Public Review of Published Reports

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 16, 2021

How are research papers reviewed in other fields, and how can we apply those practices to the interpreting and translation field? As we observe…

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Six International Language Associations to Join

By The Savvy Newcomer | December 1, 2020

Language associations are a great way to connect with people of different backgrounds who share a similar appreciation for learning foreign languages. By joining…

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Translators and Interpreters: The True Influencers

By The Savvy Newcomer | November 17, 2020

In this article, I will define influencers as those who make change happen, who are catalysts of the developments they seek. In translation and…

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English-Czech COVID-19 Glossary

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2020

One way to say “to do one’s bit” in Czech is “pispt svou troškou do mlýna,” which means “to contribute one’s little bit to…

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Going All in to Help Asylum Seekers at the U.S.-Mexico Border

By The ATA Chronicle | July 20, 2020

For trained translators and interpreters, there’s a special role to play at the U.S.-Mexico border, whether on the ground or remotely. If you are uncertain if this work is for you, it’s surprising how many skills you already use that overlap into this area.

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Freelance Translator Survey 2020

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 25, 2020

“Interesting & fun to complete”, “Most comprehensive and interesting survey so far”, “Loved it!”, “Very thorough and thought-provoking” are just a few of the…

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Why You Should Care about Terminology Management—Even if You Never Translate a Single Term

By The ATA Chronicle | March 13, 2020

If proactive terminology management before starting a translation is currently not part of your routine, here are some compelling reasons to change your ways.

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Quality Control in Translation: Must-Dos for Success as a Translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 18, 2020

This post was originally published on Translorial. It is reposted with permission from the author. If you are considering starting – or have just…

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How to Successfully Tackle Translation Tests

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 4, 2020

Reblogged from The ATA Chronicle, with permission If approached with the right mindset, translation tests can be a professionally enriching experience for translators. It’s…

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More is Not Better When It Comes to Your T&I Client List

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 21, 2020

This post was originally published on Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo’s blog. It is reposted with permission from the author. Everyone wants to grow their client…

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Like Two Porcupines Making Love—VERY CAREFULLY!

By The ATA Chronicle | January 16, 2020

This was likely the best answer (and certainly the cleverest) response I read on a large cork board located in the registration area at…

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2020 Honors and Awards Now Open!

By The ATA Chronicle | January 16, 2020

ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation (AFTI) present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize outstanding work done by…

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