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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Send this card to your fellow translators and beloved ones as an encouragement to stay safe and at home. Buy Now Button Purchase code COVID-19.4 (once you buy it you will receive it in your inbox with no watermarks).

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Golden rules for booth interpreters: use short sentences

Interpreters Golden Rules. Use short sentences.

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This is the third cartoon inspired by a series of YouTube videos about interpreting featuring Dick Fleming, formerly organizer of EU Commission interpreter training course and subsequently trainer of trainers. In this video, Dick describes the initial “golden rules” for interpreter trainees.

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Golden Rules for aspiring interpreters by Dick Fleming: express your ideas clearly

Golden Rules for Interpreters: express ideas clearly

Golden Rules for Interpreters: express ideas clearly

 

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This is the second cartoon inspired by a series of YouTube videos about interpreting featuring Dick Fleming, formerly organizer of EU Commission interpreter training course and subsequently trainer of trainers. In this video, Dick describes the initial “golden rules” for interpreter trainees.

You can also watch the video depicting all the golden rules for trainee interpreters here.

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Golden rules for simultaneous interpreting by Dick Fleming

Golden Rules for Interpreters starting out on simultaneous interpretatuib

Golden Rules for Interpreters starting out on simultaneous interpretation

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This cartoon is inspired by a series of YouTube videos about interpreting featuring Dick Fleming, formerly organizer of EU Commission interpreter training course and subsequently trainer of trainers. In this video, Dick describes the initial “golden rules” for interpreter trainees.

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What may happen if two BFF simultaneous interpreters met at the booth

Simultaneous interpreters at the booth

Simultaneous interpreters at the booth

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I have recently shared an interpreting assignment with one of my closest friends who is an outstanding interpreter and got the idea for this cartoon. This is cartoon is pure fiction as we did not have even a minute to catch up. However, I cannot help but wonder what if…

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Translators: beware of spelling mistakes during the Easter holiday!

Easter bunny (click on the image to enlarge)

Easter bunny (click on the image to enlarge)

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Wishing you a happy Easter time!

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Phrases that get on translators and interpreters’ nerves

Phrases that get on translators' nerves -- click on the image to enlarge it

Phrases that get on translators’ nerves — click on the image to enlarge it

To see more information on the difference between translation and interpreting and the consistent habit of misusing these term visit ATA on NPR.

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