Posts Tagged "interpreting"

The B Side of Interpreting

Posted by on Mar 25, 2022 in ATA-TCD News Articles, ATA-TCD News, Issue 9, Spring 2022

By Cecilia Lipovsek I was incredibly fortunate to graduate from two outstanding translation and interpreting schools back in my hometown, Buenos Aires. So much so that I was ready to dive head-first into the profession the minute I finished my last final exam, if not before. However, it wasn’t until I moved to London early in 2015 that I realised how unprepared I was to build and run my freelance business. It’s no one’s fault—translation/interpreting school teaches us to translate/interpret (not an easy feat in itself) but it very rarely prepares us for business life (not an easy feat,...

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Industry Standards Demystified – Part 2

Posted by on Dec 13, 2019 in ATA-TCD News Articles, ATA-TCD News, Issue 4, Winter 2020

ISO 18841:2018 Interpreting services – Requirements and recommendations By: Monika Popiolek, ATA TCD Newsletter and Blog contributor and ISO/CEN industry standards expert Standard information: Published: 2018 (Ed. 1) Due for review: 2023 Number of pages: 16 Type of standard: requirements and guidance document Technical Committee responsible: ISO/TC 37/SC 5 Translation, interpreting and related technology WG 2 ISO 18841 lays down the basic requirements for provision of interpreting services as well as recommendations of good practice. The standard was developed in response to...

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Industry Standards Demystified – Part 1

Posted by on Dec 13, 2019 in ATA-TCD News Articles

ISO 13611:2014 Interpreting – Guidelines for community interpreting By: Monika Popiolek, ATA TCD Newsletter and Blog contributor and ISO/CEN industry standards expert Standard info: Published: 2014 (Ed. 1) Due for review: 2019 Number of pages: 15 Type of standard: guidance document Technical Committee responsible: ISO/TC 37/SC 5 Translation, interpreting and related technology WG 2 ISO 13611 establishes criteria and sets recommendations for community interpreting during oral and signed communication that enables access to services for people who have limited proficiency in...

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