13Aug
By: Alison On: August 13, 2019 In: Interpreting, Translation Comments: 1

Both translating and interpreting aim to communicate across languages, but being proficient at one doesn't necessarily mean you're proficient at the other.

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24Jul
By: Alison On: July 24, 2019 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 81

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 established a series of measures to prohibit instances of discrimination because of a person's disability. The ADA requires that the communication needs of hard of hearing and deaf persons are met, and this frequently demands the use of an ASL interpreter.

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03Jul
By: Alison On: July 3, 2019 In: Languages, Translation Comments: 0

These two writing systems are related but not interchangeable, so you need to make sure the proper one is utilized. By doing so, you can receive the best translation possible from a translator well-versed in the appropriate type of Chinese script.

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12Jun
By: Alison On: June 12, 2019 In: Voiceovers Comments: 3

No matter what the topic of the documentary, there are three things to remember to make a great documentary voiceover.

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21May
By: Alison On: May 21, 2019 In: Voiceovers Comments: 0

The characteristics that make for a great commercial voiceover are simple: be clear and lively, convey friendliness while sounding authoritative, and be (reasonably) excited.

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30Apr
By: Alison On: April 30, 2019 In: Conferences, Human Resources, Interpreting Comments: 0

If consecutive interpreting is a part of your next meeting, it's important to take certain factors into account in order to help the meeting run smoothly with minimal interruption.

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17Apr
By: Alison On: April 17, 2019 In: Languages Comments: 19

The Japanese language relies on not one but three different alphabets -- hiragana, katakana and kanji -- which are differentiated both by their distinct appearances and what they are used for.

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09Apr
By: Alison On: April 9, 2019 In: Languages Comments: 0

Just like spoken languages, sign languages differ significantly from one geographic region to the next, and they are rarely mutually intelligible. Read on to find out more about some of the different types of sign language and how they developed.

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06Mar
By: Alison On: March 6, 2019 In: Translation Comments: 1

When preparing a document for translation, every detail counts, from the font you choose to the spacing of the text.

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