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Sylvie L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 30, 2015

Sylvie L.

Translator, Linguist and Foreign Language Teacher
   Canada
  |  6:08 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, writing, and educational services in French and English.

Precision, professionalism and perfection guaranteed!

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Portfolio

English to French translation of a press release announcing a Canadian government...
English to French website translation approved by the Office québécois de la langue...
Excerpts from a French to English translation of a sales contract.
EN > FR Translation of packaging for pet food
Excerpt of an English to French translation of a technical PowerPoint presentation.
Excerpts of the English to French translation of an obstetrical brochure.
English to French translation of a website of an organization funded by the Ministry of...
Translation of marketing materials for a political convention.
English to French and English to Spanish translation of an electronics packaging,
Translated from English to Spanish while changing and adding some paragraphs making it...
Excerpt (first page) of the translation of a legal franchise agreement (contract).
English to French translation of a financial blog article.
French to English Translation of a memo relating to group insurance in a business.
English to French Translation of a wellness article.
Excerpts of the translation of an ebook on wellness from European Spanish to American...
English to French translation of a technical article regarding computer, mechanics and...
Excerpt of a Translation from German to French for a Swiss client
English to French translation of Website content relating to hair restoration.
Blog article in French on the benefits of acupuncture.
The 2013 Energy Star Most Energy Efficient Products
Blog article on the reasons why one should run a Google Adwords campaign.
Blog article on jewelry for the bride-to-be (diamonds, pearls,etc.)
Blog article in French, targeted audience: France, subject: moving and changing contact...
Blog article in French, targeted audience: France, subject: moving and packaging items.
English to French translation of a privacy policy.

Skills (15)

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Translation English French
English To French Translation Skills Test
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English
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English for Business
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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UK English Basics
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French
Basic French: grammar and vocabulary
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French Grammar Test
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French Spelling Skills Test
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Spanish to French translation (no Elance test available)
Translation English Spanish
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Business Writing
Business Writing
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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Academic Writing
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Resume Writing
Resume Writing
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Canadian French
European French
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Teaching / Lesson Planning / Grading / Children Writing

Service Description

HIGHLIGHTS OF SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

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

*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 / distance education (high school and university levels)

*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 legal, academic, human resources, and medical documents

*I hold the bilingualism rating of PPP (professional) from the Canadian federal government. It is the highest bilingualism (French and...

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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
Bachelor of Arts, German Studies, Minor in Spanish
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Université de Montréal
Teaching Certificate, German, High School
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Collège Lionel Groulx
College Degree in Languages and Literature
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Colegio Sagrada Familia, Spain
Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture
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Keywords

French
English
Spanish
English-French translation
French-English translation
Spanish translation
Quebec French
Canadian French
FSL and ESL
academic writing
education
copywriting
resume
French translator
legal translation
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