KudoZ home » German to English » Other

Schriftliche Fremdsprachenkenntnisse

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
09:56 Oct 4, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Schriftliche Fremdsprachenkenntnisse
schriftliche Fremdsprachenkenntnisse

written knowlege of foreign languages?
spury
Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
naAbility to write in foreign languages
Gillian Searl
nathe ability to write in a foreign language
Tim Drayton
naforeign language skills - reading comprehensionUlrike Lieder
naWRITTEN KNOWLEDGE OF FOREIGN LANGUAGESTRANSRAPID
naknowledge of foreign langauges in writing
Mats Wiman


  

Answers


5 mins
knowledge of foreign langauges in writing


Explanation:
knowledge isn't written


    MMI
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 16:37
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Ulrike Lieder
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

21 mins
WRITTEN KNOWLEDGE OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES


Explanation:
Quite right!

Regards
A.S.

TRANSRAPID
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:37
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 88

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Ulrike Lieder
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

43 mins
foreign language skills - reading comprehension


Explanation:
Or reading comprehension of xyz [language/s]

Schriftliche Fremdsprachenkenntnisse refers to the degree to which the subject can understand (comprehend) a text written in a foreign language. This is generally referred to as "reading comprehension". The opposite would be listening comprehension (often also speaking listening comprehension).

See the URL below and many more like it.


    Reference: http://www.collegeboard.org/ap/german/html/mcitm002.html
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 07:37
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Trudy Peters
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

5 hrs
the ability to write in a foreign language


Explanation:
A lot depends, obviously, on the precise context and the overall flow of the text. This is another possibility.

Tim Drayton
Cyprus
Local time: 17:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 154

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Ulrike Lieder
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

13 hrs
Ability to write in foreign languages


Explanation:
In teaching we refer to "ability" rather than "knowledge"
Hope this helps


    Teaching experience
Gillian Searl
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 126
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search