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False cognates in PT>EN translation
Sat, Aug 15, 2020 – 3 pm US Central Time
With 20 years of experience as a professional translator, the speaker has come across hundreds of false cognates for Portuguese/English. She will discuss the most common examples and explain how to translate them. Moderated by Rafa Lombardino, PLD Blog Editor.
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Naomi Sutcliffe de Moraes
PhD in Linguistics
Naomi Sutcliffe de Moraes has a PhD in linguistics (University of São Paulo), where she first started studying corpora of legal translations. She also has a law degree from the University of London and degrees in engineering and physics (University of California). She has specialized in translating legal and scientific texts from Portuguese/Italian into English over her 20-year career as a professional translator. She is a former member of the ATA Board of Directors and has been on the Leadership Council of the ATA Science and Technology Division, Language Technology Division, and Portuguese Language Division.