: Interpreter for workshop

How ESL students and an Interpreter for Workshop Can Benefit from Tongue Twisters

Tongues twisters are a fun and simple way for English as a Second Language students to challenge themselves. Considering the level of difficulty some tongue twisters present for native speakers, it’s also a method to loosen up linguistic muscles for language professionals. For example, an interpreter for workshop who must ...
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professional translator

Constance Garnett: The Most Influential Professional Translator in History

Strange Origins for a Professional Translator Based on her background, few could tell that Constance Garnett would go on to become the most accomplished professional translator of her time. Born to a coroner and the daughter of a famous mathematician in 1861, Garnett grew up in the seaside resort town ...
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translation services

The Translation of the Odyssey: A Landmark in Translation Services – Part II

Latin Beginnings The Odyssey was first translated into Latin by Raffaele Maffei in 1510. Despite the translation’s popularity, Maffei distorted the poem by taking significant artistic liberties and therefore stripping the text of its true Greek meaning. Nevertheless, this translation proved highly influential when efforts to translate The Odyssey into ...
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translation services

The Translation of the Odyssey: A Landmark in Translation Services – Part I

Making Translation Services History When Professor Emily Wilson of the University of Pennsylvania released a new translation of The Odyssey by Homer in late 2017, many in the translation services community wondered why a new translation was necessary. Yet many failed to recognize the significance of the moment, as Wilson’s ...
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global translation

Global Translation Services at the Olympic Games

The Olympics is one of the most renowned sporting events in history. Although a fierce competition between athletes at their peak, the games provide countries with a forum to set aside their differences and come together through the power of sport.  This requires superior global translation services. There are three ...
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government interpreter

How a Government Interpreter Helps Keep the Peace in a Chaotic World

Effective communication is critical to diplomacy. However, clear communication becomes even more important to diplomatic affairs when the parties involved do not speak the same language. Enter the conference interpreting services of the U.N. Interpretation Service. Born during the 1946 Nuremberg Trials when the sheer number of Nazi war criminals ...
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language training

Language Training in the World of Intelligence

On August 25th, 2011, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta delivered a landmark speech at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC). Yet instead of extolling the military capabilities of the United States and the virtues of diplomatic action, Panetta praised an important yet unsung aspect of American power: foreign ...
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court interpreter training

What Salaries can Court Interpreter Training Lead To?

Have you ever considered if you might like to become a court interpreter? You can help individuals with limited English access justice.  You’ll also play an important part in our legal system. Court interpreter training can lead to a career path that’s exciting, impactful, and steady.  Not every job that ...
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Business interpreter

How emotional training can support a business interpreter

In general, interpreters are described as “a bridge” or “intermediary.” Due to this expectation, they must be objective and impassive in order to convey messages precisely. This is one of the most challenging parts of the job due to its intimate nature and unpredictability. A business interpreter specifically is not ...
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language training

The Correlation Between Music and Language Training

Language service companies have developed a variety of classes and programs for language training over the years. However, few have seized upon the possibility of using music to promote language learning. Although it’s not obvious, a strong relationship exists between music and language. First and foremost, music functions in a ...
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