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RE: [french-835] meet up mercredi 11 mars 19h30

From: user 8.
Sent on: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:11 PM
Merci Vera, pour la 2e traduction de mon premier message sur les rencontres francophones de l'Alliance Francaise a H.K.
"Tout est bien qui finit bien", alors.
 
Amities,
Marc
 

 
> Subject: Re: [french-835] meet up mercredi 11 mars 19h30
> From: [address removed]
> To: [address removed]
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar[masked]:51:23 -0400
>
> Hi sweety, John,
>
> I have tried a few online translators and I find that the Google
> translator (http://translate.google.com/) also works pretty well. It
> seems to be more lenient towards the accents.
>
> Here's the translation of Marc's message (copy and pasted to the translator):
>
> ========================
> Thank you very much for the invitation to come to the Alliance
> Francaise located in Kowloon for a Francophone meeting on Wednesday 11
> March to come. Unfortunately, I can not attend this time but it
> interests me a lot to meet other French speakers living in Hong Kong.
> Is it that you could let me know, please, when there will be other
> meetings francophones, and if so will also the Alliance Francaise
> located in Wan Chai (because I live in this neighborhood it) ?
> ========================
>
> Still not perfect but since each translator works differently, one
> translator may make up for what's lacking on the other.
>
> Cheers,
> --Vera
>
> 2009/3/9 John <[address removed]>:
> > Dear sweety
> >
> > Because the whole idea of this meetup is to practise French, we normally try
> > to minimise the use of English, even though this causes difficulty to
> > beginners. Guyazn (Kwan) was letting us know about a French conversation
> > session at the Alliance Francaise in Jordan at 7.30 on Wednesday and Marc
> > explained he wasn't free then but hoped to join one of the Alliance's
> > sesions in future, preferably at the Alliance's Wanchai branch
> >
> > If you can't fully understand a message you can paste into an on-line
> > translator. The one at www.dictionary.com (selecting their `Full text
> > Translator' on the opening page) gives this for Marc's message:
> >
> > Thank you very much for the invitation to the Alliance fran1caise situee has
> > to come has Kowloon for a French-speaking meeting this Wednesday March 11
> > which comes. Unfortunately, I will not be able to assist this time to with
> > it but Ca interests me much to meet other French-speaking people living has
> > HongKong. Could you announce to me, please, when there will be other
> > French-speaking meetings, and if there will be also with the Alliance
> > fran1caise situee of it Wan Chai has (because I live in that district)?
> >
> > Thank you and good day,
> > Marc
> >
> > This is a bit garbled, mainly because the original French was typed without
> > accents and because the programme mistranslates French `assister' as `to
> > assist' when it should really be `to be present'.  Still, I think the
> > general sense is clear enough. Putting accents in is difficult because you
> > can't do it directly with most e-mail programs and have to paste in
> > characters from a Word document using the menu of special symbols there..
> >
> > Best wishes,
> >
> > John
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: sweety
> > To: [address removed]
> > Sent: Monday, March 09,[masked]:47 PM
> > Subject: RE: [french-835] meet up mercredi 11 mars 19h30
> > I don't understand.
> >
> > --- On Mon, 3/9/09, Marc Trimbee <[address removed]> wrote:
> >
> > From: Marc Trimbee <[address removed]>
> > Subject: RE: [french-835] meet up mercredi 11 mars 19h30
> > To: [address removed]
> > Date: Monday, March 9, 2009, 12:51 AM
> >
> > Bonjour Guy Azn,
> >
> > Merci beaucoup pour l'invitation a venir a l'Alliance Francaise situee a
> > Kowloon pour une rencontre francophone ce mercredi 11 mars qui vient.
> > Malheureusement, je ne pourrai y assister cette fois mais ca m'interesse
> > beaucoup de rencontrer d'autres francophones vivant a Hong Kong. Est-ce que
> > vous pourriez me faire savoir, s.v.p., quand il y aura d'autres rencontres
> > francophones, et s'il y en aura egalement a l'Alliance Francaise situee a
> > Wan Chai (car j'habite dans ce quartier-la)?
> >
> > Merci et bonne journee,
> > Marc
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> Subject: [french-835] meet up mercredi 11 mars 19h30
> >> From: [address removed]
> >> To: [address removed]
> >> Date: Sun, 8 Mar[masked]:45:24 -0400
> >>
> >> de l'Alliance Francaise HK
> >>
> >> rencontres francophones
> >> Mercredi 11 mars ? 19h30
> >>
> >> Juste pour le plaisir de discussion !
> >>
> >> Vous ?tes Fran?ais ou francophone, vous souhaitez rencontrer des
> >> Hongkongais...
> >> Vous ?tes Hongkongais, vous parlez fran?ais, vous souhaitez rencontrer
> >> des Fran?ais ou des francophones ...
> >> Rejoignez-nous pour discuter des sujets qui vous plaisent et pratiquez
> >> votre fran?ais par la m?me occasion.
> >>
> >> http://www.alliancefrancaise.com.hk/fr/mediatheque/rencontres.html
> >>
> >> T?l :[masked]
> >> Adresse : 1/F, 52 Jordan Road, KOWLOON, Station de m?tro Jordan
> >>
> >> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>
> >> Alors qui veut y assister? Je serai l?. Faites-moi signe!
> >>
> >> GuyAzn
> >>
> >>
> >>
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