Member since Jan '11

Working languages:
Russian to English
French to English

Helen Hagon
Helping you find the right words

Local time: 11:54 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureEducation / Pedagogy
ReligionGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Transport / Transportation / Shipping
Russian to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 GBP per word / 15 - 15 GBP per hour
French to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 GBP per word / 15 - 15 GBP per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 35, Questions answered: 31, Questions asked: 5
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill
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Translation education Master's degree - University of Portsmouth
Experience Years of translation experience: 10. Registered at Jul 2008. Became a member: Jan 2011. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (University of Nottingham, UK)
Russian to English (University of Portsmouth)
Russian to English (Institute of Linguists Educational Trust (Chartered Institute of Linguists))
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Attended 7 training sessions

Contests won 2014 annual translation contest: Russian to English
Since graduating with BA Joint Hons in French and Russian in 1994 I have always worked with languages in a variety of fields including education, manufacturing, import and export. In 2008-9 I studied translation from French and Russian into English at City University, London, and gained the Chartered Institute of Linguists' Diploma in Translation, with a distinction in the literature paper. In 2013 I successfully completed an MA in Translation Studies from the University of Portsmouth, as part of which I wrote a dissertation on the translation of contemporary children's literature. I have worked as a freelance translator since 2009, and specialise in the translation of literary, religious and music-related texts.

When I am not translating I enjoy spending time with my children, playing in a local orchestra, walking, and of course... learning new languages.
Keywords: Russian, French, translation, literature, religion, literary translation

Profile last updated
Apr 16

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