translators

Developing the skills to succeed as a professional translator

June 6, 2017 by 5 comments
Developing the skills to succeed as a professional translator

Is there a future for professional translators, or will they soon be replaced by machines? There’s been extensive and animated online discussion on this topic over the last few weeks. In this blog post, I’ll look at how to hone the key skills that are essential for your success as a translator, to help you raise your game, stay ahead of the machines, and build a fulfilling and fruitful professional career.

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The difference between translators and interpreters

October 13, 2015 by 12 comments
The difference between translators and interpreters

Here's a video I recorded of a speech I gave recently. It's about the difference between translators and interpreters, their individual roles and unique skills.

It's about five minutes long and is my first attempt at a video. It was a learning experience – I definitely need to work on my recording and presentation skills! I hope you enjoy it anyway.

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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