Member since Dec '08

Working languages:
Spanish to English
English (monolingual)

David Ronder
Linguistic flair and an eye for detail

United Kingdom
Local time: 18:11 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Marketing / Market Research
Advertising / Public RelationsTourism & Travel
Cooking / CulinaryHistory
Education / PedagogyLinguistics
JournalismGovernment / Politics

Preferred currency GBP
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 488, Questions answered: 366, Questions asked: 28
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Experience Years of experience: 14. Registered at May 2008. Became a member: Dec 2008.
Credentials Spanish to English (Chartered Institute of Linguists, verified)
Memberships MET (Mediterranean Editors and Translators), CIOL, IAPTI
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices David Ronder endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).


  • Chartered Institute of Linguists translator
  • UK university teacher                   
  • published author and journalist
  • experienced editor

I am willing to consider all kinds of text for translation or editing, including creative assignments, but my proven specialities are:

History/academic texts
Recent work includes several articles on medieval Spain. Previously translated two historical works on Patagonia for film and documentary research purposes, also monograph on and guide to the Citadel of Pamplona for the Ayuntamiento. Edited in-depth study of foreign policy of Fascist Italy. Co-wrote Past Simple, teaching English through British history. History MA Hons (Edinburgh).

Business and marketing
Translated marketing literature, company web pages, terms and conditions, verbatims, HR texts, tax documents, sales contracts, insolvency notices, business correspondence. Strong and versatile business English lexis: experience includes question writing for business exams, editing audit reports and training senior company managers.

Travel and tourism
Translating and editing work includes airline passenger questionnaires, wine region promotional material, city tourist profiles, conference centre information, visual tour guide. Published travel journalist. Travel guide writer and editor.

Education and linguistics
I teach English for Academic Purposes at university and have considerable private sector English teaching experience too; familiar with educational structures and terminology. Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics.

Lifelong devotee, still kicking, with a library of football books. Sub-titled 20-minute interviews with Santi Cazorla and Jesús Navas broadcast on the Al Jazeera network pre-Euro 2012.

Spanish language adviser on the hit West End production Vernon God Little.

Please feel free to email me any text/s that you would like translated or edited and I will get back to you with a quote.


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: 508
PRO-level pts: 488

Language (PRO)
Spanish to English488
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences99
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Business/Commerce (general)48
Government / Politics44
Sports / Fitness / Recreation44
Advertising / Public Relations28
Education / Pedagogy28
Pts in 21 more flds >

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Keywords: Business, marketing, advertising, sales, travel journalism, tourism, food, wine, medieval history, modern history, Navarre, Aragon, Castile, Catalonia, Templars, journalism, education, English editing, academic English, EAP, linguistics, politics, press releases, football, literature, poetry, traductor, translator, English editor, Scotland, English, theatre, HR, certificate, CV, Spanish

Profile last updated
Jun 25

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