Working languages:
English to Spanish
Spanish to English

Marcela Dutra
Chartered IoL DipTrans

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Local time: 00:06 UYT (GMT-3)

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Uruguayan) Native in Spanish, English Native in English
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Was a teacher for many years, now full-time freelance translator
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
JournalismEducation / Pedagogy
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Business/Commerce (general)
Human ResourcesEnvironment & Ecology
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingHistory
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama

English to Spanish - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 USD per word / 28 - 30 USD per hour
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 USD per word / 28 - 30 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 84, Questions answered: 57, Questions asked: 2
Project History 6 projects entered    1 positive feedback from outsourcers    2 positive feedback from colleagues

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Other - Institute of Linguists, UK
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at May 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (Chartered Institute of Linguists, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL Trados 2015, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Professional practices Marcela Dutra endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
After passing the UCLES Diploma in English Studies (Literature) with a First and taking a Teacher Training Course, I worked as a teacher, first-briefly-at a secondary school and then at a Secretarial/Business School, where I taught courses in English Language, Business English, Literature and Word Processing. Later, I left teaching to work in the Faculty of Arts of the University of Montevideo.

I have always been interested in the mechanics of translation and began freelancing twelve years ago. Passing the Chartered Institute of Linguists' Diploma in Translation (with a Distinction in Literature) contributed to my decision to become a full-time translator.

Besides Language, Literature and Education, my interests, which have led to extensive reading, include arts and crafts, gender issues, history, the environment and flying (I used to be a light aircraft pilot).

Particularly in areas such as Business, Economics, Finance, Human Resources and Marketing, I work together with my husband, who was involved in international business for many years and has a master's degree from Edinburgh University.

Together we have translated material such as art catalogues, documents for international organizations, papers on various subjects submitted for funding, manuals, articles and essays for academic journals and other publications, course descriptions, correspondence and PowerPoint presentations.

Since some scammers are impersonating translators, please make sure that messages sent in my name were actually sent by me.
One way to do this is to request a reply from my paid domain; another is to communicate through the contact page in my website
Thank you!
Keywords: translation, literary translation, translation for business, correspondence translation, presentations, environmental issues, social studies, education, pedagogy, arts and crafts, contemporary art, waste disposal, garbage, environment, prevention and mitigation disasters, electronic waste, social issues, fast service, accurate, third world issues, international organisations, art catalogues, prompt delivery, gender issues, traffic of persons, cooperation, development

Profile last updated
Jan 25, 2019

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