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Carlos Makueria
Local time: 11:39
English to Portuguese
May 30, 2007

hi everybody i need tips on how to be successful in translating and interpreting

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Magda Dziadosz  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 11:39
Member (2004)
English to Polish
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Welcome to ProZ.com May 30, 2007

You probably won't find here any receipe on "How to become a successfull interpreter in a weekend", but try to browse past forum discussions and I'm sure you will find plenty of useful tips.



Magda


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Anne Goff  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 02:39
French to English
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Welcome to ProZ May 30, 2007

Eric Steven Raymond wrote an excellent article on asking questions that can be found here:

http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
(may contain some offensive language)

Now, granted, this article is to advise people how to ask technical questions of hackers, but I believe the same principles apply here.

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As Magda says, there are a lot of previous posts on this subject. If, after you've looked at them, you have some specific questions I'm sure people here would be happy to help.

Best of luck!



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lingomania
Local time: 20:39
Italian to English
Love your work May 30, 2007

Hello. First, love your work. Second, you have to like people especially when interpreting. Third, have a LOT OF patience. Fourth, try always to do today and not postpone to tomorrow. Fifth, be impartial.
I hope this helps a little.

Best of luck.

Rob


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Sergei Tumanov  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:39
English to Russian
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sometimes Jun 5, 2007

WORKING HARD helps

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