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From: Maria Louis 
Date: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 6:29 PM
Subject: Freelance Translator English<>Portuguese

Dear Sir/Madame,
I am a native speaker of Portuguese.
My minimum rate is 0.05 Euro per source word.
But I prefer to work at 0.6 Euro per source word.
I charge for my services at least 15 Euro per hour.
And my minimum charge per document is 30 Euro.
I have not obtained an official translator / linguist degree, but I still provide high-quality language services.
I have been working as a translator since 2001.
I provide the following services: Proofreading, Interpretation (consecutive), Interpretation (simultaneous), Market Research, Consulting, Translation, cultural consultancy/ training.
By today, I have translated about more than 1,000,000 words.
I use the following tools: SDL Trados, Passolo, Microsoft Office, tag editor, XBench.
I am best in the following fields: Biology / Biotechnology, Business / Commerce (General), Computers (General), General, IT / E-Commerce / Internet, Marketing / Market Research, Media / Multimedia, Medicine (General), Medicine (Health Care), Medicine (Pharmaceuticals), Science (General), Medical, Pharmaceutical market research, science, Biology, Tourism, websites.
I am not a sworn translator.
I am available for work Full week, including weekends.
I can provide you with references on request.
The following keywords are related to my services: Portuguese, Brazilian, biology, medical, general, slang, finance, pharmaceutical, health, science, market research, environment, business, research, technical, information technology, legal
I am a skilled language professional with over twelve years’ experience in bilingual communication including translation, interpretation, teaching and cultural training. I am also a former medical researcher with extensive experience in medical and business translations.
Translation of subtitles, newsletters, articles and thesis, research papers, phone conferences, meetings, agreements, e-mails, company presentations, reports, publications and many other material in the following areas:
Medical – Finance – Information Technology – Media – Web Sites – Legal – Politics – Science – Tourism
Chartered Institute of Linguistics
Awarded a distinction in the scientific paper of the Diploma in Translation – English to Brazilian Portuguese.
Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)
4 year (BSc Hons) degree course in Biological Sciences

Best regards,
Maria Luis
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