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Public Confessions of an Unqualified Capita Court Interpreter

Public Confessions of an Unqualified Capita Court Interpreter | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Nadia’s blog reveals how she isn’t qualified, failed exams, uses the wrong language, “lies” about her travel expenses and describes court staff as “vigilant judicial rats”. She’s still working as a Capita court interpreter!
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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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Extended early bird for IAPTI 2014 (Athens, Greece)

Extended early bird for IAPTI 2014 (Athens, Greece) | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
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Extended early bird for #iapti2014 ends in 3 days!

Join us for an unprecedented event in the City of Wisdom!

* Engaging talks and discussions on translation and interpreting 
* An in-depth look at critical issues affecting our profession 
* Endless networking occasions, with colleagues from all over the world 

Register today! https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/registration/

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Aurora Humarán's insight:

Extended early bird for #iapti2014 ends in 3 days!

Join us for an unprecedented event in the City of Wisdom!

* Engaging talks and discussions on translation and interpreting 
* An in-depth look at critical issues affecting our profession 
* Endless networking occasions, with colleagues from all over the world 

Register today! https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/registration/

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Aurora Humarán's insight:

Extended early bird for #iapti2014 ends in 3 days!

Join us for an unprecedented event in the City of Wisdom!

* Engaging talks and discussions on translation and interpreting 
* An in-depth look at critical issues affecting our profession 
* Endless networking occasions, with colleagues from all over the world 

Register today! https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/registration/

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Judge tries to source interpreter from CHINESE ...

Judge tries to source interpreter from CHINESE ... | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
In the latest farce to hit the privatised courts, outsourcing giant Capita did not provide a Mandarin speaker for the case against Sun Liu in Cardiff (Judge tries to source interpreter from CHINESE TAKEAWAYS | #MOJFWA #saveukjustice #Capita-TI #outsourcing...
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When language can make or break a case

When language can make or break a case | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
The complexities of the English vocabulary and the difficulty of completely understanding it by court language interpreters recently produced a mistrial in a rape case in Rensselaer County court.
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CAPITA TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING LIMITED

CAPITA TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING LIMITED | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
CAPITA TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING LIMITED - Free company accounts (The U.K.
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El Paso County Courthouse reports shortage in court translators - El ...

El Paso County Courthouse reports shortage in court translators - El ... | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Council of Judges Administrator Mike Izquierdo attributed the increase to a shortage in certified court English-Spanish interpreters in El Paso. The vacancy of three of the five full-time interpreter positions at the courthouse has ...
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"Interpreting is my Mecca" says the UK's only male Muslim interpreter

"Interpreting is my Mecca" says the UK's only male Muslim interpreter | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
One of the things I am very proud to be able to say is that, as far as I know, I am the only UK Muslim born male who is a fully qualified and NRCPD registered BSL interpreter. This may be a big cla...
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Can Digital Devices Replace Interpreters? | Official website of Sign ...

Can Digital Devices Replace Interpreters? | Official website of Sign ... | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
While walking the streets of New York, nearly every person I see is staring down at a screen, fully engaged with digital devices. Through technology, our world has become incredibly connected; yet disconnected at the same ...
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Not Lost in Translation – About Icons and Interpreters

Not Lost in Translation – About Icons and Interpreters | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Icon design is my day-to-day business, ranging from universally applicable Home icons to very special icons for the wiring of electric relays in substations. Recently I learned that interpreters also use symbols to be able to ...
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Steve Woods | Court adjournments continue due i...

Steve Woods | Court adjournments continue due i... | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
interpreter's insight: A quick search of the local media reveals that every week courts all over England and Wales are having difficulty booking interpreters when they need them since Capita T&I gained the contract for providing them for the...
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An interview with a conference interpreter, Emmanuël Hazé

An interview with a conference interpreter, Emmanuël Hazé | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
In this interview with the conference interpreter Emmanuël Hazé, we are discussing different aspects of conference interpreting, so whether you would like to know more about this profession whether...
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Thoughts on Interpreting: Deliberate Practice

Thoughts on Interpreting: Deliberate Practice | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
I've been thinking more about the topic of "practicing" since my last post. Some of my readers responded that for interpreters, only practice with headsets is considered actual practice, and keepin...
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Erik HERTOG, Interpreters in conflict zone | A Word In Your Ear

Erik HERTOG, Interpreters in conflict zone | A Word In Your Ear | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Conflict Zone Field Guide for Civilian Translators/Interpreters and Users of Their Services Translators/Interpreters (T/Is) contracted to work in conflict zones are often non-professional linguists yet play a key role in ...
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The Discourse of Court Interpreting: Discourse Practices of the Law, the Witness and the Interpreter (Benjamins Translation Library) by Sandra Beatriz Hale downloads torrent

