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Chantal Wilford

Linguabase Translations
ATA Certified
Dutch & French into English

Translation Experience

  • Academic
transcripts, diplomas, degrees, reports
  • Business
articles of incorporation, correspondence, marketing, employee questionnaires
  • Computers
help files, web pages, articles about IT industry
  • Finance
banking and economic texts, newsletters, annual reports
  • General
family histories, private correspondence, birth/marriage/death certificates
  • Legal
contracts, depositions, lease agreements, legal proceedings, divorce decrees
  • Literary
two "Letters to the Six Billionth World Citizen" (published)
  • Media
press releases, speeches, newsletters, newspaper articles
  • Medical
research articles, hospital records, procedure descriptions, insurance claims
  • Pharmaceutical
package inserts, clinical trial documentation, patient questionnaires
  • Sports
translated for the 1998 World Cup in Paris, France
  • Technical
patents, land mines, pressure equipment, meat industry...
  • Telecom
proposals, articles, press releases, catalogs

International Education

  • MA candidate in Translation and Interpretation in French

Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California, USA
  • CTEFLA RSA/Cambridge Teaching English as a Foreign Language

to Adults Certificate, International Language Centre, Paris, France
  • BA Honours degree in French, Russian and Linguistics

University of Durham, England
  • Propaedeutics Diploma & second-year studies in French and Pedagogy

Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Diploma from Laguna Hills High School, California, USA

Professional Memberships

  • American Translators Association (Certified Dutch > English)
  • Northern California Translators Association
  • Southern California Translators & Interpreters Association

Volunteer Work

  • Puppy Raiser: Puppy Raiser for Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. and webmaster for our local puppy raising club, Leading with Love (2001 – present)
  • Pet Therapy Volunteer: I visited a local hospital once a week with our yellow Lab, Nixie, to visit patients in the oncology, pediatrics and dialysis wards. (spring and summer 2003)
  • Homeowners Association: volunteer member of the Board of Directors of a homeowners association (Treasurer 2000; Vice President 2001; President 2002)

Teaching Experience

  • Taught General and Business English to French professionals at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels from 1995 - 1997
  • Designed and taught lessons by telephone, immersion classes and specialized individual courses
  • Assumed sole responsibility for the course syllabi, grading, examinations and teaching of intermediate English classes of up to 40 students in the history, sociology, economics and science departments of the Université de Marne-la-Vallée, near Paris, France

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