Savvy Diversification Series – From Text Translator to Film Subtitler in Just a Few Months

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 25, 2021

The Savvy Newcomer team has been taking stock of the past year and finding that one key priority for many freelance translators and interpreters…

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Getting Started with Terminology Management

By The ATA Chronicle | May 19, 2021

Terminology management makes or breaks the success of globalization and localization efforts in terms of both budgets and sales. Despite its strategic value, however, many are unaware that terminology is key to producing solid, well-performing products. And once they are aware, many don’t know where to start. If you find yourself needing a little help in this area as well, then read on for some guidelines for getting started with terminology management.

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Teamwork: The Pros and Cons of Being a Lone Wolf or a Pack Animal

By The ATA Chronicle | May 19, 2021

From the outside looking in, most translators probably seem like lone wolves, happily working at their desks all day with hardly any social contact.…

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Savvy Diversification Series – Translator Training

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 11, 2021

The Savvy Newcomer team has been taking stock of the past year and finding that one key priority for many freelance translators and interpreters…

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The Translator as an Editor

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 4, 2021

This post originally appeared on The ATA Chronicle and it is republished with permission. When it comes to reviewing copy, translators are often at…

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Savvy Diversification Series – Monolingual Editing

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 27, 2021

The Savvy Newcomer team has been taking stock of the past year and finding that one key priority for many freelance translators and interpreters…

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Untranslatable Text: Myth, Reality, or Something Else? A Translator’s Reflections on Translation and “Untranslatability”

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 26, 2021

This post originally appeared on The ATA Chronicle and it is republished with permission. There inevitably comes a time in a translator’s life when…

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Untranslatable Text: Myth, Reality, or Something Else? A Translator’s Reflections on Translation and “Untranslatability”

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 9, 2021

This post originally appeared on The ATA Chronicle and it is republished with permission. There inevitably comes a time in a translator’s life when…

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How to Maintain Your Working Languages as a Translator

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

“Learning is like rowing upstream. If you stop rowing, you’ll start floating backwards.” —Chinese proverb Every translator knows that continuous study is key to…

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Translating Humor Is A Serious Business

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

Puns, regionalisms, wordplay, and cultural references can make the literal translation of humor a joke in itself, not to mention a seemingly impossible challenge for the translator!

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Translation as an Art: How to Get Your Work in a Museum

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Museums have evolved from rather stuffy places to lively multimedia experiences with exhibitions on anything from art and photography to fashion, film, and music. Here are some examples of the types of projects you might encounter when working for museums, including some challenges you’re likely to face.

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(More) Advanced Human-Computer Interaction for Translators

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

A Conversation with Samuel Läubli and Nico Herbig Still on a high from the conversation I had a few months ago with Lynne Bowker,…

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