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Bikram Yoga for Translators

Translators like me, tend to sit in front of their computer screen, staring at it and typing away for hours every day. Whether we are working from home or at clients’ office, we are more likely to suffer from shoulder stiffness and back pain, compared with our interpreter colleagues, who are out and about, having […]

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Phone Interpreting: Problem Solving Approach

On-demand phone interpreting has been on the rise due to its ability to bridge communication on the spot. Traditional, when an onsite interpreter is engaged for a police interview, or a criminal proceeding, accuracy is paramount as it will help the police and the court, people who don’t understand the language, to evaluate the credibility […]

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Transition to a New Certification System

Translators and interpreter accreditation used to be life-time, once one passes the examinations set by NAATI [National Accreditation Authority of Translators and Interpreters] until a few years ago. Starting from October 2017, a transitioning process has kicked in, where those life-time practitioners under the old system will be encouraged to apply to be re-certified under […]

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How to Work with a Chinese Onsite Interpreter?

Here are some tips that will make your first experience using an interpreter more pleasant. Before a Job: Briefing Interpreter – the Weakest Link Brief the interpreter adequately to make sure the interpreter knows the purpose of the job. Give them the relevant background to get them onto the same page. For a court booking, […]

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