Member since Jan '07

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
German to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
Portuguese to German

Sónia Tavares
Translating since 1999

Local time: 22:05 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Portuguese (Variants: Mozambican, Angolan, European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese
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This person has translated 1,629 words for Translators without Borders
What Sónia Tavares is working on
Dec 2, 2020 (posted via  Translating an Instruction Manual for a Cross-cut and mitre saw with top table, English to Portuguese. ...more, + 2 other entries »
Total word count: 0

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at
Services MT post-editing, Translation, Editing/proofreading, Training, Transcription
Specializes in:
Metallurgy / CastingAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Medical: InstrumentsEngineering: Industrial
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringMedical (general)
Law: Contract(s)Agriculture
SafetyPetroleum Eng/Sci

Volunteer translations

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Translators without Borders

Words translated: 1,629
Preferred currency EUR
Project History 6 projects entered    2 positive feedback from outsourcers

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Glossaries My Glossary
Translation education Master's degree - University of Porto, Portugal
Experience Years of experience: 22. Registered at Feb 2004. Became a member: Jan 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Portuguese (Flup)
German to Portuguese (Flup)
Memberships APTRAD
TeamsTechnical Manuals Experts
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat 6.0, McAfee VirusScan, Microsoft Office XP, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
Powwows attended
Professional practices Sónia Tavares endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years


> Since 1999 working as an Expert Technical Translator

> Certified Pro Translator (according to the EN 15038 standard)

> Degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Oporto University FLUP)

> Master Degree in Linguistics (Oporto University FLUP)

> Postgraduate in Translation

> Mentor at APTRAD (Portuguese Association of Translators)

> Mentor at PROZ

> Compliance (deadlines, terminology, high quality standards)

> Team Work Available

Technical Manuals, Mechanical Industry/Engineering, Cars, Trucks, Buses, Tractors, Heavy/Light Machinery, Horology, Wind Energy Industry, Soltar Energy Industry, Train Industry, Oil Industry, Metallurgy Industry, Iron and Steel, Agriculture Industry, Marketing, IT, Certificates of Conformity, Legal Directives, Public Tenders, Tourism, Wine Industry, Websites, General


Email: [email protected]  SKYPE: soniatradutora

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Profile last updated
Apr 9