Translation challenge, August 2020

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

120 minutes

movie translation

Monday, Aug 31
Display avatarfay
10 minutes

Powerpoint slide, misc notices

Monday, Aug 31
Display avatarfay
20 minutes

Fishised translating last day's pop song into 中文

Sunday, Aug 30
Display avatarjacenba
120 minutes

finalize - finished! so many part I still don't understand. did some creative liberties XD

Sunday, Aug 30
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50 minutes

Reverse translation 西文>中文 using an Argentinian pop song, "Solo tus canciones" by Daniela Herrero Easy at the beginning, but I lack a lot of work on writing metaphors in Chinese

Sunday, Aug 30
Display avatarjacenba
50 minutes

patient instructions, tests, covid questions, emergency triage -> 中文

Sunday, Aug 30
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30 minutes

lord shepherd -> 中文

Sunday, Aug 30
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50 minutes

字幕 -> English

Sunday, Aug 30
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20 minutes

字幕 -> English

Sunday, Aug 30
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120 minutes

finalize

Saturday, Aug 29
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40 minutes

Saturday, Aug 29
Display avatarTheresa
15 minutes

Messages and ads

Saturday, Aug 29
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10 minutes

Misc. texts and messages

Saturday, Aug 29
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30 minutes

NCE2 Lesson 9

Saturday, Aug 29
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15 minutes

Misc. movie subtitles

Saturday, Aug 29
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70 minutes

Finished off the Rice Wine translation. Actually makes me want to drink some. The wine is good for the intestines, preventing cancer and preventing ageing!

Saturday, Aug 29
Display avatarJames Lester
70 minutes

Started translating 伍佰 - 挪威的森林 trying to avoid pop-up dictionaries as much as possible Great song, and it provides many resources being such a passionate love story

Friday, Aug 28
Display avatarjacenba
65 minutes

Translating a scroll from a rice wine bottle I bought in China. 客家米酒

Friday, Aug 28
Display avatarJames Lester
70 minutes

Started translating Faye Wong's 夜妝 It's a lot harder that I thought, the entire song seems to be very poetic and I can hardly make sense of it

Friday, Aug 28
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James Lester joined the challenge!

Thursday, Aug 27
Display avatarJames Lester
90 minutes

Thursday, Aug 27
Display avatarTheresa
34 minutes

Weibo article

Thursday, Aug 27
Display avatarJulia
61 minutes

HSK4 example sentences

Thursday, Aug 27
Display avatarJulia
20 minutes

I continue translating newspieces into Chinese.

Tuesday, Aug 25
Display avatarAlicia MSA
120 minutes

subtitles - first step

Tuesday, Aug 25
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Leaderboard

RankScorePersonal goal progress
1.Thumb avatartiwi26.5106%
2.Thumb avatarfay8.7887%
3.Thumb avatarcharacter8.5785%
4.Thumb avatarTheresa 8.1754%
5.Thumb avatarjacenba5.7571%
6.Thumb avatarJulia4.7895%
7.Thumb avatarAlicia MSA2.4730%
8.Thumb avatarJames Lester 2.2575%
9.Thumb avatarDioni1.7443%
10.Thumb avatarKit1.4214%
11.Thumb avatarHuey Kwik1.3313%
12.Thumb avatarsaloni1.08%
Participants33
Hours reported72.76
DurationAugust 10, 2020 to
August 31, 2020 (22 days)