Better by experience

SpanishWordServices (SWS) is a specialist company with extensive experience founded by Josephine Riquelme, BA(Hons), PGCE, DipSS, PhD, MCIL.  Josephine is from the Valencian Community and her second language is Catalan.

  • Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.
  • Officially accredited as a sworn translator, Traductor-Intérprete Jurado, by the Spanish Foreign Office (Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores).
  • Holds both the British and Spanish Qualified Teacher Status (PGCE/QTS) qualifications.

Examples of Josephine's work includes:

  • Trilingual simultaneous interpreting for the acclaimed and pioneering film producer Pere Portabella at his two-day tribute ceremony in Cambridge and London, supported by the Institut Ramón Llull, Catalan Government and with acclaimed artists and critics including Winstanly Schtinter, Brad Epps, Esteve Riambau and Jonathan Rosenbaum.
  • Consecutive interpreting for the Catalan Vice-President at the opening of the Catalan Offices in London as televised on the BBC.
  • Simultaneous interpreting at a Bank of England meeting with the President of Peru.
  • Examples of publications: the Penguin Spanish Dictionary (ISBN 9780141020457), a British Spanish Society journal article based on the conference about Alistair Ward´s non-fictional history book ‘España-Britannia’ (02/11/2005, No.208, pp.30-31) and coordination of the Penguin Italian Dictionary (ISBN 0141027193) by D. O. Arati and J. J. Griffith for Market House Books.



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