Member since Nov '14

Working languages:
Spanish to English
Portuguese to English

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September 2020

Patrick Doporto
Chemistry (B.Sc.) and Soccer Translator

Bettystown, Meath, Ireland
Local time: 01:25 IST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variant: UK) Native in English, Spanish (Variant: Standard-Spain) Native in Spanish
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Spanish/Portuguese (BR) into English Sports and Scientific Translator
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. View now.
Services Translation, Transcription, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Sports / Fitness / RecreationChemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Science (general)

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 3
Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Graduate diploma - Dublin City University
Experience Years of experience: 6. Registered at Jun 2013. Became a member: Nov 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to English (Dublin City University)
Portuguese to English (Dublin City University)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Patrick Doporto endorses's Professional Guidelines.

I am a Spanish/Portuguese (Brazilian) into English freelance translator with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. As part of my Science course, I also studied other fields of Science, including Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Genetics... and Calculus (yikes!). I have always been surrounded by English and Spanish due to my bilingual upbringing. My passion for languages evolved from that and motivated me to learn Portuguese (Brazilian).

I decided that I wanted a career where I could utilise my languages. This led me to the M.A. in Translations Studies programme offered by DCU. It was my high grades in the scientific and technical translation modules of the course that convinced me to specialise as a scientific translator.

I also specialise in sports translations. Soccer, tennis, rugby, motorsport, swimming and athletics capture my attention. Translating any text regarding these sports is not really work for me as I regularly do so in my free time for fun!

While I specialise in scientific and sports translations, I also have professional translation experience in the video games and tourism fields.

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Total pts earned: 4
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Language (PRO)
Spanish to English4
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Sports / Fitness / Recreation4

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