The ATA Portuguese Language Division is proud to announce our 2020 Webinar Series! Stay tuned for more details on dates, times, speakers and the subjects they will be covering. This event will be free for PLD members only. To join now and enjoy this and other member … [Read more...] about PLD Webinar Series Coming in August
Marsel de Souza A few weeks ago, the Brazilian president used the Portuguese terms ‘gripezinha’ and ‘resfriadinho’ in a TV address to dismiss COVID-19 as a ‘little flu’ or a ‘little cold.’ These were the literal English translations of the two terms that appeared in many news … [Read more...] about “Do You Have a Minutinho?” Diminutives in Brazilian Portuguese
This & That ― Vignettes of a Professional Journey A Column by Ines Bojlesen I have been away from this platform for a quite long time. In April 2018 I started the text copied below, in an attempt to resume writing, but was again interrupted by... life. Now, facing what … [Read more...] about This & That ― Language Warriors We Are!
Rafa Lombardino, PLD Blog Editor We have all had to adapt during the global pandemic. And students are among those who have had to drastically change their routines in order to continue making progress in their studies. From elementary through high school kids and college … [Read more...] about Teaching Translation Amid the Pandemic (Part 2)
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