Alert: Are any of your students doing this? [Spanish to English]

I am assuming the person is a student, since I can't imagine anyone else spending so much time trying to earn points by cheating. I have found a person who only cuts and pastes original Spanish sentences in place of translations in several different articles (i.e., the person copies a sentence from somewhere "translation." I have corrected these translations in the article about pre-Socratic philosophers and have flagged them in the article about bipolar disorder.

March 21, 2016


I've found a bunch of people over the year I've been here who have done this . My approach is: 1. Downvote; 2. Revert; 3. Report (with screen shots, link to user, and link to article) to

This sort of thing is not just lazy but malicious, and creates way more work for those who actually want to translate and learn from translation - and it is worth the strongest condemnation.

March 21, 2016

And is why some of us feel very strongly that school groups should not have access to either immersion or the forums.

March 21, 2016
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