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Samuel Evans
Works at SDE Translation
Attended Université de Mons
Lived in Mons, Belgium
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Yesterday in The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote a great description of translation from a lay person’s perspective: It’s not a really good idea to approach a conversation by asking &#...
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The informal version of "you" in the French language - "tu" - seems to be taking over on social media, at the expense of the formal "vous".
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Sworn Freelance Translator
  • SDE Translation
    Sworn Freelance Translator, 2010 - present
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Mons, Belgium - London, United Kingdom - Verviers, Belgium
EN/ES > FR Sworn Translator
Qualified Freelance Translator (MA). English and Spanish into French. English and French proofreading. Sworn for English and French (See my website
Married to a South African, father of 3 boys.
Involved in local church through preaching, leading worship and organizing Alpha Course.
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Have 3 boys
  • Université de Mons
    MA Translation, 2004
  • London School of Theology
    BA (Hons) Theology, 2004 - 2007
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