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BCTRANS  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:14
Spanish to English
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May 30, 2012

Hi all,

I wondered if anyone could tell me the main/best/most useful translator forums in the UK. I'm on a couple of forums in Spain which are very useful but was wondering which forums exist in the UK for translators.

Thanks in advance!

Belinda


 

Karen Stokes  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:14
Member (2003)
French to English
CIOL / ITI May 30, 2012

Hi Belinda,

The forums I use most often are TransNet (run by the Translating Division of the Chartered Institute of Linguists – there's a general group that covers all kinds of translation-related issues plus language-specific groups) and the subject and language networks run by ITI.

You have to be a member of the relevant organisations, but I see you mention the CIOL in your profile so maybe that would be a good starting point.

Best wishes,
Karen


 

Russell Jones  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:14
Italian to English
ProZ.com forum "Ttranslation in the UK" May 30, 2012

Hi Belinda

There is a specific forum on this site, in case you weren't aware of it:
http://www.proz.com/forum/794


 

BCTRANS  Identity Verified
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Spanish to English
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Thank you May 31, 2012

I had no idea there was a forum on ProZ... I did a search yesterday but obviously not the right type. Thank you. I'll also have a look on CIoL although I'm not actually a member at the moment.

So there are no public (as in non-association-related) forums?

Thank you both for your help.
B


 

XXXphxxx  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:14
Portuguese to English
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ProZ is public May 31, 2012

This is a 'non-association' site. For most of the others I can think of there are stringent conditions regarding qualifications or membership of a professional association.

 


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