Translation challenge, May 2019

This challenge is about practising translation, either from your native language to Chinese, or from Chinese to your native language. Please read the linked article for more information and inspiration!


Recent activities

35 minutes

Started a new blog translation: I’m walking on 58th Street on my way to work near Columbus Circle, and I see ahead of me a disheveled homeless man bent down picking something up off the sidewalk. ...

Saturday, May 25
Display avatarRaymond Moy
120 minutes

Friday, May 24
Display avatarOlle Linge
60 minutes

Homework: I’ve given your letter to Mr. Wang. 我把你的封信给了王先生。We will reach Lesson 40 by the end of this term. 我们这个学期节底会达第四十学课。I’ve taken that cup of tea to Mr. Wang’s classroom. 我把那杯茶带去王老师的教室。 Blog: ...

Friday, May 24
Display avatarRaymond Moy
47 minutes

Homework: I didn’t get to eat the Chinese food that my younger sister had cooked. 我没机会吃我妹妹做过的中饭. I read your letter, but I couldn’t understand it. 我看过你的封信可是不懂了。 My blog story: To which the gentl...

Thursday, May 23
Display avatarRaymond Moy
61 minutes

Homework: This morning Mr Wang didn’t explain the grammar very clearly. 今天早上汪老师没有解释语法得不清楚。Yesterday, I went to the bookshop and got a hold of the book that you recommended. 我昨天去书店买你对我举荐的书。I have ti...

Wednesday, May 22
Display avatarRaymond Moy
25 minutes

Something different today, doing teacher assigned translation: You have written that character incorrectly. There is a stroke missing here! 中文:你写了那个汉字不对。在这儿差一个笔画。

Tuesday, May 21
Display avatarRaymond Moy
30 minutes

Grappling with lots of place/action phrases like something ‘bouncing across a roof’. 蹦蹦跳跳地通过了? Falling past the window above my computer screen 落过电脑屏幕上的窗户? Will have to check!

Monday, May 20
Display avatarTheresa
26 minutes

English: The elderly man briefly glances at the solicitor as they walk on by. 中文:老年夫妇在走过桌子前面时候,男士向志愿者瞟了一眼。

Monday, May 20
Display avatarRaymond Moy
140 minutes

Translating How to play adventure text games with a Chinese teacher

Sunday, May 19
Display avatarOlle Linge
30 minutes

English: The man says to everyone passing by, “Show your love for the homeless.” Any amount of money will be accepted. 中文: 男子对路过的每一个人说, 请帮助无家可归的人。向无家可归的人表达你的爱。任何数额的钱都可以。

Sunday, May 19
Display avatarRaymond Moy
42 minutes

English: On the table is a large glass jar. The glass jar contains dollar bills and lots of change. There is a sign that reads, “Help Feed the Homeless.” Chinese: 桌子上有一只很大的玻璃罐子。罐子里有很多的钞票和零钱还有一张手写...

Saturday, May 18
Display avatarRaymond Moy
30 minutes

Saturday, May 18
Display avatarTheresa
26 minutes

English: In front of us on the right we see a man standing behind a table. 在面前我们看见一个人站着在一张桌子旁边.

Friday, May 17
Display avatarRaymond Moy
62 minutes

Starting a new blog story, "I Love New York - Just a Gigolo". Today's sentences: One day I was walking up Broadway to Lincoln Center. I’m walking behind a well dressed elderly couple. Obviously,...

Thursday, May 16
Display avatarRaymond Moy
30 minutes

Finished translating my blog story. English: I lost my wedding band at the Library of Congress on November 14, 2016. While going through security, I took it off and put it in my knapsack, and I h...

Wednesday, May 15
Display avatarRaymond Moy

mangoon joined the challenge!

Wednesday, May 15
Display avatarmangoon
40 minutes

Graded Chinese reader, page 5

Tuesday, May 14
Display avatarFredNie

Joe joined the challenge!

Tuesday, May 14
Display avatarJoe
29 minutes

English:Now, if I ever lose it again, there would be a chance that some kind soul would find it, google my website and land here. Chinese translation: 如果我再丢失我的结婚戒指,现在有可能性有人找到它,看见我博客的名字,在网上把它搜索,结过找...

Tuesday, May 14
Display avatarRaymond Moy
30 minutes

Translated a book that I've read in English, it is difficult with traditional Chinese but I want to be fluent in both. I make Anki flashcards of words I don't know and how the grammar is set up as ...

Monday, May 13
Display avatarStevie
20 minutes

English: A month ago, I finally got around to buying a replacement and got it inscribed with my blog website, mcmoychuk.wordpress.com and the date of my marriage to Mae 101185. Chinese: 一个月前, 我终于又买...

Monday, May 13
Display avatarRaymond Moy

Vina wang joined the challenge!

Monday, May 13
Display avatarVina wang

Rebeka joined the challenge!

Sunday, May 12
Display avatarRebeka
30 minutes

Sunday, May 12
Display avatarTerry_Turner

Leaderboard

RankScorePersonal goal progress
1.Thumb avatarRaymond Moy10.5970%
2.Thumb avatarOlle Linge4.3343%
3.Thumb avatarTheresa 1.515%
4.Thumb avatarTerry_Turner1.010%
5.Thumb avatarFredNie0.676%
6.Thumb avatarStevie0.55%
Linkhttps://www.hackingchinese....
Days left6
Participants28
Hours reported18.59
DurationMay 10, 2019 to
May 31, 2019 (22 days)