The Business of Translation with U.S. CalPro

May 20, 2014

How much do you really know about your business-operating costs? Average hourly rate? Target income? We’re not talking about a budget. No, we’re talking…

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Ouch! That Translation Hurts! Challenges that English-into-Arabic Medical Translators Face Daily

April 9, 2014

Not only is medical content challenging for Arabic translators, but also the difference in clinical settings that might not have a relevant equivalent in…

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Technical Writing for ‘Into English’ Translators

January 28, 2014

Superb writing skills are not the first thing that comes to mind when talking about a technical translator’s skill set. The focus is usually…

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Translating Contracts to and from French

September 18, 2013

All translators are called upon to translate a contract at some point in their careers, but what appears at first glance to be an…

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Translating for the Pharmaceutical Industry: Resources and Translation Strategies for Translators

August 15, 2013

When translating for clinical trials in the drug research industry, it is essential to understand the linguistic style and types of documentation in addition…

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The Use of Customized Corpora to Improve Translation Accuracy

July 25, 2013

There are numerous collections of corpora online, many available as free downloads. Yet, nothing beats developing your own and making it part of your…

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Smoking Guns: Looking for Evidence and Overcoming Hurdles in Legal Document Review and Translation

June 18, 2013

Working as a translator in the field of intellectual property can be both daunting and rewarding all in the same day. The sheer volume…

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Customizing Texts in Russian to English Translation

May 29, 2013

Have you ever translated a text from Russian to English that you could never get to “sound right”? No matter how many hours you…

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Translating Financial Statements from Around the Spanish-Speaking World into English

February 20, 2013

This webinar provides strategies for translating financial statements and auditors’ opinions. A discussion of key terms found in financial statements produced in several Spanish-speaking…

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Translating Civil Procedure from Spanish into English (Part 2)

July 31, 2012

In Part 2 of this two-part presentation, attorney Tom West continues his examination and comparison of terminology used in Mexican civil lawsuits, including evidence…

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What‘s in Your Kit? The Medical Translator‘s Guide to Navigating Clinical Trials and Investigational Documentation

July 19, 2012

It’s easy to lose sight of the “big picture.” Medical translators often focus on technical and scientific jargon when translating medical/instrumental reports, ICFs, regulatory…

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Translating Civil Procedure from Spanish into English (Part 1)

May 24, 2012

In Part 1 of this two-part presentation, attorney and translator Tom West examines the terminology of a civil lawsuit in Mexico and compares it…

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