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Subject:Re: What Degree Would You Get From:Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 6 Apr 1995 08:23:10 -0700
Nora Merhar said:
> I would get a degree in TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language), or have
> that be a minor to a language major (probably German or Russian). I'd like
> to do technical translation
Why would a degree in TESL help you do technical translation? (I do do
technical translation, and I have done ESL, and I see no connection.)