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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16347" style="vc_box_rounded" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text] 2016 Conference Round-up By Rosemary Dann [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text]I <3> BEING AN INTERPRETATOR INTERPRETOR INTERRUPTOR I-N-T-E-R-P-R-E-T-E-R[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] That’s the official NAJIT shirt that made its debut at the 2016 Annual Meeting and Educational...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="16485" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] By Hal Sillers [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] Time is short when we’re in court, As the docket we survey. For criminal court or a civil tort The message we convey. We sight translate, don’t...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] Resources for Interpreters [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text]The Savvy Newcomer NYC helps freelancers avoid non-payment Revision, editing and proofreading explained Grammar resources for professionals Simultaneous interpreting tips Video: How interpreters juggle two languages at once[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="50"][vc_column_text] Language Issues in the News [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text]Finding...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][blockquote text="Translation is the art of erasing oneself in order to speak in another’s voice. –David Cole" show_quote_icon="yes"][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][blockquote text="The translator is the only one who truly reads a text and reads it in its...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="16348" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] By Dan DeCoursey [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][/vc_column_inner][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Why do Court Interpreters Wear Such Unfashionable Shoes?[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] Court interpreters must think on their feet, literally,...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="16472" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] By Maria Teresa Perez [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][/vc_column_inner][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] I was born in Spain and immigrated to the United States in 1975. My first exposure to consistent conversational English was...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="16349" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] By Cecilia Golumbeanu [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][/vc_column_inner][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] The online Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines the word backlash as “a sudden violent backward movement or reaction; the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="17475" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] By Janis Palma [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] (Editor’s note: republished with permission from the NAJIT blog, dated 5/27/2016)[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] Yes, I heard someone use that word during the NAJIT conference...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] By Agustín de la Mora (Editor’s note: republished with permission from De la Mora Interpreter Training dated 5/17/16: http://interpreter-training.com/2016/06/15/a-call-to-arms-to-all-interpreters/)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text]Dear Colleagues, I just came back from the NAJIT...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By: Heba Abou Alsaad [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="5"][vc_column_text] I am so lucky to have had the opportunity to attend the NAJIT conference in San Antonio, Texas. The sessions were very educational and informative, the extra knowledge I acquired about the field...