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Fashionable Jargon

I recently noticed that the people who keep close watch on the various trends in clothing design tend to use a very specific vocabulary, one which often lies outside the areas of specialization of technical translators. Also, many fashion-related elements—from garments to fabric patterns and prints—are referred to by their English, French, or Italian names […]

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Specialized Translation Agencies

I recently read an article about the new national certification given to medical interpreters of Spanish in the United States. I think this is actually quite important, especially for the people who are receiving medical services. Unfortunately, these people have a very low level of education. In addition, they are looking to include languages besides […]

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Translator Training

This concept is extremely important. I am not just talking about the education that a translator receives in their studies, but also about culture in general, which is even more important when a translator is specialized in a certain field or fields. A translator’s training consists in their ability to master their mother tongue: writing, […]

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