Awesome workshops, and we’ll be there teaching 6 of them!
We hope to see you there! Make sure to look at the conference program, because it has truly interesting offerings and excellent presenters. Among the topics: digital forensics, sex trafficking, medical terminology, sight translation strategies, tour of city’s crime lab, CAT tools, ballistics, long consecutive, civil depos, interpreting for expert witnesses, ergonomics for translators and interpreters, and much more… Click below for the full schedule and all details. A great chance to learn and network!
We all use them at some point whether in conversation or while interpreting. Not that we should, but we do. And this article in The Atlantic offers an interesting explanation as to why. Continue reading “On Language Fillers”
Talking about our native tongues, here.
Much has been said, written and discussed about this topic, and it is particularly interesting to those of us who find ourselves in the same position as the author whose article I share at the end: long-term immigrants to an English-speaking country. Think of the overall impact being surrounded by the English language has on our fluency and breadth of vocabulary, especially if everyone in your household prefers English: it becomes our default language, our go-to language for everyday things. Please read on! Continue reading “Keepin’ It Fresh! (by Irene Radillo, FCCI)”
Spring arrived and then decided to disappear on us in Northern California… but I have faith it’ll return soon! So… yes, Spring is here, and many of you are practicing and studying for various certification exams: so exciting! We support your commitment, so read on! Continue reading “Let’s Welcome Spring with Some Terminology Practice – by Irene Radillo, FCCI”
Do you freak out when you read your local police log? Might as well see the bright side, and use it to get familiar with terms you may run into in court! Continue reading “Crime Logs Offer Great Terminology – by Irene Radillo, FCCI”
Court and Medical Interpreters: Read this! The funding for the services you provide could be at risk. Continue reading “Funding for Interpreter Services”
As interpreters we feel strongly about many things related to our work, and the use of interpreting equipment is no exception so today we’ll look at interpreting equipment.
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