Translation: Getting it Right

There are hundreds of ways a translation project can go off track—ridiculous deadlines, misapplied machine translation, poor project management. Translation: Getting it Right aims to reduce stress and help you get the most out of your translation budget.

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Interpreting: Getting it Right

For non-linguists, buying interpreting services is often frustrating. Interpreting: Getting It Right provides a straightforward explanation of the where, why, and how of professional interpreting services. It’s a quick read and perfect for client education.

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Download the language you need:

English U.S.: Interpreting: Getting It Right
Brazilian Portuguese: Interpretação: Faça a escolha certa
French: Interprétation faire les bons choix
Galician: Interpretación: A escolla acertada
Spanish: Todo lo que siempre quiso saber sobre la interpretación

Interpreting: Getting It Right was written by Chris Durban, with layout by Mark Richardson. ATA is grateful to the Interpreters Division’s​ volunteers for their ​many ​contributions.

ATA members can receive 10 free copies of this mini guide just for asking.

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Translators do the writing. Interpreters do the talking. ATA helps you find the right language professional.

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There are times when machine translation is useful, and times when it's not. Learn when to use Google Translate, and when to hire a professional.

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