Arabic, Italian and Spanish > English

Eloquent translations. Polished editing. Subtitles that speak volumes.

Bespoke language services that work for you.





I work from Arabic, Italian and Spanish into English. By translating exclusively into my mother tongue, I produce translations that are fluent and well written.


Transcreation and Creative Translation

By combining my translation and copywriting skills, I help businesses to cross borders and reach English-speaking markets.

Proofreading and Editing

Sometimes you need a second pair of eyes to check through an existing text for any errors. I am happy to proofread and revise your content.


Subtitling and Transcription

Flawed subtitles are frustrating for audiences to read. I can provide English subtitles that perfectly complement your audiovisual material.


Experience and Expertise

financ, business and certified translations

Tourism, sport, fashion, gastronomy and culture

Energy, machinery, technology and texts for the automotive industry


About me


Hello, I’m Esma.

I’m a Nottingham-based translator with 7 years of translation experience. Prior to starting Word Verve, I worked as an in-house translator, allowing me to refine my skills as a language specialist. As a qualified translator with extensive linguistic training, you can trust me to produce high-quality translations that read like originals.

I value each one of my clients, and I believe that a personal touch is necessary when it comes to crafting the perfect translation. By being your single point of contact from start to finish, I get to know you and your project in order to tailor my services to your specifications.


My promise to you

✓ In-depth terminological and subject research for every project.
✓ Complete confidentiality and adherence to agreed deadlines.
✓ Solid understanding of source and target cultures.
✓ No intermediaries.
✓ A tailored service.
✓ Full support after the project has been delivered.


✓ MA Translation (Bristol University)
✓ Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIL grade).
✓ I abide by the CIOL’s Code of Professional Conduct.
✓ Regular CPD activities.
✓ Fully covered by professional indemnity insurance.


Some kind words

I needed certified translations as part of an application for HM Passport Office and Esma was great. The translations met official requirements and were presented beautifully.
— George Sanders
Esma was great to work with - quick, professional and lovely all round.
— Guen Murroni, Writer/Director