Emma Canham MA (Hons)

Emma Canham MA (Hons)
French/Spanish to English Translator based in Surrey, UK

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I provide French and Spanish to English translation services to clients looking for high-quality, carefully crafted and prompt results. I have significant experience as a freelance French and Spanish to English translator and proofreader working with a wide range of clients worldwide across a variety of fields. You can read client testimonials below. Previously, I was a translation project manager, spent time living and working in France and Spain and obtained a First Class MA (Hons) degree in French and Spanish language and literature from the University of St Andrews. If you’re looking for accurate, engaging translations and a helpful, communicative approach, do get in touch.



First Class MA (Hons) Degree in Spanish and French: University of St Andrews
During my five-year degree at St Andrews I received language, grammar and translation training, as well as exposure to the literature, history and culture of hispanophone and francophone nations. I graduated with a First Class degree and the Spanish prize for the best student in my year.

Translation or proofreading questions? ➙ emma@emmatranslator.com


I work on: business, classical music, education, marketing, PR, travel and tourism texts

Photo: Valladolid, Spain


High-quality, carefully crafted and prompt: having been a translation project manager and gained experience coordinating a variety of texts, I do what I can to facilitate the whole process

Photo: Alsace, France


Emma…offers professional services: good quality translations and always on time. It’s a pleasure to work with her!”

“[We were]…very happy with the quality”

“Merci pour la qualité de votre traduction et votre réactivité”

“Thank you for your translation and all of the time and thought you put into it.”

“Emma did a great job translating the wordplay. Very well done…it was a pleasure to read her work.”

“Nuestro cliente está muy satisfecho con tus traducciones…dicen que les ha gustado mucho”

“Special thanks for [your] great professionalism and joyful spirit”

“It’s a pleasure to work with you, you are reactive and professional. For big projects…it’s comforting for project managers to work with translators like you.
Super travail, merci à vous !”

“The proofreader was very impressed with the translation”

“Merci pour la rapidité du travail”

“You are so thorough in your work”

“Thank you for your excellent translation, precise layout, and swift delivery.”

“Se muestra flexible, profesional y seria en el cumplimiento de plazos…esperamos que esta colaboración se prolongue durante mucho tiempo.”

“Great translation. Thank you for all your hard work!”

“Merci Emma pour votre réactivité et la qualité de votre traduction. Au plaisir de retravailler avec vous.