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Nor-Word

25 years experience

Country

Canada

Native language

English

 

Specializations

Technical
Engineering
Business
Marketing / Financial
Medical
Sciences
Non-fiction books
Other

 

Software

Microsoft Office
WordPerfect
Trados
Illustrator

 

Professional Memberships

ATIO

 

   Career / Experience

 

Danish > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading

French > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading

Norwegian > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading

Swedish > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading

Spanish > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading


• More than 25 years experience as a research scientist in environmental contaminants in aquatic systems, professional journal editor, and freelance translator, specializing in highly scientific and technical texts into English.
• Specialty languages: French, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Spanish, and Portuguese (Brazilian). Reads Italian.
• Translated over 100 texts on a wide variety of complex subjects, including medicine, engineering and construction, geology, nuclear fuel storage, biochemistry, plant diseases, forestry, and fisheries research.
• Past clients: Canada Secretary of State (Translation Bureau), Public Works Canada, Radio Canada, University of Montreal, Atlantic Lottery Corporation, many private (confidential) clients.
• Since full-time translator freelance status after retirement in 2001, I have translated over 30 texts from July to November, 2003 (more than 70,000 words) for Internet clients all over the world.
• Associate, Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario (certified translator status pending).

 

   Pricing / Other services

 


The rates shown below are subject to change depending on the terms of the contract, i.e. urgency of turn-around, technical complexity, detailed graphics and tables, HTML text delivery and other factors relevant to difficulty of completion. All rates are in U.S. Dollars with approx. Euro amounts in brackets. Method of payment is either by direct deposit into Nor-Word current account (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, 1015 King Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4R5, Account # 704-7932), by cheque or bank draft / money order to Nor-Word at the above address, or via PayPal. Payments must be made within 30 days of receipt of completed job. Minimum charge is $25.00 (Euro 35.00).

Documents can be delivered via electronic files (WORD, Word-Perfect) or by fax or courier.

Translation:

Language Translation rate per word of English text
(Depending on urgency and/or complexity)

French > English $0.15 - 0.25 U.S. (0.16 - 0.27 Euro)
Spanish > English $0.15 - 0.25 U.S. (0.16 - 0.27 Euro)
Portuguese > English $0.15 - 0.25 U.S. (0.16 - 0.27 Euro)
Norwegian > English $0.15 - 0.25 U.S. (0.16 - 0.27 Euro)
Swedish > English $0.15 - 0.25 U.S. (0.16 - 0.27 Euro)
Danish > English $0.15 - 0.25 U.S. (0.16 - 0.27 Euro)
English > French $0.20 U.S. (0.22 Euro)
English > Spanish $0.20 U.S. (0.22 Euro)

Other Text Services:

Text editing and revision $15 (16 Euro) per standard page (300 words)
Proof-reading (English) $7.50 (8 Euro) per standard page
Proof-reading (Spanish and French) $10 (11 Euro) per standard page

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