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Poll: Do you live in your source or target language country?
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Aug 17, 2020

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Teresa Borges
Portugalija
Local time: 19:02
Narys (2007)
iš anglų į portugalų
+ ...
Target Aug 17, 2020

I moved back to my home country (Portugal) in 2016 after 30 years in the francophone part of Belgium (French is one of my source languages).

 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Vokietija
Local time: 20:02
Narys (2009)
iš anglų į vokiečių
+ ...
Both Aug 17, 2020

I live in Germany, but I translate from English and German into both German and American.

 

Nely van Seventer
Jungtinė Karalystė
Local time: 19:02
iš anglų į olandų
+ ...
both Aug 17, 2020

My native language is Dutch, but I live in Wales. I translate English and Dutch both ways, and I also translate Welsh to English. Before moving to the UK I lived in France, and I also translate French to English or Dutch #nomad

 

Gibril Koroma  Identity Verified
Kanada
Local time: 14:02
Narys (2017)
iš prancūzų į anglų
+ ...
Both Aug 17, 2020

I live and work in Canada, which is both anglophone and francophone.

 

Aline Amorim  Identity Verified
Brazilija
Local time: 15:02
Narys (2019)
iš anglų į portugalų
+ ...
Target Aug 17, 2020

I live in Brazil, but I translate from American English and Brazilian Portuguese. And I am study italian.

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Monica Carneiro  Identity Verified
Brazilija
Local time: 15:02
iš anglų į portugalų
+ ...
Target Aug 17, 2020

I live in Brazil. I translate to American English to Brazilian Portuguese and vice versa.

 

Usa Sukdapisumpun  Identity Verified
Nyderlandai
Local time: 20:02
Narys (2020)
iš anglų į tailandiečių
+ ...
No Aug 17, 2020

I live in Holland. I translate from English to a Thai.

 

Luiz Barucke  Identity Verified
Brazilija
Local time: 15:02
Narys (2013)
iš ispanų į portugalų
+ ...
A legal alien Aug 18, 2020

I'm a Spanish/English > Brazilian Portuguese translator and a Brazilian man in Argentina.

 

Danielle Gerard
Belgija
Local time: 20:02
iš anglų į prancūzų
+ ...
Target Aug 18, 2020

I live in Belgium and translate from English/Italian/Dutch to French.

 

Tom in London
Jungtinė Karalystė
Local time: 19:02
Narys (2008)
iš italų į anglų
Yes Aug 18, 2020

Q. "Do you live in your source or target language country?"
A. Yes - depending on where I happen to be at any particular time.


 

Mervyn Henderson  Identity Verified
Ispanija
Local time: 20:02
iš ispanų į anglų
+ ...
Source Aug 18, 2020

Source

 

Peter Motte  Identity Verified
Belgija
Local time: 20:02
Narys (2009)
iš anglų į olandų
+ ...
I absolutely live in the target country Sep 2, 2020

I absolutely live in the target country
Being in the source country for a while is interesting to learn the source languages, but it depends on the linguistic and especially cultural distence between target and source languages.
I would certainly advice is to people translating, e.g., Japanese to English, but for English and Dutch the distance is really small.
I do, however, live in a bilingual country, which gives me more opportunities to learn about the French source language
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I absolutely live in the target country
Being in the source country for a while is interesting to learn the source languages, but it depends on the linguistic and especially cultural distence between target and source languages.
I would certainly advice is to people translating, e.g., Japanese to English, but for English and Dutch the distance is really small.
I do, however, live in a bilingual country, which gives me more opportunities to learn about the French source language.
I get the English source language from everywhere.
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Angie Garbarino  Identity Verified
Narys (2003)
iš prancūzų į italų
+ ...
No Sep 2, 2020

I live in Spain, but I translate very rarely from SP.

 


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