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Help Relieve the Worries of Your Interpreter

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Help Relieve the Worries of Your Interpreter
Losing focus is one of an interpreters greatest fears, and minimizing potential distractions is a good way to help them stay focused. Here are more ideas that help with other fears.
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Categories: Interpretation, Phone Interpreters, On-Site Interpreters | Tags: interpreter , translation , on-site interpretation | View Count: (677)
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Transcreation Helps Sell The Brand

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Transcreation Helps Sell The Brand
The purpose of a marketing message is to create an urgency for a product or service that makes viewers want to buy it immediately. In order for a promotion to work in another culture, the entire message - verbal and visual - must be translated in keeping with the spirit of the original. The transcreation process preserves the intent, style, tone, and context of an advertisement when converting it to another language.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: translation , transcreation , interpretation | View Count: (589)
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School Conferences

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School Conferences
Ms. Perez is one of those moms who used to never attend parent-teacher conferences. It is not because she was lazy, or because she didn’t care, or even because she didn’t have time. Her excuse: “My English isn’t very good”, she admitted to me in a strong Hispanic accent.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: school conference , interpretation , translation , latino , spanish , bilingual , twin cities , hispanic | View Count: (597)
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Interpreters Recorded in the Halls of Infamy

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Interpreters Recorded in the Halls of Infamy
Not all well known interpreters were icons of virtue. Some ended up as notorious criminals, having taken undue advantage of their ability to speak many languages. Here are three such infamous interpreters.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: historic interpreters , interpretation , translation | View Count: (505)
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Influential Interpreters in East and West Europe

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Influential Interpreters in East and West Europe
Interpreters have gone through a rocky history in Europe. From periods of time where they were revered and housed in royal accommodations to periods of extreme distrust and even death, interpreters have still played key roles in the development of society. Here are three recent historical figures.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: interpreter , translation , interpretation | View Count: (531)
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Interpreters Making History in the Middle East

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Interpreters Making History in the Middle East
Napoleon took 15 interpreters with him when he invaded Egypt in 1798. He then went on to conquer most of the Middle East. Without interpreters the invasion would not have succeeded. How else have interpreters affected history in the Middle East and who were they?
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Categories: Interpretation, Phone Interpreters, On-Site Interpreters, Multilingual Call Center | Tags: Interpretation | View Count: (522)
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Historical Interpreters in MesoAmerica

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Historical Interpreters in MesoAmerica
When the Spanish and Portuguese invaded South and Central America in the early 1500s, there were several indigenous languages spoken. The main one and still the most widespread was Quechua, which is thought to have originated in the high Andes, but spread throughout South America. (There are currently more than 10 million speakers.) The invading Spaniards had little regard for the Native Peoples, but high regard for the precious metals they mined and processed into decor. As a result, there were...
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation | Tags: Spanish Interpretation , Portuguese Interpretation | View Count: (571)
Attacking Communication: How Intent Affects Understanding
“Where everyone is heard”. You can call it a motto, a tagline, a slogan or a mission statement, but since I started working for Dialog One, to me it has represented a belief; a belief that everyone has the right to be heard.
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Categories: Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: Interpretation | View Count: (566)
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Translation & Interpretation in Political Elections

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Translation & Interpretation in Political Elections
In a large, diverse and politically contentious country like the United States, language interpreters and translators are becoming invaluable during political elections. In fact, the last two contenders for the U.S. presidency, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, both hired Spanish interpreters for their campaigns.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation | Tags: Political Translation , Political Interpretation | View Count: (511)
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The Role of Interpretation in the History of Africa

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The Role of Interpretation in the History of Africa
Though not often mentioned, interpreters played key roles in Africa's colonization and especially in its exploration. How were Dr. Louis Leakey and his team able to carry out primate research in East Africa? How was David Livingstone able to spend years searching for the origin of the River Nile and survive? And why did Dr. Nelson Mandela dream of becoming a civil servant when he was a young man in South Africa?
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Categories: Interpretation | Tags: Interpretation | View Count: (548)
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