Working languages:
Afrikaans to English
English to Afrikaans
Dutch to English

Cheryl Dee
The Best Translator Pennies Can Buy.

Austin, Texas, United States
Local time: 15:54 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: English (Variants: British, South African) Native in English
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training
Specializes in:
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaEducation / Pedagogy
Marketing / Market Research

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Master's degree - University Western Cape
Experience Years of translation experience: 37. Registered at Apr 2015. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
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Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Ascribe Language Logic
About me
I have been translating texts since I started lecturing Linguistics at the University Western Cape in South Africa in 1981. I immigrated to the United States in 2000.

Apart from translating academic texts, translation and voice-over projects include:

•Translated questionnaires from Dutch and Flemish into English for Protranslating (Coral Gables, Florida) for companies such as, MoneySend, PayPal, Peugeot, Chanel, American Express, Heinz Foods, Lays Chips, Cargill and SFB Tractor.
•Produced MP3 recordings of Afrikaans texts for Common Space Language (Seattle, Washington).
•Translated website in Afrikaans for Kiev Language Services (Kiev, Ukraine).
•Produced Afrikaans voice-over WAV files for Goethe-Verlag Language Learning (Germany).

My work has been praised as outstanding. I stay true to the author's intent and all work is strictly confidential.

As a hobby I enjoy getting involved in independent film projects in Austin, Texas:

•Independent Film Producer, Austin Texas: "Z, the Zombie Musical"

•Acting: "Z, the Zombie Musical", "Eddy Rex", "Breakdown" , “The Dot”, “Empty Vessel”, "HBO's The Leftovers", Corporate Training Videos.

I have been involved in education for 30 years:

•Former Lecturer in Linguistics at University Western Cape in South Africa

•Former Lecturer in Psycho-Linguistics at University of Cape Town in South Africa.

•Former Lecturer in Marketing at Damelin Business College in South Africa.

•Have been teaching in Texas, USA since 2005.

•Graded Language Arts papers for The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), a series of state-mandated standardized tests used in Texas public primary and secondary schools.

• Studied in South Africa and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Keywords: Afrikaans, Afrikaans to English translation, English to Afrikaans translation, Dutch to Afrikaans translation, Flemish to Afrikaans translation, Flemish to English translation, Afrikaans voice-over, South-African English voice-over.

Profile last updated
Jun 18, 2015

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