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Lisa Melvin  Identity Verified
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Dec 29, 2005

I have to compile a french-english legal glossary as part of my translation studies homework.

I have been given search criteria by the tutor and this has confused me. I used to search the Internet with no problem; now I am trying to adhere to these search criteria and can't find anything.

Can anybody help me please. I am getting very depressed with my lack of success.


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Quels critères vous a-t-on donnés? Dec 29, 2005

Si vous voulez qu'on vous aide, il faudrait d'abord savoir ce qui vous cause des problèmes. Pouvez-vous nous expliquer ce que votre tuteur veut que vous fassiez?

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Lisa Melvin  Identity Verified
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Homework question: create glossary (80 terms + 20 phrases) Dec 29, 2005

80 SL/TL pairs of terminology items
20/SL/TL phrase pairs
Include columns for SL, TL + any other relevant info.

Information must be from Internet + a variety of websites.

Describe techniques + methods used to find some of terms. Explain how you evaluated the usefulness + reliability of material found. Provide examples from your glossary.

Where I lack confidence is that I have to justify everything:
the data and web resources used
evidence and understanding of internet search techniques
describe how terms and phrases were found and evaluated

If I am translating from French to English does that automatically mean the database has to be French to English. It is harder for me to search for legal terms in French.


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Bruno Magne  Identity Verified
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Try that one Dec 29, 2005

Hi, LIsa

Voici l'adresse d'un excellent dictionnaire français-anglais-français. You should be able to use it to compile your glossary. As fas as I know, there is no French (from France) on-line dictionary.

Happy New Year and good luck!

Bruno Magne



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Lisa Melvin  Identity Verified
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Merci, Bruno Dec 29, 2005

Bruno Magne wrote:

Hi, LIsa

Voici l'adresse d'un excellent dictionnaire français-anglais-français. You should be able to use it to compile your glossary. As fas as I know, there is no French (from France) on-line dictionary.

Happy New Year and good luck!

Bruno Magne



Mais, c'est ou l'adresse?

Bonne Annéee

Lisa
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Bruno Magne  Identity Verified
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Toutes mes excuses, Lisa Dec 29, 2005

Voilà :

http://www.uottawa.ca/associations/ctdj/lexfed/calfed.htm




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Lisa Melvin  Identity Verified
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Merci. Dec 29, 2005

Merci pour l'adresse.

Et encore, Bonne Annéee.

Lisa


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