 168
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 6
Glossaries Accounting, Advertising, Archeology, Architecture, Art / Literary, Automotive / Cars & Trucks, Aviation, Business / Financial, Cinema, Film, TV, Drama, Coloquial

Translation education Master's degree - Sofia University
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at Jan 2007. Became a member: Feb 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Bulgarian (Sofia University "Saint Kliment Ohridski", verified)
English to Bulgarian (Sworn Translator's Notarized Declaration, verified)
Bulgarian to English (Sofia University "Saint Kliment Ohridski", verified)
Bulgarian to English (Sworn Translator's Notarized Declaration, verified)
English (University of Cambridge, verified)

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Software DejaVu, memoQ, OmegaT, ABBYY FineReader, ABBYY Lingvo x6, Oxford English Dictionary, Xbench, Passolo, Plunet BusinessManager, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Transifex
Forum posts 399 forum posts
Events and training
Contests won 6th Translation Contest: English to Bulgarian
Professional practices Pavel Tsvetkov endorses's Professional Guidelines.

I. Knowledge of Bulgarian: Native speaker with two Master's degrees

1. MA, "Bulgarian Language and Literature", Sofia University;

2. MA, "Public Relations", VFU "Chernorizets Hrabur";

3. Substantial experience teaching Bulgarian to foreign learners;

4. A landslide victory in the 6th Translation Contest!

II. Knowledge of English: C2 (Grade A)—certified by the University of Cambridge

1. Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Council of Europe Level C2 (Grade A). The only professional translator with Bulgarian and English on to achieve the highest grade rate at the toughest English Language Test administered by the University of Cambridge;

2. MA, "English Language and Literature", Sofia Univeristy (Second Specialty);

3. Extensive experience teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at university level.

III. Language and style expertise

1. One of the first linguists to be invited to participate in the's Certified PRO program for the English-to-Bulgarian language pair;

2. Poet and writer, winner of national literary contests;

3. A lot of work done in the localization and medical fields in recent years.

IV. High-profile clients I have worked for (in alphabetical order):  Apple, AXN, Bookmate, Deezer, Disney, EU, Google, Huawei, Lenovo, Microsoft, Netflix, Paramount, Panasonic, Sony and Technicolor.

V. I am a proficient user of the following standalone CAT tools:

kf2dgclymj4brpsauzr9.jpg t0i1iei7q5ab36t4clmj.jpg ewlzdiw7uwwvno2nkqtp.png well as a number of online CAT platforms, for example Transifex.

VI. Eligible projects are quality assured using PerfectIt! and Xbench

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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: 1701
PRO-level pts: 1593

Top languages (PRO)
English to Bulgarian855
Bulgarian to English730
Russian to Bulgarian4
Top general fields (PRO)
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)239
Law: Contract(s)131
Finance (general)84
Automotive / Cars & Trucks48
Medical: Instruments48
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters44
Pts in 64 more flds >

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