Mrs Patricia Sommer MITI

I have over 30 years’ experience as a translator from English to French and I specialise in international development working for NGOs on three continents.
I particularly enjoy translating training programmes for NGO staff on a variety of subjects: NTDs, WASH, safeguarding, IDPs, child marriage etc.
I translate exclusively into my mother tongue, but I work as a team with an English mother tongue translator and interpreter.
I am also registered as a translator with the Consulat général de France in London and can provide certified translations. I am based in Camberley, Surrey.
I attend regular conferences to keep myself abreast of any changes in my industry and I maintain my mother tongue with frequent trips to France, reading weekly French magazines and books and listening to daily French podcasts.








ITI membership category: MITI

Translation

English French
ITI Assessed

Specialisms

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Education and training
  • EU - General and political
  • EU - Law justice and human rights
  • EU matters
  • Film TV and Video
  • Food
  • Hotels and accommodation
  • Humanities
  • Industrial relations
  • International development
  • Leisure
  • Literature - Childrens
  • Management
  • Quality assurance
  • Sociology
  • Tourism and travel

Associated skills

  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Revising
  • Transcription

Technology

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • memoQ

CPD achieved within last 5 years