Category Archives: Translation

Discussions, problems, complaints about translating, mostly English to Chinese and Chinese to English

Mechanized Moodle

One of the main things I use Perl for is to manage my grading chores on Chi Nan University’s Moodle system. Moodle is a very useful teaching tool, one I’ve been using for over 10 years. So if it’s such … Continue reading

Posted in Programming, school, Translation | Comments Off on Mechanized Moodle

Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Here is the story on BBC. This was a very surprising award; with the possible exception of Isaac Bashevis Singer, this is the first time someone who writes primarily short stories has won the Nobel Prize for literature. Even Singer … Continue reading

Posted in Literaria, Translation | Comments Off on Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Fun with Google translate

entertaining machine translation Continue reading

Posted in Translation | Comments Off on Fun with Google translate

Teaching translation on-line

This post is a revised version of a paper presented at the NTNU 5th Annual Conference on Teaching Translation (2000/12/16). It is now a historical relic, but the problems described remain the same. Continue reading

Posted in Recycled papers, Translation | Comments Off on Teaching translation on-line