Signs you are adapting well to the new normal imposed by COVID-19

COVID-19 for translators

Signs you are adapting well to the new normal imposed by COVID-19

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Hi there! We are still struggling with COVID-19 and how it is affecting everyone’s lives. In these challenging times, here is a friendly and humorous reminder to keep safe, observe the recommendations by recognized health organizations, and keep a positive mindset while we face the new normal.

Separated but together we will be able to go through this. Stay safe, stay healthy, stay at home, and stay fun.

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How COVID-19 is affecting freelance translators’ dress code

How COVID-19 affects translators' dress code

Freelance translators’ dress code has also been affected by COVID-19

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COVID-19 is affecting people’s lives dramatically and translators are no exception. In these uncertain times, here is a friendly and humorous reminder to keep safe, observe the recommendations by recognized health organizations, and wear a mask if you “ever” go out.

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Lessons learned thanks to COVID-19 — social distancing

Freelance translators during COVID-19

Translators are experts at social distancing

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It seems that keeping social distancing is not that hard for freelance translators, right? One practice we can easily add to our skillset. We are experts at it (we have been practicing) social distancing for a very long while now) and the somewhat negative connotations are slowly becoming positive traits. Now, more than ever before, keep it up!

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Lessons learned thanks to COVID-19

A freelance translator during COVID-19

Freelance translators discover being in quarantine is their lifestyle.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) awareness: In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, I recommend checking the World Health Organization‘s website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

#staysafe #Istayhomefor #Istayhome

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“Glossary” meaning – UGFTI

Glossary definition

Project glossary defined for translators and interpreters

 

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Let me guess… You have landed a translation project. Everything runs smoothly. You receive the files and even a glossary to complete the task! You start your translation and you are doing great! You are fine except for a few key terms that are crucial for the meaning of the text. You don’t panic because you know you have the wide and robust glossary specifically sent for this project, right? Well… guess what as a rule of thumb the glossary will never contain “the terms” YOU need so urgently. Translators’ luck.

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“Update installation” meaning – UGFTI

definition of update installation

Update installation defined for translators and interpreters

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Isn’t it just our luck, translators? We land a fairly large project and just before the deadline our computer will need an update installation to keep running smoothly. And guess what… the updates will keep being installed for ages, but don’t you dare to turn your computer off or you will have to start the process all again. So, yes, it is a dead end.

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Proofreader defined – UGFTI

Proofreader definition for translators

Glossary for translators and interpreters – proofreader

 

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Being a translator requires a very important personality trait – confidence. It is sometimes hard to stay strong after proofreaders have done their jobs. Do you agree?

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“Potential translation job” defined

translation jobs

glossary for translators and interpreters

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Introducing a new service for translators and interpreters, this newly created glossary will bring definitions of words you may encounter daily in your inbox so you can better assess the steps ahead.

I hope a few of you will find it useful.

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Truths about translation

 

Truths about translation

Once a translator, always a translator

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Ready to start 2019 highly motivated and willing to embrace the new year with new projects and creations. Here’s a reminder about this truth: once you have tried your hand at translating, there is no escaping it. You are stuck with it for life, luckily!

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Happy 2019!

 

 

 

 

 

A translator’s daily to-do list

Translator's to do list

Translator’s to do list

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You know you are a freelance translator when the only things in your to-do list are the ones above.

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