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17:11 Jun 28, 2007
English to German translations [PRO] Military / Defense
English term or phrase:military professional
Es geht um "NATO STANAG 6001 SLP 2222 English" und die 4 Prüfungsabschnitte, wovon der Abschnitt über das Leseverständniss nochmals wie folgt unterteilt ist:
The Reading paper comprises 4 sections:
A 1 Text – ***Military Professional***
B 1 Text - Professional Correspondence
C 10 Short Texts – Military in the Media
D 1 Text – Military Professional
Explanation: Total guesswork; such as the English a regular soldier would be expected to know. The thought behind it being that the regulars wiould usually be those in charge who had to discuss the situation with their counterparts (the official language for the "Einsätze" is English) and then pass on the news, good or bad, to their "erks" (or "O.Rs" - other ranks)
David Moore Local time: 09:59 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 12