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Sylvie L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 24, 2014

Sylvie L.

Translator, Writer and Education Specialist
   Canada
  |  7:09 am Local Time

Overview

Accomplished linguist and professional translator with more than 25 years of experience in translation, proofreading, editing, teaching languages and education. Fully trilingual (French, English and Spanish) and tricultural with expertise in German. I have enjoyed living/studying/working in Canada, Europe (France, Spain and Germany) and Mexico.

Providing top-notch quality translations to and from French, English and Spanish, as well as writing services in French and English.

Precision, professionalism and perfection guaranteed!

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Portfolio

Translation of a blog article related to finance. English to Canadian French.
Translation of a press release for a government announcement.
Excerpt from a legal translation (contract) from French to English.
Sample (first page) of a legal translation (contract) from English to French
Blog article on jewelry for the bride-to-be (diamonds, pearls,etc.)
The 2013 Energy Star Most Energy Efficient Products
Blog article on the reasons why one should run a Google Adwords campaign.
Blog article in French on the benefits of acupuncture.
Blog article in French, targeted audience: France, subject: moving and changing contact...
Blog article in French, targeted audience: France, subject: moving and packaging items.

Skills (15)

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English-French Translation
English To French Translation Skills Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Spanish to French translation (no Elance test available)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Academic Writing
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Resume Writing
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Canadian French
European French
Teaching / Lesson Planning / Grading Assignments
Children Writing

Service Description

HIGHLIGHTS OF SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

*27 years of full-time experience teaching languages (French, English, Spanish and German) to children and youth

*25 years of part-time experience teaching languages (French, English and Spanish) to adults from various backgrounds (civil servants, militaries, judges, medical staff and private sector employees)

*5 years of experience in eLearning education

*7 years as a lecturer teaching at 3 different universities, as well as 4 years teaching ESL (e.g.: prep. for STANAG English tests, ESL to foreign workers in Canada, etc.)

*8 years of experience as a contractor for our Ministry of Education, reviewing educational resources (print, audio, electronic) in four languages (French, Spanish, German and English)

*Numerous years of experience in translating from and into French, English and Spanish (broad range of topics and formats) Successful completion of projects in French, English, Spanish, and German in the education, legal, health & medical, human resources, business, media and communications, IT, sales, tourism and literature fields, as well as various official documents such as birth and marriage certificates, police reports, and medical reports.

*Considerable experience translating human resources, legal, medical and academic documents

*I hold the bilingualism rating of PPP (professional) from the Canadian federal government. It is the highest bilingualism standing recognized by the federal government for its employees. Each...

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Education

University of Ottawa
Master of Education, Second Language Acquisition
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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Germany
Certificate in German Studies
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Université de Montréal
Teaching Certificate, German, High School
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Colegio Sagrada Familia, Spain
Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture
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Université de Montréal
Bachelor of Arts, German Studies, Minor in Spanish
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Collège Lionel Groulx
College Degree in Languages and Literature
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Keywords

French
English
Spanish
English-French translation
French-English translation
Spanish translation
FSL
ESL
proofreading
academic writing
education
copywriting
resume
medical translation
legal translation
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