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THE HISTORY OF TRANSLATION IN THE ARAB WORLD

THE HISTORY OF TRANSLATION IN THE ARAB WORLD

Abdessamad Nafissi Abdessamad Nafissi
Today, we won’t be talking about financial, legal or marketing translation, but the history of translation in the Arab
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Interpreting in Court

Interpreting in Court

Carl Tengstrom Carl Tengstrom
Many times I have personally had clients with relatively good ability to understand Swedish, but they have insisted on h
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Becoming a Translator: My Story

Becoming a Translator: My Story

Miriam Hurley Miriam Hurley
Fresh-faced, bushy-tailed translators ready to blaze their translation trail often ask experienced translators how they
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No Excuses (part 2)

No Excuses (part 2)

Kozue Macmichael Kozue Macmichael
After I posted my first post on the Open Mic, I soon realized I would have to write a sequel to my story. I only express
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How I Became a Freelance Translator

How I Became a Freelance Translator

Natalie Soper Natalie Soper
My name is Natalie, and I am a freelance translator. It still feels weird to say to people “I’m a freelancer” “
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How Do You Choose a Translation Specialization?

How Do You Choose a Translation Specialization?

Enrico Antonio Mion Enrico Antonio Mion
For a translator, choosing a specialization is a piece of cake. There are so many different fields out there, you just n
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