Working languages:
German to Dutch
French to Dutch
English to Dutch

Adela Van Gils
Translator into Dutch

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Local time: 10:54 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch, English Native in English
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Happy to translate in the following fields: Medical Tourism Finance Trade
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Finance (general)
Marketing / Market ResearchManufacturing
Advertising / Public RelationsTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Tourism & TravelCooking / Culinary
RetailBusiness/Commerce (general)

German to Dutch - Standard rate: 0.14 EUR per word / 35 EUR per hour
French to Dutch - Standard rate: 0.14 EUR per word / 35 EUR per hour
English to Dutch - Standard rate: 0.14 EUR per word / 35 EUR per hour
Spanish to Dutch - Standard rate: 0.14 EUR per word / 35 EUR per hour
Dutch to Spanish - Standard rate: 0.14 EUR per word / 35 EUR per hour

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1597, Questions answered: 1227, Questions asked: 682
Project History 0 projects entered
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Glossaries Art, Botany, Bouw, Buss/Financial Multilingual, Catalaans, Cooking, Derecho - Recht, Derecho Europeo, Duits algemeen, Dutch - English

Translation education Bachelor's degree - HBO-school of translation
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Jul 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to Dutch (Stichting Instituut van Gerechtstolken en -vertalers)
Dutch to Spanish (Stichting Instituut van Gerechtstolken en -vertalers)
Dutch to Spanish (Hogeschool voor Tolken en Vertalers Spaans)
Spanish to Dutch (Dutch court Amsterdam)
Spanish to Dutch (NGTV)
Memberships Register beëdigde tolken en vertalers Bureau WBTV, NGTV
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, ADSL, MSN, Office 2003, Reverso Pro5, Windows XP, Word, Wordperfect, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume German (DOC), English (DOC)
Events and training
Professional practices Adela Van Gils endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
My email Multilingual translations and proofreading:

. From German, Spanish, English and French into Dutch.
. From Dutch to Spanish, French, German and English.
. From Spanish to English, and vise versa.

These last 5 years I worked in the Medical field:

Papers on biomedical research
Tourism and travel-related documents such as travel logs, itineraries, reports and websites
Press and newspaper releases (ongoing)
Marketing and advertisement circulars (expert)
The catalogue of 2 German mail order firms (7 years).
Websites on furniture, fashion, cosmetics, interior decoration, textiles and wine
Articles on roses and horticultural products.
Brochures and documents on securities for a major bank (6 years).
Musical and theatre programs.
Articles, e-mails and websites on loans for housing projects.
Translations on Spanish and French wine growing and tasting.
Certified documents like birth certificates, marriage licenses, adoption papers and contracts from Spanish to Dutch.
Academic articles and booklets on education and upbringing of children.

Furthermore I translated articles in the social sciences, health topics, historical themes, urban planning, real-estate, marketing, risk management, environment related publications, art brochures, articles on viniculture and food, packaging industry, websites on a wide range of topics.


. School of translation, HBO-Vertol, The Netherlands
 (Bachelor-certified, sworn), diploma
. Literature: Vertalersvakschool (2 years), certificate
. SIGV - Criminal law
. History and Arts: Univ.of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
. School of Tourism in The Netherlands, diploma
. English: High-school diploma, U.S.A., diploma
. Spanish: UNAM-Mexico, Univ.Malaga, Salamanca, Spain
. French language studies, Lausanne, Switzerland
. German: Goethe Institute, Amsterdam
. Italian language studies, Siena, Italy
. Anthropology: Univ. of Amsterdam, a module on Latin-America and a module on China

Clients are very content with my translations. Some of their comments:

"This article reads much better in Dutch than those of some other translators. Ditto the English translation". (Dit artikel loopt veel beter qua Nederlands dan die van een aantal andere vertalers! Idem voor de Engelse versie).

"I am very content with the translation as a whole and with the precision you apply". (Ik ben erg tevreden met het geheel, en ook met de zorgvuldigheid waarmee je te werk gaat).

"klasse, danke, das ist genau das, was ich wollte :-)"

"thanks for the great work on the job."

"Many thanks for your great attention to detail and persistence with this job!"

"Here is the thanks from the EU media officer for your
excellent translation!" "Hartelijk dank voor deze fijne

"Ben zeer in mijn nopjes met de vertaling."

"Mevrouw van Gils, uw Nederlands-Spaanse vertaling was uitstekend. Dank u wel voor uw snelle service, binnen een dag was de vertaling al binnen. Als ik opnieuw een tekst vertaald wil hebben, mail ik u zeker weer. Hartelijke groeten."

"Dear Ms van Gils, Many thanks for your excellent translation".

"since you are among the very few of all my translators to be able to cope with toxics translations at all I dare to ask you if there was any chance...."

My favourite client mailed me recently: "top cool perfect genial super" after receiving my translation.

International living and working experience:
Lived for long periods of time in the following countries: United States of America, Spain, Mexico, Switzerland and Italy, Yugoslavia (worked in a refugee camp), and traveled frequently to many countries in the world like: China, Latin-America (Peru, Equador, Brasil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Cuba, Dom. Rep., Guatamala, Paraguay), Africa, Asia (Malasia, Indonesia, Singapure, Thailand, Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal, Birma, India, Philipines, Irian Yaya).
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: 1974
PRO-level pts: 1597

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to Dutch467
English to Dutch315
French to Dutch226
German to Dutch161
Dutch to Spanish128
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Law (general)128
Finance (general)127
Law: Contract(s)116
Business/Commerce (general)109
Military / Defense72
Poetry & Literature50
Tourism & Travel48
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Jan 1, 2016

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