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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: (552)
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Translators Can Help Save Lives

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Translators Can Help Save Lives
Language expertise can mean the difference between life or death. From refugees requiring medical attention after wars or natural disasters to wealthy patients traveling to the United States for treatment in the Mayo Clinic, translation and interpretation services play a key role in their survival. Such services are even built into software that scans online news around the world for information about potential epidemics.
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Categories: Translation | Tags: Translation | View Count: (548)
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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: (586)
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Audio-Visual Translations Make a Unique Impact

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Audio-Visual Translations Make a Unique Impact
Movies and YouTube videos from foreign countries are having a cross-cultural, blending sort of impact worldwide. No matter where a viewer is from, foreign movies feel less "other" than they used to when they are translated and dubbed into one's own language. This creates familiarity, making it easier to identify with cultural expressions that might otherwise have felt too weird.
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International Translation Day

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International Translation Day
Did you know there was such a thing as International Translation Day? It's celebrated every year on Sept. 30th - the feast day of St. Jerome. St. Jerome, a Christian scholar and priest, is considered the patron saint of translators, since he was the first to translate the original Hebrew Bible into Latin. Here is a little of his history, along with different ways this special day is celebrated.
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Categories: Document Translation | Tags: translating , interpreter , history , international translation day | View Count: (564)
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Famous Interpreters in Asian History

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Famous Interpreters in Asian History
Every region of the world has its momentous times in history whose resolution has been shaped by interpreters. In Asia, the Chinese had problems with the Russians, resisted Christianity, and fought to control European/Asian trade. Here are interpreters who helped resolve those issues.
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Categories: Interpretation | Tags: Famous Interpreters , Asian Interpreters | View Count: (726)
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Using Interpreters for Sports Negotiations

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Using Interpreters for Sports Negotiations
"Never underestimate your need for help in foreign countries," says Bob Woolf in his book, Friendly Persuasion. Bob is a well-known negotiator for top sports and entertainment figures who travels all over the world negotiating contracts for teams, commercials, and performances. For him experienced interpreters have proven to be crucial intermediaries for negotiations in foreign countries. Bob notes that not only is the language different, but "the maze of strange criminal, civil, and tax laws ca...
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Categories: Interpretation | Tags: Sports Negotiation , Interpretation | View Count: (552)
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Bilingual Answering Services

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Bilingual Answering Services
Most of the companies are using answering services to increase sales and to enhance their businesses after understanding the benefits of the contact services. To serve the needs of the customer, the call service providers should know the language of the customer. If service providers cannot understand the language of the customers, then customers feel that their problems cannot be solved using such services. The customer feels very much dejected, when he cannot express his requirements.
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Categories: Phone Interpreters | Tags: translation , interpreter , call center , businss | View Count: (621)
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Lovers Need Translators Too

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Lovers Need Translators Too
The love poems of Pablo Neruda, world renowned Chilean poet and diplomat, have been used over and over again in many different languages to express the passion and longing of lovers. The Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to him in 1971 for his work, but who translated all those poems into all those many languages?
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Categories: Translation | Tags: translation , poetry , neruda , literature | View Count: (661)
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Different Modes of Interpretation

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Different Modes of Interpretation
Interpretation modes vary, depending on the situation and what's most needed. There's simultaneous interpretation, consecutive interpretation of phrases or concepts, and relay interpretation. Here is how they are used.
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Categories: Interpretation | Tags: interpreting , consecutive , simultaneou , relay | View Count: (719)

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