Member since Dec '20

Working languages:
Arabic to English
English to Arabic
French to English

Shiam Alshami
MA in Translation Ar><Eng & Fr>Eng

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Local time: 01:58 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Arabic Native in Arabic
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Copywriting, Transcription
Specializes in:
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Government / PoliticsJournalism
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Marketing / Market Research
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Finance (general)Nutrition

Arabic to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 CAD per word / 23 - 32 CAD per hour
English to Arabic - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 CAD per word / 23 - 32 CAD per hour
French to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 CAD per word / 23 - 32 CAD per hour
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 11
Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
Payment methods accepted PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Master's degree - Concordia University CANADA & Aleppo University SYRIA
Experience Years of experience: 14. Registered at Apr 2019. Became a member: Dec 2020. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Arabic (Association des Traducteurs dans l'Union des ةcrivains Arabes)
Arabic to English (Association des Traducteurs dans l'Union des ةcrivains Arabes)
French to English (Université Concordia, Département d'études françaises)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional objectives
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry

I have a master degree in translation studies from English into Arabic and vice versa. I also worked as a translator of contracts and head-office related general correspondences for ten years.

I can provide you with a copy of the experience certificate upon request. 

Recently, I graduated from Concordia University completing professional master program in translation studies from french into English. 

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Total pts earned: 4
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Language (PRO)
French to English4
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Keywords: English-Arabic, Arabic-English Translator, experience in legal texts, interest and rapidity in social sciences and political articles. French to English translator with several courses of legal, medical and economic courses

Profile last updated
Apr 16

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