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Units of Measurement Commonly Used in Australia with Translations into Chinese

I just made a new glossary. I hope students, teachers and practitioners of translation and interpreting in Australia find it useful! Units of Measurement Commonly Used in Australia with Translations into Chinese 《澳大利亚常用计量单位英汉翻译列表》 Download the PDF here.

Australian Government Departments and Agencies with Translations into Chinese

I just made a new glossary. I hope students, teachers and practitioners of translation and interpreting in Australia find it useful! Australian Government Departments and Agencies with Translations into Chinese 《澳大利亚政府部门和机构英汉翻译列表》 Download the PDF here.

Simultaneous Interpreting Practice #4 – Renal Unit (English into Mandarin)

Briefing You have been called to interpret at a hospital during a COVID-19 outbreak. The agency has asked you to interpret for a nurse at a renal unit. The nurse will be providing advice for people on dialysis. Listen to Audio Simultaneous Interpreting Practice #4 – Renal Unit (English into Mandarin) Transcript and reference translation

Interpreting Speech #19 – Legal Aid in BC (English-into-Mandarin)

Briefing During a brief stay in British Columbia, you have been asked to interpret at a conference on Canadian law. Among the attendees is a delegation visiting from China. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #19 – Legal Aid in BC (English-into-Mandarin) Transcript and reference translation

Interpreting Speech #18 – Blue Bays Program (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have been called to interpret at a conference on environmental protection in Tianjin. Your client is a government representative who is introducing the Blue Bays Program which aims to improve the quality of marine environments in China. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #18 – Blue Bays Program (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation

Interpreting Speech #17 – Policing the Dark Web (English-into-Mandarin)

Briefing During your work as a freelance interpreter in the United States, you have accepted an assignment to interpret for a delegation from China who are visiting a law enforcement agency. During this particular speech, the speaker will explain to the Chinese delegation the legal issues associated with the dark web. Listen to Speech Interpreting […]

Interpreting Speech #16 – Public Legal Services in China (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have accepted an assignment to interpret at a conference in Chengdu, China. One of the speakers is giving a keynote address on the topic “Public Legal Services in China”. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #16 – Public Legal Services in China (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation

Interpreting Speech #15 – GPs in China (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have accepted an assignment to interpret at a medical conference in Hangzhou, China. The topic of this conference is “The Development of General Practitioners in China”. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #15 – GPs in China (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation

Lecture #3: 15 Common Mistakes in Chinese-English Translation and How To Avoid Them

Lecture #3: 15 Common Mistakes in Chinese-English Translation and How To Avoid Them 第三讲座:汉英翻译十五大常见错误及其对策 Carl Gene Fordham 傅君恺 Beijing International Studies University 北京第二外国语学院 11 April 2018 2018年4月11日 If we accept that it is harder to translate into one’s foreign language than vice versa, then Chinese-into-English translation should be a key focus of translation schools in […]

Interpreting Speech #14 – Combatting Cyber Crime (Mandarin-into-English)

Briefing You have been engaged to interpret at an information technology conference in Shenzhen, China. A Chinese-speaking presenter has just begun a talk entitled, “New Challenges in Combatting Cyber Crime”. Listen to Speech Interpreting Speech #14 – Combatting Cyber Crime (Mandarin-into-English) Transcript and reference translation