Working languages:
Portuguese to English
Spanish to English


United Kingdom
Local time: 13:01 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)History
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Poetry & Literature
AgricultureEngineering (general)
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaAerospace / Aviation / Space
Automotive / Cars & TrucksJournalism

Portuguese to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.06 EUR per word
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.06 EUR per word
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 4, Questions asked: 1
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 58. Registered at Aug 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Word
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Offer of Translation Services, PORTUGUESE to ENGLISH

James Stevenson,
Address: Cross Park, Ringmore, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 4HW UK
Telephone: (+44)1548 810151
Educated at Dragon School Oxford and Sherborne School, Dorset.
Military Service 1953/54. Commissioned in RAF. (Awarded pilot’s wings)
Degree in Agriculture. 1957
Member of the Royal Agricultural College (MRAC) 1957
Recently joined translation agency 2008
Relevant Experience
· Recently translated 2009 edition of GOLDENBOOK from Portuguese to English see References available from Dr Henrique Cerqueira
· Translated the “Timeline Followback Method” for the the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction in 2008. References available from Mr Val Brednev of Accents Ireland Ltd, Dublin, Ireland.
· Former Director of Sociedade Agricola in Portugal for 14 years.
· Expert in animal nutrition.
· Translated all correspondence between Portuguese contractors and American Sheraton Hotel Group during the building of the Sheraton Hotel in Lisbon. 1960s
· Official interpreter at International Poultry Conference, Lisbon in 1967.
· Translated Portuguese film documentary on poultry farming into English and read the voice-over. 1968
· Official translator (Portuguese to English) for a Portuguese company during extensive negotiations to buy barges and floating cranes in Rotterdam. 1975
· Set up my own import/export company dealing exclusively with Portuguese ceramic factories. 1977
· Appeared in Portuguese-speaking revue on the Lisbon stage.
· Author of popular novel “Dartmouth Conspiracy published in 1999. See Google Books.

My Present Situation
I work from home as a freelance translator specialising in medical & veterinary, agriculture, food, tourism, commerce, engineering.

Working from home I can: —
Promptly translate Portuguese text into good grammatical English.

Correct and edit faulty translations eg. hotel brochures, travel information, technical data, news and all types of English prose written by native speakers of Portuguese.
Keywords: Tourism, Hotels, Engineering, Brochures, Fiction. Novels. Accuracy.

Profile last updated
Feb 2, 2009

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