Discussion for Income diversification for freelance translators session (2013): 7 reasons why freelance translators must build a multiple income stream business

Siegfried Armbruster  Identity Verified
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What? May 15, 2013

Quote Joy Mo "Not every bilingual person can be a translator, therefore they must diversify"

My opinion is that it is ok, that not every bilingual person can be a translator.


 

Anne-Charlotte PERRIGAUD  Identity Verified
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Training is key in becoming a professional translator May 15, 2013

Hello Siegfried,

IMHO, many bilingual people will never get what it takes to be translators and this is perfectly fine.

I believe that only proper training and/or mentoring or internships and guided practice can turn someone into a translator icon_smile.gif


 


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