John asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 month ago

Do you use a translator to speak to foreign people ?

4 Answers

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    No, of course not. Translators work with  written text. If they do spoken text they are called interpreters.

    If you mean translation-software.. no. Google Translate for instance is often wrong or very wrong. Sometimes it translates to the opposite of what you mean. I use it as a dictionary when I don't have a paper one available, or when I get an email in a language I don't speak at all, just to get the gist

    Source(s): Dutch, speaking English, German, French and Esperanto
  • Sathi
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I use translators at work (hospital). Some are there in person, others translate through an iPad. We see a lot of Russian, Somali, and Hmong patients.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Question too vague for an answer.

  • 1 month ago

    No i do not i tell the i speak english

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