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Interpreting Speech #22 – Global Women’s Summit (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have been asked to interpret for a Mandarin-speaking politician who is giving a speech at an international conference in Beijing on gender equality. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #22 – Global Women’s Summit (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation

What It’s Like To Be A Subtitler: Interview with Bogdan Honciuc

In the past couple of weeks I have been in contact with Bogdan Honciuc, a fellow Leo, Björk-obsessor and translator. I first came across his personal blog a number of years ago, but it only occurred to me recently that he would make an excellent guinea pig for my upcoming project – to interview professional […]

Some Advice from the American Translators Association

Having become quite ill over the past few days, I’ve taken to staying inside this weekend and reading whatever I can get from the library about translation and professional development. Luckily, my partner is willing to cart himself to the library to pick up books for me on demand! Today I’ve been occupied with the […]

Professional Development: A Journey of a Thousand Miles?

This whole past week, mother nature has been sending me hidden messages that I need to broaden my horizons. It all started in Pedagogy class a few days ago when a classmate – an established professional no less – talked about what she saw as essential characteristics of the professional translator. She said, and I […]