¿Que cobrar por la traducción de un libro?
Thread poster: Jose Luis Cabrera Leon

Jose Luis Cabrera Leon
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Mar 25

Hola quisiera saber que cobrar por la traduccion de un libro de 760 paginas del Ingles al Español, el libro se llama "Nonlinear Mechanics of
Reinforced Concrete", ya voy bastante avanzado y no queria regalar mi trabajo, que me sugieren?

Muchas gracias


 

Teresa Borges
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@Jose Luis Mar 26

Please excuse me for not using Spanish but my written Spanish is rather rusty and I’ve seen that you translate from and into English. If I understand you correctly you have started translating without establishing your rate first? How and when were you contacted and by who?

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Jose Luis Cabrera Leon
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Muy respetuosamente le respondo Mervyn Henderson Mar 26

Bueno primero que todo no entiendo la finalidad negativa de su critica, me registre y entre a esta web, pues la veo muy interesante, para ir puliendo poco a poco mi perfil, el cual veo lo juzga a fondo en minutos, fíjese que yo no entre a eso de evaluar a los demás, sino a conseguir mas experiencia y a aprender cada día mas, no de personas como usted obviamente. Le comento y sugiero que se acostumbre a preguntas de novatos como yo, pues seguiré activo en esta pagina, en cuanto a mi pregunta ... See more
Bueno primero que todo no entiendo la finalidad negativa de su critica, me registre y entre a esta web, pues la veo muy interesante, para ir puliendo poco a poco mi perfil, el cual veo lo juzga a fondo en minutos, fíjese que yo no entre a eso de evaluar a los demás, sino a conseguir mas experiencia y a aprender cada día mas, no de personas como usted obviamente. Le comento y sugiero que se acostumbre a preguntas de novatos como yo, pues seguiré activo en esta pagina, en cuanto a mi pregunta en el Forum fui muy concreto y solo busque recomendaciones, no polémicas y si soy nuevo en la pagina, ¿cual es el problema con eso?, en cuanto a mi experiencia soy Bilingue y hago traducciones desde niño, pues desde niño he vivido fuera de mi país, sin embargo no entiendo porque no se enfoco en mi pregunta que fue bien simple y sencilla, si no va a responder algo útil y constructivo, pues le sugiero que no destruya muy respetuosamente a los demás.


Es simple, responder y aportar algo útil, no cuesta nada.

Muy respetuosamente se lo aconsejo.

Gracias

Jose Luis Cabrera



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Jose Luis Cabrera Leon
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Teresa Borges Mar 26

Hello Teresa, I am translating a book on my own with someone who contacted me before registering on this page, which I see as a good option, I just ask because I don't know what the rates are and I am new here.

That's the only reason of my question

Greetings

Jose Luis Cabrera


 

Mervyn Henderson  Identity Verified
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¿Algo útil? Mar 26

OK, Jose Luis, I'll give you something useful ...

You seem to have infinitely more qualifications and experience in a host of other areas, and I'm sure there must be many, many more feasible openings in graphic design, 3D setups, project management, organisation of events etc.

You claim to translate both ways, too, ES-EN and EN-ES, but you don't even take much care with what I assume is your native/stronger language - poorly constructed sentences, with haphazard, arbitr
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OK, Jose Luis, I'll give you something useful ...

You seem to have infinitely more qualifications and experience in a host of other areas, and I'm sure there must be many, many more feasible openings in graphic design, 3D setups, project management, organisation of events etc.

You claim to translate both ways, too, ES-EN and EN-ES, but you don't even take much care with what I assume is your native/stronger language - poorly constructed sentences, with haphazard, arbitrary punctuation and a total disregard for written accents, not to mention the "Licencia de conducer" on your CV, so I very much doubt if you could handle translation into English either.

Finally, the idea of making a start in translation with the ins and outs of reinforced concrete is insane, for God's sake. Be realistic, that's all I'm saying. Focus on what you're obviously good at.
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Jose Luis Cabrera Leon
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Mervyn Henderson Mar 26

I have nothing more to talk to you

Happy life

Jose Luis Cabrera


 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
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@Jose Luis Mar 26

You didn’t answer my question: who commissioned the translation: the book’s author, an agency or another person? In any case, the fee is one of the steps, if not THE main one, in negotiating translation assignments just as in any other commercial relationship.

Ester Vidal
 

Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 08:26
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Curioso, Mar 27

en efecto.
Dices: "...760 paginas del Ingles al Español..." (4 errores), que ya vas muy avanzado y que no sabes cuánto cobrar.
Esto no tiene ningún sentido.


Teresa Borges
Yaotl Altan
Ester Vidal
 

Jose Luis Cabrera Leon
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Juan Jacob jajajajajaja Mar 30

Jajajajaja pues ya le entregue el libro traducido a quien me lo pidió y el trabajo esta pago, soy ingeniero civil y bilingue y no puedo hacer una traducción que habla sobre la mecánica no lineal en el concreto armado???? jajajaja que risa me dan de verdad muchos aquí sinceramente.


Atte

Jose Luis Cabrera

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Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
Mexico
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Pues 01:24

muy bien. Felicidades.
Sugeriríamos sin embargo un tono de seriedad y de respeto hacia los demás.


 


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