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The Interpreter | Translation and interpreting news

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Interpreters are in great demand in the current global climate.
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Interpreter. One who enables two persons of different languages to understand each other by repeating to each what it would have been to the interpreter's advantage for the other to have said. (Ambrose Bierce)
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IAPTI2017 - Early bird ends on March 10

IAPTI2017 - Early bird ends on March 10 | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Don't say "bye bye" to this great opportunity to join #IAPTI2017 at reduced prices
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‘Absurd’: NDP MP slams Speaker’s ruling that House of Commons can’t translate indigenous languages

‘Absurd’: NDP MP slams Speaker’s ruling that House of Commons can’t translate indigenous languages | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Indigenous MP Romeo Saganash says he’s being prevented from using his language in the House of Commons. ‘This is Canada. It’s 2017 and we can’t do it here?’
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Tony Rosado - YouTube

Tony Rosado - YouTube | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
This channel contains original and useful videos for interpreters, translators and language lovers. It also contains videos that contribute to the genera
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Non-Verbal Intimidation in California - Legal Solutions Blog

Non-Verbal Intimidation in California - Legal Solutions Blog | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
In one of Seinfeld’s classic episodes, Kramer said 94% of communication is non-verbal. Whatever the merits of his claim, non-verbal threats don’t merit
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Reporting in a high-risk place? Here's how you can prepare. | The GroundTruth Project

Reporting in a high-risk place? Here's how you can prepare. | The GroundTruth Project | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared on Navigator, GroundTruth’s newsletter for early-career journalists. You can subscribe to Navigator here.    Editor’s Note: The reporting journey into Somalia by GroundTruth’s Laura Heaton and Nichole Sobecki holds valuable lessons for any emerging correspondent thinking about taking on an assignment in a dangerous corner of the world. As Laura writes …
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Friday Finds: Anton Shammas on ‘Translating Palestinian Pain’

Friday Finds: Anton Shammas on ‘Translating Palestinian Pain’ | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
"But I do know, deep inside, that the act of translating Taha Muhammad Ali into Hebrew was, for me, a kind of prayer, for me who never prays, because prayer is a one-way message, and those who pray don’t expect to hear answers to their supplications, but they go on."
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Justice seen hamstrung as experts warn court interpreters should be licensed | The Japan Times

Justice seen hamstrung as experts warn court interpreters should be licensed | The Japan Times | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Courts are supposed to be bastions of justice. But equal justice may be thwarted for some defendants owing to language barriers. Despite all the various tr
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Shakespeare's Hamlet Retold in Street Dance | LBBOnline

Shakespeare's Hamlet Retold in Street Dance | LBBOnline | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Little Black Book, Shakespeare's Hamlet Retold in Street Dance. Grey London's 'Puma Dance Dictionary' returns with interpretation of 'Nunnery Scene'
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GAO Rejects Appeal Of $18M CENTCOM Interpreter Contract - Law360

GAO Rejects Appeal Of $18M CENTCOM Interpreter Contract - Law360 | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
The Government Accountability Office has denied an interpretation and translation company's appeal of an $18.4 million military contract for interpretation services for languages local to a number of Middle East and Central Asian countries, including languages predominant in Afghanistan as well as the Arabian Peninsula.
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Interpreting Delivery Platforms: Should You Get on the Bandwagon? - Interpreters Division

Interpreting Delivery Platforms: Should You Get on the Bandwagon? - Interpreters Division | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
In cased you missed it, InterpretAmerica, established in 2009 to provide a national and international forum for the interpreting profession aimed at elevating its profile
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Four skills of a medical interpreter that will help you be a better writer

Four skills of a medical interpreter that will help you be a better writer | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Any aspiring writer could improve her craft if she took seriously the skills that are required for medical interpreting. After all, writers are intepreters of life.
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Buffalo lawmakers vow to help police, immigrants smooth language barrier

Buffalo lawmakers vow to help police, immigrants smooth language barrier | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Buffalo Police officers have had a plan in place since last year to address cases when officers deal with individuals who do not speak English as a first
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Branding is all around us - aka why you should get you brand voi

Branding is all around us - aka why you should get you brand voi | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
RT @GabyTranslation: You can't miss it! Few slots left! @iapti #IAPTIwebinars @rainylondon https://t.co/1zdLcE1rse
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Lawyers express concern with ‘bona fide’ relationship restrictions for travel ban

Lawyers express concern with ‘bona fide’ relationship restrictions for travel ban | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON  -- In its decision to partially greenlight President Donald Trump's travel ban, the Supreme Court said foreigners from six majority-Muslim countries must now have a "bona fide" relationship to a person or entity to enter the US.
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Court interpreting video – simulated trial

Court interpreting video – simulated trial | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
The German professional body for translators and interpreters, the BDÜ (Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer) makes available a video of a simulated trial involving German/Italian interpreting. The video was recorded in 2010, and includes a number of difficulties that might arise in practice. https://youtu.be/m9c2xEJdByY . To find more about the BDÜ, see here. .
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The Professional Interpreter's opinion

The Professional Interpreter Blog is now on video. Tony Rosado, author of the popular blog gives his opinion about many issues impacting the interpretin
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Grace Bagnato Spoke the Languages of New Immigrants

Grace Bagnato Spoke the Languages of New Immigrants | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Now and Then explores the stories behind Toronto’s historical plaques and monuments. Police court interpreter, stork derby participant, and multilingual im
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Joy as Afghan interpreter reunited with his family in NZ after five years

Joy as Afghan interpreter reunited with his family in NZ after five years | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
An interpreter who was wounded alongside New Zealand forces in Afghanistan has finally been reunited with his family.
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Critical Partnerships: Ethical Medical VRI & Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Critical Partnerships: Ethical Medical VRI & Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Danielle Meder discusses the responsibility of sign language interpreters when working in medical VRI environments. Since VRI is here to stay, partnering with ethically responsible VRI providers is the most effective way to improve the medical VRI experience. In her article, Behind the Screens: The Ethics of Medical VRI & Sign Language Interpreters, Shelly Hansen
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Translating Trauma: Foreign Language Interpreting in Therapy

Translating Trauma: Foreign Language Interpreting in Therapy | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Language is an essential part of cultural competence. Therapy with a foreign language interpreter can be awkward but help is available. Beverley Costa PhD offers tips.
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Interpreting Interpreting | Talk with Sign

Interpreting Interpreting | Talk with Sign | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Interpreting Interpreting https://t.co/sZoh8uaQXS This book demonstrates current thought & practice with the BSL profession & is
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Legal terminology and the good court interpreter.

Legal terminology and the good court interpreter. | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Dear Colleagues: For several months I have noticed a proliferation of blog posts, language agency advertisements, webinars, and conference presentations where the interpreter’s knowledge of legal terminology is emphasized.  Seminars, on-line and in-person, focus on the importance of legal terminology and are usually packed with lists of words and phrases found in statutes and regulations.…
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Finance for Non-Finance Professionals - Module 1: Understanding Financial Statements - lifelong-learning.lu

Finance for Non-Finance Professionals - Module 1: Understanding Financial Statements - lifelong-learning.lu | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Site de référence en matière de formation au Luxembourg, lifelong-learning.lu donne accès à plus de 7000 formations et présente les informations utiles sur les aides à la formation, la législation, l'accès aux diplômes par la formation continue, la validation des acquis de l'expérience et l'orientation.
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