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Why candidates fail NAATI translation and interpreting tests…

July 28, 2015 by 73 comments
Why candidates fail NAATI translation and interpreting tests…

NAATI translation and interpreting tests…and how to make sure you pass.

Have you taken a NAATI test in translation or interpreting? Or are you thinking about it? Here’s what Dave Deck from NAATI recently had to say about why candidates fail the test, and what stands out about those who pass.

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CPD for translators: upcoming translation conferences

July 17, 2014 by 19 comments
CPD for translators: upcoming translation conferences

Translation Conferences 2014-2015I just love being a freelance translator. I love the flexibility, creativity and intellectual challenge of translation. But sometimes I miss spending time with my colleagues. Like you, dear reader – I miss spending time with you. Wouldn’t it be great to have a few days together to learn from each other, share our enthusiasm and exchange ideas? It certainly would! Here’s a list of upcoming translation conferences where we can all do exactly that.

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Free webinars for translators and interpreters

July 18, 2013 by 10 comments
Free webinars for translators and interpreters

Free webinars for translators and interpreters-450There are some great, free webinars available for translators and interpreters, offering food for thought and professional development on a zero budget.

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The bulk vs. premium translation market: inspiration from the TM-Europe Twitter stream

October 10, 2012 by 3 comments
The bulk vs. premium translation market: inspiration from the TM-Europe Twitter stream

bulk vs. premium translation marketThere were some great tweets from the TM-Europe Conference last week, which really got me thinking about the bulk and premium segments of the translation market.

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Review from a distance: memoQfest and ETUG 2012

May 12, 2012 by 4 comments

Review from a distance: memoQfest and ETUG 2012Although I’m based far away in New Zealand, it’s been lots of fun this week following the memoQfest and ETUG 2012 on Twitter. It’s also been interesting to see the differences in the social media buzz about the two conferences.

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German-to-English translator specialising in medical and technical translation and corporate communications
Welcome to my blog, Between Translations! I'm Jayne Fox, German-English translator specialising in sci-tech, health care & corporate communications.
I work with clients from around the world. From my location in New Zealand, I translate overnight for European customers.
See my websites for more information.
Sci-tech translation and corporate comms: www.foxdocs.biz
Medical translation: www.jfmedicaltranslation.com
Email: jayne(at)foxdocs.biz