Workload in France in August
Thread poster: Emma B
Emma B
Local time: 15:22
French to English
Jun 7, 2005

I was wondering how quiet the French to English translation market is generally in August. I'd be interested to hear your views. Thanks

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Edward Vreeburg  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 15:22
Member (2008)
English to Dutch
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last year was really busy Jun 7, 2005

But it was all related to tourism (also French-Dutch & French-German)...

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JackieMcC
Local time: 15:22
French to English
fewer but bigger jobs Jun 9, 2005

Hello Emma,

we seem to work in the same language combination and in the same subject areas - nearly all of my clients are based in France and I usually find that there is less work around in August and the first week of September, but that the jobs that do come up tend to be fairly big, non-urgent jobs (company "statuts", articles for publication).
Jobs that I presume clients have been putting off dealing with until things calm down in the summer.
The good thing is you only need a few big jobs to keep you busy all month.

Good luck,
Jackie


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Adrien Esparron
Local time: 15:22
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German to French
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Trop sorry ... Jun 9, 2005

... mais vous êtes dans un forum non english !!! Qu'on se le dise malgré tout.

No comment,

Adrien


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