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François Marcoux  (francoismarcoux)  
Translator -- 
Self-employed person, Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, QC
Professional summary:
After having taught English, French and Spanish as second languages in Canada, Mexico and Morocco for more than 15 years, at the Elementary, High-School, University and Adult sectors, I have gained considerable experience in language skills as well as working in different cross-cultural environments.

Since 2000, I have shifted my main work to translation. This had led me to work as an employed translator with the Ministry of National Defence, SNC-Lavalin and Alcoa Canada, as well as a freelancer translator for various companies and projects, including being a bilingual contract instructor and facilitator for Crisis Prevention Institute and Hazard Recognition Plus (Decision Point).

French, English and Spanish, fluent in reading and writing and spoken all three with no foreign accent.
Intermediate speaking level in Moroccan Arabic and beginner's level in Eastern James Bay Cree.

Profiency in Microsoft Office Professional 2007 and translation tools such as Termium, Grand Dictionnaire Terminologique and others. Some working knowledge with CAT tools.

Rates:   Other : Per word or hourly

Workplace:   Teleworking


Year established:    n/a Business number:   n/a
Number of employees:    n/a Business revenue:    n/a


1) Writing & Translation > Technical Writing
2) Writing & Translation > Translation - English to French
3) Writing & Translation > Translation - French to English
4) Writing & Translation > Translation - Other languages
5) Writing & Translation > Other - Writing & Translation


Alcoa Canada
Translate Fr> Eng and Eng>Fr docs related to the alumimum industry as well as management.
October 2009 - Present

Translate Eng>Fr relating to biopharmaceutical industry.
September 2006 - December 2009

MInistry of National Defence
Translate Eng>Fr military courses for Center of Instruction at Valcartier.
May 2003 - August 2006


Université Laval
Bachelor's degree, English as a Second Language
Major in English, Minor in Education
August 1986 - June 1988

Université Laval
Certificate in Teaching a Second Language
August 1982 - June 1983

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