Working languages:
Spanish to Polish
English to Polish
English to Spanish

Maria Popiel
Translator&liaison interpreter PL-ES-EN

Local time: 09:15 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Polish 
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling, Project management
Specializes in:
Internet, e-CommerceReligion
Tourism & TravelGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Cooking / CulinaryFood & Drink
Medical (general)Nutrition

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 80, Questions answered: 40, Questions asked: 2
Project History 0 projects entered
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Master's degree - University of Adam Mickiewicz (Poznan, Poland)
Experience Years of experience: 15. Registered at Aug 2011. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza, verified)
Spanish (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza, verified)
Spanish (University of Granada, verified)
Amharic (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza, verified)
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Writer, Powerpoint, STAR Transit, Wordfast
Forum posts 9 forum posts
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Professional practices Maria Popiel endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
After many years spent in Spain, Spanish has become my "second mother tongue", with strong command of English and French.
M.A. in: ethnolinguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
Socrates/Erasmus Scholarship: University of Granada, Spain (European Union Schollarship for high performing students).
Certificate in Advanced English University of Cambridge
Languages spoken: Polish, Spanish, English, French, German, Amharic
Mission: to become invisible as a translator and deliver accurate translation that sounds natural in the target language
Memberships in translator organizations: ASETRAD, APTRAD

Expertise fields:

- Medicine, especially obstetrics, midwifery, lactation and general health care and physiology;
- NaProTechnology;
- Fitness and exercise physiology;
- Bioethics;
- Catholic faith and doctrine;
- Online marketing, SEO, website localization: I have been closely collaborating with website designers for more than 10 years;
- Food, drink, recipes, culinary topics, gourmet world, baking;
- Assistance in private and business multilingual correspondence and phone calls;
- Tourism and travel: I am a passionate traveller in my private life and have been to most European destinations: France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Chech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Portugal and more.

I have a profound understanding of a variety of topics related to my specialization fields, so I will always use adequate terminology with a genuine comprehension of the subject. I am passionate about the above mentioned areas in my private life as well, so what you'll get is not only a correctly translated text, but above all, a text that is a good read.


- Translation: accurate, careful and timely;
- Liaison interpreting: formal and informal;
- Proofreading/editing: long experience working for dislexic people, eye for detail, good at catching discrepancies and illogically linked sentences;
- Subtitles: currently translating and reviewing subtitles for Coursera's online courses;
- Business correspondence;
- Localization.

Personal skills:

- Good social skills: I like people, I like talking to them, I'm a good mediator;
- Good literacy skills: in the past, I won some ortography and writing contests in Polish;
- Responsible and deliver work in time.

Note: I am one of very few liaison interpreters in my language pairs in Spain.Should you need my help, do not hesitate to contact me and I'll gladly answer all your questions.

In order to enhance my understanding of what I translate, I constantly educate myself in my expertise areas. I have successfully finished many courses:
- Introductory Human Physiology (with distinction) by Duke University;
- Introduction to Chemistry by Duke University;
- Poisonings in the Home and Community by University of California, San Francisco (UCSF);
- Dynamic Earth by American Museum of Natural History;
- Vital Signs: What the Body Is Telling Us by University of Pennsylvania;
- The Brain: Neurology of Everyday Life (with distinction) by University of Chicago;
- Brain and Space (with distinction) by Duke University;
- Think Again: How to Reason and Argue (course about Logic) (with distinction) by Duke University
and many others.
Statements of Accomplishment upon request.

Currently studying:
- The Bilingual Brain (University of Houston)

If you prefer more visual information, you can check my visualized CV here.

I am strongly committed to offering high quality services.
I guarantee 100% confidentiality to my clients. Their privacy is on my top priority list.
No job is too small: I enjoy working both on big and small projects.
When translating to Spanish, all my work is delivered to the client after being proofread by a native Spanish linguist.

Please feel free to contact me anytime and I'll do my best to answer as soon as possible.

Maria Popiel

Spanish number: 0034 632 000 839
UK number: 0044 742 47 26 908
Polish number: 0048 729 25 38 34
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: 84
PRO-level pts: 80

Top languages (PRO)
English to Polish60
Polish to English8
Spanish to English4
Polish to Spanish4
English to Spanish4
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)52
IT (Information Technology)8
Engineering (general)4
Food & Drink4
Paper / Paper Manufacturing4
Livestock / Animal Husbandry4

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Keywords: English, Spanish, Polish, medical translations, physiology, health care, nutrition, cooking, culinary, baking, home made, linguistics, Ethiopian culture, chemistry, science, articles, artículos, translation, traducción, traductora inglés - español, traductora polaco-español, tłumacz polsko-hiszpański, tłumaczenia medyczne, korekta tekstów, korekta tłumaczeń, revisión de textos, revisión de traducciones, nutrición, alimentación, culinarios, traducción e interpretación Castilla y León y toda España, seguimiento de correspondencia comercial, ayuda con contactos internacionales, ayuda con negocios online multilingües, help with online business relationships, business emails and phone calls in English, Spanish and Polish

Profile last updated
Apr 17, 2017