The Discourse of Court Interpreting: Discourse Practices of the Law, the Witness and the Interpreter (Benjamins Translation Library) by Sandra Beatriz Hale downloads torrent | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
>GO Downloads Book Product Details: Author(s): Sandra Beatriz Hale Category: English Date: 2004-07 Pages: 265 Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co Language: English ISBN-10: 1588115178 ISBN-13: 9781588115171 Format: PDF Book Description: ...
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"Masterclass in business for translators" (Marta Stelmaszak)

"Masterclass in business for translators" (Marta Stelmaszak) | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Aurora Humarán's insight:

Marta Stelmaszak is in Argentina for the 1st time to tell you how to take your business to the next level. Good news is, this one-of-a-kind event is still available at an early bird rate! Ends on 31st July, Thursday. 

Book here today!https://www.iapti.org/masterclass_in_business_for_translators/

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Marta Stelmaszak is in Argentina for the 1st time to tell you how to take your business to the next level. Good news is, this one-of-a-kind event is still available at an early bird rate! Ends on 31st July, Thursday


To register:  https://www.iapti.org/masterclass_in_business_for_translators/

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Defence told to trawl Chinatown for interpreter...

Defence told to trawl Chinatown for interpreter... | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Crown court judge asked a defence barrister to trawl the Chinese restaurants of Cardiff.
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Tips for an Interpreter-Friendly Presentation

Tips for an Interpreter-Friendly Presentation | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
By Ewandro Magalhães Featured article from The ATA Chronicle, originally published in August 2012 As much as we hate to admit it, interpreters make mistakes. Yet, holding interpreters solely respon...
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IAPTI's 2nd International Conference (Athens, September 20-21, 2014)

IAPTI's 2nd International Conference (Athens, September 20-21, 2014) | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Aurora Humarán's insight:
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This is only part of the program.

More here!  https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/program/ ;

Early bird ends July 21. 

To register: https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/

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More here!  https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/program/ ;

Early bird ends July 21. 

To register: https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/

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Aurora Humarán's insight:

This is only part of the program.

More here!  https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/program/ ;

Early bird ends July 21. 

To register: https://www.iapti.org/conferenceGR/

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Unprofessional Translation: The Interpreter's Voice(s) - 2

Unprofessional Translation: The Interpreter's Voice(s) - 2 | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
I once took a small party of my students to visit the United Nations in New York and meet some interpreters. It's an experience all North American conference interpretation students should have, and actually it's quite easy to ...
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Interpreter Stories: Clients, Colleagues and a Crate of Beer | InterpreterSoapbox

Interpreter Stories: Clients, Colleagues and a Crate of Beer | InterpreterSoapbox | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Daniel Bauwens* Recently I realised that I have been interpreting for 34 years and perhaps it’s as good a reason as any to write a few lines for this gre (Interpreter Stories: Clients, Colleagues and a Crate of Beer
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Is it medical interpreter, or healthcare interpreter? | The Professional ...

Is it medical interpreter, or healthcare interpreter? | The Professional ... | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
In Europe the services performed by our medical interpreters are part of what is known as public service interpreting or community interpreting in some countries. This public service interpreting also covers legal interpreting ...
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Three people in a room: ethical interpreting in healthcare - GRAMNet

Three people in a room: ethical interpreting in healthcare - GRAMNet | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
20 years ago, a nurse might spend their whole career without ever needing an interpreter. But in some areas in Scotland, interpreting is now a daily requirement. As one colleague said, “It can be difficult to know if you are ...
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Arabic-speaking migrants' experiences of the use of interpreters in ...

To our knowledge, no previous qualitative studies have been found concerning Arabic-speaking migrants and the use of interpreters. This study aims to ascertain their individual experiences which can help extend our ...
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Not everybody else’s needs; the interpreter’s interests.

Not everybody else’s needs; the interpreter’s interests. | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Dear colleagues: I attended a professional conference not long ago, and during one of my presentations, I asked the audience what was their opinion regarding the fairly new requirement that state-l...
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Ow.ly - image uploaded by @RISEInterpreter

Ow.ly - image uploaded by @RISEInterpreter | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Do not engage RISE interpreter in conversation while they are actively interpreting. =) http://t.co/XciW2iUSZB
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This is a historical moment for the interpreting profession.

This is a historical moment for the interpreting profession. | On Interpreting | Scoop.it
Dear colleagues: It is not very often that we as humans get an opportunity to witness first-hand a truly historical development. The Mexican interpreter community is presently experiencing just tha...
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