Language Services

Services include, but are not limited to the following. For additional services, contact Diane to discuss and customize services. All services are provided in French and/or in English and rates are negotiable depending on the particulars of each assignment.

Translation, Proofreading, Editing

  • Available to translate the printed word from French into English and English into French, including French-Canadian from Quebec. Certified and notarized translations available. Experience translating documents topics such as:
    • Advertising & Marketing, including copy-writing
    • Art history
    • Banking and financial documents
    • Business documents
    • Certificates, such as birth, marriage, etc.
    • Instruction manuals
    • IT documents
    • Legal documents, including documents used for a legal purpose
    • Literary documents, including lyrics
    • Manuscripts
    • Medically-related documents
    • Psychology and psychiatry-related documents
    • Reports
    • Scientific papers
    • Scripts
    • Sociology-related documents
    • Technical documents
    • Users guides…and more
    • Sample translation rates:
      • 20-100 words: $25 – $75 flat fee
      • 100-1,000 words: $0.25 – $0.50 per word
      • 1,000-5000 words: $0.20 – $0.35 per word
      • 5,000-10,000 words: $0.18 – $0.28 per word
      • 10,000-50,000 words: $0.16 – $0.26 per word
      • 50,000-100,000 words: $0.14 – $0.22 per word
      • 100,000-200,000 words: $0.12 – $0.20 per word
      • Birth, Marriage certificates, academic transcripts, Legal records, 1 page: $95 – $125
      • Copy-writing, titling: $250 – $1,000 per idea
      • Diplomas, 1 page: $75
      • Driver licenses, legal documents, green cards, ID cards, 1 page: $45
      • Passports, 1 page: $45
      • Notary certification: Included – $25
      • Rush fees: less than 1 working day per 1,000 words +50%, next day +100%
      • Special formatting or conditions: Contact us
      • Translator’s certification: Included – $25

      Sample proofreading/editing rates:
      • 20-100 words: $30 – flat fee
      • 100-1,000 words: $0.10 per word – $30 per hour
      • 1,000-5000 words: $0.065 per word – $30 per hour
      • 5,000-10,000 words: $0.06 per word – $30 per hour
      • 10,000-50,000 words: $0.055 per word – $30 per hour
      • 50,000-100,000 words: $0.05 per word – $30 per hour
      • 100,000-200,000 words: $0.04 per word – $30 per hour
      • Special conditions: Contact us

    Interpretation

    • Available for consecutive, quasi-simultaneous, simultaneous modes; face-to-face, on-site, and over-the-phone interpreting in the following settings:
      • Business
      • Conference
      • Legal
      • Medical
      • Personal
      • Promotional
      • Social
      • Sample interpreting rates:
        • 15 minutes: $45
        • 30 minutes: $50
        • 45 minutes: $75
        • 1 hour: $90
        • ½ day: $350
        • 1 day: $750
        • Special conditions: Contact us

    • Also available to make the preliminary efforts for set-up of interpreting assignment, including addressing parties to help understand the interpreting process, placement of parties, seating arrangement.

    Speaker

    • Available for speaking engagements on communication:
      • Bridging communication problems in French and in English
      • Bridging intercultural communication problems
      • For rates:
        • Special conditions: Contact us

      Teacher/Tutor

      • Give professional and impartial information based on experience, training and intuition
      • Teach/tutor French
      • Teach/tutor music – beginning music, voice
      • Teach/tutor English as a second-language
      • Sample teaching/tutoring rates:
        • 1 – 1 hour 30 minutes: $95 to $125
        • Special conditions: Contact us

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