Member since Mar '14

Working languages:
Swedish to English
English to Swedish
English (monolingual)
Swedish (monolingual)

Agneta Pallinder
Your bridge between Swedish and English

United Kingdom
Local time: 20:19 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Swedish Native in Swedish, English (Variants: UK, British) 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, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Finance (general)
Law: Contract(s)Human Resources
International Org/Dev/CoopHistory
Education / PedagogySocial Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
LinguisticsGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

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Words donated: 18,762
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1135, Questions answered: 469, Questions asked: 7
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Experience Years of experience: 25. Registered at Jan 2009. Became a member: Mar 2014.
Credentials Swedish (B.A. Scandinavian languages, U. of Gothenburg, verified)
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Translating is my fourth career, and I bring to the task a wealth of experience from a long and varied professional life, which began in Sweden and continued - from 1970 - in the UK. For about 15 years I worked free lance, but nearly full time, commissioning and editing English language academic and semi-academic reports for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Please look at my CV for more detail of my professional experience.

I now specialize in translation of business documentation in the broadest sense, including legal contracts and agreements, human resources materials, marketing materials, company reports, etc.

My other specialty is translation into English of really difficult Swedish texts, academic or just old and hard to understand for a contemporary person. Subject areas here include all the humanities and social sciences, and I produce translations that are faithful to the original, and also accessible and readable. I am also happy to edit a professional level text, such as a journal article, that has been drafted in English, but needs tweaking to "read right".

After decades of senior professional work in the UK, English is now my "other" native language, but I still retain a sophisticated familiarity with Swedish, and translate just as happily from English to Swedish as from Swedish to English.
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: 1207
PRO-level pts: 1135

Top languages (PRO)
Swedish to English577
English to Swedish536
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences120
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)70
Construction / Civil Engineering67
Finance (general)59
Medical (general)55
Business/Commerce (general)50
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion46
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Keywords: swedish, english, svenska, engelska, translation, översättning, business and finance, company reports, social sciences, history, linguistics, english editing, older swedish texts, humaniora, samhällsvetenskaper, historia, språkvetenskap, facköversättning, humanities

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Sep 30, 2020

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