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When Translators (and Language Students) Meet the Rest of the World

MYTH: Translation/language students and translators/interpreters are living dictionaries. REALITY: Yes, we speak more than one language. No, we don’t know all the words in a given language. It’s impossible to know EVERY. SINGLE. WORD, even in your mother tongue. Vocabulary … Continue reading

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Consecutive Interpreting Techniques Fascinate Me

Yes, you read right. Since each interpreter has his/her own note-taking style (it can differ in structure, the way words are written/abbreviated, the symbols used or even in the language in which notes are written), I like reading examples of … Continue reading

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