As we gear up for the ATA Conference in San Francisco this November, the PLD blog will be featuring speaker profiles so that our readers can learn more about the upcoming sessions and start organizing their schedule. Interviews conducted by Elenice Barbosa de Araújo, … [Read more...] about MEET THE SPEAKER: Kim Olson
Photo Credit: Pixabay.com Dr. Georganne Weller, PLD member I was fortunate to be able to attend the High Intensity Interpreter Training Workshop (HIIT) held in Curitiba, Brazil, on January 25-29, 2016, sponsored by the International Association of Conference Interpreters … [Read more...] about AIIC Training Course in Conference Interpreting
Gio Lester A minha filha teve a sorte de frequentar uma escola de bairro bem pequena. Ao todo, eram 34 alunos. Duas salas de aula eram o suficiente para atender os alunos do pré à 6ª série. Seus coleguinhas vêm das mais diversas vivências e muitos falam mais de um idioma. Os … [Read more...] about O programa School Outreach da ATA também é para intérpretes!
Photo Credit: Pixabay Elena Langdon No matter how much one prepares to work as an interpreter, each assignment brings its own idiosyncrasies and surprises. Community or dialogue interpreting in particular is a type of performance with so many varying factors and agents … [Read more...] about The three top behaviors that surprised me as a newbie interpreter
Érika Lessa I can’t think of a better way to bring my two years at the Master of Conference Interpreting (MCI) program at Glendon College, in Canada, to a more perfect end than with a trip to Europe. More precisely, to Brussels. Yes, it’s a nice city to visit as a tourist … [Read more...] about Life-Changing Moments: My Visit to the European Commission and Parliament as Part of my Interpreter Training