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English/ESL dialogue revisions
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I've got 500 pages for an English/ESL education project, involving situational role-play/dialogue that needs to be revised.

Each page has side-by-side Korean version and English version. Problem is that the original Korean writers translated the Korean dialogue into English directly, and it doesn't translate well. Grammar issues and many cases where English simply doesn't equate to the Korean.

Immediate project will require smoothing over the 500 pages of dialogue into more natural English conversation. Understanding of Korean is not necessary. We need this done by next Sat, Feb.5.

I know that it will be hard for you to generate a quote for this project, as there will be many cases where the content looks fine, but just needs a few corrected sentences. In some cases, full pages won't even need any changes. But some pages are really sloppy. And in many cases, we're not looking for mere editing, but full re-writes, because it reads more like a translation, rather than anything a ...

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