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Helene Walters | Elance
 
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Helene Walters

Bilingual French and English translator, MCIL
   Netherlands
  |   The Hague, South Holland
  |  9:27 pm Local Time

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Overview

I only translate between my native languages, English and French, which guarantees you a translation of the highest quality possible. I work in tandem with Elance and my own translation company, Authentic Translations, on a wide range of projects, for which I have received the highest possible feedback.

I have five years of experience offering translating and proofreading services to companies and international organisations and a recognised qualification in translation (the Chartered Institute of Linguists' Diploma in Translation). I am...

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Jan 30, 2014|Translation|Private|Completed
Nov 8, 2013|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
Oct 23, 2013|Translation|Private|Working
Oct 19, 2013|Translation|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

First page of a 76 page report that I edited and proofread. The original document was...
Translation of a list of IT tasks from English to French. The translation follows the...
Translation of part of an article on technology and advertising. The translation...
Translation of a part of a holiday real estate brochure from French to English. The...
Translation of part of a brochure on Sardinia from English to French. The translation...
Excerpt from a list of over 27,000 medical terms that I translated.

Skills (9)

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English-French Translation
English To French Translation Skills Test
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English
UK English Basic Skills Test
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French
French Proofreading Skills Test
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (UK Version)
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Email
Email Etiquette Certification
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English-Spanish Translation
Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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French proofreading

Service Description

Professional English-French and French-English translation and proofreading services.

I can work with any of the following file formats:

- Microsoft Office 2007 and 2009: Word, Excel and Powerpoint
- PDF (depending on the document)

I can work with html strings and provide screenshots.

I can also work directly in Google docs and Google Adwords.

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Employment

Authentic Translations
Self-employed
2011 - Present
I am currently a full-time self-employed translator and proofreader.
Berlitz
English teacher
2009 - 2011
Teaching adult and child students conversational and professional English through one-on-one and group classes. Carrying out customer level checks and satisfaction surveys.
Agnes Walters Translations
Translator
2009 - 2011
I helped my mother with her translation business: translating and proofreading in English and French. Most of the work was business English (resumes, articles, etc.) but I also worked on a few...
UNESCO
translator and proofreader
2009 - 2011
I did six months' work experience for UNESCO then was asked to sign on as a consultant. During my internship at the headquarters in Paris, I worked for the Social and Human Sciences department...
BoConcept Retail
translator
2008 - 2009
Work experience translating the 2008 Winter Marketing Campaign and internal documents from French to English.

Education

University of Paris VI
Masters of Literature and Languages
2006 - 2009
Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan
4-year degree in English as a Special Language
2005 - 2009
French Ministry of Education
Agregation d'anglais
2007 - 2008
University of Ottawa
exchange year: Translation studies, Master level
2006 - 2007
University Paris VII
Bachelors of Languages and Literature
2003 - 2006

Keywords

English
French
translation
proofreading
writing
bilingual
native
editing
accredited
MCIL
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