Beware! Translation & Interpreting Frauds.

Just when we thought we have heard it all, unimaginable stories about translating and interpreting frauds keep popping up here and there. Below are some personal incidents I have experienced or heard from clients over the years:   1. Unqualified individuals or tour guides posing as professional translator & interpreter. As mentioned in the post […]

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Pointers on Working with a Translator & Interpreter

Whether good or evil, we are living in a globalised world where people frequently interact with others from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds. This gives rise to the demand for translators & interpreters. When hiring a translator & interpreter, it is more than simply providing the work, waiting and then collecting the results. Consider the […]

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Popular Misconceptions about Translators & Interpreters

1. If you are bilingual or polyglot, it automatically qualifies you as a ‘translator & interpreter’. Note how the term ‘translator & interpreter’ is used here with inverted commas. Being bilingual or polyglot unquestionably helps to a certain extent but not in the way most people believe; it simply provides training translators and interpreters with […]

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