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Interpreting in Rural Communities

By The ATA Chronicle | March 22, 2022

Language access services that provide community interpreting remain concentrated in urban centers. As such, rural communities must rely upon remote access, a model that fails to account for the cultural specificity of rural life and livelihood. How are interpreters in rural communities adapting to meet the increased need for language access?

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Literary Translation: Finding Focus in Its Fuzzy Borders

By The ATA Chronicle | March 22, 2022

What makes literary translation challenging is also what makes it interesting. A good translation should respect and reflect the author’s style and vocabulary, but this doesn’t mean that every single word or phrase you choose has to perfectly resemble the author in style and effect. Let’s explore some of the frequent challenges faced by literary translators, such as making the voice of a character sound authentic and translating names and places with intentional meanings or symbolism.

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Dynamic Duos: How Interpreters and Speech-Language Pathologists Collaborate to Serve Children with Disabilities

By The ATA Chronicle | March 22, 2022

Interpreting and speech-language pathology are professions centered in language and communication. So, what happens when these worlds meet? Learn how speech-language pathologists and interpreters in Minnesota have collaborated with the Minnesota Department of Education to develop dynamic training workshops to help language professionals serve linguistically diverse school districts.

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Successful Advocacy for Translators and Interpreters

Successful Advocacy for Translators and Interpreters

Learn how to make yourself heard and advocate for policies that support your profession! In today’s political and legislative landscape, it is crucial for…

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Become a Voice Talent

Become a Voice Talent

Increase your competitive advantage by adding voice recording services! As the language industry landscape continues to evolve, diversification is becoming even more relevant to…

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Contract Translation Problems (English-Spanish)

Contract Translation Problems (English-Spanish)

Learn the differences in contract language and drafting styles between English and Spanish. Cross-border contracts are increasing and getting more complicated every day. Legal…

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