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The German Language Division…

... is a language group within the American Translators Association (ATA) for translators and interpreters with German as either their source or their target language. The GLD was founded at the ATA Conference in San Francisco in 1997 and currently comprises 1,543 members.


 

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  • What You Need to Know About the German Language Division
    What You Need to Know About the German Language Division By Melissa Field Have you ever wondered just why we have a German Language Division? Isn’t it enough, after all, to be a member of ATA, an association offering a professional home to both translators and interpreters alike? For some of us, attending the annual […]  » more
  • Why You Should Participate in the School Outreach Program
    Why You Should Participate in the School Outreach Program By Molly Yurick As a new ATA member in 2015, I received my first edition of The Chronicle and was intrigued by the article about Jenny Stillo, the winner of the 2013–2014 School Outreach Contest. At the time, I was in my sixth year working for […]  » more
  • Visit the GLD Library: Meet our Members and Their Recent Publications
    Visit the GLD Library: Meet our Members and Their Recent Publications Browse through the latest additions to the GLD library, meet the GLD members who published these translations and click through to learn more about their publications. Please note that the translators presented here answered a call put out on the GLD list and do […]  » more
  • Translator on Tour: 30 Countries, 7 Continents, 1 Laptop
    Translator on Tour: 30 Countries, 7 Continents, 1 Laptop by Melissa Kostelecky Anyone working in an industry dominated by freelancers can attest to the unnerving feeling you’re left with in the absence of a work contract, the kind with an employer, benefits and a retirement plan. The first few years I worked as a German […]  » more
  • MOOCs* in aller Munde – auch bei Sprachmittlern?
    MOOCs* in aller Munde – auch bei Sprachmittlern?                                by Ulrike Walter-Lipow  *sprich “Muhk“ Der nachstehende Text ist eine überarbeitete und aktualisierte Fassung eines Ende 2013 im MDÜ und im Mitteilungsblatt der österreichischen Universitas veröffentlichten Artikels. Die vorliegende Fassung erschien bereits […]  » more