Random Talk 只談風月 4 March 2019

Transcript (Cantonese to English 粵譯英) Hosts: Bot and Keith Guest: Kydd (Tattoo artist) Bot: Hello everybody. Welcome to our Random Talk programme again. My English is mediocre. Let me introduce. This is Keith. Keith: Hello. Bot: And Kydd. Kydd: Hello. What’s up?...

Random Talk 只談風月 18 February 2019

Transcript (Cantonese to English 粵譯英) Hosts: Bot and Keith Bot: Good day to everybody, it is time for our Random Talk programme again. Bot: How long has it been, since the last show? Keith: It seems like four or five months. Bot: Four or five months? That long ago?...

How English translators and editors help businesses 英文譯者與編輯的商業作用

常常遇到很多人以為自己的英文水準非常了得,他們通常有數個特徵: 1. 祇會說破爛英語,對文法與拼字一知半解; 2. 既然是破爛英語,每當遇上英文詞彙貧乏的時刻,就隨意拿其他語言的詞彙填補之; 3. 每當寫電郵、工作報告或文章,隨便亂寫can(助動詞)、few(形容詞、限定詞)、will(助動詞)等等他們以為理順文句的字眼。真正懂文章的人,看了都會覺得很好笑; 4. 自己居住的地方的正規英文新聞也是聽得一知半解。即使他懂得百分之八九十以上,你要他聽英美加紐澳的英文新聞或論壇,他就真的有聽沒有懂了。...

English Translation of 伍佰–〈台北孤兒〉

〈台北孤兒〉 詞曲:伍佰 Taipei Orphan Melody and lyrics by Wubai Composed by Wubai & China Blue 不知要去佗位 頭前的燈火是閃閃爍 只想要來離開 不管伊天上有幾顆星 (I didn’t know where to go; the street lights ahead were shining. All I wanted was to leave, regardless of the number of stars in the sky)...

Headphones for transcription 謄寫全靠優質耳機

我做謄寫的這些年以來,常常喜歡找好的耳機。幾年前沒有固定辦公室之前,常常在咖啡廳工作,耳機換了好幾個,依然沒辦法不受外邊吵雜聲干擾。 為了細聽錄音內容,我往往調高音量,或者等外邊不吵鬧的時候再謄寫。後來搬到共用辦公室,環境是比咖啡廳安靜,但還是有人喜歡高談闊論,玩手機也是調到最高音量,因此對其他人造成困擾。這個情況若要做謄寫,一小時錄音可能要寫兩天。 後來買了抗噪耳機 Bose Quiet...