Poll: Have you translated/interpreted anything related to this year's World Cup?
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xxxwonita
China
Local time: 07:24
No, but I'd love to Jun 19, 2010

I am fluent with football terms both in German and in Chinese, and have been interested in football since I was a teenager. I'd love to take jobs in this field.

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Anita du Plessis  Identity Verified
South Africa
Local time: 12:24
Member (2008)
English to Afrikaans
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Yes, but not regarding soccer Jun 19, 2010

I did the translation of an opinion poll for one of the main sponsors. I would have liked to do more on the topic of sport though. Unfortunately my knowledge of soccer is not as good as my rugby knowledge.

SATI (South African Translators' Institute) gave us a very useful guide for the soccer terminology to be used.

As far as interpreting goes, I think one must have excellent hearing if you want to do interpreting on the spot. All those vuvuzelas and the general noise created by the spectators are hefty opponents to speak against!


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Yvonne Becker  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:24
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No, but I'd love to Jun 19, 2010

I love watching the World Cup games and I know the terminology in Spanish and English. It would be a fun job

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Catherine Winzer  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 11:24
German to English
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Indirectly Jun 19, 2010

Yes, but only indirectly. I've translated some texts about promotional products with a World Cup theme.

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Cristina Heraud-van Tol  Identity Verified
Peru
Local time: 05:24
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
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Yes Jun 19, 2010

Some news for the following website:

www.churchontheball.com


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Maximiliano Jozami  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 07:24
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Go Argentina go!!!! Jun 19, 2010

I tried to apply as a volunteer, but the call had already been closed...

I'd love Maradona's boys to bring the Cup back home; let's hope so!


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Marlene Blanshay  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 05:24
Member (2009)
French to English
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i have done sports- related translationss Jun 20, 2010

but soccer/football is not quite as big in this part of the world. I have done translations related to hockey, the olympics, car racing, road cycling and mountain biking.

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Rebecca Garber  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:24
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German to English
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Proofreading Jun 21, 2010

I worked on some texts that were tangentially related to the world cup, but as a proof reader, not a translator.

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