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

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Teresa Borges
Պորտուգալիա
Local time: 18:57
Անդամ (2007)
անգլերենից պորտուգալերեն
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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
Գերմանիա
Local time: 19:57
Անդամ (2009)
անգլերենից գերմաներեն
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Both Aug 17, 2020

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

 

Nely van Seventer
Մեծ Բրիտանիա
Local time: 18:57
անգլերենից հոլանդերեն
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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
Կանադա
Local time: 13:57
Անդամ (2017)
ֆրանսերենից անգլերեն
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Both Aug 17, 2020

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

 

Aline Amorim  Identity Verified
Բրազիլիա
Local time: 16:57
Անդամ (2019)
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Target Aug 17, 2020

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

[Editada em 2020-08-17 17:09 GMT]


 

Monica Carneiro  Identity Verified
Բրազիլիա
Local time: 16:57
անգլերենից պորտուգալերեն
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Target Aug 17, 2020

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

 

Usa Sukdapisumpun  Identity Verified
Նիդեռլանդներ
Local time: 19:57
Անդամ (2020)
անգլերենից տայլանդերեն
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No Aug 17, 2020

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

 

Luiz Barucke  Identity Verified
Բրազիլիա
Local time: 16:57
Անդամ (2013)
իսպաներենից պորտուգալերեն
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A legal alien Aug 18, 2020

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

 

Danielle Gerard
Բելգիա
Local time: 19:57
անգլերենից ֆրանսերեն
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Target Aug 18, 2020

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

 

Tom in London
Մեծ Բրիտանիա
Local time: 18:57
Անդամ (2008)
իտալերենից անգլերեն
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
Իսպանիա
Local time: 19:57
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Source Aug 18, 2020

Source

 

Peter Motte  Identity Verified
Բելգիա
Local time: 19:57
Անդամ (2009)
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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
Անդամ (2003)
ֆրանսերենից իտալերեն
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No Sep 2, 2020

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

 


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