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Thread poster: Gillian Searl

Gillian Searl  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:56
Member (2004)
German to English
Nov 23, 2002

Hi!

Could someone please remind me how to google in 2 languages so that you get websites that have been translated in e.g. German and English.

Thanks

Gillian


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Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 02:56
Member (2002)
German to English
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The way that I do it.... Nov 23, 2002

I either run the advanced search selecting language as English and Web suffix as .de, or I run a standard search and look for sites that have an /en/ or /de/ in their URL, etc. etc.....

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Zuzana Suchá  Identity Verified
Local time: 02:56
Member (2004)
English to Czech
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My advice Nov 23, 2002

In the right upper area of the google site you should see these options: Advanced Search, Preferences and Lang Tools. Go to Preferences and chose one or more languages.



Cheers



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Terry Gilman  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 02:56
Member (2003)
German to English
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Also +English Nov 23, 2002

I use the method Alison describes, but also \"term-in-German\" +English. This is sometimes quicker for me, but can be frustrating. For example, for a financial term, it will turn up Commerzbank\'s glossary in German because the home page includes an English button - but there is no English version of their glossary.

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Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 02:56
Member (2002)
German to English
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Or.... Nov 24, 2002

If you can guess at one of the words in English (e.g. you have Kreditwesengesetz and you are pretty sure that one of the words in English is gonna be \"Act\"), then type in \"Kreditwesengesetz\" and \"Act\" (or \"Schäferhund\" and \"dog\" or whatever) into google. It will then find you all the sites where those two words appear.



Alison


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