Our Extremely Diverse (Translation) World

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

I’ve known Kirti Vashee for many years, and you also likely know him from his eMpTy Pages blog,1 where he writes about the translation…

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Preparing Documents for Translation

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2020

Preparing documents for translation should never become a luxury we cannot afford or a casualty of tight deadlines or budgets.

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Query Sheet Management for Project Managers and Translators

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2020

Everyone will probably agree that one of the most important aspects of a successful translation project is communication—with the client, project manager, and linguistic…

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Eight tips to become the ideal translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | August 18, 2020

This post originally appeared on Multilingual and it is republished with permission. As a senior localization manager, I spend a lot of time finding…

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Top 5 copywriting tips for translators

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 7, 2020

  This post originally appeared on Anja Jones Translation blog and it is republished with permission. Translating marketing texts can be a tricky thing.…

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Going Institutional: A Primer on Translation for International Organizations

By The ATA Chronicle | May 11, 2020

Translating for international organizations involves a steep learning curve, but it also offers an environment of steady work and predictable income, as well as daily opportunities to be on top of world affairs and to work on assignments that make a difference.

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Validating Translation Skills – The Oregon Example

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 21, 2020

As many states and entities seek to define standards for the translation and interpreting profession, the State of Oregon serves as a great example…

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Can you answer these questions about your translation project? (FAQ)

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 14, 2020

This post was originally published on the dba Plan B blog. It is reposted with permission. When you have a translation project ready to go,…

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Creating New Terminology: Do Translators Really Do This?

By The ATA Chronicle | March 13, 2020

Technical material is authored to achieve clarity. Therefore, new terms must not be coined randomly. This article will introduce readers to the principles of term formation covered in international standard ISO 704 Terminology Work—Principles and Methods.

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Technical-Scientific Translation: A Wondrous Voyage

By The ATA Chronicle | November 12, 2019

For some translators, technical-scientific work is an actively pursued dream. For others, it comes as an unanticipated opportunity. In either case, for those who have the required skills, it’s a challenge worth accepting, a gratifying undertaking, and a wondrous voyage.

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