Member since Mar '20

Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese
Portuguese to Spanish
Spanish to English

Lucas Pestana
Upward, not northward.

Jaboatao dos Guararapes, Pernambuco, Brazil
Local time: 06:16 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese (Variants: European/Portugal, Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Training, Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling
Specializes in:
BotanyBiology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
ReligionScience (general)
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersEnvironment & Ecology
Medical (general)Agriculture

Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education Other - Estácio de Sá
Experience Years of experience: 7. Registered at Oct 2018. Became a member: Mar 2020. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Brazilian, 34 years old

Born in São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

In Campo Grande, MS, obtained his major in Biology (2006), and then a Master’s degree in Botany (2010), both from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, UFMS.

Worked as a Biology and Science teacher in the Escola Estadual Pólo Prof.ª Evanilda Maria Neres Cavassa, a state school for juvenile offenders in Campo Grande, MS (2010-2011).
Has also worked as a substitute teacher at the American School of Recife, in Recife, PE (2012-present).

In 2013, started working as an English instructor at Wizard by Pearson, in Recife, PE (2013-2019).

In 2015, obtained his TESOL Diploma certification, accredited by TESL Canada, from the International Language Academy of Canada, ILAC, in Toronto, ON.

In 2019, finished his English Translation postgraduation course from Estácio de Sá University.

Able to communicate in the following languages: Portuguese (fluent), English (fluent), Spanish (advanced), French (intermediate).
Also understands some German, Mandarin Chinese, Catalan and Koine Greek (ranging from very rudimentary to basic comprehension).

Now back to Recife, PE, living and working as an English teacher and translator in the Grande Recife area.

Profile last updated
Apr 8

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