AREAS OF EXPERTISE & selected experience at a glance

Literature (Translating & Writing)

  • Author of Assimil French Workbook (Intermediate, 2019).

  • Author of Assimil French Workbook (Beginners, 2018).

  • Author of Assimil French Workbook (False Beginners, 2015).

  • Author of Assimil Let’s Learn French Perpetual Calendar (2014).

  • Author of Assimil French Phrasebook (2012).

  • Member of the ATLF (Association des traducteurs littéraires de France).

  • Translation of Big Brave Brian, M. P. Robertson.

  • Translation of The Little Red Riding Hood (by the Brothers Grimm), The Three Little Pigs (by Joseph Jacobs), The Ugly Duckling (by Hans Christian Andersen), The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (by Aesop), Puss in Boots (by Charles Perrault).

  • Freelance Writing for Cambridge University (

  • Freelance Writing for Mary Glasgow Magazines, Scholastic.

  • Author of Le Pacte des Bouffons (available on and

  • Translations for the International Digital Children's Library on a voluntary basis.


Education (Teaching, Examining, Translating & Writing)

  • Author of Assimil French Workbook (False Beginners, 2015).

  • Author of Assimil Let’s Learn French Perpetual Calendar (2014).

  • Author of Assimil French Phrasebook (2012).

  • Qualified Teacher both in France (CAPES) and in England and Wales.

  • Examiner for Edexcel and Cambridge International Examinations and moderator for the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

  • Translating for the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

  • Published translations of educational books for Scholastic (UK - "100% français" series).

  • Translating and editing of educational documents for the University of Cambridge.

  • Proofreading and Tagging documents for The Guardian's educational website

  • Proofreading lessons and writing Teachers' notes for Mary Glasgow Magazines, Scholastic.


Tourism & Sociology (Translating)

  • Maori exhibition E Tū Ake: Standing Strong for the Musée du quai Branly

  • Newsletters.

  • Websites.

  • Articles.

  • Town descriptions; Hotel descriptions.

  • Brochures.

Law (Translating)

  • Documents relating to Data Privacy Law.

  • Documents for a Rape Crisis Centre (Mission statement, clients' rights and responsibilities, complaint procedure).

  • County Court Statement - Care Order.

  • Initial Advice on confiscation proceedings pursuant to a European Arrest Warrant.

  • Global statutory and cultural requirements associated with working time.

  • Volunteer Translator for TSF (Traducteurs sans frontières / Translators without Borders).

  • Certificates of Accreditation (exams' results).

  • Marriage / Birth / Death certificate.

                                                                              Self-certification service available


Business (Translating)

  • Powerpoint Product Presentation + Installation Instructions relating to Shower Panelling.

  • Company's Investment Proposal.

  • Powerpoint Presentation relating to Decision mapping.

  • Presentation of E-staffing project.

  • Board decision.

  • Curriculum Vitae.

  • Advertising campaign for a well-known footwear brand (Transcreation).

  • Website translation - Specialist Recruiters of Finance Systems & Process Expertise.

  • Website translation - Audiovisual Production Agency.

  • Document relating to French conditions of employment.

  • Translation of a document relating to French contingent workforce.

  • Assistance for managing a second home in France.