Top 5 Tips for Preparing for ATA’s Annual Conference

By The ATA Chronicle | September 15, 2015

ATA’s 56th Annual Conference is just around the corner—November 4–7, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Miami. As one of the largest conferences for translators and interpreters in the world, it’s an event not to be missed!

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The New Routledge & Van Dale Dutch Dictionary; French-English Dictionary of Social Security Terms, First Edition

By The ATA Chronicle | September 15, 2015

The New Routledge & Van Dale Dutch Dictionary Dutch-English/English-Dutch, 2nd Edition   Reviewed by: Jeannette K. Ringold Authors: R. Hempelman and N. Osselton [Editorial consultant for English edition: Sarah…

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Learning from the Past

By The ATA Chronicle | September 15, 2015

This column has two goals: to inform the community about technological advances and at the same time encourage the use and appreciation of technology among…

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The Sound of Silence

By The ATA Chronicle | September 15, 2015

“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” —Mark Twain Toward the end of…

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Exam Delivery Methods in 2015 and Beyond

By The ATA Chronicle | September 15, 2015

In recent years, ATA has offered a limited number of exam sittings with a keyboard interface (administered in group sittings with software running on…

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ATA 2015 Elections: Candidate Statements

By The ATA Chronicle | September 15, 2015

ATA will hold its regularly scheduled elections at the upcoming ATA Annual Conference in Miami to elect a president-elect, secretary, and treasurer for a two-year term, as well as three directors for a three-year term.

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Tools and Toys for ‘Terps: A Quick Stroll through the App Store

By The ATA Chronicle | September 15, 2015

Sure, there seem to be plenty of apps for translators, but what about interpreters? Well, a recent search on Apple’s App Store turned up five apps that make great practice tools to hone our craft!

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How to Work with Your Local Courts: An Interview

By The ATA Chronicle | September 14, 2015

The story behind a successful language access program and mutual collaboration between an ATA chapter and the First Judicial District Court of Pennsylvania.

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Mentoring for Freelancers: Beneficial at All Levels

By The ATA Chronicle | September 14, 2015

No mentoring relationship is the same, but with an open mind and a willingness to consider matters from a different perspective, the wins can be enormous.

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My Gizmo Does Not Fit That Whatsit!

By The ATA Chronicle | September 11, 2015

Translators need to make sure that their voices are heard in the debate about where tool interoperability should be improved.

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Stylish Technical Writing: Worth Adding to Your Repertoire

By The ATA Chronicle | September 11, 2015

With only small changes in attitude and style, technical translators can improve their texts dramatically.

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Should We Charge for Translation Services by the Hour?

By The ATA Chronicle | September 10, 2015

For this month’s column, I want to touch on something that I’ve been thinking about a lot: the way we charge for our services.

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