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Thread poster: Marcia Neff

Marcia Neff  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 11:43
German to English
Jun 26, 2008

I want to know what basic rules are used when translating from audio (transcription). Like should I write "I" for the interviewer when she speaks or "Interviewer"? How do I write "end/beginning of recording" or what if they mumble? It is an interview with 3 speakers. Do I write Speaker 1, 2, 3? Do I make a title at the top of the page (I was thinking of writing the name of the MP3 file, there are 8).

Thanks in advance.


LP Schumacher  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:43
German to English
Tips Jun 26, 2008

I have sent some information directly to your e-mail address. I hope it helps you get going in the right direction.


Marcia Neff  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 11:43
German to English
Merci! Jun 27, 2008

viele vielen Dank! Manchmal denke ich mit der Hilfle von ProZ Mitglieder braucht man kein teure Onlinekurse (habe mir NYU ueberlegt).
An welche Emailadresse hast du es geschickt?
Ich habe 2.
Danke nochmals und gruesse,
Marcia Neff


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