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English to Dutch
Spanish to Dutch
English to Flemish

Kobe Vander Beken
Translator- Interpreter

Cuzco, Cusco, Peru
Local time: 22:43 PET (GMT-5)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch, Flemish Native in Flemish
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- 2002: Certification of an intensive Spanish course (432 hours) at Don Quijote Language School in Salamanca and Granada. Level: prefeccionamiento (perfection).

- 2003: D.E.L.E. (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera), issued by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.

- 2004: Certification of a language course (Quechua) at U.N.S.A.A.C. (Universidad Nacional de San Antionio Abad del Cusco) - Centro de Idiomas, Cusco - Peru

- 2007: Master Degree: Translation Studies (EN, ES, NL) (Hogeschool Gent - Department of Translation).

° Specialisation: Technical & Scientific Translations
° Optional courses:
- French
- Introduction to simultaneous (conference) and consecutive interpreting
- Subtitling


- 2007: Internal Translator and Management Assistant at Petit Bateau Belgium.

- 2007 - 2008: Localisation Specialist/ reviewer at Yamagata Europe Gent - Belgium.

° Localisation Support
° Translation Quality Assurance

* Training received at Yamagata Europe:

- QA Distiller training
- Trados, TagEditor, Winalign, etc. training
- Alchemy Catalyst training
- DITA training
- Machine translation course
- etc...

- 2011 - 2012: Localisation Project Manager - new Clients at Yamagata Europe Gent - Belgium.

- 2004 - present: Freelance translator/interpreter

° Translation
° Review/proofreading
° Simultaneous/consecutive interpreting
° Alignments
° Cultural mediation
° etc...


- Technical
°Transport/ Railway/ Metro

- Scientific

- Tourism&Travel

- Food&Dairy

- Plastic/Fine Arts INTERESTING PROJECTS I'VE WORKED ON 2007: Several one-week ES>NL>ES Interpreting assignments for the Flemish Government. Mainly consecutive and simultaneous interpreting for Spanish delegations visiting Flanders and the Flemish Institutions and Organizations.

2009: Translation of a Photo book about the Flanders Port Area (Photography by Tom d'Haenens).

Contact me: Simi Translations: [email protected], Phone: +51 974 619416, SKYPE: kobe_vb
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Total pts earned: 125
PRO-level pts: 117

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to Dutch56
French to Dutch23
English to Dutch14
Dutch to English8
Dutch to Spanish8
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Military / Defense32
Law (general)15
Transport / Transportation / Shipping11
Construction / Civil Engineering8
Engineering (general)6
Engineering: Industrial4
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

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Total projects2
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Language pairs
English to Flemish1
English to Dutch1
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Cosmetics, Beauty1
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Medical (general)1
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Profile last updated
Sep 17, 2019

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