Word for Word Language Services

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  • Jamie R.

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    Very professional and kind. Tailored my lessons to my unique needs!!

    Jan 16, 2017Verified
  • Daedri H.

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    Jennifer is great and very professional and very personable. I highly recommend! Thanks again Jennifer!

    Dec 14, 2016Verified

About this pro

I offer localisation services related to translation. I lived in France for 13 years and can provide you accurate translations. Also, I teach the French language so that my students will have the true French experience. I am fluent in the language and I can offer more than the academic French that we are taught in school. The language I teach is functional with the intention of helping the learning gain fluency. I love the French language and for me translation is like solving a puzzle. I enjoy rendering texts to represent the same sense as the author's intent.

Years in business

2

Times hired on Thumbtack

21

Number of employees

100
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Q & A

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
    I try to help the client stay within their budget. Typically for projects that are in languages other than French, the starts at $.17 cents per word. I hire qualified translators and to get that, you have to offer fair wages. For telephone interpreting, this all depends upon the project and the client. For in-person interpreting, the fee starts at $70.00 an hour according to the language pairs available. See website for more information.
  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
    I talk to my customer about the vision they have for their project or what their background is in language learning. Then, I either come up with a plan about what my student wants to learn or ask my client how they envision their final product. I speak with the client throughout the process in case there are any changes or amendments to the text to be made. Le client est roi! (The customer is king)
  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
    I have a bachelor's degree in French that I earned at Université Blaise Pascal in Clermont-Ferrand France. I have a Master's degree in French Literature, Language and Culture with an emphasis on Linguistics and Post Colonial Literatures. Currently, I am completing my certification at NYU University. I have taken courses in Legal Translation (Legal I and Legal II), Literary Translation, Technical Translation and Cat Tools.

Business hours

Eastern Time Zone
Sunday9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Monday9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Coverage Area for Word for Word Language Services is about 30+ miles of Louisville, KY.