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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: (678)
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Interpreter Roles in the Movies

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Interpreter Roles in the Movies
Interpreters and translators are not only live, but well in the movies too. Since at least 1956 actors have played key roles as interpreters in movies about interacting cultures. Here are several well known movies that used interpreters.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Video Interpreters | Tags: interpreter , translator , movie translation | View Count: (615)
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How the Corporate Outlook Hurts Language Services

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How the Corporate Outlook Hurts Language Services
The corporate outlook on the world is all about productivity. That means doing more in less time at a lower cost. But language is not something that can be rushed without losing depth and creativity. Expecting translators to adopt productivity values and tools thoughtlessly, kills their value as live translators.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: corporation , machine translation , translation service | View Count: (647)
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Using Videos to Get Your Message Across

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Using Videos to Get Your Message Across
Videos are used for three main things: Entertainment (personal and professional), to market or explain a product, to promote a belief or way of living. If you want a video to reach a wide audience, you must use a language expert to help spread the word. Here is why.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Video Interpreters, Cultural Services | Tags: multi-lingual video , translation , promotional video , video translation | View Count: (536)
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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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Check Dialects When Choosing a Spanish Interpreter

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Check Dialects When Choosing a Spanish Interpreter
When choosing an interpreter from your language to Spanish or vice versa, be sure to match the dialect they speak with the country you are most interested in. There are 21 countries in the world where Spanish is the official language, with more than 200 million people speaking it. But the Spanish spoken in Argentina is not the same as that spoken in Mexico. Each country has its own history and language influence from native peoples and immigrants.
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Categories: Interpretation, Multilingual Call Center, Cultural Services | Tags: translation , dialect , spanish , latin america , language , linguistics | View Count: (617)
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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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When & How to Use Software Translators

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When & How to Use Software Translators
As with most software, there are simple and complex versions of language translation capabilities. Simple versions can be used by the average reader, whereas more complicated versions are made for the specific use of professional translators. There are benefits and downfalls to each.
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Categories: Translation | Tags: Translation , Software Translation | View Count: (442)
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