Working languages:
English to Spanish
German to Spanish

Cristina Usón Calvo
Satisfying clients for 8 years

Castilla y Leon, Spain
Local time: 07:18 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Spanish 
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyMedical (general)
Finance (general)Law: Contract(s)

English to Spanish - Rates: 0.05 - 0.08 EUR per word
German to Spanish - Rates: 0.05 - 0.08 EUR per word
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 144, Questions answered: 93, Questions asked: 74
Blue Board entries made by this user  5 entries

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Master's degree - Jaume I Univeristy
Experience Years of experience: 12. Registered at Nov 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to Spanish (Universidad de Valladolid, verified)
English to Spanish (Universidad de Valladolid, verified)
English to Spanish (Universitat Jaume I, Facultat de Ciències Humanes i Socials, Departament de Traducció i Comunicació, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Cristina Usón Calvo endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

Welcome to my profile in and thanks for your interest in me for your project.

About my formation as a translator, you may be interested in knowing the following facts:

In the Valladolid University I graduated in Translation and Interpretation in 2005, majoring in Legal and Finance translation in my main pair of languages (English to Spanish). In my second pair of languages (German to Spanish) I got training in general translations and Tourism sector.

Afterwards, in the Jaume I University, I finished my Master's degree in Medical translation in 2008, which involved English into Spanish translations in diverse medical areas: pharmacology, microbiology, clinical research, leaflets...

Then in 2009 I completed an online course on literature translation.

On the other hand, you may be interested in knowing how I work as a professional translator:

My approach to any project is always founded in the conviction of increasing my knowledge and my experience while being able to contribute at the same time to create a high quality, non-literal translation. And, of course, having always in mind that the client satisfaction is one of the most important aspects. Communication is also essential to get the most of a project. That's why I discuss any aspect which I consider is relevant with the PM or the final client.

I have been in contact with languages for many years, both as a translator and also as a teacher. I strongly believe that my role as a teacher has strengthen my ability as a translator, since students always want to know how the language they are studying work or why, which makes me be alert to the grammar structures and term collocations.

Beyond my experience and my formation, I would say my resourcefulness and creativity, together with my memory, is what creates an outstanding background - also my self-confidence about my skills. All together, I would say, is one of my strengths. Another one is my honesty: I know my skills and also my limitations, and I am always true when it is about the projects I can join or not. In turn, I always expect the same honesty.

And, if you want to know more about me, feel free to visit my CV online
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: 148
PRO-level pts: 144

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish126
German to Spanish18
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)30
Medical (general)24
Medical: Pharmaceuticals16
Law: Contract(s)14
Medical: Health Care12
Education / Pedagogy8
Marketing / Market Research8
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Keywords: english, german, spanish translation, inglés, alemán, traducción, español Deutsch, Englisch, Spanisch, übersetzung, übersetzerin, übersetzer, translator, traductor, traductora

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