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The ATA Chronicle is the official publication of the American Translators Association. Published six times per year, each issue offers resources and practical solutions to challenges facing translators and interpreters, as well as member news and announcements.

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Forming A Peer Study Group to Prepare for ATA’s Certification Exam
By The ATA Chronicle | May 17, 2022

Peer-based study groups are an effective way to prepare for ATA’s certification exam. Learn how one recent group was organized and administered, including recommended best practices for future groups.

T&I Stakeholders Talk Interconnections
By The ATA Chronicle | May 17, 2022

Interconnections are key to shaping legislation and policy, facilitating technology and its integration, and crafting education and training in ways that benefit the translation and interpreting industry as well as the greater language enterprise.

Lots of Resources for LOTS Interpreters
By The ATA Chronicle | May 17, 2022

Interpreters of languages other than Spanish (LOTS) don’t have the luxury of ready-made interpreting practice recordings/materials, complete with glossary keys for complicated terminology. They must be creative. Read on to discover lots of LOTS resources and come away better prepared to meet your professional goals.

Words Matter, Identity Matters: Translating the Vocabulary of Diversity
By The ATA Chronicle | May 17, 2022

Words matter. Identity matters. For translators who are not members of marginalized communities, the first step is to recognize our own privilege, to acknowledge our own limitations, and to broaden our perspective regarding communities of color, women, and LGBTQ+ persons.

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