When you go on a business trip to China, do you hire an interpreter? How do you find an interpreter?
I am an English-Chinese interpreter/translator in Hangzhou,China so I think your answer can help me do a better job. Thank you! I want to expand my business. Before I become an interpreter, I also work in several international trade companies so I can say I have experiences in many industries. So far I have accompanied my clients to companies and factories in medical apparatus, fabrics, bicycles, camera,plastic machinery,etc. No problem so far.
Asked By: samurai - 9/6/2010
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Usually, most companies in China have their own "foreign" accounts specialists who can accommodate foreign inquiries and such. They would usually exchange and answer emails in English... More
Answered By: cisco - 9/7/2010
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Interpreters are for tour groups and foreigners on shopping sprees. Business people need much more than an ordinary interpreter... More
Answered By: Cultural Insight - 9/6/2010
Yes, if your work need it. But if you just want to travel around the city, you can hire a tour guide. It will be cheaper to hire a tour guide for you.
Answered By: Dafan - 9/7/2010
The best place and cheapest is a private school that teaches English. When I taught in China many people came to our school to get help with translator.
Answered By: crzyfrank - 9/7/2010
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