“I Failed the Practice Test. Now What?”

“I Failed the Practice Test. Now What?”

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

By now most people are aware that taking a practice test is a highly effective way to assess one’s readiness to take ATA’s certification…

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Bilingual Review Files: A Productivity Aid or a Waste of Time?

Bilingual Review Files: A Productivity Aid or a Waste of Time?

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

Bilingual review files come in many shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: they’re meant to facilitate the revision stage…

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Is the Machine Translation Market Maturing?

Is the Machine Translation Market Maturing?

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

One sign of a maturing industry or branches within an industry are companies that evolve to cater to that specific industry branch. When all…

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Freelance Translator’s Client Reference List

Freelance Translator’s Client Reference List

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

The client reference list of a freelance translator is very important when it comes to potential clients (direct/companies) or a job application for a…

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From the President-Elect: ATA63: One for the Books!

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

From the President-Elect Veronika Demichelis veronika@veronikademichelis.com I think many of us (myself included) are still abuzz with excitement and gratitude for the opportunity to…

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From the President: Looking Back while Moving Forward

From the President: Looking Back while Moving Forward

By The ATA Chronicle | December 12, 2022

From the President Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo president@atanet.org Twitter: @mszampaulo The end of the year is always a time for reflection. And if we reflect…

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MultiTraiNMT: Neural Machine Translation for Everyone

By The ATA Chronicle | September 19, 2022

Neural machine translation (NMT) is on everyone’s mind. Its quality has become stunning, if not frightening, and it continues to improve even as we…

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Ridiculous Generosity

By The ATA Chronicle | September 19, 2022

I’m so happy to announce that we’ll once again have a Dictionary Exchange at ATA’s 63rd Annual Conference in Los Angeles (October 12–15, 2022).…

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Rites of Passage: Selecting and Preparing Source Texts for the Certification Exam

By The ATA Chronicle | September 19, 2022

Ask an ATA certification exam grader to name the most difficult thing about the job, and chances are they’ll reply, “passage selection.” You might…

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From the President-Elect: The Final Countdown!

By The ATA Chronicle | September 18, 2022

From the President-Elect Veronika Demichelis veronika@veronikademichelis.com The countdown is on for ATA63! In a few short weeks (or days, depending on when you’re reading…

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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

By The ATA Chronicle | September 18, 2022

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The American Translators Association’s Board of Directors met in Chicago, Illinois, August 6-7, 2022. The meeting…

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From the President: The Board’s Annual Strategy Day

By The ATA Chronicle | September 18, 2022

From the President Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo president@atanet.org Twitter: @mszampaulo As I make my way home from the summer ATA Board of Directors meeting and…

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