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Recent Articles: June 2013


Review: Thoughts on Translation
By Nataly Kelly
Corinne McKay’s new book will help translators learn how to enjoy their work, increase their income, display professionalism, and perhaps most importantly, lead meaningful lives in the process.

A Bridge Too Far
By Gary Smith
When it comes to politics, there are times when it is humanly impossible to avoid offending someone.

Breaking the Starbucks Code, One Cup at a Time
By Ewandro Magalhães
Here are some language codes for coffee lovers. What is behind Starbucks’ unintelligible lingo and what does it take to break it?

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s … Speechpool!
By Michelle Hof
Developed by the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Leeds, Speechpool is a free speech-sharing website where interpreters can search as well as upload practice material. Learn how you can get involved in this exciting new project.