Dear PLD Members, Following the requests received during our last conference, we are announcing the Portuguese Language Division’s first webinar series – STAY CONNECTED! – a volunteer initiative to share knowledge and experience. Sessions will be online (probably via … [Read more...] about Announcement and Call for Proposals
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Rafa Lombardino, PLD Blog Editor We all had to adapt during the global pandemic. Still, students are among those who had to drastically change their routines in order to continue making progress in their studies. This change applies to elementary and high school kids, as well as … [Read more...] about Teaching Translation Amid the Pandemic (Part 1)
Melissa Harkin, PLD Blog Editor No, really. I mean it. Let me explain. On the morning of May 14, I woke and did what I always do — poured myself a cup of coffee and sat down to drink it while scrolling down my Facebook timeline. Among the sea of alerts, one stood out. James … [Read more...] about To Follow or Not To Follow Your Passion
The year has started with a bang, and global events are sure to impact the volume of work for translators working from Portuguese to English and English to Portuguese. From a newly elected president in Brazil to the state of the economy, corruption investigations, climate change, … [Read more...] about Global Events affecting Work Volume for members of the Portuguese Language Division
By Daniel Maciel, PLD Blog Co-Editor One thing I realized early on in my career as a translator is that CAT Tools don't have users, they have (in)voluntary evangelists. Not unlike other niche/specialized software used in very specific professional contexts, the weapons of choice … [Read more...] about Which CAT Tool should I use? Yes!