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Thread poster: Louise Souter
Louise Souter  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:14
Spanish to English
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Oct 17, 2008

As you may already know I am preparing for the IoL DipTrans in January. I would like to know if any service exists in which a professional translator would revise and correct my work (I'm willing to pay).

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Carol So  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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English to Chinese
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I need this service as well! Oct 17, 2008

Any body could help with marking my work? I am preparing for the DipTrans as well and frustrated to know that there's no preparation course available in my language pair, so I am all on my own.

It's so important to get some feedbacks and comments on our work and I think this maybe the only way to succeed.


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Karen Stokes  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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French to English
DipTrans holders Oct 18, 2008

I'm not aware of an official service, but why not ask a DipTrans holder in your language pair who's a practising translator and pay them their standard hourly rate for revision? (Not sure whether you're taking it in Spanish or French - can't help with Spanish but could with French).

Best,

Karen

[Edited at 2008-10-18 08:30]


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Louise Souter  Identity Verified
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Oct 18, 2008



[Edited at 2008-10-18 18:06]


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Louise Souter  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Spanish to English
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How do I do that? Oct 18, 2008

Karen Stokes wrote:

I'm not aware of an official service, but why not ask a DipTrans holder in your language pair who's a practising translator and pay them their standard hourly rate for revision? (Not sure whether you're taking it in Spanish or French - can't help with Spanish but could with French).

Best,

Karen

[Edited at 2008-10-18 08:30]



I'm taking Spanish into English, but thank you for the offer. What is the best way to contact other proz members / DipTrans holders regarding this matter? Can users post jobs on proz?


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Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
Spain
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English to Spanish
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Maybe Andrew can help? Oct 18, 2008

http://esl.proz.com/profile/68784

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urbom
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Use the IoL's own database Oct 19, 2008

Why not use the IoL's Find-A-Linguist directory to contact someone? If they're an FCIL or MCIL they will have passed the exam themselves (unless they were accredited via some other route).

http://www.iol.org.uk/linguist/default.asp


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